Center to use remote sensing for heritage site protection

2011-07-29 08:01:34

The newly launched Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) center will apply space and remote sensing technologies.

Archaeopteryx knocked off its perch

2011-07-29 08:01:34

New findings by Professor Xu Xing, with the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, suggest it was just another dinosaur.

Spirit of joy

2011-07-20 07:56:56

Tibetans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the region's peaceful liberation with a grand parade in front of Potala Palace on Tuesday.

Strings from another age

2011-07-10 07:49:23

Thousands of years ago, the Chinese were already making music with zithers, an instrument much loved by scholars, musicians and even martial artists.

A cup that cheered the spirit

2011-07-05 07:58:37

Ever since Du Kang of the Xia Dynasty first invented white liquor, Chinese wine sets have come in a range of shapes and sizes.

The swords of yue

2011-06-26 07:39:55

Almost 2,500 years ago, a dramatic tale of humiliation, defeat, subversion, revenge and victory was played out between the kingdoms of Yue and Wu.

Database puts cultural relics in rightful place

2011-06-21 07:59:24

After 10 years of hard work the country has built a sophisticated survey and database management system of cultural relics.

Women rule the roost in Tang society

2011-06-21 07:59:24

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

The writing is on the wall

2011-06-17 07:37:40

The first exhibition of Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) frescos will open at Shaanxi History Museum on June 20.

Seal of approval

2011-06-15 08:14:29

The dying tradition of insignia stamp engraving has become a university major.


2011-06-12 08:44:23

Gan Tian talks to two experts on how to care for and keep cultural and antique collections in the home.


2011-06-12 08:44:23

The following accessories are close to Yang Qing's heart.