Empresses and royalty used to dine in the Summer Palace, an extravagant park built for the sole amusement of the last rulers of the Qing Dynasty.
My first taste of the little cubes of pure flavor was at my grandfather's dining table when I was a child. We were having plain white congee, but there was nothing simple about the spread of side dishes that had the table groaning.
Some 40 doctors have been traveling to Medog county, one of the world's most remote areas, to provide medical assistance.
Fans of ancient ceramic art will be thrilled by an exhibition at National Museum of China.
The stage adaptation of the award-winning Chinese movie, The Piano in a Factory, is on tour across China and will be performed in Shenzhen on July 14 and 15.
Lu Chen, Taiwan's most renowned magician, will perform in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on July 21.
The John Moores Painting Prize China Exhibition 2012 features the winning and short-listed works of artists around the country.
Lu Yuanxiong, a professor of the double bass piano and pianist Jose Feghali will present a concert titled Legend Sound in Shanghai.
Mainland director Gao Qunshu's new film Beijing Blues, which won him best director at this year's Shanghai International Film Festival, will premiere on July 20.
Gan Daofu's recent solo exhibition on traditional blue-and-white porcelain blurs the boundary between practical use and decoration.
A Walk in the Clouds - not the romantic movie starring heartthrob Keanu Reeves - is the latest show by Chinese choreographer Ding Wei, which features a dozen ethnic dance numbers.
Beijing viewers can now savor masterpieces by Italian painters from 1492-1540, such as Botticelli, da Vinci and Michelangelo, without going to Europe.