A shoulder for AIDS patients

2011-12-14 08:10:32

When Pang Yu was introduced to people living with HIV/AIDS at a party to celebrate Spring Festival, he felt he might encounter resistance.

China executes Mafia-style gang leader

2011-12-13 16:37:32

The leader and two core members of a Mafia-style gang that terrorized local communities in southwest China's city of Kunming were executed Tuesday, court officials said.

Ex-soldier makes his last stand

2011-12-13 08:59:24

Man defends ancient home from being demolished.

Farmer: No regrets over giveaway

2011-12-07 07:22:01

When it comes to marketing, few things are better at attracting customers than freebies.

Volunteer offers free tours of the classics

2011-12-02 07:26:34

During the week, Zhang Peng works behind an office desk. It's only on the weekends that he says he gets to pursue his part-time passion for classical art.

With editor, disabled rewrite future

2011-11-30 07:26:16

After 15 years as a journalist, Zhang Danuo knows a good story when he sees one. Now he's using that skill to change people's lives.

Long road to recovery

2011-11-29 07:12:08

In little over three years, Feng Jianlin has traveled thousands of miles in his old van and passed out millions of leaflets carrying the faces of missing children.

Bringing the dead back home

2011-11-25 07:11:25

Stranger tracks down family to help body of unknown man be cremated.

Collector picks up pieces of the past

2011-11-24 07:34:34

In an era when cultural relics can bring in big profits, collector Qin Furong is taking a step to the side.

A measure of dedication

2011-11-23 07:26:46

For the past 36 years, Chu Zijia's daily routine has included fetching water from a well early every morning, putting it in a special instrument and making a measurement.

In tune with the old ways

2011-11-22 07:30:20

It's not difficult for a visitor in winter to find the workshop of the Russian accordionist.

Bridge to more respect

2011-11-18 07:58:07

Cracks appeared in the walls of Inayat Sillam's bungalow seconds after the magnitude-6 earthquake in Xinjiang on Nov 1.