Tigertiger: A new bar in Chengdu

2011-09-21 18:26:58

Located just to the right of Baihuatan Park, this Lijiang-style bar offers comfortable sofa seating in a quiet, cozy courtyard.

Poor nations meet health cash pledges

2011-09-21 13:40:05

Some of the world's other poorest countries helped lead the way over the past year as UN member states began meeting their unprecedented pledge.

Hope from hybrid rice

2011-09-21 13:38:41

A new strain of rice developed by China's agricultural scientist has set another milestone in China's research into hybrid rice.

Joint flexing at night sign of weak heart

2011-09-21 13:28:22

Men who jerked and flexed their legs involuntarily at night were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.

Serotonin levels linked to anger

2011-09-21 13:25:38

Fluctuating levels of the brain chemical serotonin, often brought on when someone hasn't eaten or is stressed.

Yogurt bacteria blocks pre-eclampsia

2011-09-21 13:25:03

Pregnant women who regularly have milk or yogurt with "good" bacteria may be less likely to suffer the late-pregnancy complication.

No proof of soy link to low cholesterol

2011-09-21 13:23:12

Taking extra soy supplements did not help stave off artery hardening in a new study of postmenopausal women.

China's shaping up to be obesogenic

2011-09-21 10:23:05

Weight-loss camps are sprouting in many cities to deal with growing obesity among children, amid rising affluence.

Off with the fat, in with the fit

2011-09-20 11:25:01

An American teacher, who spent a semester in Hunan, discovers a surefire method to lose weight in what she calls the 'China Diet'.

Talking sex with your kids

2011-09-20 11:17:27

A bold initiative to introduce sex education in primary schools is being viewed as a sign of progress.

Define wine with an Asian vocabulary, enjoy it more

2011-09-20 11:16:21

Newcomers to wine tasting in China may be confused about some of the standard descriptions of wine.

Korean classics

2011-09-19 09:49:55

Eating Korean is no novelty in China and there are plenty of places offering Korean food. But, nothing beats the adventure of exploring a different cuisine at home.