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Journey in a new dimension

[2012-01-28 07:19]

SHANGHAI - Generation after generation of Chinese children have fallen under the spell of the hand-drawn animation of The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven, which was painstakingly created in the 1960s. Now, a 3-D remake of this much-loved classic is looking to win the hearts of moviegoers more used to computer-generated images.

A gala performance brings in the new year

[2012-01-28 07:19]

For hundreds of millions of families, watching China Central Television's (CCTV) Spring Festival gala, or Chun Wan, has long been a Lunar New Year ritual, along with eating dumplings and setting off fireworks.

Dog and cat 'hotels' give owners peace of mind

[2012-01-27 13:25]

Some pet owners who headed out of town for the holiday engaged neighbors to tend their animals. Others laid in plenty of food and water and hoped for the best.

Battle of words over the future of poetry

[2012-01-27 11:05]

The ability to write verse may be a dying art in modern China but the Internet is providing lines of inspiration for a new generation.

Pentagon cuts reshape military, trim costs

[2012-01-27 09:07]

The Pentagon unveiled a 2013 budget plan that would cut $487 billion in spending over the next decade.

The art of making money

[2012-01-27 07:30]

It's a good time to be a contemporary artist in China. Rapid changes in society, driven by a thriving economy, have fueled creativity and strong high-end demand. As a result, China is now home to almost half of the world's 100 top-earning contemporary artists.

Davos delegates stress business innovation to avoid Kodak faliure

[2012-01-26 11:08]

Delegates of the 2012 Davos Annual Meeting stressed the importance of innovation for companies on Wednesday.

Medvedev says he may run for president again

[2012-01-26 09:47]

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said  Wednesday he did not rule out the possibility of running for president again in future.

Blast from the past for big day

[2012-01-26 07:56]

Dressed in ancient official robes and wearing chaplets, the groom and bride exchanged jade pendants as symbols of their marriage instead of rings in a silk-curtained lounge.

Starring in your own romantic drama

[2012-01-26 07:56]

BEIJING - Guo Xi never thought she would be a movie star but she felt like one after hearing a big round of applause from the 140 guests at the beginning of her wedding ceremony.

Enter the Dragon

[2012-01-26 07:53]

It is the symbol of the nation and of potent and auspicious powers. It has control over water, rainfall, hurricane and flood. It is also the symbol of good luck.

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