Right on cue

2011-01-28 13:24:48

New Snooker Masters champion Ding Junhui living a dream but keeps his lifestyle simple.

Teen behind the champion

2011-01-28 11:11:40

She is the world's youngest champ, but still wears Mickey Mouse on her jeans.

The parent trap

2011-01-28 11:06:21

Experts say there is need to moderate demands on children.

Queen's sacrifice

2011-01-28 10:54:41

Nurturing a chess champion is a task teetering from amiable dictatorship to forgoing personal ambitions.

Novel path for businessman

2011-01-21 13:09:03

Chen He is representative of a new breed of overseas Chinese writers gaining attention.

Father of pinyin

2011-01-21 11:20:18

A former banker who created the pinyin system celebrated his 106th birthday this month.

Driving ambition

2011-01-14 11:25:57

Fresh from a deal with Volvo, Li Shufu wants to give people what they want.

Stars on the horizon

2011-01-14 11:21:36

The 'longlist' for Literary Prize raises strong hopes about future of East Asian writers of English books.

Lion's share

2011-01-07 14:41:13

China expert believes developing economies will account for four-fifths of global wealth by mid-century.

Reading pleasures

2011-01-07 13:00:51

Whatever genre you fancy, these English-language book titles of 2011 are sure to delight.

General practice

2011-01-07 10:49:38

Country doctors work in trying conditions to bring care to people in the remotest of regions.

Fighting for peace

2011-01-03 13:56:49

Two oceans and 13 hours separate China and Haiti. But as the sudden cholera epidemic and a turbulent election once again put Haiti under the international spotlight, two Chinese are especially concerned with the developments.