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  • Autumn auctions under way

    2012-10-29 14:27

    Previews for the Bonhams Hong Kong Auctions 2012 autumn sales are being held in Chinese cities including Shanghai and Beijing.

  • Culture: Hepo, a handicraft township in the Hengduan Mountain

    2012-10-25 16:28

    Get to know more about Hepo township, a well-known national handicrafts township in the Tibetan region where artists are good at making Tibetan knife, iron forging, carving, woodworking, painting and making Buddhist instruments.

  • Translated series unmasks Peking Opera

    2012-10-23 09:35

    Celebrated Peking Opera master Mei Lanfang would probably be overjoyed to see the first volume of the English-translation series of 100 Peking Opera Classics released on Oct 19 in Beijing.

  • Retracing ancestors' footsteps

    2012-10-17 10:25

    Gary Gardner was speechless when he received an old photo from Guling. It was a 20-year-old photo showing the 64-year-old chaplain's great aunt.

  • Changing his tune

    2012-10-17 10:14

    Yu Kuizhi, one of China's most famous Peking Opera actors, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his initiation into the genre this year.

  • Give me shelter

    2012-10-11 13:23

    Guangzhou's qilou started as a pragmatic solution to dodge bad weather but have ended up becoming an architectural fingerprint that makes locals proud.

  • A contest to make friends

    2012-09-27 11:08

    The city of Ordos, known for its fast development driven by the rich wealth of mineral resources, hosted the Nadam Fair in early September.

  • War exhibits

    2012-09-21 13:55

    An exhibition to reveal the modern history about Koreans' armed struggles in China against Japanese aggression is being held until Sept 30.

  • North China presents intangible cultural heritage

    2012-09-20 17:05

    A demonstration event for North China’s intangible cultural heritage will be held at the Beiding Goddess Temple near the Olympic Center from Sep 19 to 21.

  • Recycling glory

    2012-09-17 14:40

    From 'fit for kings' to 'unfit for living' to 'heritage showcase', Beijing's courtyard homes are spinning a new loop on the roller coaster of history.

  • Buying heritage in capital courtyards

    2012-09-17 14:32

    Ancient houses in Beijing hutong are now selling for a price that goes beyond silver and gold. Find out the where, who, what and how.

  • Use it, or lose it

    2012-09-17 09:13

    Cao Jingjing's parents, both Wuhan natives, can speak Mandarin but talk in the Wuhan dialect at home.