Wei Yunsi, the keeper of the clock atop Shanghai's Customs House on the Bund, has a lot of time on his hands at work.
A 25-year-old woman who had lupus for 11 years and relied on donations for treatment died of multiple organ failure on Sunday in a Beijing hospital.
He seems an unlikely hero, especially one that would save two children from the jaws of a wild cougar.
Li Changhe, 75, is listed as the elderly volunteer with the longest record of service by the World Record Association, a Hong Kong-based institution that records non-sporting and folk records, according to the Qilu Evening News.
Cooperatives are a good way to boost farmers' incomes, especially for women farmers, said a NPC deputy.
Zhou Ye once had a choice to make: Be a model shining on a T-shaped stage or teach sign language.
"A roof and a son, it's the kind of life I have never imagined before," said Cao.
Yang Limeng pricks up his ears to catch every little clink and clang of the metro while the rest of the passengers idle their travel time away with MP3s, phone games or iPads.
"For me, Lei Feng is the greatest person, not only in China, but also in the whole world."
Son's protracted search for hospital highlighted problems in system.
He used to spend all day catching birds after he turned 6, when he started to learn how to paint and called himself a bird-hunting master.
"One bottle for five cents, 100 for five yuan, 1,000 for 50 yuan..."