Dressed to kill

2011-07-14 07:58:34

Internet-savvy youth of the West are logging on to English-language websites of Chinese suppliers for fashion bargains.

Time to let off steam

2011-07-12 07:21:15

After the pressure cooker of national exams, students are making the most of the summer vacation in a variety of ways.

Students pay for plastic

2011-07-12 07:21:15

The high school student gets off the train from Qingdao, Shandong province, and walks into a plastic surgery clinic in Beijing's central business district.

Germany finds itself still debating women's role

2011-07-10 07:46:59

In Germany, gender stereotypes remain ingrained.

For China, hard (and shiny) currency

2011-07-10 07:46:59

On this big night out, Gisele Bundchen, darling of the cameras, is decked out in diamonds from Van Cleef&Arpels.

Japan's elders ask for the chance to tame a reactor

2011-07-10 07:46:59

Seemingly against logic, Yasuteru Yamada, 72, is eager for the chance to take part.

Baseball a hit in Guangzhou

2011-07-11 08:02:29

The United States' "national pastime" is played by few people in China, even in first-tier cities such as Guangzhou.


2011-07-08 10:57:10

Conferences & Meetings

Battling against the current

2011-07-07 08:07:05

Operators of the Three Gorges Dam have, for the first time, added to the flows downstream to help the spawning of Yangtze River carp.

From bloom to boom

2011-07-07 08:07:05

Lavender production creates stunning sceneries and economic opportunities in rural Xinjiang.

Where the village is really one big family

2011-07-07 08:07:05

If the paradise that is Zhang Guying village is a proverbial Eden, then Zhang Guying is its allegorical Adam.

Cultivating prosperity

2011-07-06 07:46:07

Rural processing plants are helping farmers in quake-ravaged Beichuan county of Sichuan province shake off their poverty.