The 1.3 Billion

2017-07-19 15:50 GMT+8

This week is “Bird-Loving Week” in China. In 1981, to promote the protection of birds and maintain the balance of the eco-system, the State Council of China authorized the celebration of “Bird-Loving Week” between April and May. People hold many types of popular science activities in order to learn about the creatures and their protection. 

2018-04-24 16:42 GMT+8

Proposing in the North Pole and getting married in the South Pole might be romantic enough for most couples.

2018-04-22 13:52 GMT+8

"I am the most beautiful girl in the universe."

2018-04-17 17:12 GMT+8

Duan Xianmin is a sturdy old man with determined eyes. Now in his 60s, he has spent the last 40 years enjoying the horizontal bar. 

2018-04-15 15:15 GMT+8

“In 1982, I suffered from pancreatitis. 

2018-04-06 18:20 GMT+8

The Lantern Festival is a traditional celebration in China that has been enjoyed for more than 2,000 years. It marks the end of the Chinese New Year festivities, and is an important occasion for family reunion. 

2018-03-02 21:24 GMT+8

The fifteenth day of the Lunar Calendar, also known as the Lantern Festival, is the last day for all the Spring Festival celebrations, making it time to enjoy the indispensable festival delicacy: rice glue balls.

2018-03-01 16:54 GMT+8

Qinhuai Lantern Fair is a popular time-honored celebration in Nanjing in eastern China without which residents say the Spring Festival would be deficient.

2018-02-25 16:16 GMT+8

Antlers, the teeth of a tiger, the head of an ox, the eyes of a monkey and the tail of a phoenix – these five fantastical elements make up the fire dragon. 

2018-02-24 18:14 GMT+8

Spring Festival is often the busiest time for Lu Huiling, inheritor of the Intangible Cultural Heritage called Shaanxi flower buns.

2018-02-23 17:34 GMT+8

Before the first light of dawn shines on Ansai, a district of northern Shaanxi city of Yan’an, the sound of drumbeats already delivers the first blessings of the New Year to the sleepy village.

2018-02-20 12:38 GMT+8

During the Spring Festival, Liu Huimin and other craftsmen set up a furnace and blow liquid iron into it.  

2018-02-19 13:59 GMT+8

In Guangdong Province, almost every village has its own lion dance troupe. When I was a child, I looked forward to the dance every year.

2018-02-18 12:20 GMT+8

What is the taste of Spring Festival?

2018-02-17 13:48 GMT+8

It's New Year's Eve. Zhang Qiuming and his colleagues are all suited-up and equipped at the work site. They have been preparing for half a month.

2018-02-16 18:53 GMT+8

Returning home for the Spring Festival is not only a physical journey, but also a mental one.

2018-02-15 21:36 GMT+8

‍Li Yanlei has spent most of his winter in what will soon be the tallest skyscraper in Beijing.

2018-02-14 22:33 GMT+8

New Year will be here soon. In the Xiaohuang Village of the Dong people, southwest of Guizhou Province, everyone is busy preparing for the celebration. 

2018-02-14 19:55 GMT+8

Ciba is the best New Year's gift

2018-02-13 19:07 GMT+8

In Mianzhu, Sichuan Province, everybody is preparing for the Chinese Spring Festival. There is a happy spirit among the crowds everywhere.

2018-02-12 16:41 GMT+8

Hundreds of millions of Chinese workers and students will soon head back to their hometowns, setting off a travel rush that will leave the country's megalopolises empty, bring life back to the far-flung cities and almost vacant villages.

2018-02-08 22:44 GMT+8

‍This is the sandalwood pipa treasured by the Japanese emperor for 1,300 years. And this is the only one in the world.

2018-02-05 20:53 GMT+8

Xu Lizhi, a Chinese Foxconn employee, born in 1990 in Guangdong, wrote his last poem A Screw Fell to the Ground before jumping off the building in 2014.

2018-02-04 13:35 GMT+8

In 2016, super models and film stars offered some stunning fashion shots with the round fans in their hands.

2018-01-30 13:59 GMT+8