History and Culture

Beijing's traditional glazing factories closed due to air pollution

2017-08-23 13:05:00

Ceramic glazing factories in Longquan Town, located in Beijing's Mentougou district, have all been shut down due to unacceptable levels of environmental pollution, Beijing Youth Daily reported. Full Story

China to hold Asia Arts Festival

2017-08-23 11:07:00

The 15th Asia Arts Festival will be held in Ningbo in east China's Zhejiang Province from September 23 to October 23, the Ministry of Culture announced Tuesday. Full Story

China's largest uninhabited area Hoh Xil to get internet

2017-08-23 10:52:00

Starting from August 29, Internet connection and cellphone signal will be available in Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve in northwest China's Qinghai Province. Full Story

Meet China's most 'spiritual' social media editor

2017-08-23 10:38:00

How does it feel to be the social media editor at a famous Buddhist temple with a history of thousands of years? Full Story

Foreign translators, writers recognised for promoting Chinese culture

2017-08-23 10:22:00

China Tuesday recognized 20 foreign translators, writers and publishers for their contributions to introducing Chinese culture to the world. Full Story

Chinese joker's coin gag wins top award

2017-08-23 10:09:00

A British-born Chinese comedian has scooped the prize for the best joke on the comedy circuit at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Full Story

20 awards honor overseas service to China in books

2017-08-23 10:05:00

For contributions promoting Chinese books and writings to global audiences, 20 international authors, translators and publishers were honored in Beijing with the Special Book Award of China on Tuesday. Full Story

Chinese comedian wins Edinburgh joke of the year

2017-08-23 09:18:00

British born Chinese comedian Ken Cheng has won one of the most coveted prizes of the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, local media reported Tuesday. Full Story

Horse riding graduates get off to a good start

2017-08-23 08:51:00

A historic high of 7.95 million university graduates will join the jobs market this year. While some are struggling to find work, those with horse riding-related majors from Wuhan Business University are at ease. Full Story

Int'l forum on cultural heritage promotes cooperation

2017-08-22 14:01:00

The Belt and Road Forum on International Cooperation and Exchange in Cultural Heritage kicked off in Beijing on Monday. Full Story