History and Culture

Event promoting Chinese culture attracts hundreds of U.S. students

2018-05-04 15:49:00

Hundreds of U.S. students had a taste of Chinese culture by learning the art of paper cutting and knot-making at an open day event held on Thursday. Full Story

Swedish Academy announces no Nobel Prize in Literature in 2018

2018-05-04 15:35:00

The Swedish Academy has decided it will not award the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2018, and instead will announce the winner next year, along with the 2019 laureate. Full Story

Students take to Chinese culture on consulate's Open Day

2018-05-04 15:16:00

Students and teachers from the New York area intrigued by the Chinese language and culture got a treat on Thursday evening. Full Story

Artworks from Uruguay go on show in Beijing

2018-05-04 14:16:00

An exhibition featuring artworks of Uruguay's Guarani people was unveiled at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing on April 20. Full Story

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski expelled from Movie Academy

2018-05-04 09:08:00

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that its board of governors voted to expel Bill Cosby and director Roman Polanski from its membership. Full Story

Books commemorating Marx's 200th birth anniversary published

2018-05-04 08:57:00

Three books commemorating the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth have been published, according to a workshop Thursday. Full Story

Qipao-wearing teenager wins support on Weibo

2018-05-04 08:48:00

A U.S. teenager criticized on social media for wearing a traditional Chinese dress to her high school prom defended her decision and has won support from netizens in China. Full Story

For translators, Marxist works a lifetime labor of love

2018-05-04 08:42:00

To mark the 200th birthday of Karl Marx on May 5, the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau (CCTB) published a series of books Thursday about the life and theory of the German philosopher. Full Story

Karl Marx pride of the city: mayor of thinker's hometown Trier

2018-05-04 08:28:00

"Karl Marx is the pride of Trier!" Mayor Wolfram Leibe told Xinhua ahead of the upcoming celebrations of the 200th birthday of the thinker, which falls on Saturday. Full Story

Original Karl Marx manuscripts exhibited in east China

2018-05-03 17:02:00

China's only original manuscripts by Karl Marx were put on exhibition Thursday at Nanjing University in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Full Story