'To be a boss is glorious." What, in truth, could be more glorious than fanning oneself with 100 yuan ($16, 12 euros) notes while being presented expensive cigarettes by obsequious underlings? These are the advantages that being a laoban brings: buckets of renminbi and buckets of face; the two things that make up the sinosphere's central axis.
A third of Americans would not buy a brand if they knew it to be Chinese-owned, according to a latest survey from HD Trade Services Inc, a US marketing and brand development company.
China Daily Sunday edition pays tribute to mothers who have suffered the loss or disability of their only child during the Wenchuan earthquake five years ago.
China's dormitory culture is not that different from the West, but the closer proximity and the turmoil of society at large may provide fertile ground for collisions.
Hundreds of women – and especially men in their red dresses participate in the Red Dress Run in Beijing, May 12, 2013.
Shanghai is attempting to introduce the 20-meter shuttle run in middle schools to replace the long-distance run, a move that has sparked controversy as many doubt the new test is a solution to teenagers' poor physical condition.
It was the first time in 24 years that Lu Buxuan was speaking at his alma mater, Peking University, and the scene was emotional.Adventure advocate
People with dyslexia have often been misunderstood. There are now centers in China aimed at creating public awareness and giving training courses to this group of people.
Pan Shanji was the first high school graduate from the remote Dayandong village, and has spent the past 34 years as a committed educator.
A Belgian adventurer came to China because he first heard about the country from a Chinese tugboat worker in Nigeria, and he has come a long way since.
Song-and-dance duets are 78-year-old Ren Shuzhen's favorite, and like many other people in Northeast China, the resident of Jilin province spends almost the entire evening watching them.