Chef for life

2012-09-24 15:32:09

For Dai Jianjun,the process is the most important part of food production, and he laments that traditional expertise is lost as members of farming families now seek their fortunes in cities instead.

Guangzhou embraces global Car Free Day

2012-09-24 15:31:38

Most government vehicles were left in garages in Guangzhou on Saturday, the World Car Free Day, in a national campaign to promote an eco-friendly way of living in China.

Smoothing the way to a higher degree

2012-09-24 14:23:15

Marvin Mao and his group of mentor-consultants are eager to share personal experiences with would-be scholars.

Red singer rising

2012-09-24 14:22:09

US performer strikes a chord while exploring the appeal of patriotism without borders. Chen Yingqun listens as a laowai finds fame with a song praising the courage of the Red Army.

A little Zucchini for your grated cheese

2012-09-24 14:02:57

Why there is no cult devoted to crunchy fried cheese is beyond me.

Busy, busy, busy. But what's the reward?

2012-09-24 13:58:19

In the most troubled economies of Europe - Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Greece - unemployment rates remain stubbornly high, ranging from 15 to 25 percent.

In the arts, questioning the ability to shock

2012-09-24 13:18:50

The morning of the premiere of "Le Sacre du Printemps" on May 29, 1913, the newspaper Le Figaro predicted the ballet would deliver "a new thrill which will surely raise passionate discussion".

Sports director leaves strong legacy

2012-09-24 09:39:38

Wu Shaozu, former director of General Administration of Sports of China, passed away at age 73 on Sept 18, in Beijing.

Designing a creative future

2012-09-24 09:10:59

A new wave of innovative Chinese design and creative cultural industry development has taken shape in the international spotlight.

Science goes pop

2012-09-24 09:01:47

Zhou Ruze says he has seen great things happen in science popularization over the 15 years he has worked as a science teacher after his retirement.

Rebel yell

2012-09-21 07:37:16

As David O'Dell admits, Chinese punk rock would have developed with or without him. However, its story would not be complete without his contribution.

Comfort Zone

2012-09-21 07:37:16

As night falls, the colors of the Middle Kingdom's capital briefly fade into the dark. Then a different set of colors emerges, as if Beijing has changed into other, more fashionable clothes.