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  • Being gay in China

    2013-01-06 11:08

    In both Chinese history and literature, homosexuality was open and tolerated.Pederasty, the erotic relationship was already prevalent around the time of the Yellow Emperor.

  • Starry-eyed learning

    2013-01-05 10:02

    Unconventional courses offered by some Chinese universities have upset the traditionally sensitive, but I say education should tickle the mind rather than cram one's brain with textbook knowledge.

  • Beautiful China: Smooth as silk

    2013-01-05 10:20

    A video production on Chinese silk, Beautiful China, started airing on Times Square's China screen on Dec 20, and will be shown on rotation for the next two months in the heart of New York

  • Go East, young man

    2012-12-31 09:19

    It used to be that the buzzword was "Go West, young man". But in the 21st century, it is China which attracts the young and adventurous.

  • New Year celebration

    2012-12-30 16:42

    Beijing will hold its unique New Year countdown by lighting a gigantic ball at the China Millennium Monument.

  • When the brave were the first

    2012-12-31 13:41

    Today, many foreigners traveling to China have their route mapped out for them.

  • Old silk road friends

    2012-12-31 13:45

    Visitors to Istanbul between now and early 2013 can savor China's rich history through two exhibitions.

  • Joys of online shopping not just for the young

    2012-12-27 14:44

    When Gao Zhenli, 50, arrived at the reception office of the hospital where she works, the receptionist immediately took out several express parcels for her to sign for and collect.

  • Henan Special: Henan invests heavily in cultural heritages

    2012-12-27 08:01

    Great progress has been made in efforts to protect the wealth of cultural heritage sites in Henan province, one of the places where Chinese civilization first originated.

  • Gleaming with tradition

    2012-12-27 13:56

    Silver crafters in Guizhou province take great pride in their cultural heritage as they struggle to preserve a dying art.Dreamscapes cast in shadow

  • Actress Liu Xiaoqing performs stage drama

    2012-12-27 16:02

    Actress Liu Xiaoqing performs during a stage drama, which tells a story of famous courtesan Sai Jinhua.

  • National Center for Performing Arts marks 5th anniversary

    2012-12-26 14:25

    Audiences enjoy the Peking Opera performance during an open day at the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing.

  • 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.