J. Lo leaves her 'diva'behind

2011-06-12 08:43:29

She arrived like a modern-day Cleopatra, smiling and waving down at her adoring masses from the top deck of a trolley, her tresses fluttering in the wind.

Extensions' popularity lures hair thieves

2011-06-12 08:43:29

In the past few months, thieves in quest of human hair have killed a beauty shop supplier in Michigan and carried out heists across America.

Student life's a Party

2011-06-13 08:53:53

Student enrollment in the Communist Party of China is increasing, though political advancement is just one of the many reasons why they join up.

New blood for the 'reds'

2011-06-13 08:53:53

Zhang Minyu, a postgraduate and Party branch secretary at Peking University, says regular activities unite students and Party life is more diverse than it used to be.

Left out, but not left behind

2011-06-13 08:53:53

Some students prefer not to join the Party at university because they are too busy, or because they don't think Party membership will make a big difference in their lives.

Milking the market

2011-06-12 08:43:56

Going abroad? Don't let any friends with kids know, or you may end up coming back with a suitcase stuffed with baby formula.

Heritage vegetarian

2011-06-12 08:43:56

A zeal for untainted flavors makes this Buddhist-inspired eatery stand out.

Home-style chicken - always a hit

2011-06-12 08:43:56

Going out for a Chinese meal with family invariably involves a ritual in which the elders present would go through the menu and make sure there was a little of everything.


2011-06-10 10:36:08


Brewing up success story

2011-06-10 10:40:18

Starbucks CEO outlines remarkable resurgence of the coffee giant in his new book.

Riding on a mystery train

2011-06-10 10:32:30

How Mandarin language opened Sid’s mind to a new world perspective.

Way of a warrior

2011-06-10 10:27:50

A passion for kungfu launched a new life in television and in the middle kingdom.