Technology has been a driving force in promoting the traditional Chinese game internationally. Erik Nilsson reports. Full Story

Curtain up as East meets West on the stage in Wuzhen

Much of the plot in the Chinese folktale about a white snake spirit falling in love with a human takes place in water, including the trans-species encounter in drizzle and a torrential flood being whipped up to rescue the human husband. Full Story

China's earliest bricks dating back 5,000 years unearthed

Five damaged bricks that were confirmed as China's earliest bricks - dating back 5,000 years - were discovered in Lantian county, Shaanxi province, and advance China's brick history by 2,000 years. Full Story