A brain tumor nearly grounded a veteran fighter pilot forever but Shen Wenjie was determined to get back in the air.
More Chinese migrant workers have opted to bring their children to the city for quality education, rather than leaving them behind in the countryside.
While there is no shortage of Christmas-themed parties, foreign and even inflatable Santas are starting to make their presence felt around the country.
While most Chinese still regard Christmas as a foreign flight of fancy, the commercial trappings are gaining traction among the country's middle class.
Watching a group of Chinese children playing the djembe, an African hand drum, in a park in Shenzhen is an uplifting experience. The ups and downs of the beat and the exotic rhythm produce a variety of sounds, presenting a vivid picture of Africa.
It takes only five seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour for motorcycle DELTA, but it took five years to come this far.
Shanghai Xintiandi Style Mall is filled with a festive mood, featuring large-scale installations, knit works and various activities, under the theme "kiss".
In life, he was an everyday hero, but in death, stories of Fu Lizhi's extreme commitment to the military are a source of inspiration.
A pole dancer practices outside in Tianjin on December 17, 2013.
When Chen Liang was offered a chance to trek through a beautiful stretch of forest to listen to the song of the endangered western black-crested gibbon, he jumped at the chance.
Although few participants of the recent trek on the Ailao Mountains (Ailaoshan) managed to hear the western black-crested gibbons' duets, no one seemed to regret taking part.
Western black-crested gibbon is more endangered than the giant panda, even though it is the country's most populous gibbon.