Changing his tune

2012-11-06 00:41:48

Gao Xiaosong thought he might be the right person to comment on cultural and social issues in China and the United States when he was pitching stories in Hollywood in 2006.

Writer Han Suyin dies at 95 in Lausanne

2012-11-05 00:35:47

Chinese-British writer and physician Elizabeth Comber, whose pen name was Han Suyin, died at the age of 95 on Friday in Lausanne.

An eye on Si-fi

2012-10-23 00:17:24

Ken Liu's science fiction awards bring global attention to Chinese authors of the genre, Kelly Chung Dawson reports in New York.

Eye in the sky

2012-10-18 08:23:35

Wang Chen, an entrepreneur from Guangdong province's Shenzhen, has spent the past nine years shooting aerial photographs in more than 40 countries, as well as the North and South poles.

Changing his tune

2012-10-17 07:56:11

Yu Kuizhi, one of China's most famous Peking Opera actors, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his initiation into the genre this year.

Pushed to the limits

2012-10-15 23:35:03

Fan Meng knows all about pushing himself — and his mother, who has polio — all the way.

Growing with the grassroots

2012-10-16 07:48:28

Rather than head to a Fortune 500 firm after graduating from a top university, Shi Lei has staked his fate with poor farmers in a village.

Words for the world

2012-10-15 08:12:23

Mo Yan's Noble Prize might ignite an explosion of global interest in Chinese literature.

Drug-fighting customs officer in Guangzhou

2012-10-12 16:57:33

Yang Jie, a customs officer at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, is the only customs worker selected to be a delegate for the 18th CPC National Congress, to be held on Nov 8.

Vintage sounds

2012-10-12 01:46:18

Most people listen to music on their smartphones, MP3 players or tablets. But some prefer vinyl records, Wu Yiyao finds out in Shanghai.

Epic musical tells the terrific tale

2012-10-12 01:46:18

He introduced the concept of the highly acclaimed Impression show series, large-scale open-air performance with the real landscape as part of the show.

Giving shape to humanity

2012-10-12 01:46:18

Li Xiangqun's first solo show in 34 years of career ran for only 4 days at the National Art Museum of China. And it presented only a handful of sculptures.