One merry old soul on a Beijing street

2012-10-29 09:57:26

The 102-year-old Wang Zhenrong has become an unlikely Internet celebrity, as his online profile provoked widespread sympathy and boosted his sales of shoe insoles.

Living with loneliness

2012-10-29 09:46:45

Though traditional Chinese morality emphasizes being filial, an ageing society is producing innovative care in the community programs for the elderly.

Battling underage drinking

2012-10-29 09:17:00

When the world's leading brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev launched the "Hi, Beer - Family Talk About Underage Drinking" in Beijing, it was the first time a public forum was held to prevent underage drinking in China.

A hybrid in the hutong

2012-10-28 16:30:01

To those who know Beijing well, Dashilar means authentic and old: Teahouses, Peking Opera theaters and time-honored stores, small and shabby restaurants in hutong selling baodu, chaogan and luzhu snacks.

The best way to run? Follow your natural style

2012-10-28 16:02:25

A study found that runners who wore very lightweight shoes were more efficient than those who ran barefoot.

The freedom of dance

2012-10-28 15:54:38

Be it the twist, or an elegant waltz - no dance steps appear too difficult for a group of physically challenged people in Beijing.

Sweet dreams

2012-10-28 15:47:57

Sleep specialist Christopher Herrera reveals to Rebecca Lo how slumber keeps one healthy in body and mind.

Long hours on job, but does it pay off?

2012-10-28 08:19:54

It's an unfortunate reality that efficiency often goes unrewarded in the workplace.

Thais' painful quest for beauty at bargain prices

2012-10-26 09:04:59

Her dream was to look less Thai and more like Jennifer Lopez, so the 25-year-old street food vendor went to the Internet and typed in "cheap Botox".

Summit on culture

2012-10-25 22:43:08

The 2012 (Nanxiang) Cross-Straits Summit on Cultural Industry was recently held in Nanxiang town in Shanghai's Jiading district.