Shanxi citizens to become ancient architecture custodians

2014-02-24 10:14:18

Authorities in a Northern province began research on Thursday in preparation for a regulation that will allow citizens to become custodians of ancient architecture.

Tibetan medicine eyes place on UN list

2014-02-20 07:43:06

The process of placing Tibetan medicine on UNESCO's intangible heritage list has started with the Ministry of Culture receiving supporting material from the Tibet autonomous region.

Late Shang Dynasty relics on display

2014-02-14 17:39:08

Heyday of the Late Shang Dynasty is an assembly of selected relics uncovered from the Yin Ruins, or Yinxu, since the 1950s.

Late Shang ruins found in Shaanxi

2014-02-14 11:07:05

Remains of a 4,200-square-meter building on a hilltop in Northwest China's Shaanxi province are the largest Shang Dynasty (c. 16th century-11th century BC) ritual site on the Loess Plateau.

Old palace columns coming home

2014-02-12 07:00:52

A Norwegian museum will return seven marble columns, taken about 150 years ago from western Beijing's Imperial Yuanmingyuan Garden, or the Old Summer Palace.

Windfalls for Feng Shui 'experts'

2014-02-02 20:07:15

Feng Shui, the traditional Chinese study of geomantic omens usually for buildings or cemeteries, is producing exorbitant profits for fake fortune-tellers during the lunar new year celebrations.

Australian Chinese zodiac launched for Lunar New Year

2014-01-30 09:11:26

Australia's answer to the Chinese zodiac means that you now have not one but two animal symbols to mark the year.

Chongqing seeks State nod to protect hotpot heritage

2014-01-25 14:23:07

Chongqing hopes to have its iconic dish added to the Intangible Cultural Heritage List within the next few years.

A family's history brought to life

2014-01-22 07:18:48

A Chinese family in New York learns more about its ancestral history in the process of preparing a museum exhibition.

Painting the past

2014-01-22 09:26:55

Two artists have dedicated their lives to reproducing the Dunhuang murals, capturing some of the glory of the Tang Dynasty.

Museum aims to serve the public

2014-01-17 07:17:03

Budi Tek made it very clear that his new private museum in Shanghai is for nothing but art.

Homeward-bound Buddhas

2014-01-16 10:26:34

A Buddha-head collector in Taiwan has donated all his trophies to the Chinese mainland.