Dragon Boat Festival

2013-05-28 17:36:30

The 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar year is an important day for the Chinese people.

Life in ancient town of Chengdu

2013-05-28 09:43:08

Anren town was first built in ancient China's Tang Dynasty (618-907). Most of its buildings were constructed in late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and early Republic of China.

China's Bronze Age antiquities exhibit in Sweden

2013-05-25 23:52:58

China's Bronze Age Antiquities from central Henan province started to be exhibited in the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm of Sweden on Saturday.

Imperial delight

2013-05-22 02:39:06

The Empress Dowager Cixi watched some 260 operas at the grand theater in the Summer Palace. It is now restored to its former glory and opened to the public.

Confucius is the first person who used Weibo

2013-05-21 10:58:40

In recently days, a forum post "Confucius is the first person who used Weibo" is hot on the Internet in China.

Suzhou Zodiac Stamp Museum to open on May 18

2013-05-17 14:41:30

Visitors appreciate zodiac stamps in the Suzhou Zodiac Stamp Museum in Suzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, May 15, 2013.

Site provides clearer picture of China's past

2013-05-17 14:01:09

New archaeological discoveries in Yuyao city, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, provide a clearer picture of life in China's Neolithic age and confirm that the nation originated the practice of paddy cultivation.

Jiangnan style

2013-05-17 08:42:11

Korean pop artist Psy's Gangnam Style swept the globe last year with his vivid mimicry of the rich living in Seoul's most prestigious neighborhood. Although Gangnam is Korean for "south of the river", it has connotations far beyond its literal translation. Most often among Koreans it conjures up an image of luxury, wealth and an ostentatious lifestyle.

Top 10 weirdest currencies in the world

2013-05-16 10:05:27

Some currencies don't even look like our regular perception of what money should be, but served as legit cash at some point in history.Big problems in smallest room

Protests halt excavation on ancient mausoleum

2013-05-14 01:47:57

A museum in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, has suspended the excavation of what is thought to be an imperial mausoleum following protests from archaeologists and the public.

Child training highlights tradition

2013-05-14 10:32:22

The class, held on weekends, teaches children 3 to 6 years old about traditional Chinese culture, including etiquettes and Han Chinese costume.

GEF helps conserve China's World Heritage mountain

2013-05-10 09:56:34

Global Environment Facility (GEF), an international financing institution for environmental protection, has donated 2.72 million U.S. dollars to help conserve biodiversity on Mount Huangshan in east China.