A soothing tune echoes through a grotto in the dusty Mogao caves of the Gobi desert in Gansu province, the muted colours of an elaborate Buddhist mural popping out of the wall in...
We prepare to leave at 8am, and outside dawn has just risen over Inner Mongolia. We have been sleeping in a little truckers' roadhouse hotel which we stumbled upon last night, after three hours...
Traveling the Silk Road
by Mark Norell, Denise Patry Leidy and the American Museum of Natural History
Some brush off the Mogao Caves - also known as Thousand Buddha Caves - in Dunhuang, Gansu province , as a site of nothing more than fading wall paintings. Three Hong Kong students disagree. They...
Senior media official in Shaanxi stabbed to death
Former Hong Kong Football Club flying rugby winger Dan Parr proved his stamina by winning the gruelling RacingThePlanet Gobi March endurance running race yesterday.
The go-ahead has been given for a 260 million yuan plan to protect the fragile, Unesco-listed Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province, from degradation.
The inspiration for Shanghai Tang's 'Khotan' autumn/winter collection preview at Cuisine Cuisine on September 19, was the Taklamakan Desert along the Silk Road.
Adilapidated, abandoned building on the quiet shores of Kazakhstan's Lake Balkhash is a stark reminder of a fishing industry in rapid decline.
Songwriter and singer Chet Lam Yat-fung wants people to be more eco-friendly after seeing the damage caused to the spectacular snow mountain Tian Shan, in Xinjiang.
China's supplies of a rare jade, mainly mined from a river in Xinjiang, will soon be exhausted if excessive exploitation continues, a gem expert warned.
In a story headlined: 'Gas flow begins in 4,200km pipeline' on Page A7 yesterday, we wrongly reported the oil reserve of the Tarim Basin at 400,000 tonnes when the reserve level is 400 million...