Unesco heritage listing sparks Tibetan resettlement fears

Tibetan rights groups have criticised the UN's cultural body for listing a plateau in China as a Unesco World Heritage site. They say the move...

Is a Buddhist Group Changing China? Or Is China Changing It?

YIXING, China — For most of her life, Shen Ying was disappointed by the world she saw around her. She watched China’s economic rise...

Ivanka: she is known as a ‘goddess’ in China

US President Donald Trump has talked tough on Beijing but America's first family still has big fans in China. This is largely down to Ivanka...
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Concubine Yang Guifei and her love story

The affair of the last Tang emperor in China and his beautiful concubine, Yang Guifei (Yang Kwei-fei) was the great love story of the...

‘My parents say hurry up and find a girl’: China’s millions of lonely ‘leftover...

By 2020 there will be 30 million more young men than women in China. In a one-party state that values social stability above all,...

Chinese City With a Russian Past Struggles to Preserve Its Legacy

HARBIN, China — When he first arrived in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin in 1984 to attend university, Bu Chong was stunned to...

Prayers before China’s “gaokao” exam season

The air crackles with anticipation in China's tiny eastern town of Maotanchang ahead of the "gaokao", the annual national college entrance exam more than...

Top 10 Charming Beauties in Ancient China

China has been home to a lot of beautiful women since ancient times, some women were not only beautiful but showed unparallelled wit and...

Farmers in China have created incredibly beautiful art in rice paddies

Rice farmers in China have carefully planted their harvest to create a vast stretch of 3D masterpieces. Every year the farmers in Shenyang, the capital...

The dancing damas: China’s ‘square dancers’ take society by storm

These "damas" move in unison in everything they do – from dancing and travelling in groups to making joint investments in properties By He Huifeng They...

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