Student Lu Song volunteered to teach in a Nairobi slum for an adventure but soon developed a deep affection for the place and the people.
Shanghai plans to launch a pilot program to regulate street performances and give performers more legal spaces to present their shows.
Getting married in the world's most populous country is big business. About $57 billion is spent annually on 10 million weddings in China.
Children at a kindergarten in Shandong province use waste materials to make toys to celebrate the coming Children's Day in a low-carbon way.
With dozens of exhibitions, Chinese photographer Steve Hui Zhao has become famous for showing the smiling faces of ordinary Chinese to the outside world.
The Beijing Tibetan Middle School has produced many students who are now contributing to the reconstruction of the Tibet autonomous region.
If I got picked, I would leave my family and spend the rest of my life on Mars.
Today, the Chinese idea of female beauty has taken a strong swing toward Western standards, with many young women desperate for a higher bridged nose, eyelids or a sharper chin. It's a desire that has fueled a culture of plastic surgery among the wealthy.
Surveyor Luo Junhong risks his life on a daily basis to check for potential landslides on the sloops that surround his village. Deng Zhangyu reports from Ya'an, Sichuan.
The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake rattled and crumbled the peaks that smatter Sichuan province's Longmen fault line, creating a recipe for later disasters. Just add water, and you get landslides.
I was overwhelmed by emotions when I saw the tombstone of Teng Dengfeng in the cemetery designated for the May 12, 2008 earthquake victims of Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province.