2014-08-24Students of the martial art find the discipline and ethics they learn serves them well in life, helping to turn some into millionaires
2014-08-22The House That Never Dies, a 3-D Chinese movie, recently grossed 400 million yuan ($65 million) at the box office. Its success has led to an increase in the number of visitors to the purportedly haunted mansions of Chaonei No 81 in Beijing's Dongcheng district.
2014-08-22With Ice Bucket Challenge spreading in China, characters from the Transformers movie also got in the action in Beijing.
2014-08-21Unlike some schoolboys, Yin Mingde is counting the days until he starts a new term in September at one of the leading schools in the capital, Beijing No 4 High School.
2014-08-21In the age of the Internet, bilingual talk show Fei Yu Xiu keeps listeners tuning in with its free-flowing banter and mix of today's top music. Chen Nan reports.
2014-08-21Fans of the Transformers in Beijing are in for a treat with an exhibition to honor the 30th anniversary of the comic books heros in the city until Oct 7.
2014-08-21Sun Yuchun spends two hours commuting to work on packed buses and goes through the same ordeal on her way home every day.
2014-08-20Nearly 100 students and teachers from seven Hope primary schools funded by celebrated artist Han Meilin are enjoying a weeklong summer camp in Beijing arranged by the Han Meilin Art Foundation.
2014-08-20The lift glides noiselessly to the top floor of a 10-storey residential building in Beijing and I step toward my appointment with the same anticipation I came with last time. I am hoping Master Liu Qing will beat me with a stick. Two sticks, in fact.
2014-08-20Science Popularization Day
2014-08-19An exhibition featuring a complete set of ancient articles used during worship rituals of Confucius (551-479 BC) is now on display at the Beijing Confucius Temple and the Imperial College.
2014-08-19In a series of online animations, the Palace Museum presents Emperor Yongzheng in many roles, often laced with humor.
2014-08-19International ballet teachers bring a new spirit of dance to young and old students in Beijing this summer, Chen Nan reports.
2014-08-19From a moderately sized courtyard tucked away in Beijing's hutong area within the Second Ring Road, artist Wu Yang's exhibition - Glimpses of the City - offers an interesting juxtaposition between her subject of modern urban spaces and the remnants of the city's traditional dwellings.
2014-08-18The National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, where getting a new production onstage is famously tough, recently hired Giancarlo del Monaco to direct the twin operas Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci and infuse them with Italianate jealousy, betrayal and bloodshed.