Actresses perform on stage the Yue Opera play"the Story of the Stone"at the Temple Theater in Beijing,capital of China,April 20,2012.
People of ethnic groups in Wenshan presented their clothes during a costume cultural festival.
Shaanxi province's archeologists discovered more than 200 ancient fortresses in Zhen'an county in the Qinling Mountains' hinterlands, during the recent third national cultural relics survey.
A Chinese traditional medicine has been authorized for sale in a European market for the first time.
The Hakka people's distinctive homes, called tulou, have a storied past and one today is a prime tourist attraction. Zhang Yue reports in Yongding, Fujian province.
The annual water-sprinkling festival kicked off in Ruili city of Dehong Dai-Jingpo autonomous prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan province, April 13, 2012.
During the filming of The Seven Year Itch, Marilyn Monroe was captured laughing as her skirt is blown up by a blast from a subway vent.
Archaeologists in east China's Jiangxi province said Monday they have found a cluster of tombs dating back 1,800 years.
It has been almost a century since the Peking Man was first discovered. But curiosity still surrounds human origins.
When the movie Sixth Sense, about a boy who communicates with the dead, was released, the general reaction from Hong Kong locals was, "Duh!"
Animal head sculptures from Yuanmingyuan, the Old Summer Palace, and other 14 Buddha statues dating to the Northern and Southern Dynasties (420-589 AD) were displayed in Harbin.
Photo shows the fences built to protect the Buddhist pagodas in the famous Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng city, central China's Henan province.