Black truffle pizza

2012-12-09 11:34:47

Executive chef Martin Kniss' signature dishes for Cafe Deco are many, including that famous pizza.

Bean curd and gold leaf

2012-12-09 11:34:47

One of Ming Court's most popular items, the black and white simplicity of the silky bean curd dish (pictured) is gilded with edible gold leaf.

Boxer is fiery as a fighter, and debonair as a delegate

2012-12-06 10:07:34

Zou Shiming is ferocious in the ring and urbane outside of it.

Sailing through life on a dreamboat

2012-12-05 10:30:30

After years of working in the local railway system, 35-year-old civil servant Zhai Feng thought it was time for a break. So, he sold his house, quit his job and bought a yacht.

Tigers' survival under threat

2012-12-05 09:47:35

Ang Lee's new epic Life of Pi showcases the relationship between a teenage Indian boy and a Bengal tiger. But in reality, the predators are under increasing threat from humans. Blessed month for movie lovers

Guardians honored for taming wildlife trafficking

2012-12-05 09:33:46

The Wildlife Conservation Society recently presented its annual awards to 15 individuals and organizations in China, who've made outstanding contributions to combat wildlife trafficking from the frontlines.

Feasible fowl

2012-12-05 08:59:44

A Japanese NGO is piloting a project to replace sheep with emus in Inner Mongolia's grasslands. It could reduce overgrazing and enable ethnic Mongolian herders to earn more. Paradise of birds

Mighty melody

2012-12-04 09:58:18

Singer-songwriter Liu Huan remains China's king of Mandopop at 49. Now, he opens up about his music, upcoming concert and his life as a university lecturer. Underground voices Concert

Chinese are attracted to branded British universities

2012-12-04 09:35:01

What we perceive to be the best of British products are labels that scream: "I am the best". Carrying a Cambridge University certificate into a Fortune 500 company interview in Beijing, screams that out loud, too, for Chinese nationals, doesn't it?

From classic classrooms to computers

2012-12-03 17:41:05

More Chinese universities are offering online courses and discovering the benefits and challenges they generate.

Beijing hosts first Texas Hold 'em tournament

2012-12-03 14:24:34

Beijing will host the first Texas Hold 'em amateur tournament from Dec 27 to Dec 30 at the Yifangyuan Sports and Entertainment Center in Fengtai district.

Workouts, with hula hoops

2012-12-03 13:20:06

When Karl Lagerfeld introduced his ridiculously oversize hula-hoop beach bag, he inadvertently struck a pop-cultural chord.