At least 10 million Chinese artifacts are scattered overseas. Yet a tax on reclaimed items remains the biggest obstacle separating China's domestic market from antiques lost overseas.
The third cultural discovery tour was hosted by the Ministry of Culture in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region. I joined the tour, along with a group of diplomats and others, as a guest of the ministry.
Chinese artist Wang Gang's personal exhibition of oil paintings, Heaven and Earth, opened at the Chinese Academy of Oil Painting in Beijing on Monday.