2015-02-27Zhang Minghua's typical day begins before the sun rises and ends around 11 pm. Zhang Xuan gets a glimpse of her life outside Lama Temple in Beijing.
2015-02-26Tom Pattinson is a big fan of art and adventure. The British national combines both his passions by nurturing a platform that showcases affordable art by artists in China.
2015-02-26Qu Huai gained more from his involvement in the 2008 Beijing Olympics than impressive experience to put on his resume - it helped to transform him from someone who was unfit and had a round belly into a muscular athlete.
2015-02-06A courier has won superstar fame since he rang the NYSE bell on behalf of e-commerce titan Alibaba Group. He explains how he hopes to employ his celebrity to expand his charity work.
2015-02-03When 38-year-old Chinese-Malaysian Gu Chian-peow arrived in China for the first time in 1999, he was excited to hear numerous people around him speak so naturally a language that his ancestors had fought so hard to pass down.
2015-02-02Wang Mian, 33, closely examines a crop of tomatoes growing inside a vast greenhouse in a Beijing suburb. The tomatoes are a healthy green, and some have started turning red.
2015-01-09Rather than become a jet-setting career pianist, Wang Xiaohan is happy imparting knowledge of music at a middle school.
2015-01-04Nadezda Markovic's romance with China began as a preschooler, when she received a beautiful red greeting card embossed with golden Chinese characters that had been sent from her mother's cousin living in China.
2014-12-29Wen Chenghui, a post-90s entrepreneur in Zhongguancun Science Park, has designed an app that gives users suggestions on gifts, with his team.
2014-12-22A pair of worn black shoes has accompanied Joel Bellassen all over the world.
2014-11-27Xin Yuling, born in 1921, is famous for his pioneering and creative contributions to China’s thoracic surgery and electrochemical therapy.
2014-11-24Jiang Lijuan, a professor at Tongren Hospital, devotes herself to preventing, alleviating and curing eye disease sufferers in rural areas.
2014-11-18Han Bing, born in 1977, a taxi driver of Wanquanyuan Taxi Company in Beijing, is a regular donor of "panda blood", or Rh negative blood, a very rare blood type in China.
2014-11-15Dutch architect John van de Water came to Beijing in 2004 with the belief that architects have a responsibility to explain to people and convince them what is good and what is not.
2014-11-12In pictures: APEC student volunteers