Chinese actor Jason Wu has been crowned the most handsome man in Asia while Chinese actor Hu Ge, Chinese singer Kris Wu and Jackson Wang ranked in the top ten, according to American film critic TC Candler, sparking wows and a row on social media.
The China Cultural Center in Berlin is displaying artworks from the Chinese economic center of Shanghai through May 6. A wide variety of art is featured, ranging from Chinese paintings, oil paintings and woodprints to sculptures and pottery works.
Members of the Belgian Sanda Academy are learning traditional Chinese boxing, known as sanda, defined by powerful round kicks and precise parrying, along with counter punching and shoulder rolls.
Archaeologists say 49 tombs found years ago in Southwest China's Guizhou province are likely to belong to a minority that has disappeared in modern times.
A glorious past, a transforming present and an exciting future. The 600-year-old museum is turning something old into gold. Showcasing the history of China’s cultural relics, opening doors to people under the full moon, and it's all proving to be a big hit with visitors.
An ancient Chinese board game manual of liubo, ancestor of today's chess games, was first found in one of the most well-known 2,000-year-old tombs in China, indicating that the old board role-playing game, having disappeared for more than 1,500 years, may come back.
Chinese Medicine Day, which falls on March 17, commemorates a time-honored way of curing and caring for people's health. On this special day, let's take a look at how Chinese traditional medicine (TCM) helps restore health and how it has gained recognition throughout the world.
An exhibition showcasing Chinese Emperor Qianlong's life in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), and relevant court rituals of the time, kicked off on March 15 at the Kremlin Museums in Moscow, Russia.
Universal Studios Hollywood has introduced Mandarin-speaking tours on a weekly basis in a bid to attract more Chinese visitors, according to the company's website.
When visitors to the gigantic Palace Museum complex in Beijing feel a need to sit down for a cup of tea or find a bathroom without a long line, they soon will be able to turn to their smartphones for the information they need.
A series of exquisite Chinese works of art will be sold at Bonhams auction house here on March 18, highlighting an exceedingly rare pair of imperial porcelain bowls enameled with quail and chrysanthemums dating back to early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
The Renshou Buddha, China's biggest Buddha statue featuring only the top half of the figure, has been closed for maintenance for the first time since it was built more than 1,300 years ago.
A rare, well-preserved lacquer coffin dating back to the Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) has been unearthed in east China's Jiangsu Province, local authorities said Thursday.
The Mogao Caves, a UNESCO world cultural heritage site located near Dunhuang, northwest China’s Gansu province, will be officially opened to the public for night tours this year, in a bid to attract more tourists
China's bookstore chain brand Fang Suo Commune clinched the Bookstore of the Year Award of The London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards, the LBF announced Tuesday.
Chinese archaeologists have examined a batch of bamboo slips unearthed from a Western Han Dynasty (202 BC-8 AD) tomb and found they recorded the long-lost rules of "liubo", an ancient Chinese board game.
Seungri, K-Pop star and now former member of boy band Big Bang, announced in an Instagram post on Monday that he was retiring from music. The announcement came after the star was charged with violating South Korea's anti-prostitution laws.
Launch and donation ceremony of several new China-themed books by British authors were witnessed Tuesday at London Book Fair.
"The pavilion, with an area of 10 square meters and 6 meters high, is built in the same design as it is depicted in pictures in ancient Chinese books," said Zeng.He said the stone foundation and the wooden structure of the pavilion would be built in China, and then sent to the British site early this month.
A gilt-bronze figure depicting a multi-armed Guanyin, a bodhisattva associated with compassion, is expected to sell for between 4 million U.S. dollars and 6 million dollars at Christie's in New York city.
Gloucester, a painting by American painter Maurice Brazil Prendergast, is on show at an exhibition named Americans Abroad at the Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing.
Disney and Marvel's first superheroine film "Captain Marvel" has pocketed about 609 million yuan (90.6 million U.S. dollars) at the Chinese mainland box office since it hit screens March 8.
With a rapidly-modernizing film industry noted for recent hits that raked in box office revenues, China's top filmmakers may finally be learning what it takes to spin a good yarn.
A Chinese artist will introduce a special fusion of Eastern and Western melodies next week at a New York concert, highlighting a reinterpretation of legendary works by famed U.S. and Chinese musicians in the 1930s.
The Palace Museum will work with the Bank of China (BOC) to promote Chinese culture, according to a strategic cooperation agreement between the museum and the bank.
Diners eat from a huge hotpot at a festival in Chongqing. The four-day event attracted thousands of diners and enterprises.In 2012, it announced a plan to build Chongqing into a "food capital" on the upper reaches of the Yangtze, featuring hotpot and other local specialties.
The traditional Chinese Longtaitou Festival, or Dragon-Head-Raising Festival, falls on the second day of the second lunar month every year, and recognizes the start of spring and farming. This year it falls on March 8.
More than 80 pieces pertaining to the daily lives of women were displayed in Nanjing on Wednesday.
Zhao Qiushi, an artist in Changchun, Jilin Province, is skilled at carving Chinese classic poems into tiny pieces of jade.
The executive deputy curator of the Palace Museum told the Global Times on Thursday that the museum will not be listed.