Cambodia's Angkor artifacts to be exhibited in China

2014-07-23 09:23:42

Eighty masterpieces from Cambodia's renowned Angkor Wat Temple will be displayed in China for six months, aiming at promoting cultural ties between the two countries.

Rare Western books on display

2014-07-23 07:19:13

Dozens of old and rare Western books will be on display at Beijing's National Museum of Classic Books from Aug 1 for groups and Sept 9 for individuals.

Chinese journal reaches English audience

2014-07-23 07:19:13

Foreign readers may soon be able to read an influential Chinese academic journal on literature, history and philosophy in English online.

Writer finds she's a natural in the wilderness

2014-07-23 07:24:40

How to See Deer. This is the title of Zhou Wei's book. But she doesn't provide any clues on how to spot the animal. What her newly published book does do is remind city dwellers of the beauty of nature.

Star power publishing

2014-07-23 07:48:22

When celebrities dip their toes in the world of publishing, they can harness thousands of fans into an energetic promotional force. Liu Zhihua reports.

Centurial photos from France reveal old China

2014-07-22 14:22:48

A photography exhibition is underway at the Wuhan Art Museum where more than 230 photographs taken by over 30 French photographers and travelers are currently on display.

Culture insider: 7 things you may not know about Major Heat

2014-07-22 14:07:05

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Heat, the 12th solar term of the year, begins this year on July 23 and ends August 7.

Between two worlds

2014-07-22 08:07:24

Three artists with mixed Chinese and Australian Aboriginal heritage have come together to present their works that explore their identities caught between two ancient cultures. Xu Jingxi reports.

Terracotta warriors

2014-07-22 07:00:00

Using three simple materials and a pair of hands, students at thisworkshop can transform a lump of earth into a feat of clay. Yu Ran discovers the allure of an ancient craft.

'Chicken cup' sip has netizens on boil

2014-07-21 16:00:52

A centuries-old doucai "chicken cup" has been a hot topic on the Internet since last week when Shanghai billionaire Liu Yiqian took a much-talked about sip using a $36 million cup.

Lady of the museum

2014-07-21 07:00:00

She is a collector of old things, and sometimes she gives the illusion that she herself has just stepped out of a poster from yesteryear.

Eye for style on show

2014-07-20 07:38:37

A retrospective of Italian photographer Alfa Castaldi (1926-95), Poet Behind the Lens, presents a wide range of Castaldi's images he captured around the world.