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From peaceful trade to full-scale war, animals played a big role in ancient China’s diplomatic relations

A precursor of modern archaeology, epigraphy rose during a literary movement in China similar to The Renaissance. A Song Dynasty scholar and his wife, lauded as among the most talented women in China’s history, risked their lives to develop it

As the world celebrates the return of high-profile sporting events, NewsChina looks at how archery caused hits and misses among the ruling classes

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While China’s emperors attempted to buy up all the antiques and art they could find, many of the royal treasures we can still see today came from the private collections of wealthy individuals

Chinese people are traditionally deeply attached to their homeland. But poverty, wars and business caused several large-scale migrations in ancient China

The life and heroics of Qian Xiuling, a Chinese woman who risked her life to save 110 Belgians from the hands of Nazis, are revealed in a new book