Piano taking musician to great heights

2012-08-13 20:53:52

German pianist Stefan Aaron has quickly become a famous foreigner in China because of his recent performance — not on stage of but on the Great Wall in Beijing.

We shall overcome

2012-08-13 08:02:55

A total of 282 Chinese sportsmen and women will compete in the London 2012 Paralympic Games from Aug 29 to Sept 9, together with 4,200 other athletes from all over the world.

Collecting memories and medals

2012-08-12 07:50:15

It is not just the athletes who have a passion for Olympic medals. In Shanghai, an old gentleman shares that passionate pursuit.

Men dedicated to time machine

2012-08-09 08:02:41

The nation's master watch and clock makers have emerged from a difficult decade to make the most of the luxury market. Wang Kaihao reports in Tianjin.

Nanny goat's milk best?

2012-08-08 03:03:57

A businessman in Changsha has been feeding his baby girl milk from the goats he has been raising on the roof of his four-story house.

Top UN post for Chinese diplomat

2012-08-07 11:17:14

Chinese diplomat Wu Hongbo was sworn in as the new United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday.

A woman of substance shares the recipe of her success

2012-08-07 08:12:34

A leap of faith some 30 years ago, changed her life. With only 1.70 yuan (27 cents), she started a small stall selling porridge to tourists who started pouring into Shaoshan village, in Hunan province, to visit former chairman Mao Zedong's home.

Back to business after studying abroad

2012-08-06 08:12:26

Chinese students who study overseas and return are increasingly turning to entrepreneurship to make their dreams come true. Zhang Yue reports in Dalian, Liaoning province.

Fok family gives support to Chinese Olympians

2012-08-05 08:10:45

Generations of Foks have given support to Chinese Olympians.

Chinese farmer makes an Olympian trek to Games

2012-08-05 08:06:32

Chinese farmer Chen Guanming is picking up litter on the London streets to support the Games.

Capture culture

2012-08-03 07:50:06

Understanding Beijing culture from Westerners' perspectives - that's the aim of 10 short films, shot by a group of undergraduates and graduates from the United States.

Jewels of the sea

2012-08-02 09:17:51

A former finance officer has made it his responsibility to conserve the environment of Xisha Islands. Liu Zhihua reports in Beijing.