The lands at the ends of the earth

2012-12-13 10:01:33

Traditionally, Chinese tourists have fought shy of visiting the poles, but the rising economic might means that the numbers are increasing.

More than 1m Chinese children suffer from cerebral palsy

2012-12-12 16:01:59

China is estimated to have about 1 to 1.2 million children suffering from cerebral palsy, experts said.

Geeks gathering

2012-12-12 15:02:45

The Sixth China (Chengdu) Software Design and Application Competition recently ended in Sichuan province's capital Chengdu.

The art and science of predicting a baby's gender

2012-12-12 14:23:45

Pregnancy gave us a chance to test out the truth and falsehood of many Chinese methods of telling the gender of an unborn baby.

Of pigs and men

2012-12-12 14:14:39

One man points the way to a brighter future for some patients who may lose hope, and it's all thanks to the animals he has so carefully nurtured in a little village in China.

Making sure you get more than face value

2012-12-12 13:56:58

Chinese consumers are paying more attention to beauty-enhancing products and services, but they may not be making the right choices.

Largest Chinese dictionary to be revised

2012-12-12 13:33:59

All 25 volumes of a revised edition of the most inclusive Chinese dictionary, the Hanyu Da Cidian, will be published by 2020.

Foreign students awarded for Chinese writing

2012-12-11 16:14:37

It was a day for handing out awards. Mo Yan received his Nobel prize for literature. And 35 foreign students in Beijing also had their Chinese compositions honored on Monday.

Dirty work saves earth by recycling

2012-12-11 13:45:02

Beijing has a 200,000-strong army of recyclers and garbage collectors, who dispose of 20 million residents' waste.

Bedside manner

2012-12-11 10:46:05

A nursing home caregiver has won nationwide praise for her concern for elderly disabled singles.

Nerd world conference spells end of the world as we know it

2012-12-11 09:20:35

The Internet is such an important part of our lives that you would think attempts to change its structure would be of significance to all. But that is not the way things work. Retro? It looks old to meMissouri an inalienable part of the United States

Award puts Chinese books on world stage

2012-12-10 13:35:07

As China and Egypt have much in common, Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, is also popular in Egypt.