In Africa, the elders believe rains are blessing, particularly ahead of a event. The rains that poured over Durban City in South Africa on Sunday night were an indication of the blessings for the BRICS Summit.
Stan Lai has a clear memory of what inspired his magnum opus.
While Wang Peiyi's designs are attracting plenty of attention in Europe, back home in China not many people have even heard of him.
Though winter isn't usually a fruitful season, the past winter brought a bountiful harvest to Macao-born designer Gideon Tam. He made his debut catwalk show at Copenhagen Fashion Week and then showed his collection at Paris Fashion Week in early February.
Yin Peigang never imagined treating a patient with a strange respiratory disease would mean he'd have to relearn how to walk.
Nearly a year after he died of a sudden cerebral hemorrhage, Gyumey Dorje's colleagues and local villagers firmly believe he worked himself to death.
Simple Chinese words can be heard when walking the main streets of Cape Town, arriving at passport control at Johannesburg airport, and while negotiating commodity prices in Durban.
March 23, marked the 73rd National Day of Pakistan. A large number of Pakistanis from the Pakistan Embassy, officials and their families along with other distinguished guests celebrated the day with great fervor and enthusiasm in Beijing.
As a language expert, Alan Yu is used to all kinds of influences showing up in English words.
When I was given the assignment of arranging interviews , what struck me first was worry, instead of the excitement I usually feel when going abroad.
Tamara Nikolayevna has mastered many artistic skills, including acting and sculpting, but never expected to start learning traditional Chinese painting at the age of 75.
Turkish Culture Minister Omer Celik joined Turkish Ambassador to China Murat Salim Esenli on Thursday to launch the 2013 Turkish Culture Year in China.