Walking faster and better is all that 39-year-old Deyang resident Liu Chunyan has been dreaming of every day for the past three years.
Kids who sit down to eat with their families are less likely to be overweight and eat unhealthy foods, according to US researchers who call for more shared meals.
Poets and artists through the centuries have tried to capture the beauty of West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The question becomes, "Which West Lake?" It is a constantly changeable feast for all the senses. It shows different aspects by day or night, summer or winter, filled with visitors or in the wee hours, a silent beauty.
Foreigners who are new to China have any number of things to grapple with.
Chinese and Europeans need to boost co-productions, concluded filmmakers at a forum of the first Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF), which ended on Thursday.
Nation's films continue to have variety and energy, says the chairman of the Venice International Film Festival and an old China hand.
The nation surpassed the US to become the second-biggest retail gold market in the world after India in 2007.
More Chinese consumers are buying gold jewelry for beauty and fashion rather than solely its intrinsic value.
Farming is not just for peasants. It's become a trend even among those with cushier backgrounds.
"Goddess Fan, marry me! I want to stew chicken soup for you all my life!" reads the imaginative marriage proposal from Zheng Siqin, on a billboard in a bus shelter in Wuhan, Hubei province.
Ni Dingkang opens Google Earth and browses 1,390 islands scattered around Zhoushan, the only prefecture-level city in China made up solely of islands, in Zhejiang province.
Tibetan Xiagorkenzhulyexebaldan spent 35 years abroad before returning home in 1994. Sitting in his two-bedroom apartment in Lhasa, the 72-year-old appears healthy and is voluble. His earlobes are bigger than average - a sign of good fortune for Tibetans. He agrees. "My life now is pleasant and relaxed." But it was not always like this. At the age of 7, he became a Living Buddha in Drepung Monastery of western Lhasa. With access to a good education, the future looked promising.