History and Culture

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

6b yuan note on display

2017-09-18 09:10:00

A museum of business was unveiled at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics yesterday. Full Story

Largest jade disc discovered in China now on display

2017-09-17 12:25:00

An East Han jade disc (Bi) surmounted by two scrolling Chi dragons with raised nodes C the largest and best-preserved one discovered to date C is currently being exhibited at the Dingzhou Museum in Hebei province. Full Story

Xiamen holds BRICS cultural festival

2017-09-17 09:27:00

Xiamen, the host city of the ninth BRICS Summit earlier this month, is holding a week-long cultural festival to celebrate BRICS cultural diversity and cultural exchange. Full Story

Growing number of Mexican city-dwellers combat stress with Tai Chi

2017-09-15 09:48:00

Slightly more than half of the world’s population lives in cities. That’s expected to grow to two-thirds by the year 2050. Full Story

Can 'Shanghai Fortress' become China's first sci-fi blockbuster?

2017-09-15 09:44:00

It is 2042 and Shanghai is the only city left standing as Earth is attacked by aliens. Full Story

Young talents emerge at Yuju Opera Festival

2017-09-15 09:36:00

Since early August, the Fourth Yuju Opera Festival has staged more than 30 productions for opera buffs in Beijing. The centuries-old tradition which originated in central China's Henan Province, has spread far and wide. Performers from across the country Full Story

Internet buoys interest in female-only writing system

2017-09-14 16:48:00

A woman in her 70s in Hunan province has taken to the internet to keep alive a centuries-old writing system used only by women. Full Story

Councils to help promote culture

2017-09-14 10:31:00

China's State-owned cultural institutions will adopt a new management system to give them more flexibility and make them more responsive to the public. Full Story