Lost national treasure returns to China

2014-06-23 09:40:39

Chinese art collectors have worked to bring an ancient ritualistic bronze ware item, lost overseas for nearly a century, back to China on Saturday June 21, 2014.

China publishes book on U.S. global surveillance

2014-06-23 09:21:31

China on Friday published a book exposing the United States' surveillance activities over China and other countries across the world.

China's Grand Canal, Silk Road added to World Heritage list

2014-06-22 16:21:27

China's Grand Canal and the famous ancient Silk Road was inscribed on the World Heritage list here on Sunday.

Cool tool, hot designs

2014-06-23 06:30:00

The humble hand-held fan began life in the service of ancient rulers, keeping the sun, sand and wind off their royal visage.

History and myth meet minimalistic modern art

2014-06-22 07:01:37

The Yuz Museum, a private establishment by Malaysian-Chinese collector Budi Tek, recently celebrated its grand opening.

Long history of China's financial capital

2014-06-22 07:01:37

Shanghai, a metropolis of more than 23 million people, started its modern history about 100 years ago, when the sleepy fishing village transformed into a hub for traders.

Celluloid dreams

2014-06-22 07:01:37

A visit to Redtory never disappoints. The former canning factory that is now an art hub has steadily gained a reputation for mounting thought-provoking international and local exhibitions.

Social fabric

2014-06-22 09:18:52

The ancient Silk Road not only points to the past but also leads to the future of the places through which it laces.

Shanghai increasingly favored by sci-fi filmmakers

2014-06-21 15:10:50

Shanghai, with its curious fusion of a futuristic skyline and oriental culture, is becoming an increasingly popular location for shooting science-fiction blockbusters.

Maverick director steals the show

2014-06-21 07:18:33

At a forum of the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival, Jiang Wen managed to steal the show by making an unannounced, last-minute appearance.

Art blended whiskey

2014-06-20 16:23:51

What happens when sound, space, dance and fine art are blended and stimulated by whiskey? The results may eradicate established perceptions.

History revealed through archaeological discoveries

2014-06-20 15:49:53

Tracing History: Archaeological Discoveriesin Shanghaiis held at Shanghai Museum, introducing visitors to the lives of ancestors on the land through a history of 6,000 years.