Center of hope and support

2013-08-21 08:05:53

In Hong Kong, an inspirational concept has launched a place where the sick can learn to heal themselves.

Everyman movie star

2013-08-20 23:46:06

Huang Bo has excelled at playing the man on the street, which, instead of typecasting him, has provided him with a vast canvas for his continuously bubbling creativity.

Center of hope and support

2013-08-20 22:44:19

When the Big C strikes, it is often what happens afterwards that is crucial to the patient and the patient's family. In Hong Kong, an inspirational concept has launched a place where the sick can learn to heal themselves.

Pieces of the past

2013-08-20 07:50:20

In July this year, Lisa Findley was in China again. The 59-year-old architectural professor from California came to Jietou in Tengchong with her students, her eighth visit to the small town in Southwest China's Yunnan province in 13 years, all in memory of her father's two-day encounter here in 1945.

Translators need to strike a balance

2013-08-19 23:03:36

Cultural identity, the spirit of introspection and writers'mission are among the topics that Syrian-born poet Adonis explored with Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan and other Chinese writers.

Part-time poets are on the rise

2013-08-19 23:02:14

At the Qinghai Lake International Poetry Festival in August, about 150 Chinese poets got together to celebrate.

Poetry with power

2013-08-19 22:56:54

In the information age, when poetry has been crowded out of the public sphere by the Internet, television, films and novels, Syrian-born poet Adonis is still enthusiastically greeted by Chinese fans.

Life changing friendship had a rocky start

2013-08-19 14:41:14

Zhang Zhenhua, 17, never expected to find an "older brother" he can trust and share with.

Top 10 pricey destinations for studying abroad

2013-08-19 10:51:33

Studying abroad can sometimes come with a high price tag. HSBC's latest research reveals that Australia is the most expensive destination for overseas students.

A cocktail that's a treat for the eyes

2013-08-19 01:42:02

The 32-year-old Swede wants to build a niche for Dienastie, his new sunglasses brand, by offering it at open-air bars, beach events and pool parties.

First cultural industry expo held in Yunnan

2013-08-17 11:13:35

The first Yunnan Cultural Industry Expo is held in Kunming, Yunnan province from August 9-14, 2013. More than 3,000 cosplayers from all over the country joined in the event.

Beyond the blue and cool

2013-08-17 00:18:17

As the hospitality trade matures in China, hotels are competing hard with little luxuries in the rooms, attentive service throughout, better food and beverage, spas, gyms … and swimming pools.