Growing demand spurs greater horseplay

2011-12-13 08:05:00

Equestrian sector riding wave of popularity but hurdles remain.

The grapes of wrath

2011-12-12 07:44:19

Farmers at the mercy of market turmoil and the weather as prices for crops continue to fall.

Modern Silk Road links China, Kazakhstan

2011-12-09 08:11:23

Border trade thrives but visa problems, customs rules are hitting small vendors very hard.

Rural 2-child policy gives birth to new possibilities

2011-12-08 07:33:06

Pilot program carried out 26 years ago proves good for demographic structure.

Rural banks lend hand to farmers

2011-12-07 07:20:55

Less-developed areas offer huge opportunities for small lenders.

Tougher year looms in 2012

2011-12-06 07:09:38

China Daily surveyed numerous economists - all opinion leaders in Chinese economic studies - and while they differ on many topics, they seem to agree on one thing: The Chinese economy is set to slow down.

Schools build the mind, not body

2011-12-05 07:28:30

Chinese students forced to sacrifice sport, exercise for extra time in classrooms.

Asia to crack top university ranks

2011-12-02 07:26:10

Educational institutes climb ladder quickly although they have a long way to go, Karl Wilson reports from Sydney.

Volunteering not voluntary

2011-12-01 07:38:03

The notice that classes would be suspended for volunteer wokr quickly stirred up dissatisfaction among students and their parents, developing into a protest against compulsory volunteerism, servitude versus service.

Where 'top student' has a new meaning

2011-11-29 07:13:30

National leaders keep up with latest developments, Wu Wencong, Jiang Xueqing and Li Jing report in Beijing.

Progress made in HIV/AIDS campaign

2011-11-25 06:50:36

About 780,000 people will be living with HIV/AIDS on the mainland by the end of this year, 40,000 more than 2009, according to an estimate.

Prevention is the healthy option to fight disease

2011-11-24 07:32:10

Lifestyle choices can really make a huge difference, Yang Wanli reports in Beijing.