Clinic really floats his boat

2012-04-27 07:25:13

A boathouse anchored in a sparkling lake surrounded by mountains. Sounds like a wonderful place to set up a medical clinic?

Loving inventions

2012-04-26 07:31:27

Retired engineer Liu Tie'er has received nationwide attention for inventing a wheelchair that is able to climb stairs.

Eyes of a Cat

2012-04-22 09:13:13

Peggy Chien, a Taiwan photographer, captures the island from a feline's angle.

Home link

2012-04-20 11:07:40

Briton's work extends long-time affinity with China.

Tuning up a fine life

2012-04-20 07:21:47

When successful businessman Ping Anjun climbs onto the stage next month in Beijing, it won't be to explain how he made his fortune in real estate.

Officer amasses big Lei Feng collection

2012-04-19 15:31:33

Wu Xiyou, a 32-year-old company commander in the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Shenyang Military Region, is known for his large collection of Lei Feng memorabilia.

In Swahili, they call it ...

2012-04-19 08:07:42

When Shen Yuning announced he was planning to compile a Swahili-Chinese dictionary, most of his friends thought he was joking.

Disabled farmers hope to reap brighter future

2012-04-18 22:39:12

The farmer in Changling county, Jilin province, who is paralyzed and uses a wheelchair, had been worrying about the grain products grown by him and his fellow co-workers, most of whom are also farmers with disabilities.

Chinese real estate tycoon named to Time 100 list

2012-04-18 21:55:31

Chinese real estate tycoon Chan Laiwa, 71, on Wednesday made the 2012 Time 100 list of most influential people. Chan, also known as Chen Lihua, is set to be in New York for the Time 100 event on Tuesday.

Treehouse gets the ax

2012-04-18 07:52:21

Sixty-six-year-old Huang Chonggao is at the scene as workers demolish his treehouse in Pudong, Shanghai.

Ma honored with top environmental award

2012-04-17 21:11:03

Ma Jun, director of the Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs, has been awarded a top environmental award for his efforts in setting up an online database of polluters and in urging enterprises to clean up their practices.

A face rebuilt, a life reborn

2012-04-17 08:12:02

For the first two decades of her life, Wang Na just wanted to be able to smile and chew food.