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Amid the ruins of an ancient capital, nature holds sway

2022-05-27 09:38

About 350 kilometers north of Beijing lies the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Xanadu.

Yungang Grottoes saved for the nation and people to enjoy for years to come

2022-05-27 08:21

Preserving a historical and cultural heritage site that was created more than 1,500 years ago would be a challenge in any country, but China has fulfilled the task in the case of the Yungang Grottoes in Shanxi province, thanks to the efforts of researchers in recent decades.

'Valley of flowing water'

2022-05-26 09:21

Mix of ethnic groups gives Yunnan a special cultural flavor.

On timeless rivers, life finds a peak

2022-05-26 08:16

The story began about 40 million years ago, when the Indian Plate collided with the Eurasian Plate, raising the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and creating the rumpled peaks of the Hengduan Mountains.

Framing the soul of a city

2022-05-23 08:39

After living in Shanghai for 13 years, entrepreneurs Derek Muhs and Marisa Tarin found the real heartbeat and soul of the city in its people. They put together 100 photographs featuring local residents, to compile the book titled Faces We Love-Shanghai.

Fenjiu offers clues to China's history of distilling

2022-05-20 10:19

It is speculated that China has a history of alcoholic beverage production dating back more than 5,000 years. The speculation is based on written records and even legends.

Old places offer new perspectives

2022-05-19 10:21

With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases and increased restrictions in Beijing, this year's May Day holiday didn't offer the usual opportunities for travel that it generally would.

Carving out a fruitful career

2022-05-18 07:49

With incredible skill and dexterity, artist conjures up miniature images on the stones of peaches, apricots and Chinese olives.

Musician finds composure

2022-05-16 07:53

When Ma Weijia went to buy breakfast at a restaurant near his home in Beijing, the violinist didn't expect that it would lead to the start of a quarantine.

Taiyuan craftsman passes down stone rubbing technique

2022-03-22 14:21

Stone rubbings, also known as ink-imprints or ink-squeezers, is one of the major inventions from ancient China. Using paper and ink, the engraved surfaces can be copied as sharper images to depict history.

Online concert celebrates China-Argentina ties

2022-03-09 13:18

An online concert will be staged at 7:30 pm, March 12 (GMT+8) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Argentina!

24 Solar Terms: 9 things you may not know about Start of Spring

2022-02-04 07:10

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Spring (Chinese: 立春), the first solar term of the year, begins this year on Feb 4 and ends on Feb 18.

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