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  • 'The Needham Problem': still an open question
    'The Needham Problem': still an open question
    Time:07/18/2014 Hits:0

    In a speech delivered at the Chinese Agricultural Conference in Chongqing in February, 1944, Joseph Needham remarked that although numerous technological discoveries have been ma…

  • The Needham Question:An inspiring conundrum
    The Needham Question:An inspiring conundrum
    Time:07/18/2014 Hits:220

    In 1969, Joseph Needham brought up a classical question about scientific revolution: Why was modern science born in the West rather than in China?

  • Social construction to go through three stages
    Social construction to go through three stages
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:227

    China has entered a new stage of social construction.(Photographed by Tian Jun) Observed from the practice of China’s international and domestic long-term development…

  • Civil diplomacy gets more active in international affairs
    Civil diplomacy gets more active in internationa…
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:138

    Making moon-cakes with foreign friends China has made more and more connections with the rest of the world since its opening up. Civil diplomacy in China starts to play its…

  • Fascinating facets of Yi culture
    Fascinating facets of Yi culture
    Time:01/08/2015 Hits:2

    Torch Festival Lacquerwork of Yi Located in the southwest of Sichuan Province, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture has the largest population of Yi ethnic group in …

  • The ten-month solar calendar of Yi People
    The ten-month solar calendar of Yi People
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:4

    Tiger dance of Yi The Yi calendar is believed by scholars to date back to ten thousand years ago. In the Yi calendar, a year is divided into twelve months, each having thir…