Ming Dynasty

Ancient imperial edicts discovered in north China

The imperial edicts, order or comment from emperors, are a family heirloom belonging to 80-year-old Cui Xibo,.

Nov 10, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Great Wall of China disappearing: Reports

A considerably long stretch of the Great Wall of China has disappeared due to natural erosion and unchecked human activity in the absence of preservation measures, says a report in Beijing Times.

Jun 30, 2015, 08:21 AM IST

Gold-filled Ming Dynasty tomb found in China

A 500-year-old gold-filled tomb of a concubine turned military strategist from the Ming Dynasty has been discovered in China.

May 17, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Ancient stone bridge revealed after Chinese lake dries up

A stone bridge dating back to the Ming dynasty has been discovered after water levels plunged at China`s largest freshwater lake, a media report said.

Jan 03, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Rocks used to build China`s Forbidden City were transported on ice

Researchers have revealed that the huge stones that make up parts of China`s Forbidden City were transported along artificial ice paths lubricated with water.

Nov 07, 2013, 12:41 PM IST

Ming Dynasty Chinese coin found in Kenya

A rare 600-year-old Chinese coin unearthed by scientists on a Kenyan island shows trade existed between China and east Africa.

Mar 16, 2013, 14:50 PM IST

`Chinese officials must declare their assets`

Officials will think twice before pocketing bribes if their assets are made public, like during the Ming Dynasty, Chinese officials convicted of taking bribes were skinned alive in public.

Dec 06, 2012, 14:42 PM IST