2018 FIFA World Cup

Blatter says England should host World Cup

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Thursday he believes the World Cup should return to England when Europe next gets its turn to host the tournament. Blatter has arrived...
Shanghai International Film & TV Festival

Asian talent prepares to shine at Shanghai film festival

The New Asian Talent Awards ceremony will be held on June 22.
What's On

Life and times of a Chinese martyr

Du Zhongyuan, a renowned journalist and entrepreneur, was a leading figure during China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.
World Heritage Sites in China

Wonders and wickedness in the days of yore

The ancient capital of Yin produced the earliest Chinese characters and fine bronzeware 3,000 years ago. But it also had a dark side steeped in human sacrifice.

Seeing the world with a soft and sensitive heart

Li Xiang emerges from his reclusive life in a Yangzhou studio to stage his first solo exhibition at the age of 57.
Mythology of China

The magical seeds which created ancient China's farms

Relying on nature to provide food wasn't sustainable, so Emperor Yan took his people on a quest.
40 people, 40 stories, 40 years

Spreading the word: A TV news anchor and his reform and opening-up

TV news anchor Zang Xi talks about his experiences growing up as Shanghai and China reaped the benefits of reform and opening-up.
Living Cultural Heritage

Chinese shadow puppetry steps out of shade and into spotlight

Chinese shadow puppetry is a simple theatrical form that combines storytelling and entertainment. Shadow puppets are not only props, but also a type of artwork. 
News in Photos

Locals enjoy folk activities marking Dragon Boat Festival

Locals take part in various folk activities in Huangxing Park marking the Dragon Boat Festival which falls on Monday.
40 Years On

That's entertainment! The movie industry sheds its leaden image

To mark the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up, this year's Shanghai International Film Festival will host exhibitions of film posters and a history of cinema.