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  • Old lessons for young students

    2013-03-21 09:59

    Many primary schools in Putian opened Puxian Opera classes to enrich school life and promote the local culture from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907).

  • Heavenly grottoes

    2013-03-20 23:51

    The caves, Buddhist sculptures and murals on Maiji Mountain in Gansu have survived many natural disasters throughout the centuries.She's no Barbie

  • Dong ethnic farm paintings

    2013-03-19 16:00

    In 2012, the farmer paintings from the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region were listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage.

  • Cast in bronze

    2013-03-14 10:02

    For residents in Baoji, known as "the hometown of bronze ware", protecting historical treasures is one way to safeguard their homeland.Mother's milk

  • Artifact recovered for China's oldest Taoist temple

    2013-03-13 14:16

    Archaeological authorities in Shanxi province announced on Saturday that they have retrieved a millennium-old stone carving stolen from China's oldest existing Taoist temple.

  • Nature's nirvana

    2013-03-13 09:46

    Nonggang National Nature Reserve is the proud haven of a dozen new fauna and flora species that were discovered in the last decade. Colorful Sydney

  • History unfolds

    2013-03-06 10:06

    The discovery of a 2,500-year-old dagger in Hubei province might prove that the states of Sui and Zeng were actually the same.

  • Terracotta Warriors cry out for clean air

    2013-03-04 11:05

    Even the Terracotta Warriors are feeling the effects of China's choking air pollution.

  • Stitches of reality

    2013-02-25 13:43

    Embroidery is such an important legacy for Suzhou that the city built a museum for the handicraft.

  • Her mighty needle sets her apart, with style

    2013-02-25 10:48

    Yang Xiaoting, 34, is recognized as a rising star of Han embroidery in Wuhan.

  • Tapestries of history

    2013-02-25 10:48

    The art of embroidery was an important part of a woman's education in China, at least until a few generations ago.

  • Stitches from time

    2013-02-25 10:48

    Embroidery is part of Chinese cultural, and there are many schools with unique stitches, designs and characteristics. Her mighty needle sets her apart