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  • S Korean children experience monks' life

    2012-05-16 10:13

    Nine children began on Sunday experiencing Buddhist priests' lives as novice monks for three weeks at the temple in Seoul.

  • Kites festival dazzles Beijing

    2012-05-16 09:59

    We remember as children taking a dime-store kite to the park and running like mad. Well, things have changed. The average kite flier isn't a kid, and running isn't required.

  • A gathering of folk dances

    2012-05-15 14:32

    The third China Yangge Festival will be held from May 23-27 in Jiaozhou, a county-level city in Qingdao, Shandong province.

  • Tranquil retreat

    2012-05-15 14:30

    Zhu Zheqin, or Dadawa, has found peace at her new studio in Hangzhou and a new lease on her musical life.

  • On paper wings

    2012-05-15 14:00

    Lei Xiangsheng - aka, Siberian Butterfly - blazes new territory with his homoerotic paper-cutting.

  • Confucian ceremony of Seokjeon held in Seoul

    2012-05-11 17:26

    University students dance wear traditional costumes as they dance during the grand Confucian ceremony of Seokjeon in Seoul.

  • Han treasures visit London

    2012-05-11 09:26

    London 2012 Olympics Games spectators can sneak a peek into ancient Chinese arts.

  • The mystery of Buddha's missing head

    2012-05-10 16:00

    The Akshobhya Buddha's head, on the eastern wall of the Four Gates Pagoda's center pillar, was removed and stolen on the night of March 7, 1997.

  • Confucius thought still flowering

    2012-05-10 15:32

    At the Confucius Temple complex in Qufu, Chitralekha Basu found herself surrounded by more than just historical charm.

  • Standing tall

    2012-05-10 14:52

    The Four Gates Pagoda, a stupa built about 1,400 years ago, is undergoing restoration after suffering from leaks. Zhang Zixuan reports in Jinan.

  • Underwater but it's not forgotten

    2012-05-09 10:07

    Zhejiang's Chun'an county government plans to revive the culture of Lion City, which has been submerged under Qiandaohu(Thousand Island Lake)since 1959 by creating a commercial street.

  • A wall of mementos

    2012-05-09 10:06

    A mural of photos of former residents of the submerged Lion City at the Lion City Museum in Jiangjiazhen, Zhejiang province, is the work of one man and the Lion City residents association.