Wearing our conscientiousness on our sleeves

2012-03-25 07:44:30

Check the label: It's organic, vegan, of European origin and has a carbon footprint equivalent to driving a car for 18 kilometers.

Shaping concepts

2012-03-24 07:46:11

A Guangzhou-trained and London-reinforced sculptor is blazing a trail in coconut palm trees-dotted Hainan

Textile fair to open

2012-03-22 10:45:10

The 2012 Straits Textile & Clothing Fair will be held in Shishi, Fujian province, from April 18-21.

Official launches website

2012-03-22 10:36:50

Luo Chongmin, director of Yunnan's provincial education department, has become the country's first provincial department-level official to launch a website.

Monastery restoration

2012-03-21 14:36:07

The government of Jinjiang district of Chengdu, Sichuan province, will invest more than 17 billion yuan ($2.7 billion) in 36 reconstruction projects.

Flower festival blooms

2012-03-21 14:34:57

The 2012 Sichuan Flower Ecotourism Festival will start at 20 sites simultaneously in Sichuan province on March 22.

Water for the needy

2012-03-21 14:22:29

Water Cellar for Mothers was promoted at the 6th World Water Forum on March 12 in the French city of Marseilles.

Liu Wei gives back

2012-03-21 14:20:44

Armless pianist Liu Wei has established his Embrace Fund at Renmin University of China in Beijing. The fund has accumulated 1 million yuan ($160,000) so far.

Museums show off popularization potential

2012-03-21 14:15:55

The Beijing Planetarium opened as the country's only public planetarium in 1957, a month before the Soviet Union launched the first man-made satellite, Sputnik 1.

Making science pop

2012-03-21 14:00:16

A tycoon plunges his entire fortune into the country's last private science museum but is struggling to keep the doors open.

Getting to the heart of the matter

2012-03-21 13:53:49

There are both too many and too few coronary stent implants operations in China, one of the country's top cardiologists claims.

Part of the family but a risk

2012-03-21 13:49:58

Parents with pets should be aware of the threat of toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease, says Liu Lang, vice-president of the Beijing Small Animal Veterinary Association.