History and Culture

Big-screen battle

2018-02-08 09:15:00

Six films on the mainland are in the race for glory at the box office during the upcoming Spring Festival holidays. Full Story

Get smart with your phone, film director urges

2018-02-08 08:54:00

One winner of multiple best director awards at the top two Chinese-language film awards-the Hong Kong Film Awards and Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Festival-Peter Chan offers a simple answer: use a smartphone. Full Story

Modern twists give China's oracle bone script new life

2018-02-07 17:14:00

Those who use emojis to express themselves on social media can now choose between two sets that feature Chinese oracle bones dating back more than 3,000 years. Full Story

Music video market growing in China: report

2018-02-07 17:12:00

Music videos are becoming a hit on Chinese video websites, highlighted by concerts and music programs broadcast online, according to a 2017 Chinese music video market report. Full Story

China-U.S. relationship celebrated for New Year

2018-02-07 16:55:00

Great progress has been made in friendly relations between China and the U.S., and 2018 will be an important year to the success of those relations between the world's two largest economies, Chinese Consul General in San Francisco Luo Linquan said at a c Full Story

Guardian of an ancient craft

2018-02-07 15:11:00

For four decades she has made figurines, or "juanren", mainly from silk and cotton cloth. Full Story

'Detective Chinatown II' to hit screens on Lunar New Year's Day

2018-02-07 13:17:00

“Detective Chinatown II,” a comedy detective film directed by Chen Sicheng, will hit cinemas across China on February 16, the Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day. Full Story

Chinese invited to spend holiday with great ancient encyclopedia

2018-02-07 11:18:00

There is now a new way to spend Chinese New Year: practicing calligraphy by copying manuscripts from one of the world's oldest and largest encyclopedias. Full Story

Fortunes reversed? Newspaper mistakenly points out May's 'mistake'

2018-02-07 10:39:00

When arriving in a new country, it is important to be aware of the culture to avoid embarrassing missteps. British Prime Minister Theresa May knows this all too well. She was recently mocked by the British press for holding a Chinese character upside down Full Story

The Spring Festival Song and Dance of China and America presented at New York

2018-02-07 10:36:00

The primary and middle school's cultural and artistic exchange performance between America and China in 2018 held by Beijing Education Institute and Beijing Shengtao International Education & Culture as well as U.S.-China International Education Associat Full Story