Director of The Assassin lets film run course

Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien compares his films to a flowing river.

Turning 60

For Yo-Yo Ma, who has released over 90 albums and has received 18 Grammy Awards, his latest album is also a gift to himself on turning 60.

Robot monk with artificial intelligence makes debut

A robot named "Xian'Er", is represented by its author Master Xianshu during the National Day Gala at Dragon Spring Temple in Beijing, Oct. 1, 2015.

Self-drive holidaymakers spend more than average tourists

More than 60 percent of domestic holidays being taken in China are now "self-drive", according to new research, prompting calls for an expansion of the country's highway network.

Lagerfeld's imagination takes flight on Chanel Airways

Director Karl Lagerfeld filled Paris' Grand Palais with a Chanel Airlines check-in desk, waiting area, flight information board and a no. 5 gate to present his spring/summer 2016 collection.

China rally back to edge South Korea 76-73

Once down by 20 points, team China found a way out and edged another Asian basketball powerhouse South Korea in Group C game at FIBA Asian Championships on Thursday.

Obama apologizes for US airstrike 'mistake' in Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama has called Doctors Without Borders to apologize to it for the US mistaken bombing of the organization-run hospital in Afghanistan.

China's young return to traditional roots

Traditional Chinese culture should not lose its grip on young Chinese as it is good for their moral development and the cultivation of their character.

Food and Travel

The fiery delicacies of Hunan

Aside from the beautiful scenery and hospitable residents of Central China's Hunan province, the local cuisine is a great attraction for tourists from home and abroad.

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Queens native takes the helm at MOCA

Taking a leadership role at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York's Chinatown might seem daunting, but Nancy Yao Maasbach, MOCA's president, said it's a move that has roots in her childhood.

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