Equestrian sector riding wave of popularity but hurdles remain.
Farmers at the mercy of market turmoil and the weather as prices for crops continue to fall.
Border trade thrives but visa problems, customs rules are hitting small vendors very hard.
Pilot program carried out 26 years ago proves good for demographic structure.
Less-developed areas offer huge opportunities for small lenders.
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.
Chinese students forced to sacrifice sport, exercise for extra time in classrooms.
Educational institutes climb ladder quickly although they have a long way to go, Karl Wilson reports from Sydney.
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.
National leaders keep up with latest developments, Wu Wencong, Jiang Xueqing and Li Jing report in Beijing.
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.
Lifestyle choices can really make a huge difference, Yang Wanli reports in Beijing.