History and Culture

Brick-bakers bring Tibetan song and dance to stage

2017-07-18 16:52:00

Penpa Drolkar is among a group of performers to stage a spectacular show featuring ethnic singing and dancing at the renowned Tibetan Opera Art Center in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Full Story

Emperor's inscriptions found in Yuanmingyuan ruins

2017-07-18 13:42:00

Archaeologists recently found Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) Emperor Jiaqing's inscriptions on a large stone at Ruyuan Garden, the best preserved garden site at the Yuanmingyuan ruins. Full Story

China's first crawfish college to add more taste to industry

2017-07-18 11:05:00

A popular snack in China, crawfish has spawned a new professional industry with an occupational school in Hubei province set to train students in all aspects of the crustacean. Full Story

Transformers to meet Chinese mythological figure Nezha in new cartoon

2017-07-18 10:44:00

China Central Television (CCTV) has announced a deal with toy manufacturer Hasbro to produce an animation featuring the Transformers together with the Chinese mythological character, Nezha. Full Story

China and CEEC nations focus on media relations

2017-07-18 09:03:00

Chinese officials vowed on Monday to disseminate timely information on major events and public policies in an effort to achieve closer connections between the public and media and the government. Full Story

TV series highlights China's reform

2017-07-18 08:38:00

Chinese State television on Monday began airing a political documentary that features the achievements of reforms led by the Communist Party of China (CPC). Full Story

Disney villains featured on new U.S. postage stamps

2017-07-17 16:48:00

The U.S. Postal Service released a sheet of 20 stamps this Saturday, featuring 10 Disney villains. Full Story

Cirque du Soleil makes bold entry into China

2017-07-17 09:38:00

A decade after Cirque du Soleil debuted in China, the Canadian entertainment company is returning with a much more ambitious plan: to bring a touring show to the country every year in addition to a resident show to be unveiled in Hangzhou, Zhejiang provin Full Story

Ancient Xijia Pan bronze basin sells for 185 mln yuan at Xiling Yinshe auction in East China

2017-07-17 09:35:00

The Xijia Pan, a Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771BC) bronze pan (basin) vessel, sold for 185 million yuan ($27.3 million) at a Xiling Yinshe auction in East China's Zhejiang Province Saturday. Full Story

Villagers demand name of disputed statue's new holder

2017-07-17 09:15:00

Chinese villagers suing for the return of a statue they claim was stolen from their local temple have demanded that the Dutch owner disclose the identity of the disputed artifact's new holder. Full Story