Green concepts with better lifestyles

2013-04-08 16:19:54

Beijing's latest high-end living concept Green Technology Changes Life, was unveiled at a press conference on April 2 by MOMA•Lifeng in the nation’s capital.

Subscriptions steady for English study guides

2013-04-08 10:20:47

Though wide range is on offer, quality still lacking. Circulation remains steady among newspapers designed to help Chinese learn English despite an overall downturn in print media.

Canadian school preps students to be global citizens

2013-04-08 10:20:38

Offering a wide array of language programs and internationally recognized courses, the Canadian International School of Beijing aims to cultivate "a cross-cultural understanding" among its students.

Confucius Institute reopens in Kabul

2013-04-08 10:17:57

The Confucius Institute of Kabul University reopened on Sunday after being closed for 18 months.Confucius worship ceremony held in Qufu

Lin Kunhui: Outreach to those at risk

2013-04-07 15:55:08

To Lin Kunhui, children on the Chinese mainland are spoiled by their parents, a well-meaning tradition that can ironically make them vulnerable when they grow up.

Micro blogs now a choice in job hunt

2013-04-07 15:54:57

Putting your unique resume online to interact with head hunters and managers may get you closer to your goal, but it takes patience, Xu Lin finds out.

Learning the skills to cope with life

2013-04-07 15:45:54

High suicide rate among 'spoiled and fragile' youth. Yu Yan is rethinking her approach to raising her 4-year-old son after she was inspired by a lecture on family life.

City guide (April 6-21)

2013-04-07 15:35:11

Cultural events in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, April 6-21.

Parallel careers for bilingual actors

2013-04-07 07:45:00

In his latest movie, "Everybody Has a Plan," shot in and around Buenos Aires, Viggo Mortensen speaks only Spanish. In "In the House," set in the suburbs of an unnamed city in France, Kristin Scott Thomas speaks only French.

Turn to tidiness elevates a star

2013-04-07 07:45:00

ZURICH - Ursus Wehrli is famous in his country for being half of the anarchic comic duo Ursus & Nadeschkin, but he has lately accrued another sort of fame as an author with a particularly fastidious worldview. So it may come as a bit of disappointment to certain design blog fans to learn that Mr. Wehrli is not exactly a neatnik or in any way obsessive or compulsive.

Second Sight

2013-04-07 07:45:23

Paul Lai believes that groovy spectacles allow their wearers to assume different identities. Rebecca Lo discovers that his Vintage Glasses are supplied to a client list that includes celebrities such as Zhang Ziyi and Andy Lau.

The mouth's work as food processor

2013-04-07 07:44:27

WAGENINGEN, the Netherlands - In Food Valley, a cluster of universities and research facilities, nearly 15,000 scientists are dedicated to improving - or, depending on your sentiments about processed food, compromising - the quality of our meals.