Traditional New Year paintings still prove popular

2013-02-15 11:12:56

First made more than 500 years ago, the paintings represent expectations of a prosperous life.

Chinese Spring Festival introduced to pupils in Brussels

2013-02-05 15:41:51

The Chinese embassy in EU and the 4th Brussels European School held an event to introduce Chinese Spring Festival to hundreds of pupils and their parents.

Chinese-Indonesians prepare for Lunar New Year

2013-02-05 13:52:21

Cleansing statues before Chinese Lunar New Year is a custom for Chinese-Indonesians.

'Xiaozhuang Pillows' of Qing Dynasty inherited

2013-02-05 09:43:08

Low-pressure pillows have provided a good night's sleep for Genghis Khan's soldiers and modern-day Inner Mongolians.

Going home? or Going away?

2013-02-04 09:40:52

Modernization and urbanization have changed how some young Chinese think about Spring Festival - the time-tested family holiday.

Foreigners experience Lunar New Year traditions

2013-01-31 15:08:10

A series of Lunar New Year activities to bring together foreign and Chinese citizens in the Maizidian community in Beijing, capital of China, began on January 25, 2013.

Bones that piece together our past

2013-01-31 13:37:12

Paleoanthropologists found humans who lived some 40,000 years ago near Beijing were likely related to present-day Native Americans.Beijing's bulwarks

Palace Museum to launch online ticket bookings

2013-01-29 16:17:27

The Palace Museum in Beijing will introduce online ticket bookings for group visitors in peak seasons as one of its major measures to control visit flows.

Lunar New Year wishes

2013-01-29 15:36:33

Cards with people's New Year wishes written on them are tied to a wishing tree at a shopping mall in Wangfujing, a commercial area in Beijing, capital of China, Jan 26, 2013.

Different styles of Buddha halls at China's White Horse Temple

2013-01-15 15:49:25

Visitors can see Buddha halls with different styles of foreign countries at the Baima Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in China in Luoyang city, Henan province.

Making money gets the mystical touch

2013-01-11 09:46:30

Wealthy Chinese are increasingly calling on the powers of feng shui to help them make, and keep, their fortunes.

Disappeared, not forgotten

2012-12-31 14:40:08

Shengle Museum is dedicated to the nomadic Xianbei ethnic group that formerly dominated North China.