History and Culture

China Post to highlight ancient China's admiration of birds

2017-07-20 10:57:00

China Post will issue a set of stamps bearing antique images that show ancient Chinese' admiration for some birds. The set, to be released on July 29, will cost 7.8 yuan ($1.2). Full Story

China's 'Island of Music' holds special event to celebrate UNESCO listing

2017-07-20 10:20:00

At the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Poland on July 8 this year, Kulangsu was officially listed as a World Heritage Site, casting a global spotlight on this tiny island in southeast China. Full Story

Chinese archaeologists go on Mongolian cemetery excavation

2017-07-19 19:10:00

The first ever archaeology collaboration between Henan Province, central China, and Mongolia, will break ground on July 21 as the Chinese team left for Mongolia Wednesday. Full Story

Your summer holiday guide to Beijing's best exhibitions

2017-07-19 16:13:00

Swathe of exhibitions is the ideal way to stay out of the heat and expand your mind at the same time Full Story

Tongzhou students' art exhibition offers fresh insights into Nantong culture

2017-07-19 16:06:00

An art exhibition with more than 100 artworks by primary school students from Nantong's Tongzhou District has opened in London to showcase the art and culture of Nantong, Jiangsu province. Full Story

English pupils brush up on their Mandarin

2017-07-19 16:03:00

Hundreds of pupils from schools throughout England put their Chinese language skills to the test last week when the Mandarin Excellence Programme hosted its first intensive learning day. Full Story

China climbs steadily on 'soft power' rankings

2017-07-19 15:08:00

China showed a second-time steady rise on soft power, up to 25th from 28th in worldwide ranking. Full Story

Chinese version of 'The Lion King' to wrap up in October

2017-07-19 11:03:00

According to the Shanghai Disney Resort, the musical play The Lion King will end its tour in China on October 8. By then, there will be a total of 500 performances since the play was first staged on June 14 in 2016. Full Story

Popular TV drama explores modern women's issues

2017-07-19 10:49:00

Adapted from popular Hong Kong writer Isabel Nee Yeh-su's novel The First Half of My Life, the 42-episode TV drama of the same title stands as a dark horse amid fierce TV competition during the summer holiday. Full Story

China tightens regulation of private museums

2017-07-19 08:46:00

China has issued new rules to strengthen the management of non-state-owned museums, forbidding private museums to distribute property among founders and sponsors when they are shut down. Full Story