South Africans want more of Chinese music

2013-03-27 10:01:20

In Africa, the elders believe rains are blessing, particularly ahead of a event. The rains that poured over Durban City in South Africa on Sunday night were an indication of the blessings for the BRICS Summit.

Dream weaver

2013-03-27 07:42:35

Stan Lai has a clear memory of what inspired his magnum opus.

Feted abroad, ignored at home

2013-03-27 07:42:35

While Wang Peiyi's designs are attracting plenty of attention in Europe, back home in China not many people have even heard of him.

Designer savors acclaim from European debut

2013-03-27 07:42:35

Though winter isn't usually a fruitful season, the past winter brought a bountiful harvest to Macao-born designer Gideon Tam. He made his debut catwalk show at Copenhagen Fashion Week and then showed his collection at Paris Fashion Week in early February.

Recovering one step at a time

2013-03-27 07:42:35

Yin Peigang never imagined treating a patient with a strange respiratory disease would mean he'd have to relearn how to walk.

The heart of a village

2013-03-27 07:42:35

Nearly a year after he died of a sudden cerebral hemorrhage, Gyumey Dorje's colleagues and local villagers firmly believe he worked himself to death.

Mandarin makes its voice heard in South Africa

2013-03-27 00:53:27

Simple Chinese words can be heard when walking the main streets of Cape Town, arriving at passport control at Johannesburg airport, and while negotiating commodity prices in Durban.

Pakistan celebrates National Day in China

2013-03-25 17:32:05

March 23, marked the 73rd National Day of Pakistan. A large number of Pakistanis from the Pakistan Embassy, officials and their families along with other distinguished guests celebrated the day with great fervor and enthusiasm in Beijing.

Gung ho about ketchup and other Chinese words

2013-03-25 15:42:29

As a language expert, Alan Yu is used to all kinds of influences showing up in English words.

Warm ties between countries mean no loss in translation

2013-03-25 15:17:44

When I was given the assignment of arranging interviews , what struck me first was worry, instead of the excitement I usually feel when going abroad.

Moscow residents learn Chinese language, culture at new center

2013-03-25 15:13:44

Tamara Nikolayevna has mastered many artistic skills, including acting and sculpting, but never expected to start learning traditional Chinese painting at the age of 75.

Minister kicks off Turkish culture year in China

2013-03-25 15:06:07

Turkish Culture Minister Omer Celik joined Turkish Ambassador to China Murat Salim Esenli on Thursday to launch the 2013 Turkish Culture Year in China.