Shanghai dancers perform in Rome

2011-02-23 10:05:19

Chinese modern dancer Jin Xing, artistic director of Shanghai Jinxing Dance Theater, presents "the Closest, the Furthest" at the Auditorium Music Park in Rome, Italy, Feb 22, 2011.

A truth that's stranger than fiction

2011-02-23 08:13:50

A surprise blockbuster has put Chinese cinema's enfant terrible under the public microscope. Jiang Wen tells Raymond Zhou what makes him tick in a rare, wide-ranging interview.

Rich soul keeps giving

2011-02-22 07:34:29

Farmer-cum-multimillionaire Wang Mingdian has given away more than 5 million yuan ($761,243) - nearly all of his earnings - to vulnerable groups during the past 18 years.

Kids left behind remain at the front of helper's mind

2011-02-18 07:46:18

The 68 children whose laughter bounces off the Dabie Mountains in southeastern Anhui province are not orphans, but their parents are nowhere to be found.

Migrant workers setting their sights higher

2011-02-18 07:42:53

The labor shortage in coastal cities that was predicted before the Chinese New Year holidays has now arrived and is more severe than anyone expected.

'Dr Snake' bears fangs for conservation

2011-02-17 08:02:57

Former doctor Chen Yuanhui has gone from saving people from snakes to saving snakes from people.

Centenarian couple celebrates Valentine's Day

2011-02-14 15:44:01

104-year-old Huang Desheng (L) and his 99-year-old wife Cheng Yinzhi receive a heart-shaped rose bouquet on Feb 14, Valentine's Day in Leping city, East China’s Jiangxi province.

Drifting into reality

2011-02-11 10:45:01

Graduates find it hard to leave campuses as they face society’s challenges.

It's a pirate-fighting life

2011-02-10 07:47:21

For Chinese merchant ships plowing the waves in the Gulf of Aden, it was another attempted hijacking in the world's most pirate-infested waters.

Light moments of soldiers

2011-02-09 06:52:00

Soldiers of the armed police in Huaibei, Anhui province, learn to sing Yu Opera, a major local opera in Henan province that enjoys nationwide popularity, on Monday. Professional performers were invited to coach the new soldiers during the Spring Festival holidays.

Happy New Year, it's on me

2011-02-01 07:19:37

All 60 taxis of the "Gu Qingtai Taxi Love Team" will offer free rides for passengers on the first day of Chinese New Year in Dalian, Liaoning province.

Sun Yat-sen's granddaughter dies

2011-01-31 07:13:22

Nora Sun, a former United States trade consul and granddaughter of Sun Yat-sen, the forerunner of the revolution that ended imperial rule in China, died on Saturday afternoon in a Taipei hospital, about one month after being injured in a car accident.