History and Culture

Terracotta Warriors museum partners U.S. company to better preserve cultural relics

2018-05-18 11:10:00

The Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in northwest China's Shaanxi Province and U.S.-based Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical subsidiary in China co-launched a project Thursday to protect cultural relics. Full Story

Chinese pop music aims to be hit in West

2018-05-18 10:25:00

From Jay Chou in the 2000s to G.E.M. today, China has produced its share of music megastars with legions of fans across Asia. Full Story

Chinese porcelain art gains popularity in Tunisia

2018-05-18 10:23:00

"It is called 'Nian Nian You Yu' in Chinese," Nassaem Mabrouk, a 19-year-old Tunisian college student, was taking photos of a blue-and-white porcelain vase at an ongoing Chinese porcelain art exhibition in Tunis, capital of Tunisia. Full Story

Chinese origin 'Sleeping Lion Pearl', world largest freshwater pearl, on auction in The Hague

2018-05-18 09:56:00

A pearl in the shape of a sleeping lion, assumed to have formed in Chinese waters in the first half of the 18th century and now classified as the largest pearl found in natural fresh water, will be auctioned here on May 31, the Dutch auction house Vendueh Full Story

SCO highlights creative cooperation

2018-05-18 08:34:00

The 15th Meeting of Cultural Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States was held in Sanya, Hainan province, on Wednesday and Thursday. Full Story

What to expect at China's 2018 Int'l Film & TV Program Exhibition

2018-05-17 15:32:00

The 15th China International Film and TV Program Exhibition opened in Beijing on Thursday morning, with over 300 participants from more than 50 countries and regions bringing around 80,000 programs. Full Story

Tencent Video gets rights to stream 2018 Billboard Music Awards in China

2018-05-17 14:54:00

China's streaming giant Tencent Video announced in a press release on Monday that it will livecast the upcoming awards ceremony as well as original content from the red carpet ceremony on its platform. Full Story

Tibet home to more inheritors of intangible cultural heritage

2018-05-17 13:35:00

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has an additional 28 national-level intangible cultural heritage representative inheritors, according to the lastest list released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Full Story

800-year-old 'made in China' label reveals lost history of Java shipwreck

2018-05-17 11:13:00

Archaeologists at the Field Museum in Chicago found evidence that a shipwreck off the coast of Indonesia a century older than previously thought, which was revealed by an 800-year-old "made in China" label. Full Story

Vinyl record production revives in Shanghai after 22 years

2018-05-17 11:12:00

Twenty-two years after China’s last vinyl record production line was shut down, a workshop has opened in Shanghai as fans of the retro music format see signs of a comeback. Full Story