Yue Opera play 'Story of the Stone' on show in Beijing

2012-04-24 16:30:18

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.

Ethnic minority costume show in Guangnan

2012-04-24 16:15:54

People of ethnic groups in Wenshan presented their clothes during a costume cultural festival.

Forts found in mountains

2012-04-23 13:25:56

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.

First TCM medicine OK'd for EU market

2012-04-19 14:59:42

A Chinese traditional medicine has been authorized for sale in a European market for the first time.

The circle of life

2012-04-19 08:05:33

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.

Water-sprinkling festival kicks off in Ruili

2012-04-18 13:47:27

The annual water-sprinkling festival kicked off in Ruili city of Dehong Dai-Jingpo autonomous prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan province, April 13, 2012.

'Marilyn and the monk' parody miffs scholars

2012-04-18 10:37:45

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.

1,800-year-old tomb cluster found in E China

2012-04-17 13:44:08

Archaeologists in east China's Jiangxi province said Monday they have found a cluster of tombs dating back 1,800 years.

Latest fossils shed lights on evolution

2012-04-17 13:30:17

It has been almost a century since the Peking Man was first discovered. But curiosity still surrounds human origins.

It's dead right to make peace with ghosts

2012-04-17 13:04:50

When the movie Sixth Sense, about a boy who communicates with the dead, was released, the general reaction from Hong Kong locals was, "Duh!"

Treasures of Yuanmingyuan

2012-04-16 15:44:13

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.

Shaolin Temple protects ancient pagodas

2012-04-16 15:17:39

Photo shows the fences built to protect the Buddhist pagodas in the famous Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng city, central China's Henan province.