History and Culture

Sensing a change for 'online films'

2018-05-17 10:27:00

The term "online films" refers to movies released via the internet which are longer than an hour. These films, compared to ones screened in cinemas, entail lower costs and earn a lot of money from advertisements and pay-per-view services. Full Story

China marvels at mighty fighters

2018-05-17 09:52:00

The latest Avengers film has become the biggest superhero flick of all time in China. Full Story

Chinese animators making mark abroad

2018-05-17 09:09:00

Chinese animators are now producing more quality works and making their mark abroad. Full Story

A very special gift for Mother's Day

2018-05-16 17:14:00

For many, to observe Mother's Day means to honor moms for their sacrifice and contributions on the home front. Full Story

Fans hail Marvel's Chinese superhero comics

2018-05-16 13:31:00

Marvel's first two Chinese superhero comic series, launched in cooperation with leading internet company NetEase last week on its official comics site, are getting positive feedback from Chinese netizens. Full Story

Chinese language proficiency contest held in Italy schools

2018-05-16 11:17:00

Italian students gathered in the Tuscan city of Pisa on Monday to compete in the annual "Chinese Bridge" Chinese proficiency competition for foreign secondary school students. Full Story

'Marco Polo' to enthrall opera lovers in Beijing with global cast

2018-05-16 10:12:00

Marco Polo, an original Chinese opera production based on the story of the Venetian explorer who traveled along the ancient Silk Road in the 13th century, will meet Beijing audience on May 16, 18 and 19. Full Story

Back to class

2018-05-16 09:49:00

With chart-topping hits, sold out concerts and more than 20 million followers on her Sina Weibo account, Zhou Bichang is never far from the headlines. Full Story

Chinese dance drama Dunhuang to debut in Australia

2018-05-15 17:01:00

Traditional Chinese dancers arrived in Sydney on Tuesday to prepare for the first ever Dunhuang performances in the country. Full Story

Space technologies to protect Shaolin heritage

2018-05-15 17:00:00

It was a strange sight: a group of monks from the Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Chinese kung fu, walking through the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (ALVT), producer of China's Long March carrier rockets. Full Story