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  • Ethnic minority costume show in Guangnan

    2012-04-24 16:15

    Photo takens on April 22, 2012 show a scene of an ethnic minority costume show held in Guangnan county, southwest China's Yunnan province.

  • Forts found in mountains

    2012-04-23 13:25

    Shaanxi province's archeologists discovered more than 200 ancient fortresses in Zhen'an county in the Qinling Mountains' hinterlands, during the recent third national cultural relics survey.

  • First TCM medicine OK'd for EU market

    2012-04-19 14:59

    A Chinese traditional medicine has been authorized for sale in a European market for the first time, the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

  • Water-sprinkling festival kicks off in Ruili

    2012-04-18 13:47

    The annual water-sprinkling festival kicked off in Ruili city of Dehong Dai-Jingpo autonomous prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan province, April 13, 2012.

  • 'Marilyn and the monk' parody miffs scholars

    2012-04-18 10:37

    During the filming of The Seven Year Itch, Marilyn Monroe was captured laughing as her skirt is blown up by a blast from a subway vent.

  • 1,800-year-old tomb cluster found in E China

    2012-04-17 13:44

    Archaeologists in east China's Jiangxi province said Monday they have found a cluster of tombs dating back 1,800 years.

  • Latest fossils shed lights on evolution

    2012-04-17 13:30

    It has been almost a century since the Peking Man was first discovered. But curiosity still surrounds human origins.

  • It's dead right to make peace with ghosts

    2012-04-17 13:04

    When the movie Sixth Sense, about a boy who communicates with the dead, was released, the general reaction from Hong Kong locals was, "Duh!"

  • Treasures of Yuanmingyuan

    2012-04-16 15:44

    Animal head sculptures from Yuanmingyuan, the Old Summer Palace, and other 14 Buddha statues dating to the Northern and Southern Dynasties (420-589 AD) were displayed in Harbin.

  • Shaolin Temple protects ancient pagodas

    2012-04-16 15:17

    Photo shows the fences built to protect the Buddhist pagodas in the famous Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng city, central China's Henan province.

  • Test elevates eight to top ranks of Tibetan monks

    2012-04-16 10:45

    Candidates for Gashelharampa accreditations received a final test in Lhasa's Jokhang Temple on Friday before a crowd of about 260, including visiting monks and local residents.

  • Cross-Straits Confucianism

    2012-04-15 10:00

    A cross-Straits academic seminar on the revival of Confucianism was held from April 7-10 at Peking University in Beijing.