Qi remains a beacon of ancient prosperity
I walk through an underground tunnel and stare at the 2,600-year-old funerary horses and chariots. There is a seeming confluence of millennia as I hear the h...
Road trips reveal Xinjiang splendor
The diverse cultures and breathtaking views found in the vast Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, which covers a sixth of China's territory, make it perfect fo...
Shelf lives
A "China Shelf" of Chinese titles appeared in a bookstore on Sep 12 in Minsk, Belarus, the fourth specialist section to spring up after the Cuban, Thai and S...
Wreckage ID'd as sunken Qing warship
Experts have confirmed that a shipwreck found in waters off the coast of northeastern China's Liaoning province is that of a legendry cruiser sunk during the...
KU, KING IN THE KITCHEN
Hong Kong chef Ku Chi-fai always makes mooncakes at Mid-Autumn Festival, but this year he is creating a special set of bicolored floral-patterned mooncakes u...
A history spanning soldiers and snails
The history of rice noodles began during the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) in Guilin, in what is now the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. Troops from northern Ch...
YOUNG BUYERS CUDDLE UP TO DESIGNER TOYS
At 5 am on Sept 7, Kong Xiaoyu, together with hundreds of other young people, formed a long line that snaked from the street to an underground exhibition hal...
TAKING CENTER STAGE
As the eastern starting point of the ancient Silk Road, Xi'an has once again become a hub for countries looking to exchange cultural ideas and expand coopera...
promoted by birthplace,philosophy of Confucius enjoying m...
Shandong known for many specialities
Massive ships anchor children's story with Chinese hero
China Daily carried a news story last week about two gigantic ocean transport ships - the largest in the world - being built at a Shanghai shipyard by subsid...
Joint venture sets Sri Lankan port buzzing again
A fishing town in one of the most underdeveloped regions in Sri Lanka is taking a leaf out of Shenzhen's book.
Links with island stand the test of time
Many traces have been found in present-day Sri Lanka of the island's historical links with China, which lies more than 5,000 kilometers away.
CIRCLE OF FOUR
It may seem like a coincidence, but Chinese painting circles during the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) were dominated by four artists sharing the same surname.
Chinese artist's view of African art theme of Beijing dis...
Two years ago when Musquiqui Chihying went to Togo he was surprised to find that the first museum of African art he visited in the country was established by...
A municipality worthy of many return visits
Travel and photography, particularly in China, have long been my passion. In the beginning, it was often the case of dashing around the country, shooting ima...
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