High-minded group with an intelligent outlook

2012-11-07 10:29:07

Yang Bingyang is a busy woman. Her roles include Internet sensation, magazine columnist, author and television host. However, she is also chair of the Chinese branch of Mensa International, the society for people with high IQs.

Education boosts role of local women

2012-11-07 10:21:13

Women in the Tibet autonomous region enjoy rising social status and are stepping beyond their traditional roles, according to an official at the Tibet Women's Federation.

Wealth and health key for Chinese

2012-11-07 10:08:42

Chinese people deem income the most important factor that determines their happiness and confidence about the future, a survey has found.

Expert discovers surprising findings about ethnic groups

2012-11-07 09:23:29

Zhang Haiguo, an expert in dermatoglyphics, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Prize for Anthropology by The Shanghai Anthropological Association.

Children with cleft lips get free treatment

2012-11-06 09:57:40

More than 1,000 children with cleft lips or palates in Guizhou province are expected to receive free surgery from international medical experts through a charitable program by the end of 2015.

Co-Art Fest delivers on its utopian promise

2012-11-06 09:45:46

When I first got the invitation of Co-Art Festival, I was curious - and doubtful. The event, founded by Li Yapeng, defines itself as "a utopian event for every participant". Dancing in twilight

The ties that bind

2012-11-06 09:09:45

As general secretary of the Chinese Alumni Association of Tanzania, the fluent Mandarin speaker Swai Mosses is well positioned to further improve relations between the two countries.

Changing his tune

2012-11-05 16:50:32

Songwriter, author and social commentator Gao Xiaosong says his drunken driving arrest has inspired him to rethink about his life and work.

Foreigners celebrate festival Chinese style

2012-11-05 15:54:02

BEIJING, Nov. 1 -- As their friends back home prepared to celebrate Halloween, many expatriates in Beijing marked the Western festival with a Chinese twist.

Gala raises 8 million yuan

2012-11-05 09:44:05

More than 8 million yuan ($1.27 million) was raised at a charity gala for AIDS-affected children on Oct 29, bringing the total funds donated through the program over the past six years to 50 million yuan.

Survey: Sharp rise in domestic brand quality

2012-11-05 09:43:51

The quality gap between domestic and international brands is narrowing with the average rate of reported problems at a record low, according to the JD Power Asia Pacific 2012 China Initial Quality Study released last week.

Beijing to get Luxembourg's royal treatment

2012-11-05 09:37:03

Luxembourg's Ambassador to China Carlo Krieger hosted about 200 guests on Oct 20, for a garden party celebrating the marriage of Crown Prince Guillaume and Countess Stephanie de Lannoy.