A Chinese winter treat

2012-12-14 09:40:08

For many Chinese, nothing says winter more than the baked sweet potato on the street stalls.You will be powered up in no time biting into the golden sweetness.

Eastern Gem

2012-12-14 09:39:19

Suzhou-a gem in the country's rich cultural heritage,is famous for its classical gardens and natural beauty and it is sometimes referred to as The City of Gardens or the Venice of the East.

Creatures of the past

2012-12-14 09:40:08

Both good and evil beasts abound in ancient chinese mythology, and are deeply rooted in the country's cultural traditions.

Language think tank set up in Beijing

2012-12-13 15:14:29

China now has a think tank to tackle its language problems.

More than 1m Chinese children suffer from cerebral palsy

2012-12-12 16:01:59

China is estimated to have about 1 to 1.2 million children suffering from cerebral palsy, experts said.

The art and science of predicting a baby's gender

2012-12-12 14:23:45

Pregnancy gave us a chance to test out the truth and falsehood of many Chinese methods of telling the gender of an unborn baby.

Making sure you get more than face value

2012-12-12 13:56:58

Chinese consumers are paying more attention to beauty-enhancing products and services, but they may not be making the right choices.

Largest Chinese dictionary to be revised

2012-12-12 13:33:59

All 25 volumes of a revised edition of the most inclusive Chinese dictionary, the Hanyu Da Cidian, will be published by 2020.

Award puts Chinese books on world stage

2012-12-10 13:35:07

As China and Egypt have much in common, Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, is also popular in Egypt.

Ex-treasury secretary protecting China's eco-wealth

2012-12-10 10:38:51

Former US treasury secretary Henry Paulson says his time with Chinese children is happier than when he held his government post.

Workouts, with hula hoops

2012-12-03 13:20:06

When Karl Lagerfeld introduced his ridiculously oversize hula-hoop beach bag, he inadvertently struck a pop-cultural chord.

The grave side

2012-11-23 09:29:01

China's most commercially successful filmmaker has placed a high stake on a new work that has none of the trappings of his previous hits.