Grain Buds, the 8th solar term of a year, begins on May 21 this year, and ends on June 4. It means that the seeds from the grain are becoming full but are not ripe.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 20 this year.
The latest benefit of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) is to its non-Chinese residents, who can apply for permanent residence in China simply with a letter of recommendation from the FTZ authorities.
Beijing-based artist Lin Ruoxi, 54, rose to fame in the 1980s for his mastery of meticulous gongbi brushwork and the traditional flower-and-bird paintings.
China's 24 Solar Terms is a deeply rooted concept that encapsulates the essence of Chinese wisdom. Now, they are coming alive.
The upcoming Seventh Beijing International Film Festival offers around 500 films. Xu Fan reports.
In China, every province or city has something special that distinguishes itself from others. That something special may be the amazing natural scenery, fantastic human creations, renowned landmarks or even celebrities.
An arts and crafts competition was held in Shanghai with more than 1,500 pieces on display, including 742 works from the city-level list.
The Palace Museum in Beijing, also known as the Forbidden City, has opened a joint exhibition with the National Museum of Afghanistan.
The Spring Equinox (Chinese: 春分),as the fourth term of the year starts on March 20 and ends on April 3 this year.
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