Clearing the air

2011-08-25 07:44:56

Zheng Xinmiao, curator of the Palace Museum in Beijing, responds to the 10 scandals the museum has been involved in recently.

A peek into world of basement treasures

2011-08-25 07:44:56

The Palace Museum's vast display of paintings, calligraphy and ceramics actually account for less than 1 percent of its collection.

Reputations hard to make, easy to break

2011-08-25 07:44:56

Q+A | Chi Jo-hsin

Careless caretaker

2011-08-25 07:44:56

Management issues are said to be the root cause of a series of scandals that have plagued the Palace Museum in Beijing.

Broken plate puts spotlight on Ge ware

2011-08-23 08:02:36

Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.

Hip-hop highnesses merge kingdoms

2011-08-21 07:55:10

Jay-Zand Kanye West are old-fashioned oligarchs, the last of a dying breed in an age of the regional hit, the no-budget viral video, the Twitter star.

With one sneeze, millions may die

2011-08-21 07:55:10

"Contagion," directed by Steven Soderbergh, is to be released between September and December worldwide.

Reaching for the Broadway stage, via Skype and YouTube

2011-08-21 07:55:10

YouTube, Skype, Facebook, Flip cameras and widely available video equipment have given technology a greater role in theater casting.

Happy feet

2011-08-21 07:56:59

Jean Kessels, 26, an American freelancer working in Beijing, has to fly home if she wants to buy a pair of boots that fit.

Chinese translations drop tricky references

2011-08-19 07:58:50

Li Jihong started learning English at 12. Still under 30, Li has 21 published volumes of translations to his credit.

A different feeling

2011-08-19 07:58:50

Choreographer Gao Yanjinzi is confident her latest work, Offering and Fragrance, will finally help Chinese audiences understand modern dance.

Kiss Me, Kate musical touches down in China

2011-08-19 07:58:50

Romantic, touching and hilarious, with a classic Cole Porter score, Kiss me, Kate is regarded as one of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time.