History and Culture

Chinese Confucius museum to house over 700,000 relics

2017-07-16 11:41:00

A Confucius museum under construction in the hometown of the ancient Chinese educator will be home to more than 700,000 relics, including well-known Confucius family documents, sources with the museum said Saturday. Full Story

China to build park at prehistoric hominid excavation site

2017-07-15 14:09:00

A park will be built at the excavation site of a species of prehistoric humans discovered in central China's Henan Province. Full Story

Chinese villagers demand identity of stolen mummy Buddha's new holder

2017-07-15 12:31:00

The Dutch collector should disclose the new holder of a disputed mummy Buddha statue, demanded the Chinese villagers at the first Amsterdam court public hearing on Friday afternoon. Full Story

Ancient Chinese alcohols inspire new beer at Chicago's Field Museum

2017-07-15 10:40:00

Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History teamed up with Off Color Brewing to create a new beer inspired by artifacts discovered during archaeological digs in Taixi and a Changzikou tomb dating back to the Late Shang/Western Zhou Dynasties. Full Story

Traditional attire helps Miao women earn a living

2017-07-14 14:43:00

Ma Meiying learned the skills needed to make traditional Miao ethnic attire, which is decorated with elaborate and colorful embroidery, from her mother when she was a child. Full Story

Luxury noble vehicles unearthed in Henan

2017-07-14 14:39:00

Three vehicles have been earthed from the Zheng State No 3 pit in Xinzheng city, Central China's Henan province, after five months' excavation. One of the vehicles included a large carriage for ancient high officials or nobles. Full Story

China rolls out plan to encourage artistic creativity

2017-07-14 10:48:00

China's Ministry of Culture has rolled out a plan to encourage artistic creativity during 2016-2020. Full Story

Hurun's list of most valuable literature IPs reflects growing power of online works

2017-07-14 10:36:00

The top 10 online literature writers in China have created franchises worth a staggering 1 billion yuan ($150 million) each, Rupert Hoogewerf - better known in China as Hu Run. Full Story

National criteria for appraising relics to be created

2017-07-14 09:46:00

Experts will help create detailed national criteria for appraising privately owned antiques, a cultural heritage official said on Thursday. Full Story

New costume drama becomes internet sensation

2017-07-14 09:08:00

Among the dynasties in China's 5,000 years of history, the Three Kingdoms, Wei, Shu and Wu dynasties (220-280) were periods that have always attracted a lot of attention. Full Story