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Boat coffins being unearthed in Chengdu.
Ancient Boat Coffins Unearthed from Chinese Construction Site

Chinese archaeologists have unearthed 60 boat coffin tombs dating back 2,200 years.

Wu Yishu is the16-year-old winner of the Chinese Poetry Conference.
Chinese Teenager Wins Poetry Conference Championship; Youth’s Interest in Traditional Poetry Rises

A 16-year-old Chinese teenager wowed audiences as she displayed her mastery of classical Chinese poetry at the Chinese Poetry Conference.

Students dressed in ancient clothes stand in front of the statue of Confucius (551-479 B.C.) during a ceremony at the Changchun Confucian Temple on Sept. 25, 2005 in Changchun of Jilin Province.
Confucius Museum to Open at Philosopher’s Birthplace

The Confucius Museum Qufu, Shandong Province--the birthplace of China’s most famous philosopher--is set to open in the second half of this year, a local official said on Wednesday, describing it as the country’s first museum to focus exclusively on the life and work of Confucius.

(L) Some of the panda bins put on display on Nanjing Road and Huaihai Park in Shanghai in Jan. 2016. (R) A woman places a piece of clothing inside as a donation.
‘Giant Pandas,’ ‘Flying Ants’ Collect Used Clothes for Donation

Charity goes a long way and some companies consistently remind the public about it. How? They collect secondhand clothes, sort and pick the best ones and facilitate their distribution among the poor across the country.

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Prayers for fairer treatment of women? Chinese worshippers light incense as they pray at the Dacheng Temple on Jan. 28, 2017 in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang Province.
Beyond Husbands Washing Dishes: Spring Festival Ignites One Wife’s View on Feminism

With the recent observation of the Spring Festival, a wife introspects about the need for feminism as shown in the situation of her relative, a housewife like her. Feminism could be as simple as sharing household chores to as grand as giving one’s share to the community.

During the Chinese New Year, expats in China are left with two options: either to embrace the cultural peculiarities shared among mainlanders, or maintain a mindset of impermanence.
Expats in China: Lonely During Chinese New Year?

For many mainlanders, the Chinese New Year holiday is a time for homecoming and celebrations. But such may not be the case for expats in China, who face the prospect of loneliness amid the transience of fellow foreign workers in a culturally unique country.

A little boy gives a female kid a hug outside a cake shop in Wanxincun in Hedong District, Tianjin, in Aug. 1999. The grown-up girl now wants to know his identity.
Catching Up on Nearly 2-Decade-Old Sweet Memory: Girl Seeks Mystery Boy

Looking for a lost love? Not exactly. One anonymous girl begins her search for the identity of the little boy who surprisingly hugged her back in 1999.

During the last 18 years, Liu Jianguang has already reached 31 regions and provinces in China to promote Lei Feng's philosophy.
Ex-soldier Tours China in a Distinguishable Minivan in the Last 18 Years to Promote a Cultural Icon from Mao’s Era

It will be hard not to notice this minivan, owned by ex-soldier Liu Jianguang and covered with red flags, flags of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and posters of the late Lei Feng, bellowing in loudspeaker promotions of the ideals of hard work and simple living.

Saitama went bald training in the One Punch Man anime series.
Bald males seen as more confident, dominant than men with hair

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have found out that bald men have a lot more going for them despite the lack of hair. Men usually fear hair loss when they age but it would seem to be a good thing after all.

Two medicine bottles are placed just above an HIV positive vaccine sign.
Latest HIV/AIDS cure leaves no hiding place for the virus

HIV/AIDS cure has been discovered in Nigeria by a university professor. This latest medical breakthrough boasts of an extensive cure that reaches all cells in the body, including those hard to reach areas by current HIV treatment.

Visitors pose for a photo at the Rockefeller Center in New York, United States.
Chinese Tourists Spend More Money on Travel Experiences than Shopping Sprees

Instead of spending their money for a ‘shopping spree’ abroad, many Chinese tourists are now choosing to experience exotic culture and services.

As a country with a large economic output, China is poised to shine brighter on the world stage.
Book Compiling Xi's Quotes Expected to Sell High

The book's chief editor, Liu Zhihui, claimed professors from National Defense University's People's Liberation Army were the ones who edited the contents of the book to ensure authoritativeness and accuracy.

A display of Chinese take-out food and appropriate serving and eating items.
Chinese Cuisine Starting to Whet More American Appetites

Chinese food has long been in the United States for decades, but it is often relegated to takeout boxed and dumplings. Nowadays, however, Chinese cuisine in the US is put under a new light with an emphasis on taste, according to an article by China Daily.

Plate XV of John Thomson’s “Illustrations of China and Its People, Vol. 1” shows (top, counterclockwise) a lady from Canton, the lady’s maid, a bride and her groom.
Legendary Photographer’s Astonishing Images of 1870s China Up for Auction

Two volumes of 19th-century photographer John Thomson’s China travelogue are put up for sale by a New York-based auction house this month. They are expected to fetch as much as $20,000.

Porcelain making in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China.
Youngsters Flock to River Town to Revive Ancient Porcelain Arts

For several centuries, the town of Jingdezhen’s workshops were renowned to be the cradle of the best and most coveted china in the world. Today, these workshops are slowly being revived by young artisans in a bid to keep the ancient porcelain arts alive.

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