China's Atlantis

2012-05-09 10:03:27

Lion City is a bastion of a bygone era, hidden beneath about 30 meters of water. The pristine ruins of what was once home to about 5,400 people is now receiving new attention.

China Exclusive: Ancient Buddhist temple found in Taklimakan Desert

2012-05-08 17:00:37

The ruins of a Buddhist temple dating back 1,500 years ago have been discovered in China's largest desert, offering valuable research material for historians studying Buddhism's spread from India to China.

Kite show takes off

2012-05-08 16:59:40

Up to 1,000 handcrafted kites are now on display at Solana Shopping Mall in Beijing as part of a campaign to promote China's kite-making heritage.

Sakyamuni's parietal bone relic flown back to Nanjing

2012-05-07 15:02:23

The parietal bone relic of Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism was flown back to Nanjing on Friday after a ten-day tour in south China's Hong Kong and Macau.

String things

2012-05-04 10:49:17

As one of the oldest Chinese musical instruments, the guqin represents more than just music - it is a symbol of culture and part of an intellectual's learning.

Buddha's parietal-bone relic enshrined in Macao for public worship

2012-05-03 14:55:18

A rare piece of parietal-bone relic of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, has been enshrined for public worship in the Macao East Asian Games Dome on Monday afternoon.

Spring sacrificing ceremony for Confucius held in Tianjin

2012-05-03 14:40:24

Middle school students acting as ancient honor guards attend the spring sacrificing ceremony for Confucius in Tianjin, north China, April 29, 2012.

Mazu charity event celebrates goddess' ideals

2012-05-03 10:04:37

A Mazu-themed charity event was held recently in Beijing to promote the Mazu ideals of mercy, love, peace and harmony.

Centers to promote TCM overseas

2012-04-27 16:03:45

China will build 10 traditional Chinese medicine trading centers worldwide by 2015 to develop TCM services in Southeast Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Fine prints

2012-04-27 11:11:28

Printing Industry creates an imaginary space. The exhibition is arranged like a newspaper-publishing house.

Warriors: Defenders of China's First Emperor

2012-04-25 15:23:32

Terra-cotta soldiers from the "Warriors: Defenders of China's First Emperor" display are seen at the Discovery Channel Time Square Exposition in New York, April 24, 2012.

Buddha's parietal-bone relic sent to Hong Kong for public worship

2012-04-25 15:15:44

A Grand Blessing Ceremony for worshipping Buddha's parietal-bone relic will be held in Hong Kong from April 25 to 30. The relic is being moved out of China's mainland for a public worship.