Artist showers with Chinese ink

2012-04-20 15:49:35

When artist Jennifer Ma Wen set out to create her latest installation, Hanging Garden in Ink, she envisioned it as her conversation with the plants and ink.

First TCM medicine OK'd for EU market

2012-04-19 14:59:42

A Chinese traditional medicine has been authorized for sale in a European market for the first time.

Booming cultural presence

2012-04-20 13:13:26

This year's London Book Fair was the start of a new chapter for the "going out" of China's publishing industry.

They're old tunes, but sound ones

2012-04-20 07:52:43

The biennial CCTV Young Singers' Competition has suspended this year's show. Although I'm not a fan of the competition, I will miss its traditional songs category, which will showcase folk singers from all over the country.

The circle of life

2012-04-19 08:05:33

The Hakka people's distinctive homes, called tulou, have a storied past and one today is a prime tourist attraction. Zhang Yue reports in Yongding, Fujian province.

Eye on the Party

2012-04-18 09:51:33

A slew of books written by senior Chinese government officials were unveiled at the 2012 London International Book Fair.

Support rings for China

2012-04-18 09:46:05

China is the event's market focus this year, and plays a key role in international sales and rights of contents.

Winners of 96th annual Pulitzer Prize announced

2012-04-17 14:29:34

Winners of the 96th annual Pulitzer Prize were announced at the Graduate School of Journalism in Columbia University on April 16, 2012.

Test elevates eight to top ranks of Tibetan monks

2012-04-16 10:45:08

Candidates for Gashelharampa accreditations received a final test in Lhasa's Jokhang Temple on Friday before a crowd of about 260, including visiting monks and local residents.

Rites of Spring

2012-04-16 08:51:38

Le French May has topped the annual agenda of every Francophile east of Europe with good reason and it's returning to Hong Kong and Macao.

Tell me a story

2012-04-16 13:15:00

Sister and brother designing duo Kay and Jing Wong talk on how they incorporate a playful narrative into every one of their ready-to-wear pieces under the label Daydream Nation.

A beacon of urban renewal

2012-04-15 07:37:00

Sheathed in new glass balconies and corrugated aluminum panels, La Tour Bois-le-Pretre rises amid decaying cement-and-brick housing blocks.