A gathering of gourmets

2013-11-08 23:58:31

When one is invited to dine in Beijing with members of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, the oldest international gastronomic society, it's hard not to lick one’s lips in anticipation

Music that connects

2013-11-08 00:26:19

Almost a decade ago, two French art-lovers discovered a new world of music independent of each other.

Surgery brings back her smile

2013-11-07 11:08:05

For the past 12 years, Xu Jianmei has not smiled and she thought she would never smile again. The 17-year-old girl from rural Putian, Fujian province, says she liked to hide her fire-scarred face from public and always bowed her head to avoid eye contact.

Face of the future

2013-11-07 06:54:41

A new surgical technique has given a badly burned young Chinese woman a new lease on life - with a transplant from her own body. Sun Li and Hu Meidong report in Fuzhou.

Watching the water

2013-11-06 07:00:43

When Quzhou lawyer Dong Zheng noticed paddy fields turning barren from the illegal dumping of untreated waste water, he knew something had to be done. He has now become a dedicated environmental crusader.

Internet ambassador for the ambassadors

2013-11-05 15:03:08

Michael Malka fell in love with China during his first visit in Beijing, now with what he specializes in, he is introducing Chinese companies to African ambassadors for the investment in Africa.

Truck racers show their mettle off-road

2013-11-05 11:28:54

Water splashes, dust blows, and heavy wheels bounce over the dirt and rocks along the Juma River in Laishui county, Hebei province.

Grandpa from Arizona

2013-11-05 07:12:01

August Dietz had a very clear vision in 2005. He says it was as if he saw a plane flying in the skies before him, and it was carrying a long red banner that said: "Go to China".

Not talking trash

2013-11-05 00:01:25

A trash man soared as an online celebrity as a video of him talking to foreigners in fluent English, and eagerly teaching pedestrians oral English.

Cath Kidston opens flagship store in Shanghai

2013-11-04 10:32:04

Cath Kidston Limited, the British lifestyle brand known for its iconic floral prints, has opened a flagship store in Shanghai on Sunday.

Growing up with style

2013-11-04 00:21:00

When designing garments for tiny tots, style comes last. Gan Tian finds out that the most important elements are safety and comfort.

New hope for hair growth

2013-11-03 08:11:43

Scientists have found a new way to grow hair, one that may lead to better treatments for baldness.