Shenzhen is not only the nation's garment capital, with 3,000 garment manufacturers employing nearly 500,000 people, but also home to world famous designers.
Wang Di's classmates couldn't recognize her this semester. The 16-year-old weighed 129 kg before summer and fewer than 100 kg after.
Surfing the Web often dissolves cultural differences, making us think we live in a globalized, uniform environment. But things are far from that simple.
Research reveals the identity of the first Chinese casualty of the 14-year War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
In a stall of Beijing's Silk Market, I watched in amazement the young vendor, with supreme confidence, pull out silk nightgown after nightgown for the perusal of a foreigner.
Zhan Hongge, 45, is a special kind of collector.
Rocker Wu Bai has been crafting pop and rock songs for 20 years and is still feeling inspired.
Seediq Bale part one premieres in Taiwan
When Wu Bai pursued his musical dreams in Taipei in the early 1990s, his guitar skills attracted the attention of drummer Dean Zavolta, Chu Chien-hui and Yu Ta-hao.
A bold initiative to introduce sex education in primary schools is being viewed as a sign of progress by many in a nation where traditionally the subject is taboo.
From a Beijing courtyard home to an Amsterdam houseboat, overnight options abound on websites that offer travelers local color in private housing.
The Ming Court at the Langham Xintiandi stands out with its excellent pairing of elegant Chinese cuisine and the best local wines.