History and Culture

Japanese film 'Shoplifters' wins Cannes' Palme d'Or

2018-05-21 09:53:00

Japanese film "Shoplifters", portrait of a poor and improvised family directed by director Hirokazu Kore-eda, won Saturday evening the Palme d'Or of the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Full Story

Technologies connect exhibits to public

2018-05-19 12:32:00

New technologies that connect museums with the public were announced during the celebration of International Museum Day in Shanghai on Friday. Full Story

Chinese director Shen Di wins 2nd prize from Cinefondation at Cannes Film Festival

2018-05-18 21:26:00

With her short film "The Storms in Our Blood," Chinese director Shen Di, from the Shanghai Theater Academy, on Thursday won the second prize from Cinefondation at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Full Story

China launches crackdown on illegal cultural organizations

2018-05-18 21:17:00

China has launched a campaign to crack down on cultural organizations that are breaking the law. Full Story

From kung fu to restaurants: Journey of an Indian man

2018-05-18 16:15:00

demonstration zone for an ultrafast 5G communication network on Thursday in Hongqiao Business District of Shanghai Full Story

Ancient city's peonies bring in a pretty penny from home and abroad

2018-05-18 16:08:00

Luoyang, China's city of peonies, exported 17 million yuan ($2.68 million) worth of the flowers in 2017, official data show. Full Story

Ancient horse first discovered under Pompeii ash

2018-05-18 15:07:00

Archaeologists have found the remains of a horse for the first time in the ancient city of Pompeii which was buried under ash and lava after Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.. Full Story

Capital Museum exhibition showcases the history and culture of Beijing’s Tongzhou district

2018-05-18 14:33:00

Centuries before it became the sub-administrative center for the Beijing municipal government, the Tongzhou District was once a major granary storage site and commercial hub for the Yuan (1279-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Full Story

High-tech marks Buddhist grotto copies

2018-05-18 13:19:00

Three grottoes in Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu province, have been replicated at Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building, as part of a 10-month-long exhibition. Full Story

Forbidden no more: Palace Museum connects with public in fresh new ways

2018-05-18 11:21:00

As an imperial residence, the Forbidden City, a massive palace complex in central Beijing, has historically been off-limits. Full Story