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  • An essential expedition

    2013-10-05 07:37

    Hong Kong-born British businessman and explorer Adam Williams has two lifelong fascinations - China and writing.

  • Poetry contest sees overwhelming respons

    2013-09-30 11:42

    The power of poetry and its hold on the public imagination is still alive and well if a recent event is anything to judge by.

  • New book explains Chinese dream

    2013-09-24 10:12

    The book, published in Chinese with an English edition coming soon, aims to explore what a Chinese Dream means for China and the rest of the world.

  • Novel's translation another step for overseas exposure

    2013-09-24 06:41

    The publication of Gao Jianqun's Tongwan City in English marks another step forward in the country's efforts to promote its publications abroad.

  • History's forgotten chapter revived

    2013-09-24 09:22

    Around the time when Attila the Hun was besieging Rome, Helian Bobo was wreaking havoc across China.

  • Tapestry of Chinese culture and a Harvard teen's feeling

    2013-09-19 10:04

    Many books have been written about China through the eyes of Western authors with observations usually framed by their own cultural background. But Harvard University student John Thornton approaches the country from a different perspective, unburdened with adult values.

  • The literary French connection

    2013-09-19 09:46

    As one of the few well-known Chinese writers in France and president of the Association for the Development of China-France Exchanges, Ya Ding is a man of many titles.

  • Translation contest can launch writing career

    2013-09-17 10:10

    The China International Translation Contest 2013, launched recently in Beijing, is calling for entries from skilled translators from home and abroad.

  • Finding roots

    2013-09-17 09:55

    An academic says his research sheds light on the link between contemporary Chinese society and the country's agrarian past. Shandong's inky heart

  • Tokyo War Crime Trial book published in China

    2013-09-17 09:50

    A book detailing the Tokyo War Crime Trials was published for the first time on the Chinese mainland on Sept 2, marking the 68th anniversary of China's victory on the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45).

  • Parents support stricter rules on children's books

    2013-09-14 10:49

    Experts say publishers are driven by profits, call for classification system.

  • Sandberg joins discussion on women topics

    2013-09-11 16:26

    A group of China's most powerful women executives joined Facebook's chief operating officer in Beijing to talk about the challenges faced by women in business and how to overcome gender inequality.