Antique jewelry must be expensive. That is the general perception, and it would be spot on, too.
When the glorious brass sound of the beginning of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4 was blasted across the Slovak Philharmonic Hall in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, it brought tears to Guo Shan.
John Harding, an accomplished violinist, is especially impressed with the progress China has made in the past three decades.
Ni Hai-ye has a "Tiger Mom", who forced her to learn the violin at the tender age of 4, and then the cello at 7.
A change of career and country - switching from financier to wine-bar proprietor and swapping France for China - proved to be hugely beneficial for Olivier Six.
The acclaimed writer David Mitchell says he had no idea that his books were popular in China - until he saw that his events in Beijing were well attended by readers, whose questions for him would range from literary queries to gossip.
On July 16, 1976, Huang Yang and his classmates left school and walked to the Xunbila River. They were not just skipping school.
Hu Wengen is an 82-year-old woman in Shanghai who dreamed of holding a solo concert.
A Beijing store that has become a hub for social enterprises operates according to the motto: 'Empowering women through ethical trade'.
As surely as instant messaging is now the language of love, snail mail is not. Many young Chinese, though, have found ways to add romantic twists to their modern communication methods.
When you have not one, but two special days for lovers in a year, you need to get really creative to surprise your beloved one.
Zhong Lin had no idea she was suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder until she did one of those psychological tests on Douban.com.