If we truly eat with our eyes, then Japanese chefs have an advantage: Many are artists when it comes to presentation.
A decent meal in a beautiful imperial style house is what you can look forward to at Mei Wei Zhen, or The Royal Restaurant.
The surprise popularity of an installation art piece in the shape of a toy may reveal the deep longings of some people, but could also be a sign of a desire for light relief in the face of life's mounting pressures.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the world-famous university, continues to rank first. Harvard University moved up one place from last year and is now ranked No 2.
Together for more than a decade, Taiwan rockers Sodagreen can still pull in sell-out crowds. Chen Nan chats to the band members about why their new album focuses on Beijing in fall.
This September will be the Month of Brazil in China. A series of events will bring its culture, cuisine and lifestyle to many cities of China.
In the capital's historic Shichahai community, residents hope redevelopment plans won't destroy the hutong way of life.
Debates have sprung up across China over plans to move Teachers' Day, which currently falls on Sept 10, to Sept 28, believed to be the birthday of Confucius.
Places, like people, are imperfect. So, how do you decide where to settle down - especially in a foreign land? What cities steal the hearts of expatriates in China? And why?
Among overseas Chinese artists, Singaporean painter Lin Xiangxiong is distinguished as an expert in combining Chinese and Western elements.
Every year, when the moon shines brightest, a seasonal pastry makes its rounds as a delectable tidbit and a gift for family, friends and clients.
Landscapes, mountains and rivers are classical themes of traditional Chinese paintings, but Xu Xi, 73, has spent the latter half of his career painting urban scenes.