Experts: Interaction the secret to new media

2014-06-05 15:10:50

The secret to making it in the age of new media is interaction, especially more one-on-one interaction, panelists agreed at StoryDrive Asia, the Frankfurt Book Fair’s all-media international forum held in Beijing recently.

Culture insider: Beautiful ash-patting art in Shandong

2014-06-05 14:12:50

Puhui New Year painting, or Ash-Patting New Year painting, is a unique style of New Year pictures in China. It originated and exists only in Gaomi, East China's Shandong province.

Zao Wou-ki and Chu Teh-chun art earns top bids in Paris

2014-06-05 11:36:54

9 paintings of the late Chinese-French abstract masters Zao Wou-Ki, Chu Teh-Chun, were sold at skyrocketing prices during an auction organized by French leading auction house Artcurial.

Cantonese artist's 'chubby women' showcased in London

2014-06-04 14:58:38

After touring Sydney, Melbourne, Italy and France, Xu Hongfei, a sculptor from south China's Guangdong province, has brought his "chubby women" art series to London.

Socks hung out in Hangzhou's new 'art zone'

2014-06-04 11:48:40

On the most chic road in Hangzhou, fiber artworks were on display in the trees, turning the natural space into an exhibition area and attracting lots of visitors.

Hit Chinese sci-fi novel out soon in English

2014-06-04 07:00:20

The English version of a best-seller by China's most popular science fiction writer is expected to hit shelves in the United States in October, China Educational Publications Import and Export Corp Ltd announced last week.

Author Green no fan of 'teen whispering'

2014-06-04 07:00:20

When The Fault in Our Stars landed on bookshelves more than two years ago, John Green had no enthusiasm for a screen version of his story featuring teens with cancer.

Translators share tips on how to convey meaning

2014-06-04 07:00:20

Experts debated how to upgrade the quality of translation at the three-day Translation and Communication of Chinese Culture Forum at Beijing Language and Culture University that closed recently.

Cambodia welcomes home 3 looted ancient statues

2014-06-04 10:01:38

Cambodia on Tuesday organized an official ceremony to welcome the return of three stolen statues from the United States after they had been absent from their homeland for more than 40 years.

US man sends his superheroes to auction

2014-06-04 07:00:20

The first glimpses of the iconic heroes Superman, Batman and the Flash are part of a rare comic-book collection a Kentucky man is auctioning off to the highest bidders.

Keepin' it clean

2014-06-04 07:00:20

E-publishing has meant new content is available on a daily basis for ferocious readers, but for Web-lit editors like Li Xiaoliang, the rapid pace of publishing means he must check hundreds of e-books a day to ensure they are free of "pornography" and other illegal content.

Spring Silkworm painting fetches $7m at auction

2014-06-03 14:59:37

Luo Zhongli's oil painting Spring Silkworm, a work that expresses his deep feelings for mother, fetched 43.7 million yuan ($7 million), a new record for the artist, at a Beijing sale on Sunday night.