History and Culture

Malaysian-born panda cub returns to China

2017-11-15 15:47:00

The first Malaysian-born giant panda Nuan Nuan arrived at the Dujiangyan base of the China conservation and research center for the giant pandas in southwest China's Sichuan Province Wednesday. Full Story

Exquisite screens keep out the cold in winter

2017-11-15 14:40:00

In celebration of winter, the Palace Museum in Beijing has shared a range of photos featuring its collection of Chinese pingfeng, or screens, with netizens on the micro blog Sina Weibo. Full Story

Design award recognizes really good products

2017-11-15 08:48:00

The China Good Design Award winners were announced in Xiamen, Fujian province, on Nov. 3. Full Story

Heritage parks planned for Great Wall

2017-11-14 15:15:00

Beijing will actively direct its efforts toward creating national parks along the Great Wall to highlight its tourism brand, according to authorities attending the 7th Beijing Tourism Development Forum on Nov 11. Full Story

Qing clothing highlights connection with faith

2017-11-14 09:51:00

The parasol, golden fish, conch shell, lotus, vase, dharma wheel, victory banner and "eternal knots" are considered auspicious in Buddhism. Full Story

Mini KTVs make a noise in China

2017-11-14 08:49:00

It is difficult to know how to spend the several free minutes you have before a movie starts, or that half hour wait until your favorite restaurant has a free table, but mini karaoke (KTV) is now a favorite way to fill the time in China. Full Story

Unique Chinese jade collection on show in Jilin

2017-11-13 14:13:00

More than 160 pieces of carved Songhua jade have gone on display in northeast China's Jilin Province. Full Story

Chinese hip-hop singers make UK debut in Manchester

2017-11-13 09:57:00

As hip-hop catches on in China, three of its most hyped home-grown rap singers are making their UK debut in Manchester. Full Story

Chinese-made kimchi aims to conquer Korean dinner tables

2017-11-13 09:33:00

Even if you don't know much about Korean food, you’re still likely to have heard of kimchi. Full Story

Mandarin gaining popularity in Vietnam

2017-11-11 12:54:00

Vietnamese student Nguyen Duc Tien speaks at the 16th Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students in Ho Chi Minh City on May 26. [Photo/Xinhua] Full Story