History and Culture

VR technology restores glory of Old Summer Palace

2017-04-19 16:23:00

After 15 years of preparation, a Chinese research group has restored the original appearance of the renowned Old Summer Palace using virtual reality (VR) technology, allowing visitors to enjoy the imperial palace’s former glory. Full Story

Wuzhen holds 1st visual concept art competition

2017-04-19 13:54:00

Oscar-winning special effects artist, Richard Taylor visited China last week to adjudicate at the country's first Visual Concept Art Competition in the city of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang Province. Full Story

An American Cafe Owner in Lhasa

2017-04-19 10:56:00

When I was here, there were many foreign tourists in Tibet but there was not a good cafe. Full Story

Experts propose park at China sunken treasure excavation site

2017-04-19 09:40:00

Chinese cultural heritage preservationists have proposed building a park at the site where relics of of a historical uprising were excavated this year. Full Story

Modern diagnosis complements ancient therapies

2017-04-19 09:25:00

Many practitioners of traditional herbal medicine in Guizhou province combine their therapies with modern methods of diagnosis as they seek to further improve the treatments they offer. Full Story

Online writers find path to become millionaires

2017-04-19 09:14:00

Online writer Tangjiasanshao, or Zhang Wei, took the crown again on the latest income ranking list of Chinese online writers. Full Story

Traditional medicine heads into the mainstream

2017-04-19 08:46:00

The practitioner of Miao traditional herbal medicine treats more than 30 patients a day at Wang Zengshi's clinic. Full Story

Chinese kite maker keeps a lost art flying

2017-04-18 16:01:00

Many Chinese would think nothing of spending 200 yuan (29 US dollars) on a big meal or watching a Hollywood blockbuster. But would they pay so much for a kite - often seen as little more than a children's toy? Full Story

Malaysia, China sign agreement to translate 9 Chinese literature works into Malay

2017-04-18 15:59:00

Nine Chinese literature works will be translated into Malay, thanks to an agreement signed on Tuesday between a Chinese publishing house and two Malaysian organizations. Full Story

French city applies to add Nolette Chinese Cemetery as World Heritage

2017-04-18 14:49:00

The local government of Noyelles-sur-Mer, a city in northern France, has applied for listing the Nolette Chinese Cemetery as a UNESCO World Heritage to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, according to Jean-Louis Desmarest, the cit Full Story