Category Archives: Culture

Local Tang Dynasty poet serves as symbol of city’s past

Sixteen foreign families read poems written by Tang Dynasty (618-907) poet Du Fu when visiting his former residence in Qingyang district in Chengdu.

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China box office audit is ‘leverage’

Hollywood’s move to audit China’s box office may not turn up surprising new results about ticket sales, but it could give US lobbyists stronger leverage during renegotiations on how the US film industry does business with China, experts said.

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Shanghai Disneyland set to break even

US entertainment giant Walt Disney looks to have hit the ground running in the world’s largest consumer market, with Shanghai Disneyland on track to achieve break-even in the first year of operation, CEO Robert Iger said on Friday.

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Soccer gets big boost in China

China and FIFA on Wednesday vowed to deepen cooperation, as President Xi Jinping stressed the goal of gradually raising the level of Chinese soccer.

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Museum will preserve site of ‘earliest China’

The construction of a museum on a cultural heritage site with more than 3,500 years of history, often referred to as “the earliest China”, began on Sunday in the city of Luoyang in central Henan province. The Erlitou site, named after its surrounding village, was discovered in 1959 and was later found to be the […]

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Film gives face to ‘comfort women’

After decades of living in silence and shame, “comfort women” have been given a face in a new documentary that relays first-hand accounts of their brutal experiences during a horrific chapter of history.

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