The Dutch private collector who has the "mummy Buddha" statue in possession said he is willing to give it back to the Chinese village if it is proved to be stolen from there. Full Story

Chinese women gaining fuller figures

Chinese women are becoming fuller of figure thanks to a combination of social, physical and dietary changes that are overturning 'traditional' notions of national body types and may prompt a revolution in the lingerie industry. Yang Wanli reports. Full Story

Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha

China's State Administration of Cultural Heritage said it has begun procedures to retrieve the 1,000-year-old stolen Buddha containing a mummified monk that is now in the possession of a Dutch private collector. Full Story