The 1.3 Billion

2017-07-19 15:50 GMT+8

The ink brush is one of the Four Treasures of the Study in China. They are used in Chinese paintings and Chinese calligraphy with rich cultural connotations. Some famous artists even have the brushes exclusively made for them. 

2018-07-22 15:36 GMT+8

In Beijing, eclectic music flows out of a pub in a siheyuan (a traditional courtyard dwelling) not far from the Drum Tower.  

2018-07-17 08:45 GMT+8

In the Temple of Heaven Park, 85-year-old Li Baoru begins his exercise at 8 o'clock every day, in all weathers.

2018-07-15 08:06 GMT+8

Xinjiang, a vast region on China’s northwestern border is home to more than 20 million people. While Han Chinese make up more than 90 percent of China’s population, nearly 60 percent of the people in Xinjiang are ethnic minorities. Among them is Uighur film director Kurbanjan Samat. 

2018-07-08 18:42 GMT+8

Born and bred in Xi'an, the capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Yi Yang is a 24-year-old auxiliary police officer in the city's Traffic Police Detachment. The area he covers is near the Qujiang International Conference & Exhibition Center, and famous attractions such as the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Shaanxi Provincial History Museum. It's a busy area where streets are usually chocked with traffic, and flooded with foreign tourists.

2018-07-06 17:08 GMT+8

The Lingdingyang Channel is a trumpet-shaped estuary on the Pearl River, which stretches from Guangdong Province's Humen town in the north to Hong Kong and Macao in the south. The area with a 60 km radius has 14 cities and seven airports. It is one of the most important international waterways in China.

2018-07-01 10:12 GMT+8

Located at Beiji Town, Mohe City in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Beihong School is the northernmost rural primary school in China. With Russia visible directly across the Heilongjiang River, this remote area is more than 130 kilometers from Mohe. Along the way are snow-covered sandstone roads, primeval forests and high mountain ranges. 

2018-06-26 18:47 GMT+8

If you were a fan of the French action film District 13 or of the video game series Assassin's Creed, you must be stunned by the dazzling moves of those protagonists. They can easily climb up high walls and jump between roofs, leaving the furious villains at their wits' end.

2018-06-23 16:42 GMT+8

Living in on the east coast in Shandong Province's Qingdao, Xu Suqin is now 62 years old. Like many of her peers, Teresa Teng was her idol. Some of her friends said that their voices sound a lot alike. Wedding guests were so touched when Xu sang Sweet Honey, one of Teng's famous songs. Young lads even came to appreciate her singing with bouquets.

2018-06-21 17:41 GMT+8

Located between Ordos city of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and Yulin Prefecture of Shaanxi Province, Mu Us Desert is listed as one of China's four major sandy lands.

2018-06-17 11:17 GMT+8

Ink wash painting is known to be one of the greatest art forms. Did you know that a needle and thread can also be a craftsmen's tool to recreate the most beautiful scenery of nature?

2018-06-12 18:45 GMT+8

Ancient books are mortal.

2018-06-10 07:35 GMT+8

My name is Xiang Desheng. I've been making Hui Ink for 38 years.

2018-06-05 19:36 GMT+8

The Xiansheng School of Art and Craft is a non-profit organization founded by Chinese artist Xin Wangjun. It is designed to help left-behind children in China’s remote areas embrace their artistic spirits.

2018-06-02 13:45 GMT+8

Did you know what these delicate works are made of?

2018-05-29 19:43 GMT+8

At the word Jump, a red flash was seen taking off from the cliff. With his arms widely extended, he dived into the roaring water down the waterfall, amidst cheers.

2018-05-27 15:34 GMT+8

This average girl wearing black-framed glasses is Mei Yan, a post-'80 breeder in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. During her internship in 2008, Mei became interested in being a panda breeder. In the past 10 years, she has bred dozens of pandas here.

2018-05-22 19:17 GMT+8

Born in 1980, Wang Leilei used to be a famous model in China.

2018-05-20 14:04 GMT+8

Liu Chunyan is from Mianzhu in China's Sichuan Province. She worked at the Tianchi Coal Mine since 1992 and had an ordinary but happy life.

2018-05-16 20:36 GMT+8

For most survivors of the disaster 10 years ago, it was like a permanent scar. Yet they are grateful for surviving.

2018-05-15 22:25 GMT+8

Ma Fuzhong was born in Gansu Province in 1977. Now he is the owner of the time-honored Beichuan Halal Snacks restaurant. Business is very good and most customers are old acquaintances of the owner. They know each other so well that they can easily spot the changes in each other's appearances over the last decades.

2018-05-13 22:04 GMT+8

At 14:28:04, May 12, 2008, a massive earthquake of M8.0 struck Wenchuan, Sichuan Province in China.

2018-05-12 21:55 GMT+8

Standing before the sculptures by Wang Ruilin, the audience seems to immerse themselves in a mysterious atmosphere. Graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts, the 33-year-old artist has developed a unique style.

2018-05-08 18:01 GMT+8

In an ancient Chinese myth, Kuafu the giant decided to chase and catch the sun. Although he died of thirst on the way, he is seen as symbolizing the ancestral pursuit of light and eternity.

2018-05-06 09:43 GMT+8

Violist Wang Zi’an remembers December 22, 2017, very well.

2018-05-04 22:23 GMT+8