Major Heat, the 12th of the 24 solar terms, means most parts of China enter the hottest season of the year. The orange alerts for high temperature were issued one after another across China.
Ietionian Gate, part of the ancient walls in the southeast port city of Piraeus, is a landmark ancient cultural site which Greece reopened to the public for free in its bid to mark the European Heritage Days.
As a seven-year refurbishment project comes to an end, the Fuwang Chamber inside the Emperor Qianlong's Imperial Garden, at the northeastern corner of the Forbidden City, is expected to be unveiled to the general public in 2020, experts say.
A series of ancient maps drawn by Persian and Arabian geographers from the ninth to 17th centuries show the disputed waters and islands of the South China Sea have been Chinese territory since ancient time, according to a joint study by Chinese and Iranian researchers.
To Wang Mudi, a grade six student at a rural junior middle school, nothing beats calligraphy class every Wednesday.
The law stipulates the application and identification of ancient villages, protects their sources of funding, and restricts the uses of such villages and their surrounding landscapes.
The Chinese government has added 899 valuable ancient manuscripts to the catalog under state protection.
When twilight falls, Hu Qinghua's routine starts. After he finishes work in his rice fields he visits a family in Youdian village, speaking to them about the history of their house and narrating stories about their common ancestors, hoping to persuade them to repair their house, which was built hundreds of years ago.
The gods of the ancient times that had been worshiped in Syria's Palmyra city seemed to had failed in protecting their temples in that city from the bombings of the Islamic State (IS) group.
Myanmar authorities have banned visit to ancient pagodas in Bagan, an official report quoted an announcement of the Ministry of Culture as reporting Tuesday.
In Iran, the small northern town of Ardebil may not have the allure of top tourist attractions like Isfahan or Shiraz, but year after year culture-sensitive visitors still flock there to see a famed collection of ancient Chinese blue-and-white porcelain.
Cuba announced on Tuesday measures that ease restrictions on its citizens living abroad as the country continues to grapple with an unprecedented exodus of migrants to
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Monday met with Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov in Beijing.The two sides exchanged views o
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Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday visited the city of Cangzhou in north China's Hebei Province.Xi went
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