2014-10-08Experts are racing against time to keep alive the world's last pictographic writing form—that of the Dongba shamans of China's ethnic Naxi group.
2014-10-07The world's largest waste incinerator will start running at full speed next month after one year's trial run. The incinerator in Beijing's western suburb can process 3,000 tons of household garbage a day, that is, one-sixth of the daily domestic waste generated in the city.
2014-10-07Farmer and painter, Wusiman Yiming, has never heard of Pablo Picasso or Vincent Van Gogh. He has no idea about Chinese painters like Lin Fengmian and Li Keran.
2014-10-07In 2006, Zhang Dongqing decided to home-school her little girl and with three other families, she rented an apartment where she would teach their children.
2014-10-05Maria Sharapova came out swinging and then fended off a late surge from Ana Ivanovic to snap a two-match losing streak against the Serb and move through to the final of the China Open on Saturday.
2014-10-04World number one Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect tournament record and advanced to his fifth China Open final with a 6-3 6-4 victory against Andy Murray on Saturday.
2014-10-04Situated on the bustling Chongwenmen West Street, Maxim's, 5 kilometers south of Tian'anmen Square, is where many Beijingers get their first taste of French food, long before setting foot in Paris.
2014-09-30Themed on late German composer Richard Strauss, this year's Beijing Music Festival will also celebrate the life of Chinese musician Huang Zi.
2014-09-30The First Beijing International Fine Art Fair, which will run from Oct 9 to 12, unveiled its highlights for Chinese buyers on Sept 15, featuring dozens of artworks by leading Western artists like French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Spanish cubist Pablo Picasso.
2014-09-29Madame Tussauds Beijing, which opened in May in the historical Qianmen area, will soon unveil a wax figure of Chinese singer Shang Wenjie.
2014-09-29Hundreds of officials, international students and Beijing residents gathered over the weekend at Hanban, the Confucius Institute Headquarters, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the organization.
2014-09-28To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the birth of the first Confucius Institute in Beijing various cultural activities were held on Saturday.
2014-09-27The first time I tried baijiu, it was definitely not love at first shot. I tried mixing it with Coke, but even that didn't dull the liquor's unique taste.
2014-09-26In his eyes, a rickshaw driver does not only offer the tourists a ride, but is also a walking name card of Beijing.
2014-09-26Ma Ke's rise to fame after dressing up first lady Peng Liyuan isn't coming in the way of her pursuing an inner purpose. Chen Jie reports.