For coffee lovers, a serious setback

2011-03-27 07:29:15

In the last few years, coffee yields have plummeted here and in many of Latin America's other premier coffee regions.

Peony express

2011-03-25 10:50:26

Growers of china's unofficial national flower are reaching out to europe for help

Deep impact

2011-03-25 08:12:17

Olympic champions He Chong and He Zi dive into a whole new experience at the Water Cube.

Lens turned on high art

2011-03-25 08:12:17

Natsumi Hayashi never thought her online photos would create such a stir that it would make her an overnight celebrity.

One in a million

2011-03-25 08:12:17

Speaking a 'less commonly taught language' in China can be a fast track to high earnings and promotion.

Movie magic

2011-03-25 10:29:53

Promoting Chinese films has become a lifelong passion for a Belgian massage therapist.

Crouching tiger

2011-03-25 10:23:36

Fashion designer pioneers Chinese luxury brands.

S. Korea's the reel deal

2011-03-24 07:54:02

A private media company sees the country as a promising market for Chinese films and believes cultural similarities augur well for its ambitious plans.

When burger is sandwich

2011-03-24 07:54:02

Regardless of their feelings about the city, everyone I know within the foreign community of Zhengzhou seems to agree - this place is the "real China."

Middle-aged in the Middle Kingdom

2011-03-24 07:54:02

A couple claims their book Dao of Love (Path of Love) will teach older couples how to be better lovers and marriage partners.

Charity begins at home

2011-03-24 07:54:02

Four 40-something career women in Shanghai have teamed up to become charity "professionals" and establish their own charity foundation.

Neil Gaiman to write script for 3D Journey to the West

2011-03-24 07:54:02

Science fiction and fantasy writer Neil Gaiman (Stardust, Coraline) has joined hands with mainland director Zhang Jizhong to adapt the classic Chinese Journey to the West to the big screen.