History and Culture

Chinese around world prepare to ring in Lunar New Year

2018-02-13 13:32:00

Woof, woof, the dog is barking at the door. The Chinese Year of Dog begins on February 16. Full Story

Capital Museum exhibition delves into role, meaning of dogs in Chinese culture

2018-02-13 13:20:00

In Chinese culture the dog is known not only for its fidelity but also as a guardian of peace in the underworld, exhibits suggest at the Best Wishes from the Auspicious Dog exhibition in Beijing. Full Story

Archeologists unearth magnificent palace at emperor's mausoleum, supplying clues to Tang Dynasty living

2018-02-13 11:09:00

A palace and 27 sculptures at the mausoleum of Tang Emperor Daizong (726-779 AD) are among the latest, most important archeological discoveries unearthed last year at the Yuan Ling tombs in Shaanxi Province's Tan Shan mountain range. Full Story

TV show viewers pick treasures for museum display

2018-02-13 09:21:00

Beijing's Palace Museum unveiled a unique exhibition on Monday-one without any artifacts. Full Story

When in China, do as the Chinese do

2018-02-13 09:05:00

For expats and travelers, the excitement of being in China stretches beyond the Oriental architecture, gorgeous landscapes, traditional culture and exotic customs. Equally exciting are the cultural clashes that spring up once in a while, where you cannot Full Story

Sell, buy English couplets to have a good, good year

2018-02-13 09:02:00

English language couplets have become a new and stylish way among Chinese young people to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival. Full Story

Expat caught up in the spirit of Spring Festival

2018-02-13 08:51:00

You don’t have to be Chinese to get caught up in the spirit of the Spring Festival. Expats living in Shanghai also enjoy the color and the festival atmosphere of the Lunar New Year holiday. Full Story

Old, new customs to celebrate China's Spring Festival

2018-02-12 17:04:00

The Spring Festival, better known as Chinese Lunar New Year among foreigners, is the most important festival in China and has in recent years become an occasion to celebrate the Chinese culture across the globe. Full Story

Exhibition of Shanghai style cheongsams kicks off in Paris

2018-02-12 14:33:00

An exhibition titled "The Centennial Exhibition of Shanghai Style Cheongsams" kicked off at the China Culture Center in Paris on Feb. 8. Full Story