Category Archives: Culture

What do pandas, China hands and Richard Nixon have in common?

The National Zoo was extremely crowded on a sunny Sunday with people coming to say goodbye to giant panda Bao Bao.

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Silk Road Ensemble grabs a Grammy

Sing Me Home, the sixth album of the multinational group Silk Road Ensemble, was given the Best World Music Album award on Sunday night at the 59th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Chinese warming up to holiday in Antarctica

More wealthy Chinese adventurers have scrambled to get to Antarctica during this Chinese New Year holiday season, with the country’s biggest online travel agency reporting a sharp rise in bookings, which can cost more than 200,000 yuan ($29,150).

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Chinese set to live-stream the Super Bowl

NFL China retweeted the New England Patriots’ star receiver Julian Edelman’s invitation to Chinese fans to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday.

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China’s Generation Z has global conversation

While most Chinese teenagers are collecting red envelopes and watching fireworks, three were at the United Nations looking for solutions to global problems.

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Earliest known common ancestor sprouted huge family tree

It’s been said that the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle invented Western science by having his students collect sea shells on the beach and then sort them by their features, looking for connections.

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