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Finest Chinese porcelains expected to fetch over $28 million

2016-01-14 11:16

One of the finest Chinese porcelain collections in history will be put up for auction, with an overall estimated price of over 20 million pounds ($28.8 million).

Monkey portraits by Chinese ink painting masters

2016-01-14 09:09

Adopting few colors, mainly black, yellow, and a little red, monkeys painted in a calligraphic way are no less vivid than primates brushed with thick oils.

Naturalist urges interaction with world around us

2016-01-14 08:47

As a naturalist and professor of the history of science at Peking University, Liu Huajie says his main task is to help his students get to know the beauty of nature.

Where angels tread

2016-01-14 08:39

At 33, Wu Chen, a researcher with a Beijing hospital, is the youngest recipient of an annual award for her study of genetics related to cancer, Liu Zhihua reports.

Glass sculptures of American artist exhibited in Shanghai

2016-01-13 14:26

A piece of work is seen during an exhibition of glass sculptures by American artist Toots Zynsky in Shanghai, East China, Jan 12, 2016.

Photo studio takes people back in time

2016-01-13 13:35

Created by Yang Wei and Wang Xu, both graduates of Central Academy of Fine Arts, White Nights photo studio is focused on taking old-fashioned, or time-travel photos for customers.

Academy releases top 6 archaeological finds of 2015

2016-01-13 13:14

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has released China's six top new archaeological discoveries of 2015 on Tuesday.

Canada Post issues stamps to mark Chinese Year of Monkey

2016-01-13 10:53

Canada Post is set to release a collection of stamps featuring monkey to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 8 this year, the national carrier announced Wednesday.

Sunken warship listed among China's top archaeological finds in 2015

2016-01-13 09:29

Chinese archaeologists selected the discovery of a sunken warship from the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a Yangtze River Delta tomb and four others as the greatest archaeological finds of 2015 on Tuesday.

North China’s largest landlord manor

2016-01-12 16:12

Photo taken on Jan 11, 2016 shows Mou's Manor, home of an eminent landlord in Qixia city, East China's Shandong province. Founded during the reign of the emperor Yongzheng during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it is the best-preserved existing landlord manor and the largest of its kind in North China.

Porcelain illustrations of Dream of the Red Chamber on display

2016-01-12 16:10

The exhibition of a porcelain painting of Dream of the Red Chamber was held for the first time at Tianya Art Gallery on Jan 10 in Beijing. Written by Cao Xueqin in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Dream of the Red Chamber is one of the masterpieces of Chinese literature.

Charming wintersweet seen in frigid winter

2016-01-12 14:40

Photo taken on Jan 11, 2016 shows wintersweet in cold winter of Southeast China's Jiangsu province.

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