French chefs put differences aside for sake of cuisine

2011-03-22 10:47:17

Fifteen top French chefs have joined forces to promote French cooking around the world.

China maps out protection plan for Dunhuang grottoes

2011-03-16 09:57:51

China published a plan on Tuesday for the protection of Mogao Grottoes, one of the country's three major Buddhist art treasures, in Dunhuang city of China's northwest Gansu province.

Bright hues, vivid paintings in Yuan Dynasty porcelains

2011-03-15 07:55:52

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

China's West Lake landscape to apply for World Heritage

2011-03-11 10:39:08

The cultural landscapes of the West Lake in Hangzhou is included in the key project of the World Heritage application.

The history of Chinese imperial food

2011-03-10 14:12:35

Chinese imperial food dates back to slave society.

Nvshu (women's writing): the only existent gender script

2011-03-08 11:23:59

Nvshu is passed on from the older generation of the family, via private schools, getang (a singing activity), or self-learning. As almost every local woman knows how to sing Nvshu songs, self-learning is very easy.

Di'anmen plan back on table to boost status bid

2011-03-08 11:00:39

Culture chiefs are weighing up plans to rebuild Di'anmen.

Heritage houses facing potential razing

2011-03-07 10:53:23

More than 100 old houses that were homes to celebrities, famous scholars, politicians and authors are excluded from protected-building status and in danger of destruction.

China's water world seeks World Cultural Heritage listing

2011-03-04 07:59:07

Fuling district in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality is appealing to the public to submit slogans for its application to the United Nations to get the Baiheliang Underwater Museum listed as a World Cultural Heritage site.

Sichuan opera needs protection

2011-03-03 09:59:04

Sichuan Opera, prevailed in its home province for centuries, giving voice to the values and cultural essence of the people.

The No.1 book about spirits and ghosts

2011-03-01 10:39:48

Strange Tales of Liaozhai is a well-known collection of short stories written by Pu Songlin (1640-1715 AD) of the Qing Dynasty.

'Jade God' represents early idea of perfection

2011-03-01 07:30:28

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