Thai monks struggle to adapt

2012-12-31 14:14:14

The monks in this northern Thai village no longer perform one of the rituals of Buddhism. Values have changed with time.Thai monks struggle to adapt.

When the brave were the first

2012-12-31 13:41:13

Today, many foreigners traveling to China have their route mapped out for them.

The east is red hot

2012-12-31 09:41:54

China is a prime destination for Western professionals looking to burnish their CVs, and Erik Nilsson reports that those who stay are ideally placed in the job market.

Go East, young man

2012-12-31 09:19:04

It used to be that the buzzword was "Go West, young man". But in the 21st century, it is China which attracts the young and adventurous.

New Year celebration

2012-12-30 16:42:54

Beijing will hold its unique New Year countdown by lighting a gigantic ball at the China Millennium Monument.

Notice: (Urgent)

2012-12-30 12:49:04

Because of the heavy snow, the express ways in Shandong and Hebei closed for a few days so that the crops of River Dance cannot manage to arrive in Beijing on time.

Identity of a tea assured

2012-12-30 10:41:08

Among connoisseurs, few teas surpass Darjeeling. The smooth and mellow taste commands a premium price, and the name itself evokes a bygone era.Feminine outlook

Ivory poachers turn saviors

2012-12-30 10:13:19

Archers Post, Kenya Julius Lokinyi was one of the most notorious poachers in this part of Kenya, blamed for killing 100 elephants.Evolution of a master

Joys of online shopping not just for the young

2012-12-27 14:44:54

When Gao Zhenli, 50, arrived at the reception office of the hospital where she works, the receptionist immediately took out several express parcels for her to sign for and collect.

Tracking changes at a railway station

2012-12-27 10:09:58

Among the flood of passengers streaming out of the new Shijiazhuang railway station, there is a young woman who stands out. She is not rushing in or out, nor is she burdened with luggage. Instead, she is busy taking photographs.

Robots are not just for boys

2012-12-25 11:26:09

Cheng, 23, is the first Chinese-Australian woman to be honored with the title

An abiding love for the land

2012-12-25 11:26:01

Xu Fengxiang is an ecologist with a maverick view of the relationship between human and nature, and a passion for a place she did not visit until later in life.