History and Culture

Essay written by migrant worker goes viral

2017-04-26 16:33:00

An essay written by a migrant worker about her family went viral on Chinese social media with her plain, vivid and humorous words resonating with many readers. Full Story

Experts propose 'Chinese Mother's Day'

2017-04-26 16:27:00

Cultural experts have suggested setting up a Chinese equivalent of Mother's Day, during a forum in eastern China's Shandong Province. Full Story

Chinese-American modernist architect titan Ieoh Ming Pei celebrates 100th birthday

2017-04-26 15:49:00

Prestigious Chinese-America architect Ieoh Ming Pei celebrated his 100th birthday on Wednesday. The architect of modernism has been hailed as a master of geometric form, technical transparency, and poetic landscape with his iconic architectures. Full Story

Popular Mini-documentary tells stories of Asian crafts people

2017-04-26 15:45:00

The second season of a popular mini documentary on Asian crafts people has once again gone viral online. Full Story

Ancient inscription discovered in northern Chinese cliff cave

2017-04-26 15:18:00

Chinese archaeologists have discovered an ancient inscription carved in a cliff cave in northern China's Hebei Province, believed to be a place of seclusion for a renowned Shaolin monk, local authorities said Wednesday. Full Story

Royal food from Forbidden City sold online

2017-04-26 14:18:00

Royal food from the Forbidden City is now available for purchase at Tmall, a major Chinese online marketplace, as a part of new steps for the Palace Museum to develop its cultural creative products. Full Story

Art pieces from Louvre Museum on display in Hong Kong

2017-04-26 13:48:00

On Wednesday the Hong Kong Heritage Museum kicked off the presentation of a collection of artwork from the world-renowned Louvre Museum. Full Story

'Chinese Bridge' contest in Latvia wins hails

2017-04-26 10:20:00

When the 14th "Chinese Bridge" language proficiency competition in Latvia was held in the University of Latvia on Tuesday, the contest has drawn hails from various sides. Full Story

Ancient Civilizations Forum establishes dialogue platform

2017-04-26 09:53:00

The first ministerial conference of the Ancient Civilizations Forum (ACForum) co-launched by Greece and China ended in Athens on Monday with a declaration to establish an annual platform of dialogue and cultural cooperation. Full Story

Museum dedicated to expos set to open

2017-04-26 09:18:00

Shanghai World Expo Museum will open to the public from May 1. Admission will be free, officials said yesterday. Full Story