Buildings that speak volumes

2011-06-29 07:52:08

Veteran architect Cheng Taining says the country's architects need to stay in touch with their roots if they are to become truly international.

Milan opts for easy outfits for next summer

2011-06-26 07:39:30

The Milan fashion week ended Tuesday with Giorgio Armani and the DSquared2 designing duo offering their spin on next year's spring and summer styles.

Extending her reach beyond the court

2011-06-26 07:38:12

Ms. Sharapova, now 24 years old and the sixth ranked women's singles player, made $24.5 million from June 2009 to June 2010, according to Forbes.

His canvases are what others spit out on the street

2011-06-26 07:38:12

When first exposed to the art of Ben Wilson, or to Mr. Wilson in the act of creating it, people tend to respond with some degree of puzzlement.

The swords of yue

2011-06-26 07:39:55

Almost 2,500 years ago, a dramatic tale of humiliation, defeat, subversion, revenge and victory was played out between the kingdoms of Yue and Wu.

Blast from the past

2011-06-24 07:52:23

Taiwan's Lo Ta-yu has influenced generations of Chinese music fans since the 80s.

Original Chinese opera on erhu

2011-06-24 07:52:23

The Performing Arts Company of China's Air Force, best known for its 1964 production of Jiang Jie, will stage Er Quan Yin, an original Western-style Chinese opera.

What's new

2011-06-24 07:52:23

The most comprehensive show of contemporary Hungarian art is ongoing in Beijing.

Heed perils of growth led by consumption, writer warns

2011-06-24 07:52:23

It took Malaysian Chandran Nair a long time to gain the confidence to start his first book, though the idea was incubated for 20 years.

Defining a new dream

2011-06-24 07:52:23

Helen H. Wang left her hometown of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in 1989, with the proverbial Great American Dream twinkling in her eyes.

A high-life cuppa

2011-06-22 07:55:37

Teo, tee, thea, herbata, chai, cha ... they are all words that refer to tea, in different languages.

Design for the future

2011-06-21 07:59:24

After three year's of preparation, the first solo exhibition of a Japanese master of design, Kenya Hara, has finally been unveiled at the Beijing Center for the Arts.