History and Culture

New five-year work plan dedicated to the protection of ancient books

2017-09-14 10:17:00

China's Ministry of Culture released a work plan outlining a projected aim at protecting ancient books as part of the country's 13th Five-year Plan (2016-20). Full Story

Six major exhibitions bring ancient Chinese masterpieces and Hungarian royal collection to Palace Museum

2017-09-14 10:10:00

If you are interested in viewing some rare ancient artworks, you will certainly have plenty of opportunities to do so at the Palace Museum in Beijing this month. Full Story

A cultural center of the Maritime Silk Road

2017-09-14 09:56:00

Ningbo, as a historical city on the Maritime Silk Road, still has a major cultural influence and will host the 15th Asia Arts Festival, with the theme of “Ancient Port on Maritime Silk Road, New Dream in Asia.” Full Story

Rare glimpse of a masterpiece

2017-09-14 09:18:00

A Panorama of Rivers and Mountains, the only surviving work from Song Dynasty (960-1279) painter Wang Ximeng is to be exhibited at the Palace Museum. Full Story

The Big Picture: Shaolin survival

2017-09-13 13:48:00

‍China's urbanization drive started decades ago when 80 percent of the population lived in the countryside. Today, China has more than 160 cities with a population of a million and above. And the country's urban population accounts for more than h Full Story

Fashion meets traditional Chinese craft at UK show

2017-09-13 09:45:00

The craft of seamstresses from Guizhou province in the Southwest of China was in the spotlight at a fashion show hosted at the Chinese embassy in London. Full Story

First International Language & Culture Expo opens in Beijing

2017-09-12 15:54:00

The first China Beijing International Language and Culture Expo opened at the China International Expo Center in Beijing on Monday. Full Story

Silk Road museums alliance gains new members

2017-09-12 14:16:00

A total of 81 museums in 16 countries along the Silk Road have joined a friendly alliance as of September, organizers of the second Silk Road Business Summit said on Monday. Full Story

China intersects the traditional and modern

2017-09-12 10:43:00

Like pearls of flesh hidden under crimson lobster shells and long scavenger hunts for treasures secreted away in the streets of Beijing, China is a country that does not unfurl itself for you. Full Story