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  • Minister kicks off Turkish culture year

    2013-03-25 15:06

    Turkish Culture Minister Omer Celik joined Turkish Ambassador to China Murat Salim Esenli on Thursday to launch the 2013 Turkish Culture Year in China.

  • Russian twins live China dream

    2013-03-25 13:45

    Two sisters settle down in Shenyang and call it a city full of opportunity.

  • Justin Timberlake sidelines his music

    2013-03-24 07:58

    The last time Justin Timberlake released an album, in 2006, Barack Obama was the junior senator from Illinois, Jay-Z and Beyonce were not married, and iPhones did not exist. It was just a few weeks before Taylor Swift's debut album set her on the path to become perhaps the last old-fashioned pop superstar. Since then industry decline has all but eliminated the need for Justin Timberlakes, or Taylor Swifts.

  • Art and the architect

    2013-03-24 08:00

    Architect Arthur Chan moonlights as an installation artist when he isn't busy designing interiors. Rebecca Lo drops by his latest exhibition Cityscape at YY9 Gallery to see how he deconstructs Hong Kong.

  • An eye for glamour

    2013-03-24 08:08

    For Aldo Fallai, a one-time painter and art teacher, it took just an impulsive whim and "a very young age" to grab a camera and shoot images for six pages of the fashion bible Vogue some 40 years ago.

  • Social networks bad for sleep

    2013-03-22 14:02

    Online social networks, chatting services and gaming are keeping young people up at night and disturbing their sleeping patterns.

  • National program to keep TCM healthy

    2013-03-22 11:19

    China's top traditional Chinese medicine authority has announced a nationwide training program.Raimi gives the origin of the wizard of Oz

  • Successful Chinese woman's road in Russia

    2013-03-22 09:43

    Yuan Yi, a well-dressed Chinese lady in her 40s, ran up the stairs in Moscow's crowded Novokuznetskaya metro station with a light and graceful step.

  • Jazzing it up

    2013-03-18 05:43

    In 1935, the notorious Shanghai gangster Du Yuesheng ordered the composer and musician Li Jinhui to create the first all-Chinese jazz group, the Clear Wind Dance Band.

  • Cultural parks no substitute for talent

    2013-03-15 14:22

    The government wants the cultural industry to be a pillar of economic growth, making promotion of the industry and improvement of cultural services a necessary task.

  • A supermarket shopper's day

    2013-03-14 07:44

    Before moving to China, my fiancee and I had been warned: Don't forget to pack muesli, deodorant, toothbrushes and toothpaste and anything we may have taken for granted. But isn't everything made in China?

  • Guardian of birds

    2013-03-14 07:44

    Zhang Houyi has taken it upon himself to protect migratory birds around Dongting Lake in Yueyang, Hunan province, for the last 27 years.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.