Once bitten, twice shy

2012-03-21 13:44:15

China is second only to India when it comes to death from rabies, even though more is being done to combat the scourge.

At a glance

2012-03-21 13:41:26

The rabies virus is mainly transmitted by mucus through bites and scratches, and wounds licked by infected animals.

I'm an atheist, but god's in the machine

2012-03-21 10:41:25

People are relying on memory chips and increasingly letting technology or search engines think for them. Perhaps we do not have to lose our minds but can retain them electronically.

A creative approach to mental illness

2012-03-21 10:35:54

Art therapy uses the creative process of making art to improve a person's physical, mental and emotional well-being.

The art of therapy

2012-03-21 09:50:02

An NGO helps patients with mental illnesses recover through engaging their creative talents.

Mobiles and media innovation

2012-03-20 17:43:31

A symposium on media innovation in the era of mobile communication was held on March 18 in Beijing.

Writers: App Store has pirated e-books

2012-03-20 17:21:40

Chinese writers are targeting Apple's App Store, saying it is infringing on their copyrights by offering pirated e-book versions of their work.

Cultural trade center opens

2012-03-20 13:35:49

Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group broke ground on Asia's largest cultural product and artwork trading center on March 11 in the Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone.

Meet a rock star games designer

2012-03-20 13:28:40

His autograph is the most widely sought by young Chinese gamers at conventions, and aspiring games developers look to him as an inspiration.

Author and NPC deputy calls for spirituality

2012-03-20 13:26:48

Alai, one of China's few best-known Tibetan writers, is encouraging some of his peers to readjust their profit-oriented goals and concentrate on artistic quality.

Why the cash is always greener on the other side

2012-03-20 10:34:38

The bus jerked along the dirt path and shuddered to a stop. It was dusk, and I could barely make out what looked like a small barn.


2012-03-20 10:00:22

Hooliganism was removed as a crime in 1997. Previously, homosexuals could be punished according to the law covering the "crime".