2014-07-28The Beijing Book Building recently opened a special section just for children. Named the Kids Fun Space, it features a massive collection of books, toys and interactive activities.
2014-07-28Not that Grandpa seemed sicker than he'd been in the past two decades. He'd been seriously ill as long as I could remember. He used to joke that the surgeons should just put a zipper on his chest. Many of my childhood visits were to his hospital bed.
2014-07-25In loose jeans, armed with a gas mask and a black backpack, Ye Shu walks into the woods next to Jingmi Lu, a road beside the airport expressway in Beijing.
2014-07-25Roses are the symbol of romance in Western culture while in traditional Chinese literature, lotus and gourds are the token of love. In The Book of Songs, one of the literary classics of ancient China, there are many poems eulogizing the plants.
2014-07-24About 90 students from universities in Beijing participated in a campaign to promote the preservation of the Great Wall with a hiking excursion.
2014-07-23Chinese animated feature, "The Magical Brush," premiered in Beijing last night.
2014-07-23Tang Shuxi, an 8-year-old boy who was born with severe cleft lips and palate, sprinted and became the first who reached the destination when playing a game with other children at a summer camp in Beijing.
2014-07-22It is hard not to be captivated by the sheer exuberance of Roberto Cavalli, a designer who has been living the champagne life for the past four decades and-at the age of 74-showing no signs of cutting back on partying his way around the globe, traveling by private jet or personal yacht.
2014-07-21The new chef at Heritage draws on French classics as he explores ways to keep his kitchen 'close to nature' in Beijing, Ye Jun reports.
2014-07-21It can be a heavy responsibility deciding whether to open or close the door to a prosecution in just seven days, as Cao Yin finds out.
2014-07-21Zhang Jian has performed as Wu Qionghua, the lead role of The Red Detachment of Women, more times than she can count. "I've done it at least 100 times," the National Ballet of China principal ballerina says.
2014-07-21Beijing native A Bu celebrated his 15th birthday on July 16, and the biggest gift he received was the release of his first album, 88 Tones of Black and White, from A Bu Trio.
2014-07-19To experience the best of Beijing's past, the Raffles Beijing Hotel is an excellent starting point, being walking distance to Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City.
2014-07-18Several years ago, I attended a live music event on the outskirts of Beijing on a day so hot and humid that the air was damper than an otter's pocket.
2014-07-18It's a simple test, but Wang Mengshu says watching a glass of water provides a fantastic illustration of the technical prowess that China's ever-growing network of fast-trains is delivering to the world.