History and Culture

Disney's magical attraction makes it a family favorite

2017-11-07 09:51:00

The Chinese bike-sharing giant first approached Disney to thrash out a licence agreement about using the company's iconic cartoon characters. Full Story

New clothing brand fuses art into fashion

2017-11-06 16:45:00

A new fashion brand, Ann Eleven, held its debut show during China Fashion Week on Sunday night at Parkview Green mall in Beijing, with the theme, "Art is in the Air". Full Story

SW China town welcomes American girl as cultural 'mayor'

2017-11-06 16:16:00

Accompanied by the rhythm of local instruments, 23-year-old American Jong May, wearing a traditional Miao costume, performed the national intangible cultural heritage Phoenix dance at the Wanda tourist resort in Danzhai county, Southwest China's Guizhou Full Story

Golf: China's ancient game?

2017-11-06 14:27:00

The most intriguing C and in many ways convincing C documented evidence of an early version of golf comes from China. Full Story

China completes renovation of Tibet's iconic Potala Palace

2017-11-06 14:15:00

The 1,300-year-old iconic Potala Palace, the official residence of the Dalai Lamas in Tibet's capital Lhasa, has completed a large-scale renovation project on Sunday. Full Story

Berlin Philharmonic returns to Shanghai with sellout shows

2017-11-06 10:58:00

The German orchestra is performing at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center on Nov 16 and 17 as the final leg of its China tour. Full Story

Showcasing traditional arts

2017-11-06 10:24:00

Performers of shadow play, Peking Opera and acrobatics are displaying their skills at the Traditional Culture & Arts Week in Beijing. Full Story

Chinese archaeologists discover cave-dwelling agrarian society

2017-11-05 17:31:00

Chinese archaeologists have found a large amount of carbonized rice grains in caves dating from the New Stone Age, challenging the conventional view that cave dwellers were solely hunter gathers and did not cultivate land for food. Full Story

Coin collection dating back 2,500 years discovered in drawer at English castle

2017-11-05 11:44:00

A vast collection of ancient coins from far-flung locations across the globe, including Syria and China, has been discovered tucked away in a drawer at a castle in Britain. Full Story

Chinese comedy film "Never Say Die" wins box office success after "Wolf Warriors II"

2017-11-05 09:51:00

To Hollywood's surprise, Chinese films are increasingly enjoying box office success. The Chinese comedy "Never Say Die" has brought in an impressive 326 million U.S. dollars worldwide to date, marking another triumph after "Wolf Warriors II" piled up Full Story