Officials from the Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Center are sending two professionals to Philadelphia to restore a terracotta warrior statue which had its thumb broken off and stolen in December.
The growing demand for racing pigeons among China's wealthy is said to be pushing up prices for the birds to new records, according to a report in the UK's Financial Times.
A person who put photos of what appeared to be a dinner featuring protected wildlife in China has been detained for five days in Hunan's capital, Changsha, reports Beijing Youth Daily.
The Lunar New Year saw the start of a week-long festival in Myanmar celebrating Chinese film. The new festival features four Chinese films that have been dubbed into the Myanmar language.
Federal authorities have said that a Delaware man stole late last year a thumb of a Chinese terracotta warrior statue being displayed at a Philadelphia museum. The statue is said to be worth of US$4.5 million.
An fireworks explosion killed four people and wounded five others Thursday night in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said Friday.