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  • Ancient relics create contemporary prosperity

    2013-06-24 12:42

    Cultural relics might be priceless but their value continues to generate wealth.

  • Terraces cultivate global recognition

    2013-06-24 10:34

    This man-made wonder was inducted into UNESCO's World Heritage List on Saturday.

  • Divining a future for heritage

    2013-06-24 07:42

    Lu Wenxue's sacrifice for ethnic Hani customs is carrying on the tradition of ritual sacrifice and festivals.

  • Hani rice terraces in UNESCO heritage

    2013-06-23 07:49

    China's Honghe Hani Rice Terraces is now a World Heritage site, with its induction into UNESCO's World Heritage List on Saturday.

  • Tianshan inscribed on World Heritage List

    2013-06-21 15:25

    The 37th session of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee (WHC) on Friday inscribed northwest China's Xinjiang Tianshan natural site on the World Heritage List.

  • Cultural heritage gets better protection

    2013-06-21 13:22

    Since the implementation of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage 10 years ago, the world has witnessed great progress in protecting cultural heritage

  • Scenery of stilted houses of Tujia ethnic group

    2013-06-21 09:46

    The Shiyanping village is one of the regions in Hunan where stilted houses are well preserved.

  • Intangible cultural heritage recognized

    2013-06-19 15:38

    The Chinese National Academy of Arts and China Oceanwide Group jointly presented the second Xinchuan Awards to 60 people from all over China to recognize their work in passing down intangible cultural heritage.

  • Australia to replicate full-sized Forbidden City

    2013-06-19 11:10

    Wyong region has big plans to build a $480 million theme park that will include a full-size replica of Beijing's Forbidden City and a nine-storey temple housing a giant Buddha.

  • Traditional carvers shape kernels of art

    2013-06-17 14:50

    In a refined kernel-carving shop at China Artwork City in Guangfu, Xu Zhongying is busy receiving customers from home and abroad.

  • A bounty of beautiful brocades

    2013-06-17 14:44

    To enliven the Shu Embroidery, which was included on the list of China's intangible cultural heritage in 2006, Sichuan has set up a base to train people how to embroider in Anjing.

  • Developers raze ancient tombs

    2013-06-17 10:53

    Five ancient tombs were destroyed overnight in Guangzhou's Luogang district to make room for a metro project on Saturday, raising concern over the protection of relics as economic construction in the Guangdong provincial capital speeds up.

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