Ancient ethnic documents in need of protection

2014-05-05 09:07:36

Ancient documents of the Miao and Dong ethnic groups in southwest China's Guizhou Province need protecting as they are being ruined from natural and man-made disasters.

Rare ancient Chinese books exhibited in Beijing

2014-05-05 09:01:33

A rare collection of more than 26,000 ancient Chinese books dating back as early as the tenth century were on display in Peking University's library in Beijing on Saturday and Sunday.

Time, money drawing more readers to digital devices

2014-05-01 11:53:58

Wang Siyuan's longtime reading habit was shaken up when China gained access to the Internet 20 years ago.

Ancient Chinese texts heading for digital frontier

2014-04-29 10:04:46

Zhang Zhiqing has just returned from the United States, where, he jokes, he was treated like a rock star.

Sharing stories

2014-04-29 09:46:33

Chinese author is keeping a level head as he makes a name for himself internationally. Cecily Liu reports in London.

'Dream of the Red Chamber' judged 'Best Asian novel'

2014-04-28 13:53:58

UK newspaper The Telegraph has recently selected 10 of the best Asian novels of all time, with the Chinese novel The Dream of the Red Chamber topping the list.

Andersen’s influence on China remains profound

2014-04-28 11:38:34

On the occasion of Danish Queen Margrethe II’s official visit to China, the Chinese have been talking about Danish cookies, Legos, and Hans Christian Andersen, which are all iconic aspects of Danish culture.

Renowned economist’s life work published

2014-04-26 16:20:32

Yuan Xianneng, the late economist who was among the first to introduce Western economic studies to China, has just had his last wish fulfilled.

Liaoning Provincial Archives to open to public on May 1

2014-04-26 15:20:40

A computer engineer maintains computers for the newly-built Liaoning Provincial Archives in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning province, Apirl 25, 2014.

Budapest International Book Festival opens

2014-04-25 16:03:53

Visitors select books on the opening day of the 21st Budapest International Book Festival in Millennium Park, Budapest, Hungary on April 24, 2014.

'Mobile bookstore' in Bulgaria

2014-04-25 15:32:43

People set up a bookstore in a bus to mark the World Book Day in Sofia. The World Book Day is commemorated on April 23, aiming to promote reading, boost the editorial industry and protect the intellectual property in copyrights.

Top 25 books of 2013

2014-04-25 14:41:10

The China Books Critics Society and CCTV 10 released its Top 25 China Good Book of 2013 list on Wednesday at a special event commemorating the love of reading nationwide.