With the help of their coach, 75-year-old Wu Changhai, young stilt performers are practicing walking on stilts on May 21, 2011, in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province. Wu founded the stilts group in 2007 and began to train children who are interested in stilts for free. Currently there are more than 120 performers in the group and they often have shows around China.
China, Japan and South Korea agreed to boost cooperation in disaster preparedness and nuclear power safety among other topics at a trilateral summit held here Sunday. Special Coverage
To live with a smile: That is the message Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao left with a Japanese family that lost almost all of its possessions in the devastating March earthquake and tsunami.
China, Japan and South Korea to complete feasibility study in 2012
China is ready to extend more aid to Japan in its disaster relief endeavor, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Saturday.
Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Banri Kaieda met with visiting Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming in Tokyo Saturday and agreed the two countries will promote bilateral trade.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C, front) visits the area damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Natori city, Japan, May 21, 2011.
An ongoing drought has jeopardized rice crops in Central China's Hunan and Hubei provinces, two major rice-growing regions in the country.
The obituary notice of Ai Weiwei, an online model in East China's Fujian province, has been widely circulated in cyber space, generating sorrow at the loss of a young life and retraining the spotlight on health concerns of young workers.
Low incomes, soaring housing prices and traffic jams in Beijing have hampered the capital city's ambition to lure talent, including people with overseas diplomas.
A court in Northwest China's Shaanxi province on Friday rejected a death sentence appeal filed by a music student who stabbed a cafe waitress to death to cover up a hit-and-run accident.
An economist has said China could achieve full convertibility of the yuan in three to five years - much sooner than previous forecasts.