Gu Duhuang is thrust into the spotlight as his family's ancient book collection set a record high price at a Beijing auction in June.
Guoyun Lou's ancient book collection is one of the rarest to go under the hammer, at Beijing International Council Auction.
While some seemed bemused by the humor of the Opening Ceremony, one of my colleagues was knocked out when the "Queen" was pushed out of a helicopter by James Bond.
For Hu Chunchun, 40, director of the Confucius Institute in Hanover, Germany, life at the institute is more interesting than his teaching career.
Carsten Krause, the director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Hamburg in Germany, is more than happy to renew his five-year contract with the institute.
Almost blind, Jin Wei didn't let this stop him from pursuing his love for photography.
In today's age of equality, does the tradition of "women and children first" still apply?
He's from the United States, she's from Canada, and they sang their way into the hearts of their Chinese fans.
The Southern Taiwan Pops Orchestra will bring together two dozen Teresa Teng songs as an orchestral suite.
The South Korean pop band Big Bang will hold a concert in Beijing.
The National Center for the Performing Arts will host its annual chorus festival from Aug 2 to 11.
The UK's Edinburgh University is planning to enroll thousands of students this month on a course to learn how to search for aliens.