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International auction house Christie's on Tuesday expressed hopes for greater openness in China's growing art markets before its first auction on the country's mainland. "We're happy to operate here without the freedom to sell cultural relics, and
For the past 15 years, the man has been among thousands of people who have volunteered to protect heritage sites packed with tombs of Chinese emperors...The area where tombs of the 27 Han (206 B.C.-A.D.220) and Tang (618-907 A.D.) dynasties in the
To help protect the ancient cultural relic, Wang and more than 50 other villagers are building a channel to catch floodwater. Stretching 88 kilometers in Ximen, the section of the wall where Wang works was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)...
The lots, ranging from porcelain to furniture, coins, bronze ware, Buddhist sculptures, ink paintings and calligraphy, had been accumulated since the 1980s. A majority of the pieces are classified as first-class and second-class by the bureau,
China's modernization is threatening the survival of its cultural relics, Culture Minister Cai Wu said on Friday. Cultural relics in some places have been damaged or destroyed as a result of development, he said. Some historic and culturally
Mao Zhaoxi takes a stroll every day around the historic block along the Grand Canal in East China's tourist city of Hangzhou. A decade ago, the 80-year-old's protest prevented the historic area from being pulled down. "We should not sacrifice
The parents of a teen vandal from Jiangsu province have apologized to the public for the graffiti their son scratched on a stone sculpture in an ancient temple in Egypt, which triggered an online uproar as Internet users dubbed it a "loss of face"
Reviewed by more than 130 experts, the newly added sites, scattered around Shanxi, Henan, Hunan, Hebei and Jiangsu provinces, contain 795 pieces of ancient architecture and 516 ancient ruins as well as stone inscriptions and outstanding modern
Two bronze animal heads looted from a Chinese royal garden 149 years ago will soon be returned to China, beaming in a ray of hope despite the difficulties the country faces in bringing its treasure trove of cultural relics home. The family heading
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong has urged greater efforts to conduct China's first census on moveable cultural relics, a move aimed at better protecting the country's cultural heritage. Moveable cultural relics are important carriers of Chinese