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Ditan Park temple fair embraces Chinese New Year

[2016-02-08 14:55]

Ditan Park temple fair embraces Chinese New Year

Xi Jinping grieves over Taiwan quake, vows aid

[2016-02-07 21:17]

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Sunday conveyed condolences to the victims in the strong earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on early Saturday.

Flash mob in monkey costumes appears in NYC to mark Chinese New Year

[2016-02-07 10:37]

A flash mob featuring a hundred performers in monkey costumes makes an appearance to celebrate the arrival of the Chinese New Year in Times Square on Manhattan, New York, the United States, Feb 6, 2016.

China's icebreaker 'Snow Dragon' reaches Ross Sea in Antarctica

[2016-02-07 18:03]

Photo taken on Feb 7, 2016 shows the Chinese icebreaker "Xuelong", or Snow Dragon, stops at the McMurdo Sound on the Ross Sea in Antarctica. The icebreaker reached the Ross Sea for scientific research.

Dragon dance celebrates New Year in NY

[2016-02-10 23:16]

Dragon dance celebrates New Year in NY

Practice makes perfect for flag party on eve of Year of the Monkey

[2016-02-07 22:09]

Lunar New Year's Eve, 5:30 am, National Flag Guard soldiers are up early to start their daily one-hour practice in Beijing, on the last day of the Year of the Sheep. More than 30 form a flag-raising team which takes the flag from the Meridian Gate in the Forbidden City to Tiananmen Square.

Spring Festival Eve dinners around China

[2016-02-06 09:44]

There is always a dish that best represents the holiday in people's minds. Each area of the country has its own distinctive dish that is deemed indispensible at this time of year.

Seven dead, hundreds injured after quake flattens buildings in Taiwan

[2016-02-06 14:27]

The mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits sent a letter to Straits Exchange Foundation offering rescue assistance if needed.

Kindness walls bringing extra warmth to the needy

[2016-02-04 07:30]

Everything on the "Wall of Kindness" is free to those who need it, giving the city's homeless and impoverished residents a chance to dress themselves in warm clothes amid the recent cold.

A robot that grabs red envelopes

[2016-02-04 13:25]

Recently, some young innovators in Guokr Lab created a robot for grabbing envelopes. Guokr Lab, a project of, was founded in 2011.

Culture Insider: 9 things you may not know about Start of Spring

[2016-02-04 10:25]

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Spring, the first solar term of the year, begins this year on Feb 4 and ends on Feb 18.

Talented artist makes tiny pencil lead sculptures

[2016-02-03 11:20]

A Chinese artist has recently caused quick a stir online by his startlingly delicate artworks created on pencil leads.

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