Where soccer is king, she's the boss

2011-03-06 07:43:58

It was a hopeful moment for Patricia Amorim, a former Olympic swimmer, after a year to forget as the first woman to run the 115-year-old Flamengo, Brazil's most popular soccer club.

What's love got to do with it?

2011-03-04 07:59:07

Starlets want to marry into wealth not only for financial security but for social status.

Classic mix

2011-03-04 07:59:07

When China Philharmonic Orchestra joins National Ballet of China to present French choreographer's Roland Petit's master works, sparks are bound to fly, Chen Jie says.

Birds still flocking to Yangtze wetlands

2011-03-03 07:53:18

Initial results from the third survey of the country's waterbird population in the Yangtze flood plains look positive.

Capital city awaits Uffizi treasures

2011-03-04 07:59:07

Eighty-two masterpieces from the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, Italy, have been touring Chinese cities since March 2010.

Zooming in on needy children

2011-03-03 07:53:18

Liu Xiangyang has been photographing kids from poor families for more than 20 years in order to draw attention to their plight.

Nod to avatar of physics teachers

2011-03-03 07:53:18

High School student Zong Yiming has discovered a passion for physics in his everyday life.

Living like an oversized baby

2011-03-03 07:55:09

As a 12-year-old, I clearly remember my father taking me to our local bank and setting up a savings account for me.

If you wanna beep me, I won't say no

2011-03-03 07:53:18

If there's one thing I love about Beijing's traffic it is the propensity of drivers to blow their horns at the slightest provocation.

Learning to live in the community

2011-03-03 07:55:09

Classes offer a way to get more out of your time in Beijing.

King's Speech spotlights stuttering

2011-03-02 07:46:51

Experts hail the film's exploration of this often-misunderstood condition.

Beefing up Beijing's fine dining

2011-03-03 07:55:09

As Beijing's luxury market continues to grow so too do people's palates for fine dining.