Reality TV on the long march

2011-06-09 07:57:55

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?

Mudslingers get dirty

2011-06-09 07:57:55

Slathering one another with fistfuls of muck is the mainstay of the Va ethnic group's Monihei Festival in Yunnan province.

Making perfect horse sense

2011-06-08 07:30:20

Fed up with using your car amid rising fuel prices, soaring parking costs and bumper-to-bumper traffic? Try riding a horse to work.

BBQ to raise funds for children of convicts

2011-06-08 07:30:20

The NGO Morning Tears, which assists the children of convicts, will host a fundraising BBQ, featuring Belgian food and beer.

Biting questions

2011-06-08 07:30:20

First they pointed a finger at Spanish cucumbers. Then they cast suspicion on sprouts from Germany.

Moving center stage

2011-06-07 08:12:05

A series of activities provide migrant workers' children with a permanent sense of self-esteem and community.

Peer care

2011-06-07 08:12:05

Farmers looking for small loans and lacking collateral are turning to P2P platforms, a source of micro-credit, to change their fortunes around.

Sailing away

2011-06-05 08:06:36

As sailing attracts increasing attention, the number of Chinese people engaging in the sport is on the rise.

New middle class leads to rising tourism

2011-06-05 08:06:36

China, India and Brazil are poised to fuel an explosion in international tourism in the coming years.

Making beauty their business

2011-06-06 07:46:04

Self-styled experts help customers make the right choices in an overcrowded cosmetics market.


2011-06-03 11:30:38

Conferences & Meetings

In the service of the gods

2011-06-02 08:02:28

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.