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Asian libraries agree on resource share

Asian libraries agree on resource share

Librarians from China and other Asian countries have agreed on strengthening collaboration and promoting resource sharing in the digital era. More than 80 chief librarians and representatives from Asian countries…

British Nobel Prize-winning writer dies

British Nobel Prize-winning writer Doris Lessing died Sunday morning in London at the age of 94, said her publisher. According to a statement by Harper Collins, she “passed away peacefully”…

New collection of Chinese prose published in Russia

A new collection of the 20th century Chinese prose has been published in Russia. The new collection, entitled “Border Town: 20th Century Chinese Prose,” was co-published on Tuesday by the…

French Revolution book popular in China

A 156-year-old historical book on the French Revolution has become a surprise hit in China, where readers have found “links” in the subject matter to their own country’s realities. “The…

Mo Yan awarded 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

Mo Yan awarded 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature in Stockholm Concert Hall in Sweden on Monday. The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony for 2012 started at 4.30…

More translations needed for Chinese literature to expand worldwide

Mohammed Elshijh, an Egyptian doctoral candidate at Beijing Language and Cultural University, chose to study Chinese literature after receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1999. As countries with long, rich histories,…

“I will continue telling my stories”: Mo Yan

“I will continue telling my stories”: Mo Yan

Chinese writer Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, described himself as a storyteller in a lecture at the Swedish Academy on Friday afternoon. It is telling…

Chinese scholar wins Russia’s Likhachov prize

Russia’s annual Likhachov Prize achievement was awarded here Friday to Liu Wenfei, a scholar from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), and four top Russian contributors. Liu, a research…

China publishes first official map of Sansha city

China publishes first official map of Sansha city

A working staff presents the map of Sansha city at Xidan Books Building in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 24, 2012. The first official map of the newly-established Sansha city…

Pamphlet of Hu’s report at 18th Party Congress published

The pamphlet form of Hu Jintao’s report at the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, delivered on Nov. 8, 2012, has been published. The report, Firmly March…

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