Religious harmonies

2012-10-11 13:17:48

Shi Zhengxing went to the prestigious Wuhan University to become an engineer but instead became a monk in a band.

Some say musical monks create discord

2012-10-11 11:17:58

Tiantai Temple's Buddhist art troupe has been criticized for deviating from orthodoxy, playing Western instruments and allowing men and women to sing and dance together.

New crustacean sensation emerges

2012-10-11 11:15:32

Visitors to Yunhe township in Chengdu's Jintang county can find hairy crabs from the local Zishui River that are believed to be as tasty as Yangcheng's.

Massive modern art museum to open

2012-10-11 11:14:42

The construction of the new Sichuan Art Museum will be completed at the end of this year and open next June.

Center creates creative cities

2012-10-11 11:14:10

British creative industry expert John Howkins has accepted an invitation to become head of the experts' committee of the Creative City Design Center.

Fur to fly at beauty pageant

2012-10-11 11:12:33

Kopenhagen Fur will stage the second Ms Happiness pageant at the Danish embassy in Beijing.

Chengdu to host travel trade show

2012-10-11 11:11:55

Chengdu will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart in 2013.

Piano-style stairs in Hangzhou

2012-10-10 16:43:50

Piano-style stairs in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province.

Special: Mo Yan

2012-10-10 16:17:32

Speculations have been running thicker than the holiday traffic in China about the possibility of a Chinese writer nabbing the upcoming Nobel Prize for Literature.

Chocolate makers seek sweet success in China

2012-10-10 11:01:19

As global cocoa prices become more stable, foreign chocolate makers are expanding quickly in China.

Profiting from a fresh outlook

2012-10-10 10:12:31

Compared with hiring local agencies, foreign governmental departments have discovered the benefits of setting up offices in China.

Her life is death

2012-10-10 09:48:16

Death is Chen Jiao's life. The 25-year-old embalmer believes she shares a special relationship with those she prepares for funerals.