Shops divide India by age

2012-10-22 14:34:22

A long-festering controversy about whether India should allow foreign retailers like Wal-Mart into the country has often been cast as a battle between millions of small shopkeepers and large corporate interests.

Out to rebrand Africa

2012-10-22 14:32:46

Female entrepreneurs drive continent's fast-growing economies. The rate of female entrepreneurship is higher in Africa than in any other region of the world, the World Bank says.

Shanghai's fittest get ready to run

2012-10-22 14:06:36

Want to warm up for the coming winter? Consider signing up for the 2012 Shanghai International Marathon.

Celebrity treats

2012-10-22 14:03:44

Celebrity chefs from far away bring the culinary arts that made them famous at home to China's capital.

Day of the grape

2012-10-22 14:01:13

The Hilton Beijing hosts its 15th International Food & Wine Experience on Oct 27, and while the food may be swell, it's Bacchus who makes the event grow bigger every year.

Latin soul

2012-10-22 13:59:31

Unico, just opened at Shanghai's prestigious Three on the Bund, is a Latin-themed cocktail and tapas lounge helmed by Michelin-starred Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco.

Architect extraordinaire

2012-10-22 13:49:19

A former dean of the MIT has returned home to Beijing where he nestles in an old courtyard house that serves as both physical and inspirational base.

Healthy huaiyang

2012-10-22 10:58:21

Picturesque scenery inspires chefs to create cuisine that complements the ambience. Take time off in a restaurant that pays homage to one such food style.

Latest Apple store shows corporation's core strategy

2012-10-22 10:11:30

About 1,000 people were waiting in snaking lines in front of the APM mall in Beijing's Wangfujing pedestrian street, despite the cold, on Saturday morning.

Applying kung fu spirit in education

2012-10-22 09:58:50

For Matthew Jaskol, martial arts are not so much about fighting skills, but more of a mental training process that demands perseverance, hard work and self-reflection.

Bamboo power

2012-10-22 09:43:36

An expat couple finds old-fashioned charm and green-energy promise by adapting traditional Chinese tricycles.

Old hearts, new friends

2012-10-22 09:26:04

Matchmaking activities for single seniors create lifelong companionship - of the plutonic variety.