Fitness fan finds her month of fame

2011-06-30 07:23:36

When Nancy Pon decided to shoot a one-minute Touchmedia video to be screened on the backseat televisions of cabs, she never expected people would track her down and make her a celebrity.

Hoofing it after horses

2011-06-29 07:35:58

Wang Zhenshan looks like a statue set between the clear sky and the Gobi Desert in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Dancer brings original folk dance to Australia

2011-06-27 17:31:39

A fascinating Chinese dance drama named the "Shangri-La Legend" has caused a sensation in Sydney of Australia these days, as the Year of Chinese Culture in Australia commenced late last week.

Going back to the source

2011-06-23 08:32:16

Not many people would revel in being called a garbage collector.

Now that's a 'trade' school

2011-06-22 08:30:05

Swapping a pencil for a new teaching building? That's exactly what Liang Shuxin did through a series of trades on his micro blog.

A singer heart and soul

2011-06-21 07:59:24

Liu Huan sums up his musical journey over the past 25 years as a willingness to listen to what's new. Chen Nan reports.

On stage and behind the rock scene

2011-06-18 07:44:31

Chai Dongxin's rise to prominence as a rock 'n' roll photographer seems to have been inevitable.

First female pilot flies NE China skies

2011-06-17 10:36:59

Li Ying prepares for a flight in the cockpit of a plane in Shenyang, the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning province, May 30, 2011. The 25-year-old is the first female civil aviation pilot in the northeastern region of China.

The other half of the sky

2011-06-16 09:25:47

Women hold up half the sky, according to a Chinese saying, and one of the iconic pillars keeping up her side is Long Xianlan.

Chinese judge re-elected to UN court

2011-06-16 08:27:53

Chinese judge Gao Zhiguo Wednesday was re-elected by an overwhelming majority as a judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

Nurse tough stuff

2011-06-14 08:05:35

Despite suffering four diseases, 23 scars and 17 brushes with death in one of Tibet's most ferocious environments, Peng Yan remains committed to her work.

Cutting a simple life from paper

2011-06-13 17:21:20

She learned the craft from her mother at 12 and has never been without her scissors and red paper since becoming highly skilled in this ancient Chinese folk art.