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Dragon boat race held to mark Duanwu Festival

2015-06-23

Dragon boat race held to mark Duanwu Festival

Pulling the strings

2015-06-23

The 200-year-old yard tucked away in an old neighborhood of Quan-zhou, Fujian province, is more like a temple than a theater.

In a tradition's vanguard

2015-06-20

On a sweltering afternoon at Fangzhuang village, several workers are busy sawing wood and hammering long iron nails on large half-finished wooden dragon boats. The smell of wood, tung oil and sweat fills the shipyard, even as big electric fans disperses it.

Xiamen ranked among most popular destinations for 2015 Duanwu Festival

2015-06-19

As this year's Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival occurs during the summer holiday, more people are choosing to travel long-distance with their children than in previous years.

51-year-old man dies after working in heat in Xiamen

2015-06-19

The persistent high temperatures have sent many residents to hospitals for high fever and nausea.

Pingtan teen meets President Xi Jinping in Beijing

2015-06-19

A pupil has become a local sensation after he met and shook hands with President Xi Jinping earlier this month.

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