To the rescue of 'Mother Town'

2012-01-09 07:09:32

Plans to renovate this historical area of Chongqing have been greeted by fears that a cultural icon will disappear.

Charting the arrow of time's trajectory

2012-01-08 15:16:19

Shanghai Art Museum is exhibiting its collection of contemporary Chinese art from 1985 to 2010.

Flowers and birds bloom and soar

2012-01-08 15:16:06

The Beijing Fine Art Academy's gallery will stage a group show of ink flowers-and-birds masterpieces to greet the Spring Festival.

Marathon gives fansrun for their money

2012-01-08 15:16:01

China's first music festival featuring marathon elements, the 2012 Xtep Music Marathon, will be staged at the Xiamen Conference and Exhibition Center on Jan 7.

Why ABBA's tunes are oldies that are goodies

2012-01-08 15:15:52

Four days after the concert, I catch myself humming Mamma Mia. My wife tells me to quit singing ABBA songs.

Girl, panda share more than just a name

2012-01-08 15:15:15

A girl of Chinese and Scottish descent named Tian Tian met her namesake - a female panda - at Edinburgh Zoo on Thursday.

Clamor grows for living unplugged

2012-01-08 07:58:32

More people are taking breaks from the connected life amid the stillness and quiet of retreats like the Jesuit Center in Wernersville, Pennsylvania.

Juice do it

2012-01-06 10:19:25

German wants his natural food products to improve people's lives.

Center stage

2012-01-06 07:46:13

Chinese writer's passion fuels revival of the country's oldest opera form.

An ice and snow world

2012-01-05 15:14:23

Harbin has become a world of ice and snow as the 28th International Ice and Snow Festival opens on Jan 5, 2012.

From blooms to bouquets

2012-01-05 08:02:19

The floral arrangement industry isn't just about flowers anymore, as the market pushes designers to become multidisciplinary.

Yak-to-back success

2012-01-04 11:18:29

Yak wool is the unlikely material for sportswear made by two China-based entrepreneurs.