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Artistic Chinese landscapes explored at the Met

A millennium ago, the legendary Chinese landscape painter Guo Xi posed the question: “In what does a gentleman’s love of landscape consist?” The question is answered in different ways at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s current exhibition Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China.

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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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Diva in motion

Sheu Fang-yi, a well-known dancer from Taiwan, will soon debut her newest production, My Heart, in Beijing.

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ROLL OUT THE BARREL

When President Xi Jinping and the then British Prime Minister, David Cameron, downed a pint of beer at a pub in England, in October, the beer in question immediately became a must have for hundreds of thousands of drinkers in China.

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Artist pays tribute to those who are at the bottom of the pile

Through a rich palette and thought-provoking themes in his works, the Brazilian artist Adelio Sarro, 66, engages viewers in Chongqing with the magic and force of his native land.

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Party membership gets more diverse

In 1921 the Communist Party of China had a mere 50 members, but now it has more than 88 million, resulting in higher
standards and more applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

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