When smelly is good

2013-07-20 00:11:41

One man's food is another man's poison. Many people consider douzhi'er, fermented bean juice, as Beijing's most typical traditional drink. But consumers hold radically different opinions about it.

Snail facials: Japan's new beauty trend

2013-07-18 15:29:25

The snail slime is believed to make one's skin supple as well as remove dry and scaly patches.

Giving the right twist to a TV juggernaut

2013-07-19 09:21:55

The world's biggest televised gala may undergo a facelift. Hopefully.

Ethnic language software platform launched

2013-07-19 15:48:13

A software platform utilizing ethnic languages was launched Thursday in Hohhot, capital of Inner Mongolia autonomous region, propelling the development of information-based technologies in ethnic language areas.

A tribute to Chinese and Indian dulcimers

2013-07-18 23:21:53

For the first time, the Chinese dulcimer yangqin and the Indian dulcimer santoor were played together with a symphony orchestra at a recent concert in Beijing titled East Meets East.

Ceramics reflect port's past

2013-07-18 23:01:36

Ten pieces of ancient ceramics from the Qinglong town excavations will be restored and displayed at the Shanghai Museum by next June, reinforcing Shanghai's history as a trading port from as early as the 7th century.

Tao of dance

2013-07-18 22:52:43

His works have been performed at major venues from the Sydney Opera House to the Lincoln Center, but it is coming home that makes Tao Ye most nervous. Chen Nan sits down with the artiste and talks about his upcoming date with the NCPA.

Giant yellow duck coming to Beijing

2013-07-18 10:34:27

The popular giant yellow duck will visit Beijing in September. The event "Welcome to Beijing, Yellow Duck" is currently underway in the Shichahai area.

International teenagers learn Chinese culture

2013-07-18 10:25:42

One hundred teenagers from 20 countries will spend 10 days together in Shanghai at an international interactive camp to learn about Chinese and Shanghai cultures.

It's hot, take a shower!

2013-07-18 09:41:51

It is getting hot. Animals have their own ways to keep cool.

Elixir of life

2013-07-18 02:30:17

For Kevin Lin, a renowned ultramarathon runner from Taiwan, running for thousands of kilometers in extreme harsh climates is not only to challenge his limits, but for a higher purpose — to raise public awareness of water scarcity on this planet.

Capturing Beijing through the viewfinder

2013-07-18 02:17:26

American screenwriters take on the challenge of knowing the real China in an international competition.