A woman's place is in the home of her husband's family during Lunar New Year, according to tradition. Guides for Snake Year temple fairs in Beijing
A new category of skin care treatments is flooding the Chinese market. Cosmeceuticals - a combination word from "cosmetics" and "pharmaceuticals" - contain a higher percentage of active ingredients and thus offer improved performance.
Last year the author Peter Ludlow attended a birthday party in Germany for Daniel Domscheit-Berg, a technology activist, or "hacktivist," and founder of OpenLeaks. Domscheit-Berg had been a spokesperson for WikiLeaks, but after a public break from Julian Assange, struck out on his own.
About 10 years ago, rock musician Su Yang was inspired by a CD of blues to begin making his own music. One of his first works, however, was an adaptation of hua'er, a kind of traditional folk song from Northwest China.