Many dream of finding everlasting love, but few have the tenacity to embrace it. Some crumple under the weight of child rearing, keeping home or getting along with in-laws.
For some opportunistic Chinese couples, marriage is far from being a matter of the heart
Last month, two Chinese superstar musicians staged a little duel not duet, but a kind of mock musical duel. Lang Lang and Jay Chou invited three members of the audience at Tsinghua University to each strike a random note on the piano and they followed up by fleshing out the notes into a complete piece.
In a typical Chinese soap opera, a scene introducing a hero usually shows a broad-shouldered, macho swordsman downing a bowl of jiu in one gulp, then putting down the bowl heavily on the table and roaring: "Good jiu!(好酒 Hǎojǐu)"
A special team in China's largest offshore oil and gas exploration company brave the depths to maintain and repair underwater drilling equipment and carry out offshore drilling platform construction.
In a controversial move, the Ministry of Education has banned written assignments for first and second-grade primary school students across China this summer vacation.
It took three years from 2008 to 2011 to fully complete the eco-salvage of the Futian River, including planning and all civil engineering work.
The Futian River runs through the heart of bustling Shenzhen, a Guangdong city that shares a boundary with Hong Kong and is the province's shining example of urban planning.
O'Loreal Group has recently signed a four-year memorandum of understanding with the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh, to jointly promote higher education for young women.
Yoga is now a mainstream exercise regime worldwide, a far cry from the 1960s and '70s when you had to go to a retreat in India to practice.
Indian yoga master Swami Mangalteertham was in Beijing recently for the 2013 China-India Yoga Week, where he said he wants to eliminate "junk yoga" in China.
Zhang Yichao has a noble aim. Through his voluntary education center, he hopes to have a positive impact on the lives of migrant workers' children.