History and Culture

"Chinese red" lightened in Italy's Po Delta

2018-03-18 09:44:00

Italy has launched the Light Bridge event in the Po Delta UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to celebrate the EU-China Tourism Year (ECTY 2018) from Friday to Sunday. Full Story

Oscars Academy chief under investigation for sexual harassment

2018-03-17 14:56:00

President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences John Bailey is under investigation for allegations of sexual harassment, local media reported Friday. Full Story

International students try a modern take on Chinese paper-cutting

2018-03-16 15:55:00

Exquisite paper-cutting art decorates the walls of Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) International Practice Innovation Base. But these paper-cuttings are from the university's foreign students. Full Story

'The Shape of Water' hits Chinese screens

2018-03-16 15:45:00

Oscar-winning film "The Shape of Water" hit Chinese cinema screens Friday. Full Story

Online platforms share novel approach

2018-03-16 14:38:00

Web novels in China have gained so much popularity in recent years that they are making their authors millionaires and helping their publishers to list on the stock exchange. Full Story

Mandarin is coming for Russia's college entrance exam

2018-03-16 13:40:00

Written and oral tests for Mandarin are being included in Russia's national college entrance exam as an elective foreign language, according to announcement by Sergey Kravtsov, deputy minister of education and science of the Russian Federation reported i Full Story

Hospital for relics in Forbidden City

2018-03-16 11:20:00

Located in the west of the Palace Museum, the facility covers 13,000 square meters and has the nation's most-advanced conservation studios. Full Story

Second edition Chinese literature festival kicks off in Britain

2018-03-16 10:56:00

China in Context, the first annual festival founded in Britain in 2016 celebrating writers and writings from and about China, returned to London's Chinatown here on Thursday. Full Story

4 more books on King Gesar's epic published

2018-03-16 10:14:00

Four more books on the epic of King Gesar have been published, as part of efforts to preserve the 1,000-year-old story. Full Story

Measures urged to protect vanishing ethnic languages

2018-03-16 09:21:00

To help preserve this unique culture, A Lihui and Du Mingyan, both members of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, have suggested using digital and mobile technology to create databases of ethnic language Full Story