A rose by any other name

2012-01-16 10:49:57

She's Ying Huang to some, Huang Ying to others and she's also Princess Pamina, Chochosan and Madame White Snake.

From Inner Mongolia to New York

2012-01-16 13:40:29

The clear, young voices of the grasslands of northern China will ring out in New York's Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts on Jan 24 when the Quintessenso Children's Choir takes the stage.

Jack of all trades

2012-01-13 07:46:35

Myriad elements, media and genres define Han Meilin's legacy, but he says his spirit is his main source of creativity.

Steamed buns are a big deal

2012-01-13 07:50:52

Two days before the Spring Festival, Chinese people finish their last and most important food - mantou (馒头 mántou).

From absurdity to reality

2012-01-12 07:54:32

My colleagues and I have been pursuing Bi Feiyu for months. Of all the major writers in China we managed to pin down and interview, Bi proved to be the most elusive.

Company choirs on song at NCPA concert

2012-01-11 10:59:50

Choirs formed by employees of a number of transnational companies in China held a concert at the National Center for the Performing Arts together with musicians from the Central Conservatory of Music.

Iconic painting causes crowd disturbance in Japan

2012-01-11 10:59:11

An exhibition featuring the world-renowned Chinese painting Life Along the River During Qingming Festival attracted about 40,000 visitors in Japan.

Ghost scriptwriter

2012-01-11 10:58:11

Liu Heng, who has written many blockbuster scripts to virtually no acclaim, is ready to step out of the darkness and into the limelight.

La Bayadere

2012-01-11 10:16:50

Ballet dancers of the Varsovia Opera Ballet perform during a rehearsal of "La Bayadere" at the Maestranza theatre in Seville January 10, 2012.

Money worth more than what's it's printed on

2012-01-11 10:20:17

Long Wen believes his investment in a museum in Yunnan province's remote Xinzhuang village is worth more than the paper it's printed on.

Paper trail to prosperity

2012-01-11 10:19:20

Ancient methods of papermaking offer better livelihoods to villagers in Yunnan province.

Eye off the prize

2012-01-10 13:56:24

The prize-winning author Su Tong says he is not actively seeking more recognition but is keen to write his magnum opus.