Shana Wu

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What's the tea? Oldest brew in the world discovered in China

The 2,400-year-old remains of tea leaves were discovered in a royal tomb in Shandong province

Monet water lilies painting sells for $24.1m in Beijing—new record for a Western work of art sold in China

The painting was consigned to China Guardian’s first Impressionist and Modern art sale by Lévy Gorvy gallery

Ancient Chinese sites hit by flash floods this summer

Deadly rains in central Henan province threatened key Unesco World Heritage sites and hundreds of national relics. Experts warn the disaster may be a taste of future trouble