National Low Carbon Day goes green

2013-06-17 17:27:18

National Low Carbon Day fell on June 17, 2013, with the theme of "practice the low-carbon way and build beautiful homes".

Weibo draws more than just locals

2013-06-18 10:43:49

Micro-blogging site has 500 million users - not all of them from China. Some expats are turning to China's most popular micro blog to get involved in Chinese society.

Father's Day less popular in China than other holidays

2013-06-17 18:10:09

Father's Day, a holiday which falls on the third Sunday of June, is less popular than other holidays in China as fewer fathers receive gifts than mothers.

School's in for first overseas campus

2013-06-17 17:02:51

Loke Pui Yan has been studying for her master's degree at Xiamen University in Fujian province since the autumn.

Love lost down memory lane

2013-06-17 17:51:41

Gary Matzdorff, 92, found refuge in Shanghai during WW II and often nostalgically returns. Shi Yingying in Shanghai catches up with the American and his fond memories.

Zumba zooms and booms

2013-06-17 17:51:41

Combining aerobics and dance, Zumba is an increasingly popular exercise that produces a wonderful sense of accomplishment.

A night of diplomats

2013-06-17 16:19:11

"2013 A Night of Diplomats" was held at Beijing's St. Regis Hotel on June 14, 2013.

Italian culture pavilion to open in Beijing

2013-06-17 15:29:55

The Italian Living Experience, a pavilion for Italian culture and life, will open its doors to the public on June 28 at Beijing 751 Park. Italian living Experience, designed by Fabio Rotella

New grape rewards

2013-06-13 07:36:33

It looks like a mirage.

Thriller film "The Purge" debuts as surprise winner at North America

2013-06-12 13:24:48

Ultra-low budget thriller "The Purge" has overrun the North America box office with a surprisingly better-than-expected take of receipts

Dragon Boat Festival celebrated around China

2013-06-12 10:43:27

Eating zongzi is a traditional custom during the Dragon Boat Festival.

National college entrance examination ends

2013-06-09 10:47:38

The 2013 national college entrance examination ended in some regions of China on Saturday. Approximately 9.12 million people took part in the exam this year.