History and Culture

Smells hellish, tastes heavenly: Stinky Mandarin Fish

2017-09-19 10:23:00

Stinky Mandarin Fish may not be a name to make the mouth water, but don’t be put off: This unique delicacy from Anhui Province is sure to appeal to the taste buds. Full Story

4th World Nobel Prize laureate summit highlights TCM modernization

2017-09-19 10:18:00

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and its path to modernization is one of the highlights of the fourth annual World Nobel Prize Laureate Summit, which was held on September 15-16 in the southwestern Chinese city of Guiyang. During the event, Nobel Prize Full Story

Fire moxibustion gaining popularity in China

2017-09-19 09:39:00

The thousands-year-old Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is gaining popularity in China. Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy in TCM with the procedure featuring dried plant materials called "moxa" being burned on or near the surface of the skin. It h Full Story

Connecting with art

2017-09-19 08:25:00

Two major works on the Belt and Road Initiative will be on display at the upcoming Beijing International Art Biennale. Full Story

Five more Tusi chieftain tombs discovered in Guizhou

2017-09-18 14:01:00

Archaeologists have discovered five more tombs belonging to the Tusi chieftains in southwest China's Guizhou Province. Full Story

Peking Opera at Met ― museum, that is

2017-09-18 13:45:00

Classic Chinese music is exploring its roots in New York. The Peking Opera Farewell My Concubine debuted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Friday. Full Story

New guidelines help to preserve old features

2017-09-18 11:22:00

Nanluoguxiang, a popular alleyway in Beijing's Dongcheng district, was one of the first hutong in Beijing to embrace commercialism. However, it quickly became overcommercialized, and the local administration was forced to find a way of balancing commerci Full Story

Ambassador Cup Chinese language and cultural contest concludes in Nepal

2017-09-18 10:37:00

Nepal on Sunday hosted the award ceremony of the 7th Ambassador Cup Chinese language contest and the 6th Chinese cultural performance competition in Kathmandu. Full Story

Historic Shanghai temple's slow odyssey complete

2017-09-18 09:18:00

Work to move the Grand Hall of Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temple 31 meters north and raise it 1 meter from the place it has stood for almost century was completed on Sunday. Full Story

German art exhibition opens in Beijing

2017-09-18 09:18:00

Art lovers in Beijing are able to take a close look at the diverse works of 55 contemporary German artists as a large exhibition opened at the Imperial Ancestral Temple art gallery on Sunday. Full Story