Pretty ordinary

2013-03-13 16:59:02

Photographers are invited to submit their works for The Other Hundred program, a competition aimed at finding the top 100 photos of ordinary people.

Breast-feeding needs more public support

2013-03-13 10:32:32

Breast-feeding is hard. For Chinese mothers, the absence of a wide support system makes it even harder, according to breast-feeding mothers and medical experts.

Overseas students younger, more diverse

2013-03-13 10:03:44

Increasing numbers of Chinese students are opting to learn practical rather than purely academic skills overseas. A fascination with wood

Listen to your body before it's too late

2013-03-13 09:27:23

China now has about 230 million people with cardiovascular diseases, in the high risk group of having heart problems and stroke. Playing with fate

Mother's milk

2013-03-13 09:08:26

With many Chinese families having only one child, parents give their babies the best they can afford, especially when it comes to milk and food.

More people enjoy being trapped in 'secret chambers'

2013-03-12 13:56:21

Participants are locked in the room and they have to solve puzzles using the clues provided within a specified time frame.Barking up the right tree 

Eat, drink, live China

2013-03-12 05:41:52

The Pairi Daiza zoo is a 40-minute drive south of Brussels, set among farmland, forest and zigzagging country roads. Zoo chief Eric Domb sees it as a platform that exhibits animals, plants and people, and also civilization manifested in eight "worlds" set out over several hectares of what he calls paradise.

Top Cats

2013-03-11 15:32:28

Feline beauty contest in Beijing will have animal-lovers purring next weekend

Seeking deliberation in a scarf

2013-03-11 15:26:56

Some luxury labels have seen the importance of time-intensive handicraft art, trying to preserve and popularize it. Barking up the right tree

20-year-old dog and 140-year-old human

2013-03-11 14:02:04

Of all the philosophies, ancient or modern, Western or Chinese, Daoism values life most dearly.

Cultural regulators set to be merged

2013-03-11 13:14:51

The planned merger of two regulators, one on press and the other on broadcasting, will boost the development of Chinese culture and increase its global influence.

Fan plans simple for this band

2013-03-11 10:42:58

Members of Canadian rock band Simple Plan have had such close ties with fans that the two sides have even collaborated on a song.