One day in early 2007 Liu Yang's wife posed her 5-year-old daughter a riddle: What is it that cannot be seen or touched yet one can't do without it?
Slathering one another with fistfuls of muck is the mainstay of the Va ethnic group's Monihei Festival in Yunnan province.
Fed up with using your car amid rising fuel prices, soaring parking costs and bumper-to-bumper traffic? Try riding a horse to work.
The NGO Morning Tears, which assists the children of convicts, will host a fundraising BBQ, featuring Belgian food and beer.
First they pointed a finger at Spanish cucumbers. Then they cast suspicion on sprouts from Germany.
A series of activities provide migrant workers' children with a permanent sense of self-esteem and community.
Farmers looking for small loans and lacking collateral are turning to P2P platforms, a source of micro-credit, to change their fortunes around.
As sailing attracts increasing attention, the number of Chinese people engaging in the sport is on the rise.
China, India and Brazil are poised to fuel an explosion in international tourism in the coming years.
Self-styled experts help customers make the right choices in an overcrowded cosmetics market.
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Penpa is up at 6 am. Shivering in the icy morning winds in Lhasa, the 16-year-old lama cocoons himself in a baggy crimson sports sweater.