History and Culture

Women show off the beauty of Chinese qipao

2017-05-27 16:18:00

Thousands of women from many countries wore qipao, a traditional Chinese women's dress, in fashion shows and on the streets of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Friday. Full Story

China to set up Moutai college

2017-05-27 16:18:00

China's Ministry of Education has approved the establishment of a Moutai college sponsored by the Kweichow Moutai Distillery. Full Story

Dinosaur crazy: Chinese science artist recreates ancient animals and their habitat

2017-05-27 14:02:00

As the only professional science artist in China, Zhao Chuang shared his "Darwin Plan" with the world through the journal of the International Geographical Congress. Full Story

Palace Museum Academy inaugurated in Shanghai

2017-05-27 13:23:00

The Palace Museum Friday inaugurated its fifth branch institute, in partnership with Shanghai-based Tongji University. Full Story

Tibetans in Lhasa embrace holy month of Saga Dawa

2017-05-27 11:01:00

Tibetans on Friday embraced the first day of the fourth month in the Tibetan calendar, which marks the beginning of the holy month of Saga Dawa, the anniversary of Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death. Full Story

Laos holds 10th 'Chinese Bridge' contest

2017-05-27 10:36:00

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A British artist's cartographic love letter to Beijing

2017-05-27 10:13:00

A British artist who works under the mononym Fuller has been called a psychogeographer, someone who creates a geographical work driven by emotion and behavior rather than function or form. It is not a label he applies to himself. Full Story

Top Chinese, U.S. music schools team up for contemporary music institute

2017-05-27 09:35:00

The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM) and Berkeley College of Music (BCM) on Friday announced the establishment of a joint training school to nurture contemporary music talent in China. Full Story

Hong Kong iconic tramways unveils new logo

2017-05-27 07:44:00

The tramways of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region unveiled a new logo and visual identity on Friday for its century-old tramcars, also known as Ding Ding car. Full Story

Chinese dragon boat team sets new Guinness world record

2017-05-26 17:21:00

A dragon boat team from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Friday set a new world record for the longest distance covered by a dragon boat within an hour. Full Story