A look behind the scenes

2012-09-27 10:56:31

Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards (BTCA) was held recently at Beijing's National Aquatics Center. This is the first time that BTCA has been held outside the US.

To live long and prosper

2012-09-27 10:55:39

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Friendship Communication of Ambassadors and Madams on Knowing Chinese Culture - Longevity Culture was held on Sept 20 in Beijing.

Surreal photos come alive with real stories

2012-09-27 10:55:05

Ma Liang is known for his use of surrealism in photography. His latest album, My Confession, offers some insights into the emotions and thoughts behind the dazzling photos.

Design Week aims to rejuvenate capital's communities

2012-09-26 12:01:44

Barely five months after receiving UNESCO's Design Capital title in May, Beijing has gone full speed with the preparations for its upcoming design week.

Two schools of thought

2012-09-26 11:20:14

This summer has been a miracle for Zeng Xing from Hunan province. His 679 points of NCEE gave him the opportunity to attend Tsinghua University.

Publishers must closely follow in the footsteps of technology

2012-09-26 11:14:29

Major publishers from China and Europe have called for a revamp in the industry business model as books become digitalized.Digital publishing is big business in China.

Women's writes

2012-09-26 11:13:44

Two prestigious women writers, A. S. Byatt from Britain and Wang Anyi from China, recently discussed contemporary women's writing in Shanghai.

Grassroots writer

2012-09-26 09:41:56

A ginger vendor in Beijing who didn't finish primary school has become a fresh face on the literary scene.

Come sunshine or rain

2012-09-26 09:32:45

Beijingers were never so hung up with checking weather conditions before the devastating floods in July, which claimed 79 lives.

Do cyberwars really keep us from fighting?

2012-09-25 09:37:13

As if there aren't enough things to fight about, there's now the Internet. For the past two years, the United States and Iran have been waging war against each other in cyberspace.

World polo tour comes to China

2012-09-24 16:08:40

Polo teams from China and abroad fought it out in the Beijing International Polo Open Tournament in Yanqing on Sept 22.

Networking app taking China by storm

2012-09-24 16:06:18

Gao Hongchuan from Beijing has a new way to kill time on the subway; reading or listening to news on weixin, a smartphone-based social networking application developed by Tencent.