Beijing to host Menuhin Competition

2011-04-26 07:55:41

One of the world's most prestigious competitions for young violinists, the Menuhin Competition, will be held in Beijing from April 6 to 15, 2012.

Full of spirit and happy to share in drinking rituals

2011-04-26 07:55:41

Different cultures have their own unique, and often dangerous concoctions, which make beer seem like a rather anodyne, anemic, little brother.

What's new

2011-04-26 07:55:41

Together, a documentary on the shooting of Love for Life, a feature film about the romance between two AIDS patients, is available on's video channel.

Soldier's best friend

2011-04-25 07:58:09

Photographs taken by a retired military officer capture interactions between soldiers and their trainee dogs at a base in Guangxi.

Park eccentrics are breath of fresh air

2011-04-25 07:59:29

It's never a dull moment when the dancers and fitness fanatics come outside to play.

More on the stellar qualities of Stellekaya blends

2011-04-23 05:38:51

Orion, the flagship red discussed last week, is a Bordeaux blend of merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc.

European cheddar eyes Chinese market

2011-04-23 05:38:51

Tim Harrap, export manager of Adams Foods Limited, looks at the Chinese market with both reservation and anticipation.

Hot buns and roast lamb

2011-04-23 05:38:51

As the world gets smaller, festive food is no longer restricted to particular cultures or beliefs. Pauline D. Loh remembers some traditional Easter food.

For global gourmets

2011-04-24 08:06:24

Sandeep Sekhri exploits opportunities in Hong Kong by offering an international platter of food and beverage choices.

Easter eats and treats

2011-04-24 08:06:24

It's that time of year again when the Easter bunny comes to town and visits many dining establishments in Hong Kong with chocolate eggs for the little ones and photo opportunities for all.

Eating out or eating in

2011-04-24 08:06:24

Easter is a major festival for Christians worldwide, but it still has to catch on in parts of China. As always, food is an important part of the festivities, and several restaurants in Shanghai are pushing out special deals. If you plan to eat in, there are also plenty of options for a touch of luxury at home.

Film music to launch Beijing movie gala

2011-04-23 05:38:51

The First Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) will bring 100 foreign and 60 Chinese films to the capital, from April 23 to 28.