Director of The Assassin lets film run course

Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien compares his films to a flowing river.

Turning 60

For Yo-Yo Ma, who has released over 90 albums and has received 18 Grammy Awards, his latest album is also a gift to himself on turning 60.

Dancing to the beat after work

Women dance on a street near a commodities market in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, Oct 8, 2015.

Drinks companies have their eyes on the ladies

Sandy Xia enjoys a glass of wine when having lunch with friends. In the evening, she has the occasional beer and one or two cocktails at the weekend.

Lagerfeld's imagination takes flight on Chanel Airways

Director Karl Lagerfeld filled Paris' Grand Palais with a Chanel Airlines check-in desk, waiting area, flight information board and a no. 5 gate to present his spring/summer 2016 collection.

China rally back to edge South Korea 76-73

Once down by 20 points, team China found a way out and edged another Asian basketball powerhouse South Korea in Group C game at FIBA Asian Championships on Thursday.

EU gets tough on expelling migrants

European Union governments agreed on Thursday to step up deportations of illegal immigrants and discussed creating an EU border force among measures to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria's civil war.

China's young return to traditional roots

Traditional Chinese culture should not lose its grip on young Chinese as it is good for their moral development and the cultivation of their character.

Food and Travel

The fiery delicacies of Hunan

Aside from the beautiful scenery and hospitable residents of Central China's Hunan province, the local cuisine is a great attraction for tourists from home and abroad.

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Queens native takes the helm at MOCA

Taking a leadership role at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York's Chinatown might seem daunting, but Nancy Yao Maasbach, MOCA's president, said it's a move that has roots in her childhood.

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