Compared with Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang, whose musical foundation was influenced by his parents, Tian Jiaxin has a different story.
Artists perform during the International Youth Pop Singer Contest in Julmala, Latvia, July 25, 2012.
Artists perform Meilin Opera in Taining County, Fujian Province.
A trip to Gegentala Grassland in July is a bit like going on safari: Endless plains and a blue vault of sky, campfire and counting stars, lively local culture, and animals, lots of them.
In stark contrast to the grasslands north of Hohhot is the Gobi Desert's Singing Sand Ravine Tourist Scenic Spot, in Dalad banner.
The capital of Inner Mongolia autonomous region is relatively well off and is now beginning to emphasize its tourism potential as the gateway to the grasslands in summer.
A former coal miner who has been hiking across China since he retired in 2005 has further travel plans. Xu Wei learns more in Chongqing.
Li Xiaoshuan's alarm clock rings at 8 pm. He switches it off and dials three phone numbers - one to Canada and the other two in the United States. Then he hangs up before anyone answers the phone.
More than 50 university students, film critics and media representatives gathered in Beijing’s Palace Cinema on Sunday to see the premieres of 10 short films.
Extreme science comes at a cost. CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was built for about 5 billion Swiss francs ($5 billion).
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently announced the possibility that it had discovered the long sought-after Higgs boson.
Steve Mann, the University of Toronto professor, has been wearing vision computers for 35 years as part of his research on melding mind and machine.