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China-U.S. university NYU Shanghai holds first graduation

China-U.S. university NYU Shanghai holds first graduation

China-U.S. university Shanghai New York University (NYU Shanghai) held its first graduation ceremony Sunday.

Building a bridge to span the traditions of his heritage

Building a bridge to span the traditions of his heritage

Listed as one of the four most famous historical bridges in the world, Chengyang Shelter Bridge (Fengyu Qiao) in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has an elaborate timber design and structure, remarkably without any screws or metal bolts.

A dream that can fly in the sky

A dream that can fly in the sky

Kite maker sees his creations soar as he dazzles spectators with the colors and vision of his imagination

Dinosaur crazy: Chinese science artist recreates ancient animals and their habitat

Dinosaur crazy: Chinese science artist recreates ancient animals and their habitat

As the only professional science artist in China, Zhao Chuang shared his “Darwin Plan” with the world through the journal of the International Geographical Congress.

Palace Museum Academy inaugurated in Shanghai

Palace Museum Academy inaugurated in Shanghai

The Palace Museum Friday inaugurated its fifth branch institute, in partnership with Shanghai-based Tongji University.

A British artist's cartographic love letter to Beijing

A British artist's cartographic love letter to Beijing

A British artist who works under the mononym Fuller has been called a psychogeographer, someone who creates a geographical work driven by emotion and behavior rather than function or form. It is not a label he applies to himself.

Top Chinese, U.S. music schools team up for contemporary music institute

Top Chinese, U.S. music schools team up for contemporary music institute

The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SHCM) and Berkeley College of Music (BCM) on Friday announced the establishment of a joint training school to nurture contemporary music talent in China.

Chinese culture draws crowds at Las Vegas Licensing Expo

Chinese culture draws crowds at Las Vegas Licensing Expo

Organizations and creative companies dedicated to Chinese cultural relics drew a great deal of attention from international visitors at the Licensing Expo, which concluded here on Thursday.

Dunhuang murals revived as papercuts

Dunhuang murals revived as papercuts

He Kefeng, a 54-year-old woman residing by Crescent Moon Lake was overwhelmed by the frescoes of Dunhuang, an important Buddhist center on the ancient Silk Road, the first time she saw them at the age of 12.

Time-honored 'zongzi' brand sticks to tradition

Time-honored 'zongzi' brand sticks to tradition

With the fresh smell of reed leaves, as well as the scent of rice and meat wafting through the air, the Wu Fang Zhai factory is a scene of orderly tension as workers prepare stacks of orders for the upcoming Duanwu Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival.

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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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