Unearthing warriors' colorful past

2012-06-11 09:18:01

Archeologists working on the latest dig at the site of the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an say the project has already turned up vital historical finds.

Facts of the Terracotta Figures

2012-06-11 09:13:42

Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259-210 BC) came to the throne of the Qin kingdom at the age of 13, and took the helm of the state at the age of 22.

A day to honor China's heritage

2012-06-07 13:37:06

The Ministry of Culture has announced a series of activities to celebrate China's 7th Cultural Heritage Day on June 9.

Laowai Not: Western seeds for TCM

2012-06-04 10:28:21

Thomas Garran,an American studied herbal medicine in the US and is now at home in China, spreading his knowledge about the power of plants.

Museum exhibits history's playful side

2012-06-01 11:02:54

An ongoing exhibition of traditional toys at the National Art Museum of China answers this question in a fun, even playful way.

When iron is ink

2012-05-31 09:08:33

The high aesthetic value of iron pictures has attracted collectors for 300 years. But the unique art form of Wuhu, Anhui province, is losing its luster.

Fragrant Hills temple to be restored

2012-05-30 14:16:32

A restoration project for the Fragrant Hills' Yong'an Temple complex was launched on May 29.

Discovering the devout soul of our similarities

2012-05-28 16:43:05

Sun Ziyu sees strong parallels between the principles guiding the Communist Party of China and Buddhism.

Buddhist teaches Zen of Google

2012-05-21 13:31:58

All the toys and perks belie the frenetic pace here, and many employees acknowledge that life at Google can be hard on fragile egos.

Yungang Grottoes in Shanxi

2012-05-18 15:31:57

The Yungang Grottoes were built against the mountain and extend about 1 kilometer from east to west.

Crafty girls, beautiful handwork

2012-05-18 14:54:03

Embroiderers make coarse cloth in Guxian county, Shanxi province.

Confucius in the 21st century

2012-05-17 13:11:59

The thinker and his philosophies are as relevant today as they ever were, Chitralekha Basu finds on a visit to his homeplace in Qufu, Shandong province.