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Qing Dynasty

A Must Read to Understand Today's China

Ava Chien | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Ava Chien

Like all her works, Jung Chang's book about Dowager Empress Cixi is worth its weight in jade.

You Will Not Believe How This Painting Was Restored

Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

Ever since a certain octogenarian worked her restoration magic in a church in Spain, we can't help but imagine the face of Beast Jesus any time the wo...

'An Expression Of Friendship Toward The Chinese People'

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.26.2013 | Arts

BEIJING -- The family that runs French luxury-goods conglomerate Kering won plaudits from Beijing on Friday for offering to return a pair of looted Qi...

$3 Million Artifacts Recovered By Police

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

LONDON — British police say they have recovered two Chinese artifacts valued together at more than 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) that were sto...

HuffPost Review: Empire of Silver

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Visually stunning and dramatically surprising, Christina Yao's Empire of Silver is a self-assured debut film that manages to be epic in scale and intimate in focus.