Blockbuster highlights China’s urgent need for affordable cancer drugs and generic alternativesBlockbuster highlights China’s urgent need for affordable cancer drugs and generic alternativesDying to Survive, China’s second blockbuster in real sense after Wolf Warrior 2, has raked in 1.33 billion yuan in merely four days. The comedy drama is the first Chinese-language film in 16 years getting 9 out of 10 on douban.com, a film rating website, based on 366, 340 reviews from Internet user

Girl power goes big screenGirl power goes big screen Guo Xiaolu is bold and unflappable. Photo: China Daily Guo Xiaolu, one of China's few women filmmakers, believes many people aren't us…

Rich in kindnessRich in kindness Chan Laiwa is known for her passion for Chinese red sandalwood and her museum in Beijing is a treasure trove of sandalwood art works. …

'Mystery' film, mysterious director'Mystery' film, mysterious director Director Lou Ye Since filming Weekend Lover in 1990, director Lou Ye has produced seven additional films. But though his movies have r…

Dance like everyone's watchingDance like everyone's watching Fitness instructor Wang Guangcheng teaches dancing at a gym in Beijing. Photo: China Daily The dancers swing their hips, wave their a…

The Sui DynastyThe Sui Dynasty Weibo sensation Mike Sui found online fame after shooting a video that featured him impersonating a dozen different accents. Photo: To…

Writers' careers found in translationWriters' careers found in translation Julia Lovell (China Daily) With demand for Chinese literature growing in the English speaking world, translators have rarely been s…