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Beijing's Forbidden City in historic light show

Feb 20, 2019 - 2:29 PM

The Forbbidden City is set to celebrate the Lantern Festival with another light show

A light show inside the Forbidden City is seen during a cultural event celebrating the Lantern Festival, the end to the Lunar New Year festivities, in Beijing on February 19, 2019. - The event marks the first time the Forbidden City has been lit up at night in 94 years since opening to the public. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP)

Chinese 'love' Trump's Mandarin-speaking granddaughter

Nov 09, 2017 - 9:31 PM

Donald Trump shows Xi Jinping a video of his granddaughter, Arabella Kushner, greeting 'Grandpa Xi and Grandma Peng (Liyuan)' with several Mandarin ballads and a recitation of ancient Chinese poetry

Budget guide: 3 days in Beijing

Aug 06, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Planning a trip to Beijing? This writer traveled to see the Great Wall and Forbidden City – on a budget

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IN PHOTOS: Honeylet joins leaders' spouses in Forbidden City tour

May 15, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte s partner goes on a tour of the World Heritage Site with 19 other spouses of leaders attending the Belt and Road Forum in China

SEEING THE SIGHTS. President Rodrigo Duterte's partner Honeylet Avanceña joins the spouses' program for the partners of the different heads of state who attended the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. Presidential photo

US, China first ladies in Beijing's Forbidden City

Mar 21, 2014 - 10:29 PM

Michelle Obama her mother and daughters tour the Forbidden City with Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan

China unearths ancient palace ruins: state media

Dec 01, 2012 - 5:19 PM

China has unearthed the ruins of an ancient palace near the tomb of the country s first emperor that was already famed for its terracotta soldiers