Microfilms are the next big thing on the screens

2012-05-25 11:24:07

The teenagers grow into middle-aged mediocrity. But they have never given up on their dream of making it big. They team up to compete in a singing contest, one plays the guitar and the other reprises the moonwalk.

Where are all the young people?

2012-05-25 09:04:57

Traveling through remote country fields and flat houses, two city slickers come face to face with the harsh truths of China's changing rural landscape

Custom made

2012-05-25 09:04:57

Classic Chinese tunic continues to be fitting choice in contemporary times.

A cellist's swan song no cause for encore

2012-05-24 13:09:17

Russian cellist Oleg Vedernikov has quickly become the most famous foreigner in China because of his recent performance - not onstage but rather on a train from Liaoning province's capital Shenyang to Beijing.

Light at the end of the tunnel

2012-05-24 11:03:18

Dongguan's first visually disabled social worker has set up a job-training and matchmaking service at his Home for the Blind. Huang Yuli reports in Dongguan, Guangdong province.

Taking the good with the bad, it's not actually ugly - or we'd leave

2012-05-23 13:30:18

Like all papers, we report "bad news" about China. Unfortunately, this gives a distorted impression of the country.

International Day for Biological Diversity

2012-05-23 13:28:22

May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity. Let us get a glimpse of the world through browing a series of animal pictures on this special day.

Researchers challenge 'good cholesterol'

2012-05-23 10:51:10

Researchers have challenged a tenet of modern medicine that higher levels of "good cholesterol" automatically boost cardiovascular health.

Cheap drug treats amoebic parasite patients

2012-05-23 10:44:31

A cheap generic drug, commonly used for arthritis, could be a wonder treatment for the amoebic parasites that infect 50 million people annually, including 70,000 fatal cases.

China lacks clinical guideline to prevent TB

2012-05-23 10:42:59

China lacks a nationwide clinical guideline for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment, which might affect the intervention efforts to stem the infectious disease's spread.

Colorectal cancer cases increase with Western diet

2012-05-23 10:39:35

Colorectal cancer has been rising fast in China in recent years as more Chinese adopt Western diets, which are high in fat and protein, senior oncologists warn.

Centers promote standardized diabetes treatment

2012-05-23 10:38:22

The Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS), under the Chinese Medical Association, plans to open 63 model centers across the mainland to promote standardized diabetes treatment.