Yingxiu five years on

2013-05-20 15:18:43

Yingxiu, once a well-off town with several factories, was among the most severely hit by the quake. Yet with 1.7 billion yuan from central and provincial governments, as well as from Dongguan in Guangdong province, the town has been reborn.

Ex-journalist spreads her cultural know-how

2013-05-20 13:45:19

Former news correspondent Edith Coron uses her international experience to advise executives how to understand and manage relations between people from different countries.

The middle-class trap

2013-05-20 10:03:04

World-watchers say China's expanding middle class will become the most influential bloc on this planet very soon.Cute South Korean child monks

Safe harbor

2013-05-19 08:45:31

Operating an orphanage is a duty or mission for some but, for Gyalzur Tendol, it is a matter of repaying love and pursuing true happiness.

Defining middle-class

2013-05-19 07:50:19

John Ross, senior fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University, analyzes the Chinese middle class in relation to both China and the Western world.

Cambodia, China promote education cooperation through exhibition

2013-05-17 16:32:22

China Higher Education Exhibition 2013 kicked off here on Thursday, aiming to promote education cooperation between Cambodia and China and attract more Cambodian students to study in China.

ITTF museum to be moved to China from Switzerland

2013-05-17 14:27:48

The Museum of the International Table Tennis Association in Lausanne, Switzerland, will be moved to China.

Cute South Korean child monks

2013-05-17 13:27:31

South Korean child monks holding lanterns watch a screen at the SK Telecom T.um Museum in Seoul, South Korea, May 15, 2013.

History in images

2013-05-17 08:42:11

New World Press editor Li Shujuan knows it's no easy task to tell the history of more than a century of a country like China, especially since it has experienced dramatic changes over the years. Li's solution is to use photographs. In the publisher's new English-language release of Modern China in Pictures: 1911-2012, Li chooses to let the powerful images convey the historical complexity.

How to talk Like a boss

2013-05-17 08:42:11

'To be a boss is glorious." What, in truth, could be more glorious than fanning oneself with 100 yuan ($16, 12 euros) notes while being presented expensive cigarettes by obsequious underlings? These are the advantages that being a laoban brings: buckets of renminbi and buckets of face; the two things that make up the sinosphere's central axis.

Breastfeeding app launched in Shanghai

2013-05-16 16:07:16

Breast feeding mothers in Shanghai will soon have more nursing rooms and will be able to find them more easily thanks to a mobile phone application to be launched by a local labor organization.

Mothers wary of donated milk

2013-05-16 16:06:58

New mum Cao Yue frowns every time she opens her fridge, as it's filled with bottles and plastic bags, all of which contain her breast milk.