Cast in bronze and memory

2013-05-03 08:30:06

Looted relics have been a hot topic in China in recent years and were back in the news last month when it was announced that two bronze sculptures taken from Beijing during a joint attack by British and French forces in 1860 will be returned to the country.

Telltale signs

2013-05-03 08:30:06

Characteristics in the Chinese zodiac

Class counts but hard to tell who's who

2013-05-02 05:01:26

While the rich are growing richer, it's the poor becoming middle-class who are driving China's booming economy and keeping the rest of the world afloat. So, who are China's middle class and how are they defined?

Making an impact

2013-05-02 10:04:42

We Impact, a company that promotes sustainable lifestyles and business practices, has helped the pizza restaurant by suggesting ways it can improve its environmental footprint.

The green workplace

2013-05-02 09:48:03

Her position is still unique in a society that is just waking up to the value of being eco-friendly.

Brush with history

2013-04-26 08:41:28

"I have a piece of work that 1.3 billion people have seen," Liu Wenxi says with a smile.

Worthy of an empress

2013-04-26 08:41:28

Anyone with an interest in Chinese history will know how difficult it was to flatter Dowager Cixi with gifts. With a huge collection of priceless objects in her possession, very little could impress the empress, who was known for her decadence.

China changes its tune

2013-04-26 08:41:28

Shark fin soup was commonly served at Chinese weddings and banquets as a delicacy and a way of "giving face", or showing respect to honored guests.

Aeronautics, astronautics scholarship launched

2013-04-23 10:29:31

A scholarship provided to students of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics has been launched in Beijing.

Kite festival puts Weifang on the map

2013-04-23 10:39:07

The 30th Weifang International Kites Festival kicked off on April 20 in Shandong province's Weifang.

Life of Guo

2013-04-18 09:23:25

Qingdao's Guo Chuan recently became the first Chinese person to sail solo around the world.

Peruvian leader dedicates new study center

2013-04-15 15:59:33

Peru's President Ollanta Humala wrapped up his state visit to China on Monday by joining a business meeting with Shanghai's leading entrepreneurs in Beijing.