Fireworks will fill the skies in China as the nation celebrates the Lantern Festival today, the 15th day of the first lunar month. But in one village in China, locals use molten iron to create their fiery show.
A pair of Australians open up wide to share some favorite grub with Beijingers, and Oz expat Belle Taylor sits down for a chat between bites.
Yang Xiaoting, a rising star of Han embroidery, is creating waves, and controversy, unsettling traditional masters such as Ren Benrong.
The art of embroidery was an important part of a woman's education in China, at least until a few generations ago.
Embroidery is part of the Chinese cultural fabric, and there are many schools with unique stitches, designs and characteristics from various regions.
A senior executive of China's largest oil and gas producer who died in December was honored for his contribution to the country's oil exploration, the national trade union said.
A fire that broke out early Saturday morning in Wenling city, East China's Zhejiang province, has killed eight people.
China will experience higher temperatures across the country over the next few days, the Central Meteorological Center said Saturday.
The orchid, on the other hand, does not carry the baggage of an association with a personality disorder. Indeed in China the orchid enjoys a revered place with bamboo, the chrysanthemum and the plum blossom as one of The Four Gentlemen of its art.
With traditional Chinese medicine experiencing a revival, herbal flowers have become hot commodities on the market.
Whether by good fortune or good management, the city of Zhangzhou seems to have realized that flowers, like eggs, should not all be put into one basket.
South Africa's largest healthcare insurer, Discovery Holdings Ltd, is to increase its stake to 25 percent in Ping An Health Insurance Co, a unit of China's second-biggest life insurer by premiums after China Life.