Heaven scent

2011-09-26 07:54:12

Chinese people have used xiang nang, or scented sachets, for about 3,000 years.

Meeting of two ancient cultures

2011-09-25 15:09:03

Western culture started to spread to China long ago. Now it's China's turn to spread its culture to the western world.

The best confucius institute in the world

2011-09-25 15:01:23

In Singapore, performance is measured in superlatives, and the Confucius Institute has the same yardstick.

What hanban does

2011-09-25 14:52:43

A list of Hanban's responsibilities in promoting Chinese culture.

Exhibitions seek to demystify Inca culture

2011-09-25 14:51:58

Three exhibitions on Peruvian culture are being held in Beijing from Sept 16-25 to mark the 40th anniversary.

The Way of the Sage

2011-09-25 07:57:18

Confucius would turn in his grave if he knew how many students in China are learning by rote these days.

Confucius alive

2011-09-25 07:55:27

An institute named after Confucius is sowing the seeds of better understanding and better communication with the world, throughout the world.

Plows, tough guys and real men

2011-09-23 09:11:34


Scroll depicts official revelry 1,000 years ago

2011-09-20 08:02:27

Editor's Note: Every week we look at a work of art or a cultural relic that puts the spotlight on China's heritage.

Guizhou tea set to make a splash

2011-09-19 09:15:20

Throughout the southern hills of Guizhou province an army of women move through a sea of bushes to find the very best for one of the world's favorite pastimes.

Purist Perfection

2011-09-18 07:19:55

Ni Zan, a Yuan dynasty painter, became a recluse because he dislked the invaders who had overrun his country.

Taichi wins foreigners' hearts

2011-09-16 15:16:00

Taichi has won the hearts of many foreigners' hearts in Lijiang, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.