History and Culture

Cybersleuths can help find lost relics

2017-11-17 08:26:00

China's national internet platform featuring information about lost or stolen cultural relics went online on Thursday in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province. Full Story

Inner Mongolia hosts winter Naadam fairs in bid to attract tourists

2017-11-16 16:26:00

A series of winter Naadam fairs will be hosted next month in pastoral areas such as Xilingol League and Hulunbuir City of northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local sports officials said on Thursday. Full Story

Viral post causes debate about the negative impact of 'Peppa Pig' has on children

2017-11-16 14:28:00

While British animated series Peppa Pig has won numerous awards for best pre-school animation, some Chinese parents are now choosing to blacklist the show. Full Story

Hainan delivers cultural vitality through pottery

2017-11-16 13:24:00

This minority nationality, regarded as the indigenous people here, has been passing on a unique culture and thecraft of pottery making for an estimated six thousand years. Full Story

Leonardo da Vinci painting breaks auction record

2017-11-16 13:06:00

Salvator Mundi, an oil painting by art master Leonardo da Vinci, was sold for $450.3 million at Christie's in New York on Wednesday, becoming the most expensive art piece sold at auction in the world. The piece was previously estimated at around $100 mil Full Story

Lucky money comes up trumps with Year of the Dog release

2017-11-16 11:13:00

Leonard Olijar, director of the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing, seemed pretty happy on Tuesday morning as he announced the release of the bureau's Year of the Dog 2018 product to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of the Dog. Full Story

Li Yundi joins a classical force

2017-11-16 10:30:00

Chinese pianist teams up with German orchestra Staatskapelle Dresden to round off China tour. Chen Nan reports. Full Story

More than 100 Han Dynasty tombs unearthed in Henan Province

2017-11-16 10:01:00

Henan Province's Cultural Relics Department announced that an excavation near Zhoukou, a prefecture-level city in the province, has unearthed tombs, pottery and coins dating from the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220). Full Story

Are traditional martial arts losing their luster?

2017-11-16 09:53:00

A thin, bony guy walked into a building, each storey heavily guarded. On the first floor alone there were five martial arts masters, ranging from Olympic boxing champion Zou Shiming to world-famous action movie star Tony Jaa. Full Story

Seeking to collaborate

2017-11-16 08:59:00

Australian movie and TV producers unveil projects combining Chinese and Australian elements. Full Story