Cities: Can China's west build China's best?

2013-01-15 14:58:20

While western China is infamously underdeveloped, its cities might soon offer higher standards of living than prosperous coastal megalopolises in the east.

Bulgarian shares the fruit of his labor with China

2013-01-10 10:42:11

While he was preparing to rush home to Bulgaria for Christmas, Atanas Blagov had an unexpected and unforgettable experience.

Remade for adventure

2013-01-10 09:58:02

A national tragedy showed Zhang Xinyu how fragile human existence can be, and he's reshaped his life to make the most of it.

Evolution of shopping in China

2013-01-10 09:54:40

Before the existence of department stores in China, people bought different things in different shops

Retail therapy

2013-01-10 09:31:19

Shopping malls used to be the place people go to shop. But today, these commercial complexes are often much more than that.

If information is king, data good currency

2013-01-09 13:59:44

Cash isn't going to be king forever. It's a bit like shell money or trading in beads, an outdated system that people will laugh at sometime in the future.

Is this safe to eat? That's the question

2013-01-09 13:38:04

While A Bite of China lifted hearts warmed by thoughts of mother's cooking, several issues brought the Chinese diners back to earth.Life-changing awakening

Life-changing awakening

2013-01-09 13:17:55

A television documentary series brought China back to its culinary roots last year, and changed some lives forever.

Tanzanian Swahili broadcaster has China in her eyes

2013-01-08 14:10:27

Pili Mwinyi Khamis works for China Radio International (CRI) and she is involved in the production of several programs.

A class of her own

2013-01-08 14:53:52

A woman's struggle to educate her intellectually disabled grandson inspires her to start a special education school.

My child is … gay

2013-01-06 11:07:46

The most difficult part of being in a gay relationship in China is often when the couple goes home and breaks the news to parents.

At work, the corporate culture is what matters

2013-01-06 11:03:52

For Jimmy Chen from Beijing, it's quite normal for him to talk about his homosexuality with his colleagues, who don't think it a big deal.