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.
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.
Marvin Mao and his group of mentor-consultants are eager to share personal experiences with would-be scholars.
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.
Why there is no cult devoted to crunchy fried cheese is beyond me.
In the most troubled economies of Europe - Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Greece - unemployment rates remain stubbornly high, ranging from 15 to 25 percent.
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".
Wu Shaozu, former director of General Administration of Sports of China, passed away at age 73 on Sept 18, in Beijing.
A new wave of innovative Chinese design and creative cultural industry development has taken shape in the international spotlight.
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.
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.
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.