Healthy lifestyle spreads

2011-03-30 07:54:14

More and more people are doing morning exercises as the young and elderly share the passion to get up early and stretch out in Changchun, northeast China.

Living with SARS

2011-03-28 08:02:30

In late 2002 the world was shaken by SARS. The battle to contain the virus owes a debt to those who risked their health so others could live.

For coffee lovers, a serious setback

2011-03-27 07:29:15

In the last few years, coffee yields have plummeted here and in many of Latin America's other premier coffee regions.

Long vigil over a dead reactor

2011-03-27 07:28:26

Twelve times a month - the maximum number of shifts the doctors will allow - Sergei A. Krasikov takes a train across the no man's land and reports for work here at a structure enclosing Reactor No. 4 known as "the sarcophagus."

Deep impact

2011-03-25 08:12:17

Olympic champions He Chong and He Zi dive into a whole new experience at the Water Cube.

Lens turned on high art

2011-03-25 08:12:17

Natsumi Hayashi never thought her online photos would create such a stir that it would make her an overnight celebrity.

One in a million

2011-03-25 08:12:17

Speaking a 'less commonly taught language' in China can be a fast track to high earnings and promotion.

Peony express

2011-03-25 10:50:26

Growers of china's unofficial national flower are reaching out to europe for help

Charity begins at home

2011-03-24 07:54:02

Four 40-something career women in Shanghai have teamed up to become charity "professionals" and establish their own charity foundation.

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing

2011-03-23 07:40:03

The nuclear plant disaster caused mass panic in China due to a misunderstanding about the dangers of radiation fallout.

Heat is on

2011-03-18 10:40:07

Beijing’s bathhouses have all but disappeared. Will the few survivors escape the bulldozer?

Crazy stone

2011-03-18 10:36:42

An iconic cultural symbol is more popular than ever.