Increasing numbers of Chinese students are opting to learn practical rather than purely academic skills overseas. A fascination with wood
China now has about 230 million people with cardiovascular diseases, in the high risk group of having heart problems and stroke. Playing with fate
The Pairi Daiza zoo is a 40-minute drive south of Brussels, set among farmland, forest and zigzagging country roads. Zoo chief Eric Domb sees it as a platform that exhibits animals, plants and people, and also civilization manifested in eight "worlds" set out over several hectares of what he calls paradise.
Some luxury labels have seen the importance of time-intensive handicraft art, trying to preserve and popularize it. Barking up the right tree
Is contemporary art for everyone? Is Chinese contemporary art for everyone? The answer is yes for Wendi Deng, the wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and for Kenzo Digital, a director and video artist based in New York.