2014-04-16A giant dog and a cat flanked the sidewalk of Beijing's Shimao International Shopping Center on Saturday afternoon. The enormous stuffed animals were not an invasion but an effort to raise awareness about stray animals.
2014-04-15Paralyzed former gymnastics champion Sang Lan gave birth to a baby boy in Beijing.
2014-04-12Designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as a celebration of books and reading, World Book Day has gradually gained international recognition in the last two decades.
2014-04-12In this digital age, with e-books becoming increasingly popular, one Beijing bricks-and-mortar bookstore has turned a new page to lure readers.
2014-04-11Peter Lee Kai-kwan started the first Jazz Festival in Hong Kong in 1987 and has played an integral role in building the profile of the music across Asia ever since. Now Lee, the founder of the Hong Kong Jazz Association, is devoting his energy to boosting the profile of world music.
2014-04-11Huang Chih-yang doesn't like to be categorized, either as a contemporary artist, an ink painter or a sculptor. He prefers to describe himself as a diligent laborer who has practiced art all his life.
2014-04-10Photo taken on April 8, 2014 shows the desserts for display during 2014 China Beijing International Bakery, Icecream and Food Processing and Packaging Exhibition in Beijing, capital of China.
2014-04-09Liu Feng doesn't spend weekends going to karaoke bars or cinemas. Along with a dozen of his friends, the graphic designer drives for over an hour to Shijingshan district in western Beijing.
2014-04-07Student Wang Yuxiang got three and a half days' off starting Friday afternoon for the traditional Tomb Sweeping Day, also known as Qingming.
2014-04-05A punk band called The Adicts from Britain performed in Beijing on April 4,2014.
2014-04-04Simple elegance is the hallmark of Ming-style furniture, and a new exhibition in Beijing offers a rare chance to see this ancient craftsmanship.
2014-04-04People may have seen the works of noted Chinese contemporary artists at galleries, art fairs and auctions that cost hundreds of thousands of yuan, sometimes even millions. Now an exhibition at the nation's top art museum shows some of these celebrated artist' earliest works created when they were only teenagers.
2014-04-04The late scholar Wang Shixiang (1914-2009) visited a Ming-style furniture exhibition in Hong Kong in 1994. He wrote a poem to express his impression:
2014-04-04These photos seem a little eerie at first sight: Apparitions of ancient gray towers that disappeared more than half a century ago rise between Beijing's tower blocks above busy roads.
2014-04-04Standing in a cemetery in Beijing, Guo Geng reads out poems and presents flowers as part of his offerings for the dead.