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Traditional Chinese toys still alive

2016-12-28 14:08:08

Forget the latest digital gadgets – traditional Chinese toys continue to captivate.

Great Wall inspection findings released

2016-12-15 16:40:09

Great Wall protection has improved, but more needs to be done, say the results of a State Administration of Cultural Heritage inspection released on Monday.

Buddha statues at grottoes across China

2016-04-20 09:56:13

Photo taken on Aug 10, 2015 shows Buddha statues in one of the caves of the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old Buddhist site in North China's Shanxi province.

Half natural world heritage sites threatened by industrial activities: WWF

2016-04-07 10:16:05

Nearly half of all natural world heritage sites are threatened by harmful industrial activities, such as oil and gas exploration, mining and illegal logging, according to a new report released Wednesday by the World Wide Fund for Nature.

Dunhuang mural paintings tell stories of trees

2016-03-14 11:26:47

The Dunhuang Research Academy showcased 23 mural paintings to mark the National Tree Planting Day on March 12.

Keeper of the past

2015-12-01 07:34:48

Preservers of Chinese heritage gathered at Palace Museum in Beijing last week to celebrate 70 years of the founding of UNESCO and the 30th anniversary of China's ratification of the World Heritage Convention.

Scenery of Wusuli river along China-Russia border

2015-10-04 11:49:26

A group of photos show the beautiful landscape of the Wusuli river along the China-Russia border in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

Bringing cultural relics to life

2015-09-29 08:17:19

An exhibition displaying old royal craftsmanship began on Friday at China's former imperial palace.

Scenery of Wudang Mountains in Hubei

2015-09-03 14:30:19

Wudang Mountain, in the northwest of Hubei province, is perhaps the best known of China's Taoist holy mountains. It was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1994.

Cultural Insider: Chinese chieftain system

2015-07-03 07:05:00

China's chieftain heritage sites will be considered by the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee, which opened in Bonn, Germany on June 28, for a listing as world cultural heritage this week.

Woodcut print craft in Hangzhou

2014-12-10 13:59:15

The woodcut print is evolved from the traditional color print that is to create a high quality copy of Chinese painting and calligraphy.

Folk activity 'walking on fire'

2014-12-10 13:59:15

Local people believe the ceremony can help them ward off evil spirits and bring in good luck.

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