Flying high once more

2013-12-26 09:39:42

A brain tumor nearly grounded a veteran fighter pilot forever but Shen Wenjie was determined to get back in the air.

Gray skies, black humor

2013-12-28 10:36:21

Someone in Beijing says its smog is so dense he cannot see the Chairman Mao portrait at the Tian'anmen Rostrum.

Actors in street play highlight green issues

2013-12-28 13:46:14

In the cold haze of Christmas morning, He Yu was waving a mask and dancing in Beijing's streets, with empty plastic bottles on a rope tied around her waist.

Art fair focuses on Asia

2013-12-27 09:43:38

Singapore's leading art fair Art Stage Singapore returns in January with a special focus on Asia.

Exploring history with 3D paintings

2013-12-26 15:46:49

A 3D painting exhibition titled "China Dream" recently opened at the Shuguang 798 Art Museum in Changsha, Hunan province.

National kung fu exchange conference held in Handan

2013-12-22 09:44:01

The national kung fu exchange conference was held in Handan of Hebei province on December 21, 2013. More than 1,200 kung fu masters attended the conference.

Learning to an African beat

2013-12-22 09:30:44

Watching a group of Chinese children playing the djembe, an African hand drum, in a park in Shenzhen is an uplifting experience.

'Jin' named the word of the year

2013-12-20 13:46:28

'Jin' (literally: upgrade, promote) has been named the word of the year by netizens on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, reflecting their feeling and expectations.

Yang Liping Int'l Dance Festival held in Kunming

2013-12-21 10:39:30

The first Yang Liping International Dance Festival kicks off in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan province, Dec 19, 2013.

Gongbi gets a fresh look

2013-12-19 17:40:01

Sophistication of Brushwork in Contemporary Era is a nationwide exhibition focusing on the recent development of gongbi painting.

Oil paintings memorialize Mandela

2013-12-19 16:42:39

The passing of Nelson Mandela, former president of the Republic of South Africa, has aroused mourning from around the world.

Ten richest Chinese authors in 2013

2013-12-14 13:43:36

With an annual income of 25.5 million yuan in copyright royalties, fantasy novelist Jiang Nan topped the 2013 China's 60 Richest Writers List released by Huaxi Metropolitan Daily on Dec. 5.