Massive renovations of temples bring TV to Jokhang

2011-06-02 08:02:28

The rhythmic tamping sounds accompanying the singing by workers stop worshippers and tourists flocking to Sera Monastery's Great Meeting Hall in northern Lhasa.

All that glitters is silver

2011-05-31 07:40:39

It's boom time for a small village of 1,200 families in Yunnan province, thanks to its skilled noble metal craftsmen.

In Brazil, revenge of the nannies

2011-05-29 08:00:51

In a decade working as a nanny, Andreia Soares finally joined Brazil's middle class.

Mixed marriages, with more acceptance

2011-05-29 08:00:25

For generations here in the deepest South, there had been a great taboo: publicly crossing the color line for love.

Banish the day, train the tyrants

2011-05-29 08:03:13

From age 1 to age 13 years and 364 days, the children of the world have been pulling a fast one over their parents since 1949, when Children's Day was officially introduced.

Getting up, close and personal with nature

2011-05-30 07:52:27

Armed with a flashlight and a camera, Li Yunjie, an eighth grade student, emerges from a park late one evening with a bottle of cicada grubs.

A marriage made in the city park

2011-05-30 07:52:27

Shanghai's middle-aged parents are flocking to People's Park at the weekends to advertise information of their grown sons and daughters in hopes of finding them a life partner.

Pedal power

2011-05-26 07:58:09

Li Rui, a 26-year-old working for a media company, was hardly surprised when her friend told her about the "dramatic?

Parking attendants hit hardest by fee increase

2011-05-26 07:58:09

Since Beijing raised its parking fees on April 1, parking attendant Yin Liang's life has become even harder.

How slow can you go?

2011-05-26 07:58:09

Hardly anyone had heard of Gaochun county until it rapidly rose to fame for being the country's fi rst "slow city".

Divorce rumors hit Web

2011-05-24 07:54:45

Actor Wen Zhang has been troubled by rumors that he has divorced actress Ma Yili.

Thirst for knowledge

2011-05-24 07:54:45

Among Tsinghua University's cohort are casual students who clock many hours of classes a week and know there is going to be no degree or diploma.