Spring Festival reunion tradition carries on in China

2013-02-10 10:25:57

Although Chinese people celebrate the start of a new lunar year during Spring Festival, the holiday serves more of an occasion to refresh family bond.

Different delicacies being prepared for upcoming festival

2013-02-10 09:13:37

China is a vast country. Its many regional customs and traditions vary immensely from north to south.

Celebrating Spring Festival in Beijing

2013-02-10 09:07:23

Beijing has its own traditions for celebrating the Spring Festival.

Beautiful tulip blossom in Liuzhou city, S China

2013-02-09 11:08:08

People enjoy themselves at a tulip field in the garden landscape park of Liuzhou city, south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Feb 7, 2013.

Tourists wonder by West Lake after snowfall in China's Hangzhou

2013-02-09 10:46:41

Tourists wonder by the West Lake after a snowfall in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 8, 2013. A big range of snowfall enveloped Zhejiang Province on Friday.

Aiming for the A-list

2013-02-08 09:12:23

China's most flamboyant designer, Guo Pei, whose outrageously extravagant gowns are much sought after by movie stars and socialites, aims to make an international impact in the near future. Beijing-based Guo is famous in her native country for producing her signature gowns, one-offs that can cost up to $50,000 a time. Among her clients have been A-list stars such as Li Bingbing and Zhang Ziyi and singers Tang Can and Sun Yue.

The miracle that begot another

2013-02-08 09:11:47

It was one of the few cases, or possibly the only case, in which a woman with spinal muscular atrophy has successfully given birth in China.

Starting young

2013-02-07 10:00:35

Parents get as restless as their children during school breaks, especially if they do not have any vacation plans.

Energizing the world

2013-02-07 07:37:38

Progress on energy and environmental solutions anywhere in the world has global significance and China is better suited to achieve this than any other place.

Human safety net

2013-02-07 07:37:38

When Zhang Runqiu encountered Ma Zhongmei and her husband during a regular patrol at Beijing South Railway Station, the young couple was helping their baby to breathe from an oxygen bag.

Battling the ice so pilots can fly safely

2013-02-06 07:49:31

It is just daylight at 7:30 am at Shenyang Taoxian International Airport. Zhao Xuesong, wearing a helmet, is standing on a 2-meter-high vehicle and spraying de-icing fluid toward an airplane.

When breast milk is delivered to the doorstep

2013-02-06 07:49:31

Wearing a helmet, carrying a big bag and riding an electric bike, Yuan Liangjun looks no different from other courier personnel in the city.