Professor discovers ins and outs of DIY ventilation

2014-02-16 08:35:25

Home air purifier sales and prices have soared to sky-high levels in pace with China's air pollution.

Can sprinklers rinse away the haze?

2014-02-16 08:35:25

Yu Shaocai believes he knows how to clean China's dirty air - wash it.

Clearing the air

2014-02-16 08:35:25

A Dutch designer aspires to develop a massive electromagnet to trap Beijing's smog.

IT workers in US seek Mandarin

2014-02-15 11:36:59

Employees at Oregon-based IT company CollegeNET now have the opportunity to learn more about China and study Mandarin at the Confucius Institute at Portland State University.

Beach brouhaha is only natural

2014-02-15 08:05:15

While the rest of China is shrouded in winter cold, the southern tip of Hainan Island is bathed in summer heat. That's why people from the bleak north flock to cities like Sanya. A few of the visitors got so carried away by the welcoming sun that they started skinny-dipping or lying on the beach in their birthday suits.

Transporting joy

2014-02-11 09:36:50

Thanks to the founder of NGO Shunfengche, 20,000 people were reunited with their family this Spring Festival - without any transportation costs.

At this London corner, the chat's in Mandarin

2014-02-11 07:18:20

London's first Chinese corner was established at a West End public library on Friday to promote the learning of Chinese and cultural communication between the two countries.

Real Toy Story on show

2014-02-09 08:40:31

About 20,000 used plastic toys have taken up a whole wall of K11 Art Mall, a shopping mall in Shanghai with abundant luxury brands and artistic works on display.

Suppliers selected in transparent process

2014-02-06 08:19:48

The China Social Welfare Foundation wants people to know exactly how vendors are chosen to supply goods to charity projects, and it hopes its online transparency initiative will boost donors' confidence.

Shanghai hosts new charity park

2014-02-06 08:19:48

A newly opened office park in Shanghai for NGOs and social enterprises is designed to improve the city's social welfare services while boosting the public's enthusiasm for charitable giving.

Tracking her homecoming

2014-01-30 07:37:34

A nanny who has returned to Sichuan from Beijing on a slow train for Spring Festival has much to celebrate and reflects on how far she has come since migrating a decade ago. Lin Shujuan trails how the rail trip fits into her life's journey.

Cultural consumption highlights in 2014

2014-01-29 10:35:34

With new trends in globalized culture , what will be the cultural highlights in China in 2014?