China's travel industry bounced back to pre-coronavirus level by some metrics over the three-day Tomb Sweeping Day, or Qingming, Festival, from Saturday to Monday, Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
18-year-old Indonesian rapper, singer and producer Warren Hue shares his new single and video for "omomo punk." The release is the debut solo single under his newly inked partnership with pioneering Asian music collective, 88rising.
Ang Lee, the Oscar-winning director of "Life of Pi" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," will be the first Chinese to be awarded the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)'s top honor at its annual awards ceremony this weekend.
The total Chinese box office for the three-day Qingming Festival holiday exceeded 700 million yuan (US$107 million) by noon on Monday (Apr. 5), setting a new record for the holiday period, according to China's leading ticket platform Maoyan.
Wang's latest works themed "Mythical Beast Light up Canton" have made him all the rage on Chinese social media. Mythical beast from the Classic of Mountains and Seas (Shan Hai Jing, a Chinese classic text and a compilation of mythic geography and beasts) visited various landmarks in Guangzhou via Wang's creative photography. After his works were published, the topic #GuangzhouNightSky achieved 37 million reads on Weibo. Darren Pearson, a world-class light painting artist, also commented on Wang's works, saying "This is a fantastic idea."
"Better Days" -- a smash hit directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Derek Tsang -- has received a nomination for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, making it the first Chinese film in the 18 years since Zhang Yimou's "Hero" to be nominated in the category, previously known as Best Foreign Language Film.
According to the U.S. box office tracking website Box Office Mojo, Chinese comedy film "Hi, Mom" has grossed $783 million (RMB 5.1 billion) as of Wednesday (Mar. 10), making it officially one of the top 100 highest-grossing films in the world.
Merlin Entertainments, the second largest attraction operator in the world, officially opened Hong Kong’s first and largest indoor LEGO playground, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, today (March 6), offering an indoor LEGO playground for families and kids to enjoy a fun and educational experience.
Domestic comedy "Hi, Mom" continued to dominate the Chinese mainland box office chart for the 21st straight day on Sunday (Mar. 7), raking in around RMB 50.27 million (about US$7.76 million), according to figures from the China Movie Data Information Network.