A brief history of the Forbidden City and its important part Wu Men Gate

A brief history of the Forbidden City and its important part Wu Men Gate

At the beginning of the fifteenth century AD, the third Ming Emperor, Yung-lo created one of the most dazzling architectural masterpieces in the wo...
The forgotten history of Beijing’s first Forbidden City

The forgotten history of Beijing’s first Forbidden City

An ancient site rooted in the heart of modern Beijing, the Forbidden City is one of China’s most famous attractions. Completed in 1420, the city se...
Cats in the Forbidden City

Cats in the Forbidden City

Since the Yuan Dynasty, Beijing has seen the dynasty change in the 750-year-old years, and its history has risen and fallen. Until the imperial pow...
Chinese New Year Myths

Chinese New Year Myths

The stories date back to thousands of years ago. Here is a collection of a few popular and interesting Chinese New Year myths.
Year of the Pig (Earth Pig Year 2019)

Year of the Pig (Earth Pig Year 2019)

The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party.
Sichuan Opera Goes International

Sichuan Opera Goes International

Artists perform during the "Cultural China, Splendid Sichuan" event in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, June 4, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] Sitting in a ga...