Legacy of tea traders

2013-11-02 07:22:07

When you hear that a hotel's newest property in China embraces a theme of the ancient Tea Horse Caravan Trail, you might conjure a mental picture that's rather rustic: traders hauling Yunnan tea to Tibet to exchange for sturdy farm horses.

Lifestyle changes behind breast cancer

2013-10-31 07:09:31

China and other developing countries are experiencing a surge in breast cancer, according to a new study released by GE Healthcare this month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Color-blind love

2013-10-30 23:40:18

Marrying someone from another race can launch couples into a lifetime of discovery and compromise, Xu Jingxi reports in Guangzhou.

Pulling the cord on constraint

2013-10-29 07:27:51

Ye Xiaoli, mother of a 9-year-old girl grabbed two of the 18 golds for the 37th World Military Parachuting Championship held in Qionglai, Sichuan province.

Path to inner peace

2013-10-29 00:03:00

At 4 am in a hotel in Dengfeng, Henan province, a 32-year-old Nigerian woman, Peace Emezue, wakes to the cries of "jihe"! ("assemble"). Half an hour later, still sleepy, she shows up in the lobby to join 19 other young Africans, all dressed in gray robes and canvas shoes.

Mapping future disasters, to assess risk and prepare

2013-10-28 17:02:51

Yuyao in Zhejiang province suffered its worst flooding in a century in mid-October when a storm lashed the town, cutting it off from the outside world.

Where art thou, my love?

2013-10-27 08:11:53

Not wanting to be labeled shengnu, or "leftover women", singles in China are using all means to get hitched.

Could the smog be vacuumed away?

2013-10-28 10:45:04

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde is building a giant "electronic vacuum cleaner" — the world's largest air purifier — to suck smog from Beijing's skies.

The suave style of America's dapper dynasty has arrived

2013-10-27 23:45:44

US menswear giant Brooks Brothers brings fashions inspired by The Great Gatsby to China, Gan Tian reports.

Progressive artwork questions visitors' values

2013-10-26 08:04:39

"Can you tell me what progress is?"

Right as Rhine

2013-10-26 08:04:39

I have to admit: Aside from riesling, which is one of my favorite varietals to drink, I think of beer when I want to enjoy a beverage from Germany.

Small bites

2013-10-26 08:04:39

Tastes of Taiwan