Migration devastation

2012-06-27 09:37:35

Development of mudflats on China's eastern coast threatens migratory birds, including rare species.

Feeling part of an old woman's family

2012-06-26 13:18:15

Stanley Crawford says Wang Huanwen, a 94-year-old retired pediatrician in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, is "one of the fondest memories" he has of China.

Back to the land

2012-06-26 13:15:34

A former office worker, who returned to farm in his hometown, is an example of reverse migration.

Cooking up a feast in the lab

2012-06-26 13:14:16

You may not aspire to the culinary theatrics performed by the wizards of modernist cuisine, but your cooking probably could benefit from a few lessons from their labs.

Pulling the plug on e-books

2012-06-26 13:13:22

The latest work from the Pulitzer-winning Russo, Interventions, is a tribute to the printed book, while taking a backhanded jab at electronic books and online bookselling.

A sweet selection about an election

2012-06-26 13:12:27

23-year-old Tsinghua University graduate was elected as a county-level official in Gansu, just six months after he graduated from university.

Lucrative online literature reviewed

2012-06-26 13:08:40

Online literature has become one of the most prosperous creative industries in China, accumulating massive financial value in the past decade.

A brief guide to manly work and equality

2012-06-26 10:10:24

Just how dignified would you feel if you had to balance the company books or install steel-backed curtain walls clothed only in a Lycra swimsuit?

Man on a mission

2012-06-26 09:51:24

The great-great-grandson of an American Methodist missionary travels to China's Anhui province to retrace his ancestors' footsteps.

Rare giant tortoise dies

2012-06-26 09:17:21

Lonesome George, the last remaining tortoise of his kind and a conservation icon, died on Sunday of unknown causes, the Galapagos National Park said.

'Running on high heels' race held in Romania

2012-06-25 16:06:23

Ladies ran in high heels during a 'high heel race' held in Romania.

If you go

2012-06-25 15:08:13

The 12th International Crayfish Festival will be held from June 12-30.