Not music for old men

2012-09-02 07:58:12

Jazz comes to life in the hands of young Chinese musicians at Beijing's international jazz fest.

Understanding talent

2012-08-31 10:46:13

Arts organizer makes light work of increasing serious cross-cultural ties.

Familiar footprints

2012-08-31 10:46:13

In July 1972 a young Dane studying psychology in Copenhagen traveled with his class to China on a one-month visit. At the time, such visits were rare.

The ultimate choice

2012-08-29 13:20:52

While it is natural to try and preserve life at all costs perhaps there is a point when it is wisest to accept the reality?

Quality of mercy

2012-08-29 13:19:01

Serious illness in the family is always disturbing, and when you are in a foreign country with a totally unfamiliar healthcare system, it can get downright traumatic.

Helping hands

2012-08-29 13:17:35

Xu Jiatian was a high achiever in college. Instead of climbing the corporate ladder, he is now a volunteer worker in Cambodia.

The more you give, the more you receive

2012-08-29 11:10:56

Before leaving for Cambodia to do voluntary work, Li Kaiwen thought she was going to a poor country to offer her help. But, that was only half the story.

Hear, hear!

2012-08-29 09:22:19

'Hearing dogs' are a new concept in China but good training and their benefits to those with hearing loss should make them acceptable.

One solution for a domestic issue

2012-08-28 10:28:37

"I feel sorry for my son. I am not a good mother because I don't even know what size shoes and clothes he wears," says Bai Shuzhi, a mother at a recent charity event named "Mother and Children Fulfilling Dreams in Beijing".

A future that's spammed by ads wherever we go

2012-08-28 09:35:09

Though it's rarely appreciated, if it wasn't for advertising, the Web would likely resemble what it was originally conceived to be: A tool primarily for academics and militaries.

Floral dew alchemist

2012-08-27 14:10:48

He's the man who changed a traditional perfume into a functional household tonic that few Chinese can do without in summer.

Flower power

2012-08-27 14:04:09

Need to cool down or chase away irritating bugs in summer? Chinese women have a beautifully scented secret weapon.