Historic Buddha statues on display

2013-05-02 17:22:47

Seven historic Buddha statues that had been stolen and put on display overseas were on show at a museum in Henan province last week.

Damage reported at Ming Tombs

2013-05-02 15:01:14

An employee at the Ming Tombs in Beijing confirmed on Wednesday that some cultural relics had been damaged, possibly during an attempted theft.

Series of measures to protect Hutong

2013-04-28 16:31:59

Photo taken on April 27, 2013 shows a view of old houses which has been renovated at Nanluoguxiang, one of Beijing's oldest hutong neighborhoods, in Dongcheng district in Beijing, capital of China.

Beijing's hutong a haven for hipsters

2013-04-28 09:59:07

Many of Beijing's ancient hutong - alleys formed by the outer wall of courtyard homes - have been erased from the cityscape to make way for new roads and high rises.

Romania hosts Chinese heritage exhibition

2013-04-27 16:24:44

Treasure of China, a high-profile historical exhibition consisting of 101 Chinese civilization relics spanning the country’s 5,000 year history, has arrived at the National Museum of Romanian History in Bucharest, Romania.

Pinault family returns looted Chinese relics

2013-04-27 09:13:51

The family of French luxury goods retailer Pinault announced Friday in Beijing that it will donate two pieces of looted Chinese cultural relics back to China.

Relics to be returned

2013-04-27 02:41:12

Two imperial bronze sculptures that were looted from Beijing's Old Summer Palace will come home later this year, thanks to the donation of the French art-collecting Pinault family.

A day to remember

2012-03-30 16:36:50

Tomb Sweeping Day is when Chinese people pay commemoration to those passed away.

A day to remember

2012-03-30 16:36:50

Tomb Sweeping Day is when Chinese people pay commemoration to those passed away.

Renovation begins on Tibet's Champa Ling Monastery

2013-04-17 13:45:57

Renovation work on the Champa Ling Monastery in Tibet has begun, as part of China's efforts to better protect cultural heritage in the autonomous region, an official said Thursday.

Famous emperor's tomb found in Yangzhou

2013-04-16 09:40:22

The tomb of one of the most famous emperors in Chinese history was discovered on Sunday at a construction site in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province.

4 more Confucius Institutes open

2013-04-13 01:29:11

The opening of Confucius Institutes in New York and Washington in the past week brings a key part of China's "soft power" initiative to the United States.