Precious pots make good cuppa

2013-08-19 14:19:18

Yixing clay might be the most expensive mud in the world. A Yixing clay teapot sold for more than 12 million yuan ($1.96 million) at a Beijing auction in 2010.

A feast for the eyes, not the stomach

2013-08-18 07:52:58

Enjoy a feast for the eyes at Shanghai's IFC mall where 20 sets of delicious-looking miniature food will make your mouth water.

Light festival brightens life

2013-08-18 21:42:17

The light festival, which continued on Sunday, brings together representatives of all fields of the creative industry to showcase light design projects on topics ranging from environmental protection to childhood leisure.

Dust brushed off war heritage sites

2013-08-15 08:05:55

Temperatures of 40 C were pushing the mercury to the top of the thermometer, heating up the old four-story building, which has a history as torrid as any scorching summer day.

Amazing colored-glaze art

2013-08-15 10:11:42

Batch production of colored-glaze in Boshan began in the Tang Dynasty, and began to take shape in the Ming Dynasty.

Reading to get new push in law

2013-08-14 11:06:50

China is planning to include fostering the habit of reading in its law.

Little amateurs perform Peking Opera in Tianjin

2013-08-14 10:13:58

Little amateur performers of Peking Opera attending a national competition staged a performance here on Monday evening.

Chinese Qixi festival ornaments

2013-08-12 14:27:00

A woman holds up a pair of ornaments for Qixi, otherwise known as Chinese Valentine's Day, in Bozhou, Anhui province, August 11, 2013.

Dating ideas for Qixi

2013-08-12 15:49:54

Qixi, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day, falls on August 13 this year. Let's find out the way to have a special Qixi.

Visually impaired perform reading drama

2013-08-10 10:54:15

Liu Fenglin, 54, sits onstage behind a desk with two other performers. She reads her lines in a smooth voice full of emotion, wearing a dark purple qipao.

Ethnic costumes tournament held in Inner Mongolia

2013-08-10 10:23:00

Models present the costumes during the Mongolian ethnic costume invitational tournament in Xilinhot city, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Aug 8, 2013.

Walk the talk

2013-08-08 10:36:03

His publication on Chinese folk culture and arts won Time magazine's "Best of Asia" award.