History and Culture

Chinese culture center to open in Vietnam in 2019

2018-01-22 17:00:00

A Chinese culture center will open in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2019. Full Story

Thrilling fire dragon dance ignites Chongqing

2018-01-22 15:49:00

A group of eleven half-naked performers took part in a traditional dragon dance featuring a 20-meter-long fire dragon as 1,500-degree Celsius molten iron water was splashed high into the sky in Tongliang District of Chongqing. Full Story

'Dali's Fantastic Universe' in Beijing

2018-01-22 14:52:00

Hundreds of works of late Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali have been brought to a up-market Beijing gallery for a three-month exhibition through to the end of March. Full Story

'King Lear' returns to Chinese stage

2018-01-22 13:25:00

An acclaimed Chinese production of William Shakespeare's classic "King Lear" has returned to the prime theater in Beijing. Full Story

Excavation confirms ruins of China's largest Taoist temple

2018-01-22 08:57:00

After a four-year excavation, archeologists have confirmed the location of China's largest Taoist temple, built in the Song Dynasty (960-1279) and used continuously until it was destroyed by fire in 1930. Full Story

China's youth roasted for lack of desire, ambition

2018-01-21 10:06:00

The post-80s’ generation hasn’t completed its takeover yet. Meanwhile, the post-90s’ kids of China are making an announcement - they are becoming Buddha. Full Story

Neolithic woman's reconstructed face unveiled in Athens

2018-01-21 09:32:00

Face to face with the past came the audience at the Acropolis Museum in Athens on Friday evening when professor Manolis Papagrigorakis and his team unveiled the resurrected appearance of "Avgi" (Dawn), an 18-years old girl who lived around 7000 BC era i Full Story

China to hold Spring Festival celebrations around world

2018-01-20 15:43:00

China will organize various events around the world to celebrate the Lunar New Year, or Spring Festival, as part of its efforts to share Chinese culture and traditions. Full Story

11,000-yr-old baby tomb found in SW China

2018-01-20 09:36:00

Archaeologists in southwest China's Guizhou Province have confirmed a tomb dating back 11,000 year contains the remains of a toddler. Full Story