Trophy husbands don't need to be polished

2012-06-12 09:41:54

The ratio of female enrollment in universities is increasing year-on-year at a higher percentage than males in China.

Styling for success

2012-06-12 09:26:26

China is indeed a land of opportunity, as Martha Makuena found out when she opened a hair salon for people of African origin, and she's now more comfortable here than at home.

Scalded youngster lands free treatment

2012-06-12 09:19:16

With the help of many warm-hearted people, Wang Han, a little girl who scalded herself with boiling water 18 months ago, arrived at a children's hospital in Boston on May 16 for three months of free treatment.

Who's who

2012-06-11 15:38:39

Guest chef Toshiya and Lito Dong, executive chef of Regent Beijing take part in the three-day promotion from May 29-31 at Cafe99, Regent Beijing.

Do coffee, do good

2012-06-11 10:21:39

Three siblings are among the first to sell locally sourced, organic, fair-trade, and sustainably grown coffee from Yunnan farmers.

Peering at people through a new lens

2012-06-11 08:03:48

It was 1982 when Mario Testino first arrived in Beijing. He stayed a couple of days, working as a Glamour magazine photographer.

Couples set rules for web sharing

2012-06-10 08:02:54

The rise of social media has created a new source of friction for couples: what is fair game for sharing with the world?

In Europe, a burden for fathers

2012-06-10 08:01:58

The pain of Europe's economic crisis is being felt sharply by a new class of people: separated and divorced men who even end up on the streets.

30th China Guardian Quarterly Auction is about to start at mid-June

2012-06-08 17:21:16

The 30th China Guardian Quarterly Auction is about to debut. The lots will include Chinese paintings, porcelains, classical furniture, works of art and oils.

Grand design

2012-06-08 12:40:42

Top Chinese product designer Jamy Yang says product designers are different from artists - What a designer does is more practical.

Home inspiration

2012-06-08 12:40:42

Manuela Parrino's apartment in downtown Beijing contains a bed from Indonesia, a bookshelf from Jerusalem, blue china and a large work of Chinese calligraphy. The collection might sound like a hotchpotch of color and material, but when viewed as a whole they come together into a harmonious setting. Brave, colorful, independent of trends and a mix of the ethnic and modern - that is exactly how the Italian interior designer defines her work.

No world music without folk music

2012-06-08 09:54:35

Hungarians are proud of their music - and for good reason. The country has rich and diverse music traditions that are still very much alive today.