History and Culture

Third Confucius Institute opens in the Netherlands

2017-07-08 09:45:00

A third Confucius Institute in the Netherlands opened on Friday at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in the Dutch southern city of Maastricht. Full Story

Hoh Xil enters world heritage list

2017-07-08 09:02:00

Hoh Xil in Northwest China's Qinghai province was approved as a new world heritage site at the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Krakow, Poland, on Friday. Full Story

China's Hoh Xil nominated for inclusion on UNESCO

2017-07-07 17:29:00

The 41th session of the World Heritage Committee on July 7, 2017 decided to put China's Qinghai Hoh Xil on the prestigious World Heritage List as a natural site. So far, China has 51 sites inscribed to the List. Full Story

Israeli scholar and best-selling author makes China debut

2017-07-07 11:15:00

Young Israeli scholar of history Yuval Noah Harari made his debut appearance in China at a forum held in Beijing on Thursday. Full Story

CPC official stresses culture's role in economic development

2017-07-07 10:33:00

A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday called for the integration of culture and economic development. Full Story

Sea goddess Mazu arrives in Singapore on first Southeast Asia tour

2017-07-07 09:16:00

To the joy of her devotees, sea goddess Mazu from Meizhou, China is on a two-day visit to Singapore. Full Story

American student interpreting Confucius wisdom at graduation ceremony gets thumbs up from netizens

2017-07-07 08:46:00

Peking University held a graduation ceremony for this year’s graduate students. A graduate student from America talked about his interpretation of the Confucius wisdom: “A gentleman seeks harmony, not uniformity.” The video of his speech went viral on Chi Full Story

Architecture cornerstone of Beijing tourism

2017-07-06 14:43:00

Tourists to Beijing are most interested in the city’s magnificent architecture, including the Forbidden City and Great Wall, according to a report. Full Story

Chinese TV series criticized for blatant product placement

2017-07-06 09:47:00

2.3 out of 10 C that’s how viewers rated the Chinese remake of the hit Japanese manga Shinya Shokudo C better known as Midnight Canteen. Full Story

Shaping a smart world

2017-07-06 09:31:00

The next decade will belong to artificial intelligence. This is what Kai-fu Lee, a former executive with tech companies such as Google Inc and Microsoft Corp, said at his commencement speech to students at Columbia University on May 15. Full Story