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  • Rethinking Chinese literature education

    2012-12-05 10:01

    After the Chinese novelist Mo Yan won the Nobel Literature prize in November, literature staged a grand return and became a hot topic in the country once again.

  • The legend of Kung Fu 

    2012-11-29 10:58

    Thousands of tourists visit Beijing’s Kung Fu shows every year. We go backstage at The Red Theatre to learn about one of the most popular shows in the city.

  • In between tradition and modern life

    2012-11-27 20:16

    It's three days by bus from Yunnan's provincial capital Kunming to Gongshan Derung and seven more hours to the township of Dulongjiang. It's a beautiful sheltered corner of China but the locals have been left economically disadvantaged.

  • Road upgraded for Derung people

    2012-11-27 20:16

    A new road sets to break the hardship of the Derung people, who will no longer have to suffer a long bumpy journey when leaving Dulongjiang in northern Yunnan province. It is a community that had been shut off for six months of the year when the existing dirt road became impassible in winter.

  • Female Mosques, Imams and School

    2012-11-19 17:48

    Lvlan women's mosque was oringinally biult in 1956 by a group of female Muslims who relocated to Lanzhou from Central China's Henan province. The faithful had set up female Muslim schools around the country as early as the late Ming Dynasty. These turned into female mosques operated by women imams in late Qing Dynasty.

  • The Ningxia rural poet

    2012-11-05 16:03

    Zhang Lian was born and brought up on a small rural farm in Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Tired of farming, he left his village to start a new career writing poems. To sustain his creative lifestyle he goes door to door around the local county towns selling his poems.

  • How much do you know about halal food

    2012-10-25 17:24

    There are more than 23 million Muslims in China. Combining Islamic dietary guidelines and local culture over the past 1,200 years, they have adopted some culinary traits from the Han Chinese and created their own style of halal food. How much do Chinese people know about halal food? China Daily reporters took to the streets to find out.

  • Baseball meets Chinese festival

    2012-10-02 01:18

    Citi Field gave fans a taste of Chinese culture before the Mets' September 26th game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

  • Making a Western Style Mooncake

    2012-09-24 08:23

  • Return of Superstars

    2012-09-13 01:31

    TV channels ICN of the US and Tianjin of China hosted Return of Superstars.

  • Rabbit God

    2012-09-12 14:49

    Rabbit God is a symbol of old Beijing. The art craft is usually sold before the Mid-autumn festival in Beijing. Originally it was made as a shrine, but had now evolved to a toy for the kids. Furthermore, it is regarded as part of the folk art of Beijing."

  • Moon Festival in ancient China

    2012-09-12 14:49

  • 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.