2013-12-15The smell of sweat wafts through the air, past the print shop. Painful grunts and moans echo down the tight corridors of downtown Beijing's Shangdu Soho building.
2013-12-15The bell rings. Punches fly - first a jab. Then a hook. The bell sounds again, and the fight is over. It's finished in six minutes - six short minutes, following three long months of grueling training. But game designer Samuel Green says it was all worth it. Green removes his headgear and gloves, and pulls out his mouth guard. He receives a medal for the show he just put on. The decision is announced. The crowd rages. Green lost, despite a major comeback near the end of Round 2. But he isn't upset. Green didn't sign up for White Collar Boxing to win the competition. He did it to experience something new.
2013-12-14Not eager to brave the weather and fight the crowds? Stay home and enjoy a cozy Yuletide celebration with friends and family. Our food writers tell you where to go for the best goodies.
2013-12-13Food producers who have used raw materials, additives and related products that cannot meet food safety standards, or who have added drugs to food will be ordered to stop production.
2013-12-13When Huang Yong was a young man studying bass, jazz music held little appeal. "When I was 20 years old, I couldn't bear listening to Miles Davis for 10minutes," says the founder of the Nine Gates Jazz Festival.
2013-12-12The 2014 national holiday schedule has provoked mixed reactions from the public, as it links official holiday periods with weekends.
2013-12-11Sugar intake should be cut to just five teaspoons a day to reduce tooth decay.
2013-12-10China's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, is to renovate an unfinished Western-style "Hall of Water" into a hall for foreign cultural relics.
2013-12-09Hong Kong fashion retailer I.T celebrates its 25-year anniversary with an exhibition at Parkview Green (Fangcaodi) in Beijing.
2013-12-09American sheepskin boots brand Ugg celebrates its 35-year anniversary with a big party in its Beijing store.
2013-12-09Luxury hand-painted-and-gilded porcelain manufacturer Herend is presenting an exhibition in Beijing's Shin Kong Place and Yansha Friendship Store.
2013-12-09While it may be a chilly Beijing winter, world-famous fur and leather provider Kopenhagen Fur hosted a spring/summer fashion show in the city's trendy 751 D Park.
2013-12-08As Confucius Institute prepares to enter its second decade, it hopes to expand the promotion of Chinese culture by cultivating a new grade of expert.
2013-12-07A forum on entrepreneurship education held in Beijing recently discussed how to help the young, especially students from low-income families, to get access to skills needed for start-ups.