Buddhist wedding chimes in E China

2013-07-08 11:26:43

Buddhist masters attend the first formal Buddhism wedding in Xiamen city, Fujian province on July 6, 2013.

Rolling stone finally settles

2013-07-09 02:28:50

Before he moved to Xiamen in 1988, William Brown had already lived in over 30 cities. This American bitten by the travel bug had no intention of staying in Xiamen longer than a year or two and he never imagined he would still be here more than two decades later.

Beekeeper's life a hive of activity

2013-07-08 16:53:33

It's early morning but the sun is already beating down. Beekeeper Chen Hao is doing his rounds, checking on the 120 hives that house his 1.2 million workers on a patch of land nestled at the foot of Mount Taishan in Shandong province.

City guide (July 7-Aug 15)

2013-07-08 14:59:08

Cultural events in Chinese big cities during July 7-Aug 15.

Lovebirds separate when the going gets rough

2013-07-08 10:36:40

Social changes in China in the past several decades mean couples have to make more effort to stay married for life.

Matrimony and money

2013-07-07 09:36:21

Some Chinese couples are filing for divorce or getting married to exploit loopholes in the recent housing price control policies. And they are faking it.

Finding everlasting love

2013-07-07 09:32:44

Divorce rates are climbing in China, but there is something that makes a marriage last.

Temple retreat a hot pursuit

2013-07-08 10:17:46

An offer for spiritual seekers to become "temporary monks and nuns" at a temple in Tiantai Mountain, has turned the holy place's virtual world into a madhouse.

Strongman contestants visit Shaolin Temple

2013-07-08 09:36:34

Competitors in the 2013 China World Strongman Championship visited the Shaolin Temple in Zhengzhou, Henan province, on Sunday afternoon to study Chinese martial arts with monks.

Showing off in Shanxi

2013-07-08 03:30:30

Tradition and culture were the main attractions recently at the ancient city of Taiyuan. Chen Liang and Sun Ruisheng tell us which were the main acts.

Asian-Americans talkin' 'bout their generation

2013-07-05 07:22:51

As theatergoers ate dinner and sipped drinks at Joe's Pub on June 24, one thing had to be made clear for them.

Symbols, superstition and playing the numbers game

2013-07-04 17:05:04

How many roses does it take to show true, everlasting love? For one guy in Guangzhou, it seems several thousand is the answer.