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Founder of Taiwan's Eslite Bookstore passes away

Founder of Taiwan's Eslite Bookstore passes away

On Wednesday, My Time in Eslite - the autobiography of Robert Wu (Wu Ching-yu), the founder of Eslite, the largest bookstore chain on the island of Taiwan - reached bookshelves.

Death of Linkin Park frontman saddens Chinese fans

Death of Linkin Park frontman saddens Chinese fans

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41.

Instrument makers dance to a traditional tune

Instrument makers dance to a traditional tune

Rehman Abdula is a quiet man, so when he speaks people know his words are important.

Shanghai Airlines brings back local dialect

Shanghai Airlines brings back local dialect

Shanghai Airlines has reintroduced cabin announcements in the Shanghai dialect on selected flights, following suggestions from passengers.

Decoding and preserving history on the rocks

Decoding and preserving history on the rocks

How did prehistoric humans express their feelings? The answer can be found in more than 20,000 rock paintings at Helan Mountain in northwest China.

China's 'Island of Music' holds special event to celebrate UNESCO listing

China's 'Island of Music' holds special event to celebrate UNESCO listing

At the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Poland on July 8 this year, Kulangsu was officially listed as a World Heritage Site, casting a global spotlight on this tiny island in southeast China.

Chinese archaeologists go on Mongolian cemetery excavation

Chinese archaeologists go on Mongolian cemetery excavation

The first ever archaeology collaboration between Henan Province, central China, and Mongolia, will break ground on July 21 as the Chinese team left for Mongolia Wednesday.

Your summer holiday guide to Beijing's best exhibitions

Your summer holiday guide to Beijing's best exhibitions

Swathe of exhibitions is the ideal way to stay out of the heat and expand your mind at the same time

English pupils brush up on their Mandarin

English pupils brush up on their Mandarin

Hundreds of pupils from schools throughout England put their Chinese language skills to the test last week when the Mandarin Excellence Programme hosted its first intensive learning day.

China climbs steadily on 'soft power' rankings

China climbs steadily on 'soft power' rankings

China showed a second-time steady rise on soft power, up to 25th from 28th in worldwide ranking.

Chinese version of 'The Lion King' to wrap up in October

Chinese version of 'The Lion King' to wrap up in October

According to the Shanghai Disney Resort, the musical play The Lion King will end its tour in China on October 8. By then, there will be a total of 500 performances since the play was first staged on June 14 in 2016.

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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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