Selling foreign teas in the country where tea originated cannot be an easy job, but some foreign companies have tried, and found that Chinese consumers appreciate their imported products.
Drinking Taiwan tea has become a "culture" in the Chinese mainland, according to Lin Chien-chung, general manager of Chuan-Shang Tea.
Hong Kong continues to attract expatriate professionals in greater numbers
Man Kam-chuen has lived in Shenzhen for more than 17 years and considers it his second home. Spending the sunset years of his life in the southern coastal city was the logical choice for many retired people like Man then to offset the rising costs in Hong Kong.
With camera in hand, Martin Kummer understands what's happened in China over the last three decades even more dramatically than the Chinese people who have lived through the changes.
A recent study conducted in the Emei Mountain, a mountain resort in West China's Sichuan province with relatively good ecological conditions, has found that the wild firefly population has dropped by 70 percent compared to 2006.
Diplomatic pouch | Mike Peters
More than 1,400 graduates from the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology were the first to wear a new design of graduation robes for their commencement ceremony this week.
Martial arts master Chen Fusheng and his students salute each other after their daily training at his family-run martial arts school, in Lixian Town, Daxing district of Beijing June 28, 2012.
French artist Nadine Kohn Fiszel works with traditional Chinese materials to express how she feels about the passing of time.
Photographer Abram Deyo is originally from Orofino in Idaho, but has lived in China for more than 10 years. He usually only returns home for Xmas.
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) is known for drawing shrimp, and his student, Chen Dayu (1912-2001), is known for drawing roosters.