Soyinka's works

2012-11-27 09:33:40

The hilarious play is centered on a competition between a "civilized" rural teacher Lakunle and an Ibadan chief Baroka, "the Lion", to woo young pretty Sidi, "the Jewel".

Songs from the farmlands struggle to survive

2012-11-27 10:14:36

Of the many hua'er singers in Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture, He Qingxiang is one of the few who can hold on to his dream.

Pious paintings

2012-11-26 09:54:53

An ongoing exhibition of Tibetan thangka pieces retreats from the genre's commercialization.

Rhythm of life

2012-11-23 09:11:15

Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group Chairman Huang Nubo made headlines recently about his eagerness to rent a plot of land in Iceland.

Mixing it up with Ibsen

2012-11-23 10:08:04

Diehard fans of Norwegian master playwright Henrik Johan Ibsen must not miss avant-garde theater director Wang Chong's latest production.

Brushes with life

2012-11-23 10:23:02

Painter Yan Keqin uses black ink to portray a world of colors. His genre of art is called 'literati painting' in China.

Wooden movable-type printing technique in SE China

2012-11-23 09:51:03

The wooden movable-type printing technique in Ninghua could date back to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and it is mainly used to print genealogies and scriptures at present.

Burning Brightly

2012-11-22 11:14:54

A coppersmith digs into scattered historical records to revive traditional wax-mould casting.

Scientists unearth an ancient city of Wu

2012-11-22 11:13:36

These flat fields look like an abandoned riverbed sandwiched between two hills in Mudu town in the southwestern outskirts of Suzhou.

Bridge full of life

2012-11-21 09:39:41

Challenged to restore a sense of harmony between warring clans, an architect's team spanned a deep creek with a structure.

Marketers of e-books seek to develop the audience

2012-11-20 10:28:12

Markus Dohle, chairman and CEO of Random House, says that to fit into the global trend of digital transformation.

Little Sister Duan

2012-11-20 09:57:56

She's the younger sister of a homecoming youth, compliant and sweet