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Wuzhen takes center stage as contemporary theater hub

[2017-09-02 08:20]

Zhejiang province's Wuzhen is celebrated as an ancient water town but is also gaining acclaim as a contemporary stage for theater.

Treating ailments, the ancient way

[2017-09-02 07:20]

The number of young people seeking Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments for illnesses at hospitals in summer has been on the rise in recent years.

Gold is a many splendored thing

[2017-09-02 09:56]

The treasures of an old center of imperial power and opulence go on display in a modern-day economic powerhouse.

Movie-inspired musical that's almighty fun

[2017-08-26 07:16]

The award-winning musical, Sister Act, which is based on the 1992 comedy film of the same title starring Whoopi Goldberg, opened in Beijing on Aug 18 and will run till Sept 3.

Dragon boat paddlers set for New York event

[2017-08-26 07:15]

Dressed in her Catch22 team-logo tank top, Stacy Wu hit for a morning exercise on the lake of World Fair Marina in New York on Aug 13, together with her dragon boat teammates.

In photos: Magic of museums

[2017-08-26 07:16]

Museums are now commonly acknowledged as being a part of a child's education. Beijing has more than 160 of them. And this summer, many parents took their children to museums.

All to play for

[2017-08-26 07:15]

When the Brazilian Neymar made headlines recently after becoming the world's most expensive soccer player, in a transaction worth 222 million euros ($261 million), it highlighted once again that when all is said and done big sports are big business.

The waters that nourish the magnificent trees of Saihanba

[2017-08-19 09:41]

The guardians of China's largest man-made forest have endured hardship over decades to see their life's work bear fruit.

Village with a difference

[2017-08-19 09:55]

An S-shaped river runs through Chengkan, and it is artificially split into several small canals that pass every home so every one of the 700 homes in the village gets water from the river.

Back from the wilderness

[2017-08-19 09:30]

The tale of the creation of China's largest national forest tells of foresight and of tenacity over more than 50 years.

Prolific animation producer's light has dimmed

[2017-08-12 09:50]

In his apartment in downtown Shanghai the animated-film director Qian Yunda carefully takes out a folder filled with thousands of drafts of scripts and plans of sets for the 1983 animated movie Secrets of the Heavenly Book.

On the horse of high expectations

[2017-08-12 09:34]

An industry whose foundations were laid in the shadows of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs looks for a return of the good old days.

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