Sun Huaizhong works on his art piece Maohou, which literally means monkey, in a rented room in Beijing, April 13, 2011. The 55-year old came from Central China's Henan province to Beijing 10 years ago and became interested in the handicraft after hearing on TV that the art is almost extinct.
Li Meijin, 53, is one of China's most prestigious crime psychologists but found herself at the center of controversy recently when she said people should try to understand the minds of killers and treat them with mercy.
Even after 19 years of teaching, Peng Xiaohui still isn't sure how to really turn people on.
As he puts the deceased to rest, Zheng Jixiong also has to put to rest the concerns many people have about burying their loved ones at sea.
Chen Xueming poses with his metal embossed artwork - copies of 43 US presidents - at his workshop in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province, April 8, 2011.
Beijing - There are no gridlocked roads in Li Xu's world. Traffic flows smoothly and specially designed intersections keep everyone on the move.
Zhou Haiying, the son of the famous 20th century Chinese writer Lu Xun, died from an illness in Beijing on Thursday morning aged 81.
The world may be focusing on the safety of medicines during this year's World Health Day, which falls on Thursday.
While most focus on caring for survivors of Wenchuan's earthquake, Ma Fuyang has spent the last three years tending to its dead.
Zhu Chenyan never expected a dramatic change in her job when she was a wedding planner three years ago. Now, she plans funerals.
Liu Rui'an has faced a number of deceased senior leaders of the Communist Party and the state on the slab before him.