Love that knows no end

2013-07-12 08:50:37

Many dream of finding everlasting love, but few have the tenacity to embrace it. Some crumple under the weight of child rearing, keeping home or getting along with in-laws.

Hitched and ditched - just for money

2013-07-12 08:50:37

For some opportunistic Chinese couples, marriage is far from being a matter of the heart

Lang Lang's quest

2013-07-12 08:50:37

Last month, two Chinese superstar musicians staged a little duel not duet, but a kind of mock musical duel. Lang Lang and Jay Chou invited three members of the audience at Tsinghua University to each strike a random note on the piano and they followed up by fleshing out the notes into a complete piece.

Drink and lose your head

2013-07-12 08:50:37

In a typical Chinese soap opera, a scene introducing a hero usually shows a broad-shouldered, macho swordsman downing a bowl of jiu in one gulp, then putting down the bowl heavily on the table and roaring: "Good jiu!(好酒 Hǎojǐu)"

'Frogman' loves high risk job deep down below

2013-07-11 16:12:06

A special team in China's largest offshore oil and gas exploration company brave the depths to maintain and repair underwater drilling equipment and carry out offshore drilling platform construction.

Ministry issues ban on vacation homework

2013-07-10 08:09:25

In a controversial move, the Ministry of Education has banned written assignments for first and second-grade primary school students across China this summer vacation.

The transformation of the Futian River

2013-07-11 09:20:09

It took three years from 2008 to 2011 to fully complete the eco-salvage of the Futian River, including planning and all civil engineering work.

Saving urban water

2013-07-11 07:31:36

The Futian River runs through the heart of bustling Shenzhen, a Guangdong city that shares a boundary with Hong Kong and is the province's shining example of urban planning.

Scholarship for women

2013-07-10 11:21:46

O'Loreal Group has recently signed a four-year memorandum of understanding with the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh, to jointly promote higher education for young women.

Don't stretch yourself

2013-07-10 07:18:27

Yoga is now a mainstream exercise regime worldwide, a far cry from the 1960s and '70s when you had to go to a retreat in India to practice.

Breathe deep, this is the real thing

2013-07-10 09:19:14

Indian yoga master Swami Mangalteertham was in Beijing recently for the 2013 China-India Yoga Week, where he said he wants to eliminate "junk yoga" in China.

Catalyst of change

2013-07-09 15:47:13

Zhang Yichao has a noble aim. Through his voluntary education center, he hopes to have a positive impact on the lives of migrant workers' children.