The China Times

Home » Archives by category » Culture (Page 2)

Ang Lee wins Oscar Award for Best Director

Ang Lee wins Oscar Award for Best Director

Ang Lee, director of “Life of Pi”, won the Oscar Award for Best Director Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony. He succeeded over Michael Haneke of “Amour,” Benh…

The Hobbit hits Chinese screens

Epic fantasy adventure film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” made its debut on Chinese screens on Friday. The film is the first of a three-part adaptation of the 1937 novel…

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…

Chinese premier sends congratulatory message to Islamic summit

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao sent a congratulatory message to the 12th session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation conference upon its opening on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt. “On the occasion…

“Skyfall” remains top at Chinese box office

“Skyfall” raked in 100 million yuan (about 16.04 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending Feb. 3 dominating the Chinese box office, statistics from China Film News showed Tuesday. Since…

Chinese gov’t highlights lack of heritage protection

Chinese authorities singled out eight cities and towns on Monday for their failure to properly preserve historically and culturally significant heritage. The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and the…

2012, a remarkable year for China’s movie market

In a recent press conference, China’s film administration said the country’s 2012 box-office gross revenue had reached over 17 billion yuan, equal to almost 3 billion US dollars, ranking it…

China is world’s 2nd largest film market

China’s box office sales hit 17.07 billion yuan (2.74 billion U.S. dollars) in 2012, surging 30.18 percent year on year and making the country the world’s second-largest film market. Chinese…

China’s box office breaks 17 bln yuan in 2012

China’s box office sales hit 17.07 billion yuan (2.74 billion U.S. dollars) in 2012, surging 30.18 percent year on year. Ticket sales for imported movies totaled 8.8 billion yuan, or…

China earmarks 500 mln yuan for cultural firms

China allocated 500 million yuan (79.61 million U.S. dollars) to fund the development of centrally-administered state-owned cultural enterprises last year, the Ministry of Finance said Tuesday. The funds were used…