2016-03-08Nancy Reagan, the former US first lady who died at the age of 94 in Los Angeles on Sunday, was her husband’s greatest supporter and confidante and accompanied him on a trip to China in April 1984, known as the "Panda diplomacy" visit.
2016-02-27I have now lived in China longer than it took to get my bachelor's degree. While no one is going to confuse me with any of my Chinese colleagues or friends, the experience has definitely made a difference in my daily routine and how I see the world. In my estimation, it has been a positive change.
2016-02-26Aster Ma is among young Chinese designers, who are giving their customers both contemporary designs and exquisite craftsmanship.
2016-01-13Zhan Chunming has run a camera repair shop with his apprentice in Beijing for 25 years.
2015-12-22For Shivani Dugar and other start-up painters like her in New York, it's a big deal to have a solo exhibition in Beijing, capital of the world's second-largest economy and an important art market.
2015-12-22When he doesn't work in his studio, Tong Zhengang, 56, prefers hanging out and having a drink with his dozen buddies: All are Beijing-based artists like him, and most were born in the 1960s.
2015-12-19In viewing Yang Ming's works, you need to read between the lines
2015-12-15Fernando Botero has been painting for decades now, but he views every new painting as "an adventure and a discovery".
2015-12-11When Ge Li was 5 years old, she "made" a violin from elastic rings and a small piece of wood, after watching local musicians play at a concert. As she grew up, she began to study the real instrument at a music school in Beijing, and went to Europe and the United States to pursue her studies in classical music.
2015-12-08Contemporary artist Lyu Shengzhong shows how an ancient Chinese craft can be reinterpreted in modern times. Lin Qi reports.
2015-12-07Saturday's magnificent weather, which graced us with neon azure skies and glorious white puffs of clouds, was an inspiring and highly symbolic finish to a week marred by the worst smog Beijing has seen all year.
2015-12-02A performance artist has just finished a 100-day project to collect smog in Beijing with a special vacuum cleaner.
2015-11-27Most audiences on the Chinese mainland know Ouyang Nana as the teenage Taiwan actress who played the role of a high-school student in last year's romantic comedy Beijing Love Story.
2015-11-27Yesteryear's pop star Mao Amin is set to hold a 'reunion' concert with her fans in Beijing, Chen Nan reports.
2015-11-26If not for the earthquake on May 12, 2008, Xin Ying would still enjoy a smooth life in the small and scenic town of Mianyang in Southwest China's Sichuan province, teaching dance at the Sichuan College of Culture and Arts.