Lands rendered worthless by mining in Anhui province are being put to new use, giving farmers a fresh source of livelihood.
Spring is traditionally the time of year when most people bestir themselves to exercise.
Group buying makes me think of supersizing McDonald's meals. You think it's a bargain, more for less, and then you die of a heart attack.
The Chinese people are a friendly mob and are quick to assist baffled newcomers in this foreign land on the far side of the world.
More Chinese are taking to wine drinking and are seeking help to make informed choices.
As I sit here in my office, overlooking the campus of Tianjin Medical University, I can see hundreds of students coming through the gates - each towing a suitcase, or lugging bags - as they get ready to start the new term.
A black notebook which has on its cover a set of interlocking "CC" images, is all the rage among millions of young Chinese.
A marked increase in Chinese faces on the runway was one highlight of the just-ended high-octane spectacle that is New York Fashion Week.
Belgian Koen Sevenants is a beacon of hope for Chinese children of convicts, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have his moments of dark despair.
When I heard days later about how angry the animal rights groups are, I felt they were just making an unnecessary fuss.
While today's young Chinese may struggle to point to their heroes, the idea of heroism is very much alive.
The Internet is changing the face of giving in China as micro-philanthropy makes steady strides.