History and Culture

China seeks return of statue

2017-10-21 09:04:00

A senior Chinese official has called on the Netherlands to offer "fair judicial support" in a case in which Chinese villagers are seeking the return from a Dutch collector of a stolen ancient Buddha statue with a mummified monk inside. Full Story

China boosts soft power

2017-10-21 08:54:00

China has achieved greater soft power by developing its cultural industries and promoting international cooperation, while the country has signed more than 300 agreements with nations participating in the Belt and Road Initiative, high-ranking officials s Full Story

Poetic tribute to farmers

2017-10-20 16:52:00

A Chinese movie, based on the stories of villagers striving to get out of poverty, is gaining support at the box office. Full Story

Scholars take traditional Chinese medicine abroad

2017-10-20 16:48:00

Lectures on traditional Chinese medicine, part of the "Chinese Culture Talk" series, were held in Bangladesh and Nepal from Oct. 9 to 13. Full Story

Belt and Road Initiative is also about cultural exchanges, official says

2017-10-20 16:02:00

The Belt and Road Initiative is not just about trade and investment but also cultural exchanges, which are set to bring promising changes to China's cultural ties with other initiative participants, a senior Chinese culture official said on Friday. Full Story

Cultural sector meeting public demand for better life, official says

2017-10-20 15:30:00

The cultural industry is an integral part of China's efforts to sustain the prosperity of the socialist culture and meet the people's ever-growing demands for a better life, a senior publicity official said on Friday. Full Story

Dating festival offers Miao artisan platform

2017-10-20 15:22:00

The Miao ethnic group in Shidong town of Southwest China's Guizhou province celebrates a festival called "sisters' meal" on the 15th day of the third lunar month every year. Full Story

Danish touch in renovation of Beijing hutong

2017-10-20 15:16:00

With bungalows on one side and office spaces on the other, Qinglong Hutong, an alleyway in Beijing, is witnessing a renovation since September. Full Story

Cinema's growth reflects cultural self-confidence, official says

2017-10-20 13:16:00

China's booming film industry is a reflection of the country's growing cultural self-confidence, said Zhang Hongsen, deputy director of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television, at a news conference during the 19th CPC Full Story

Shanghai Fashion Week 2018 Spring/Summer arrives in style

2017-10-20 10:35:00

More than 100 catwalk shows, collection presentations, industry forums and related exhibitions are being staged, taking the seasonal event to an all new level. Full Story