History and Culture

Cultural heritage kept relevant by being adapted to modern products

2017-11-20 09:22:00

Yang Zaimei, a national master in the ancient embroidery of the Miao ethnic minority, is a busy woman nowadays as China steps up its campaign to promote and perpetuate iconic heritage. Full Story

After two years of survival training giant pandas ready for the wild

2017-11-20 08:52:00

A pair of captive-bred giant pandas will be released into the wild of Southwest China later this month in another attempt to expand the population of giant pandas living freely and fending for themselves. Full Story

Top Mongolian-style wresting event held in north China

2017-11-19 09:19:00

The International Mongolian Bokh Championship Belt Game opened on Saturday in Ordos, a city of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, with the participation of 256 wrestlers. Full Story

Boost for young musicians

2017-11-18 11:51:00

A concert gala of the second China Youth Music Competition, based on the format of a contest in Germany, has just been staged in Beijing. Full Story

Copenhagen Zoo breaks ground for Panda House

2017-11-17 15:33:00

Denmark's most visited zoo in the capital city of Copenhagen held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new enclosure for a pair of giant pandas that are scheduled to come to Denmark from China in about one year. Full Story

South China coastal city to host ethnic Mongolian carvinal

2017-11-17 13:28:00

China's ethnic Mongolian carvinal, Naadam fair, will be introduced to south China's coastal city Huizhou of Guangdong Province on November 25, organizers said on Friday. Full Story

China reforms licensing to develop traditional medicine

2017-11-17 11:26:00

China is reforming its medical licensing and clinic management systems for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) by introducing two new regulations to promote its development, the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine announced Thursday. Full Story

Prescient author now rules the roost

2017-11-17 10:54:00

Writer who predicted the rise of China as a global power argues country has proved its model of governance works. Full Story

China's Terracotta Warriors march into Virginia, wow museum-goers

2017-11-17 10:29:00

A set of China's Terracotta Warriors have marched into historic Richmond, capital of U.S. state of Virginia, as local museum-goers, impressed by its delicacy and artistry, are given an extraordinary taste of Chinese history. Full Story

China releases website for missing, stolen cultural relics

2017-11-17 08:45:00

China recently announced a new online platform for providing information on stolen or lost cultural relics and it has released more than 200 pieces of information on related relics as of Thursday. Full Story