Warmth and care

2013-06-26 10:58:09

An elderly couple on a limited income has spent 17 years making coats for disaster survivors, wanting only to help those less fortunate than themselves.

China's journalist in Mexico remembered

2013-06-25 17:13:44

Wu Yongheng, director of the Latin America office of China Today magazine in Mexico City passed away.

A class of their own

2013-06-25 16:10:02

A school offers vocational and language training to Tibetan herders, whose nomadic upbringings didn't allow for formal education.

Security guards moonlight as college students

2013-06-25 07:18:57

When 18-year-old Zhang Guoqiang came to Beijing to work as a temporary security guard at the prestigious Peking University in 1994, having only a middle-school diploma, he probably never expected he could go to a top college himself one day.

Lofty views of cityscapes

2013-06-25 14:17:15

Urban explorer and identity expert JT Singh has made a two-minute visual record of Shanghai that he says will imprint images of the city in minds across the globe.

Getting the needle

2013-06-25 06:57:43

I've never traveled by ship before and I felt dizzy and uncomfortable even before we left port.

Cooperation is the way forward

2013-06-25 06:57:43

Medical experts from China and the United States held a joint discussion about the provision of international humanitarian services.

Shop windows into the future

2013-06-23 07:54:38

Shop windows capable of taking pictures and surfing the Internet seem like Hollywood science fiction. But they're Shanghai's reality.

Home of space dreams

2013-06-24 10:28:10

Shenzhou X manned spacecraft blasted off on June 12 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, which is also home to scientists, soldiers and their families.

Hard work secures future for Beijinger

2013-06-23 07:50:07

Wei Dongjian doesn't look like a man who works nonstop. From his easy smile, relaxed posture and animated speech, you'd never guess he has been working almost every day this year.

City living

2013-06-23 07:49:05

Every city has its bright or bad facets and most of us have love-hate relationships with our chosen site of abode, in varying degrees. Our investigative team does a random sampling of interviews in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, London and Paris, to find out the ups and downs of daily life in terms of dollars and cents - and come up with some surprising answers.

How much?

2013-06-23 07:50:07

Where in the world is the cheapest city to live in? Well, it depends on your priorities. China Daily presents the facts.