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Seeing the world together

Seeing the world together

The photos on this page are all selected from a photographic competition named Maple Leaf Cup 2016 “Foreign Teachers in China”.

Most Chinese children averse to forced performances before relatives

Most Chinese children averse to forced performances before relatives

Most children feel reluctant to show their talents or skills in front of others although their parents and grandparents keep prodding them to do so, reported Tianfu Morning News.

Greece, China inaugurate cultural exchange year in Athens

Greece, China inaugurate cultural exchange year in Athens

Greece and China officially inaugurated on Thursday the China-Greece Cultural Exchanges and Cultural Industry Cooperation Year in Athens, in an effort to enhance bilateral relations.

Publisher collects Wang's works in new volume

Publisher collects Wang's works in new volume

Chinese author Wang Xiaobo died 20 years ago, but his works are still popular among Chinese readers.

B&R initiative set to contribute greatly to Dunhuang studies

B&R initiative set to contribute greatly to Dunhuang studies

Since the 1980s, the academy has cooperated with experts from the U.S., the UK and Japan in the research, restoration and protection of the Mogao Grottoes. The academy is cooperating with more countries, including France, Belgium, Russia and India.

World heritage expert goes to ice cave

World heritage expert goes to ice cave

A world heritage expert has visited an ice cave in Shanxi province believed to have formed 300 million years ago.

Beijing mall wins top U.S. award

Beijing mall wins top U.S. award

Malls used to be all about shopping, but as air quality becomes one of the top concerns globally, some of them have set out to make themselves urban retreats.

Sharing great writing of China

Sharing great writing of China

“We know Canadian contemporary literature much better than they know ours,” says Bai Ye, director of the China Contemporary Literature Study Association, at a recent forum in Beijing on cultural translation and studies.

Cameras catch wild pandas marking territory in Wolong

Cameras catch wild pandas marking territory in Wolong

High resolution images and complete video footage of wild giant pandas were captured three times in April at Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan Province.

Confucius Institute serves as 'rainbow bridge' connecting hearts: vice premier

Confucius Institute serves as 'rainbow bridge' connecting hearts: vice premier

Confucius Institute serves as a “rainbow bridge” connecting the hearts of the two peoples of China and South Africa, said visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong here on Wednesday.

Shadow puppetry returns to spotlight

Shadow puppetry returns to spotlight

Two warriors in ancient costumes fight ferociously when suddenly, to the dramatic sound of drums, the red-faced warrior pulls out his sword and beheads his white-faced enemy.

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Sky Running Comes to Asia

This February saw the first ever Asian Sky Running Championship race come to Hong Kong. The competition is one of the most physically demanding a runner can put their body through.

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Worship Season in Lhasa

Lhasa, capital city of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, has entered the worship season. Buddhists from across Tibet come to the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple for worship.

Hello Kitty Theme Park Opens in Zhejiang

The first Hello Kitty theme park outside Japan officially opened on Thursday, the first day of the year in the Anji county, Huzhou city, East China's Zhejiang province.

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