As record numbers of Chinese students study abroad, their difficulties adjusting to foreign cultures are revealed. Guo Shuhan reports.
Armadillos, with their sharp claws and body armor, don't have a reputation for being cuddly.
Walking faster and better is all that 39-year-old Deyang resident Liu Chunyan has been dreaming of every day for the past three years.
The nation surpassed the US to become the second-biggest retail gold market in the world after India in 2007.
More Chinese consumers are buying gold jewelry for beauty and fashion rather than solely its intrinsic value.
Farming is not just for peasants. It's become a trend even among those with cushier backgrounds.
"Goddess Fan, marry me! I want to stew chicken soup for you all my life!" reads the imaginative marriage proposal from Zheng Siqin, on a billboard in a bus shelter in Wuhan, Hubei province.
Ni Dingkang opens Google Earth and browses 1,390 islands scattered around Zhoushan, the only prefecture-level city in China made up solely of islands, in Zhejiang province.
The recent earthquakes in Southwest China and Japan have given preparedness a new urgency in schools across the nation.
Beijingers are paying good money to learn about the world of grapes.
Shengnu, or "leftover women", has become the subject matter of numerous films, novels and TV series.
One of the world's most prestigious competitions for young violinists, the Menuhin Competition, will be held in Beijing from April 6 to 15, 2012.