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200 years on: Jane Austen still popular in China

2017-07-24 09:53:05

Jane Austen’s oeuvres have been grabbing Chinese readers' attentions for decades now. And as the world celebrated the 200th anniversary of her death earlier this week, Chinese fans recall their first encounter with the English novelist.

'The Rap of China' turns underground music into mainstream hits

2017-07-24 09:43:26

"Do you have freestyle?" That's the buzz word in China these days. The catchphrase came from “The Rap of China”, the country’s first talent show that centers on hip-hop artists, many of them previously underground.

Stays away

2017-07-24 07:28:52

Young Chinese travelers are increasingly opting out of traditional hotels in favor of shared accommodation. Yang Feiyue reports.

Seeking new opportunities

2017-07-22 10:47:44

Now that graduation season has come to an end, many foreign students aim to stay in Guangzhou and find work

Charms of the county

2017-07-22 10:03:53

Stunning natural scenery, fascinating ethnic culture, patriotic red tourism and its convenient transport links are attracting a growing number of visitors to Libo county

Bloody marys and Andy Warhol provide an exotic rustic mix

2017-07-22 09:35:02

As dusk falls on Bishan village in Anhui province a bar is crammed with villagers downing bloody marys and margaritas after a hard day's toil on the farm.

Rural folks, rural strokes

2017-07-22 09:01:46

They fled to the cities looking for opportunities, but now they have returned to their country roots, conquered by the power of art and culture

Chinese TV creates wave of foreign fans

2017-07-13 10:00:42

However, as Chinese TV and film makers come up with new ideas and abandon the stereotype of copying foreign counterparts, a new wave of Chinese culture is sweeping the world, gaining attention from foreign viewers.

Collectors turn to Britain, Europe in search for antiques

2017-07-12 07:21:09

British ceramics and European works of art have become increasingly sought-after among Chinese collectors, according to experts.

Finding the meaning behind surnames

2017-07-12 06:35:31

In order to obtain a business card from a vendor with an extremely rare family name-Xiang, the character for which means "fragrant" in Chinese-Yang Xiaotie spent 3,000 yuan ($440) on candy to gain the man's trust.

Young travelers picking places on interests

2017-07-12 07:25:32

Young Chinese are picking travel destinations based on their interests, a new industry survey finds.

New chapter

2017-07-07 09:04:56

Chinese web novels make greater push for the global market with translations. Mei Jia reports.

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