History and Culture

Building profitable cultural bridge

2017-08-28 10:18:00

Content creator, business consultant, fintech firm partner... one job-title does not adequately describe Thomas Derksen and his thriving business in China. Full Story

Reviving the ancient clay cats of Gaoting

2017-08-28 09:54:00

More than 1,000 years ago, farmers in present-day Gaoting Hill in Yuhang District in Hangzhou all lived on growing mulberry trees, breeding silkworms and weaving silk. Full Story

Realizing the dream of the red chamber

2017-08-28 09:43:00

Novel The Dream of the Red Chamber, written by Cao Xueqin during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is considered one of China's greatest classical novels, and its latest rendition is set to thrill opera lovers in the country. Full Story

Jade Buddha Temple's Grand Hall to be moved

2017-08-28 09:26:00

The Grand Hall of Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temple will be moved 31 meters north and raised 1 meter, mainly for security reasons, according to the temple's relocation team. Full Story

Qixi Festival: The star-crossed love that defies time

2017-08-28 08:18:00

The Qixi Festival celebrates the annual rendezvous between a fairy and a human whose love was forbidden in Chinese mythology. Also known as the Double Seventh Festival, it encapsulates the meanings of great romance and steadfast love C notions that are eq Full Story

Record number of Chinese models to star Victoria's Secret show 2017

2017-08-27 10:03:00

As the date and location are still shrouded in secrecy, 57 beauties have already been confirmed as part of the lineup, with a record number of Chinese faces announced to walk the more-diverse-than-ever runway. Full Story

Chinese publications attract overseas publishers

2017-08-27 09:17:00

Chinese publications have drawn much attention from overseas publishers during the ongoing Beijing International Book Fair, with many rights deals already being signed. Full Story

After five years, Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan returns with new stories

2017-08-26 14:00:00

Nobel Prize winner, Mo Yan, has announced his new work. The Chinese writer's opera drama "Jin Yi,” or colorful clothes and a group of poems "Qi Xing Yao Wo” or “Seven Stars Shine on Me" will be published in People's Literature magazine in 2017. Full Story

Chinese artists perform 'Madame Butterfly' in Slovenia

2017-08-25 13:44:00

Artists of the China National Opera House have brought the opera "Madame Butterfly" to the Slovenia's capital for the Ljubljana Fstival. Full Story

English edition of Chinese writer Jia Pingwa's 'Happy Dreams' unveiled at BIBF

2017-08-25 09:54:00

U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon announced Wednesday at the on-going Beijing International Book Fair that it will begin selling the English edition of renowned Chinese writer Jia Pingwa's Happy Dreams on its 14 platforms around the globe starting on October Full Story