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'Despicable Me 3' tops North American box office in opening weekend
World2017-07-03 12:01September 27 2017 03:56:33

'Despicable Me 3' tops North American box office in opening weekend

“Despicable Me 3,” the animated sequel from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, nabbed the top spot at the North American box office with an estimated 75.4 million U.S. dollars in its opening weekend.

New regulations draw boundaries for China's Internet video programs
World2017-07-03 12:01September 27 2017 03:56:33

New regulations draw boundaries for China's Internet video programs

Chinese drama series and video programs produced for online broadcasting are now facing tighter regulations.

28 injured in Arkansas shooting
World2017-07-02 09:18September 27 2017 03:56:33

28 injured in Arkansas shooting

Twenty-eight people were injured in a night club shooting incident early Saturday morning in Little Rock city, Arkansas.

Man arrested, charged in kidnapping of visiting Chinese scholar in Midwest U.S.
World2017-07-01 13:43September 27 2017 03:56:33

Man arrested, charged in kidnapping of visiting Chinese scholar in Midwest U.S.

Local police have arrested a man in kidnapping Yingying Zhang, a visiting Chinese scholar in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign of Midwest U.S.

Trump to meet with Putin at G-20 summit next week
World2017-06-30 11:03September 27 2017 03:56:33

Trump to meet with Putin at G-20 summit next week

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the White House said Thursday.

Iraq declares end of IS after capture of Mosul's historical mosque
World2017-06-30 11:01September 27 2017 03:56:33

Iraq declares end of IS after capture of Mosul's historical mosque

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday that the capture of historical al-Nuri mosque in the old city of Mosul marks the end of the self-styled Islamic State (IS) in Iraq.

Filmmaker takes a soulful look at Tibetan pilgrimages with 'Paths of the Soul'
World2017-06-30 10:57September 27 2017 03:56:33

Filmmaker takes a soulful look at Tibetan pilgrimages with 'Paths of the Soul'

Going from a little-known film to a trending topic on social media, Paths of the Soul, a Chinese film about a group of Tibetans heading out on a pilgrimage, looks like it is about to see a turnaround similar to that of Indian sports film Dangal.

More exchanges among BRICS film-makers
World2017-06-28 11:03September 27 2017 03:56:33

More exchanges among BRICS film-makers

Film-makers from BRICS countries will have more exchanges in the future.

Fans at King's Cross Station mark first Harry Potter book's 20th birthday
World2017-06-27 11:22September 27 2017 03:56:33

Fans at King's Cross Station mark first Harry Potter book's 20th birthday

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" - the first book in the series about the boy wizard.

Supreme Court allows Trump's revised travel ban in part
World2017-06-27 11:22September 27 2017 03:56:33

Supreme Court allows Trump's revised travel ban in part

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will allow the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries.

9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
World2017-06-26 10:32September 27 2017 03:56:33

9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Nine people were dead and 28 missing after a tourist ferry packed with around 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday.

Arab neighbors send Qatar list of tough demands for ending crisis
World2017-06-24 13:38September 27 2017 03:56:33

Arab neighbors send Qatar list of tough demands for ending crisis

Four Arab states that have severed ties with Qatar have issued a list of 13 demands for Doha to end the crisis, including reducing its ties with Iran and closing the Al-Jazeera TV station.

Wanda Film rolls again
World2017-06-24 10:22September 27 2017 03:56:33

Wanda Film rolls again

Shares in Wanda Film Holding, which crashed almost 10 percent on Thursday, recovered 3.6 percent to close at 53.80 yuan ($7.87) on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Friday.

New documentary about orphaned wolf cub dispels misunderstandings about wolves
World2017-06-23 12:00September 27 2017 03:56:33

New documentary about orphaned wolf cub dispels misunderstandings about wolves

On June 16, Return to the Wolves debuted in Chinese mainland cinemas. The documentary film follows Green, a young wolf raised in captivity that is eventually returned to the wild.

'Focus on China' at the 74th Venice International Film Festival presented in Beijing
World2017-06-22 14:25September 27 2017 03:56:33

'Focus on China' at the 74th Venice International Film Festival presented in Beijing

Italian Film Audiovisual and Multimedia Industries Association (ANICA) and Xinhuanet launched the “Focus on China” at the 74th Venice International Film Festival in Beijing on Thursday, aiming to build the Belt and Road cultural exchange platform and to further promote the international promotion of Chinese film industry.

Expectations bloom on China-U.S. film agreement renegotiation
World2017-06-22 14:24September 27 2017 03:56:33

Expectations bloom on China-U.S. film agreement renegotiation

The five-year China-U.S. film agreement came up for renegotiation in February this year. At this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival, filmmakers from China and the U.S. talked to CGTN about their concerns in relation to the deal.

'Journey to the West' still a favorite go-to source for films and TV shows
World2017-06-22 10:35September 27 2017 03:56:33

'Journey to the West' still a favorite go-to source for films and TV shows

Classic novel Journey to the West has been adapted so many times and in so many ways in China and overseas that people barely bat an eye when yet another adaptation of the story is announced.

At the vanguard of digital entertainment
World2017-06-22 09:30September 27 2017 03:56:33

At the vanguard of digital entertainment

Gao Xiaosong, a popular musician in China, said he would lend his voice to the 200 million users of Qingting.fm as part of a partnership for a new online radio show.

Explosion in Brussels Central Station considered a terrorist attack: prosecutor
World2017-06-21 18:42September 27 2017 03:56:33

Explosion in Brussels Central Station considered a terrorist attack: prosecutor

A small explosion that occurred Tuesday evening within the Central Station of Brussels, the capital of Belgium, was considered a terrorist attack.

US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22
World2017-06-20 10:24September 27 2017 03:56:33

US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22

Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week, died Monday afternoon. He was 22.

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