At a glance

2011-08-17 07:54:20

Nine steps of insulin injection.

Sounds like ear trouble

2011-08-17 07:54:20

Li Hongxu can't keep the dismay off his face when the doctor says his right ear is developing neural hearing loss.


2011-08-17 07:54:20

Scientists in Hong Kong are embarking on a study to identify genes that are responsible for high cholesterol and heart disease in patients in southern China.

Taking a dream train journey

2011-08-17 07:54:20

Flying out of Shanghai in the summer is a lesson in patience and prayer when seasonal storms play havoc with flight routes.

Taking care of the little things

2011-08-16 08:05:56

Personal concierge services are helping new arrivals settle in faster.

Why I wear a loathing for Facebook on my ruby red lips

2011-08-16 08:05:56

Facebook has clogged my computer.

Roar of the Flying Tigers

2011-08-15 08:03:27

The 91-year-old veteran Wang Yanzhou says he wishes more people were aware of the part he and his fellow Flying Tigers played during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-1945).

'Good morning, did you smile today?'

2011-08-15 08:03:27

Many people call 52-year-old Guo Mingyi a "modern-day Lei Feng (1940-1962)", the People's Liberation Army soldier who became a cultural icon symbolizing selflessness and dedication.

Wine with manners

2011-08-14 07:48:34

More than 2,000 years ago, Confucius taught his disciples that wine must be treated with respect.

Hopping to the Czech Pub

2011-08-14 07:48:34

Before I describe one of the best meals I've had recently - the Moravian-style rabbit at the new Czech Pub near Beijing's Ritan Park - I have to 'fess up.

Strike a pose, puppy

2011-08-14 07:49:23

Devoted parents of four-legged children wanting to spend some quality time with them now have a novel activity. And it gives the yoga term of "downward dog" a whole new meaning.

Exclusive attraction

2011-08-12 11:09:32

Young Swedish entrepreneur's online social networking website is aimed at China's rich.