2014-03-06As the mother of three girls, my home is constantly awash in a sea of Barbie dresses, princess magazines and other assorted “girl paraphernalia”. I sometimes even lovingly refer to the three of them as my “princess team”. When my princess team and I head out on the town, we often encounter exclamations of “How beautiful!” “The eldest/middle/youngest is the prettiest!” or “They all are good looking!” before we even exit our building’s elevator.
2014-03-04A wax figure of Cui Jian, the Chinese godfather of rock 'n' roll, will be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Beijing this May.
2014-01-24A classroom is bursting with activity in an otherwise deserted university building on the edge of the Third Ring Road in Beijing on a Saturday afternoon.
2013-10-22Christine Cayol, who has dedicated herself to creating cultural exchanges between China and France, was awarded the Knight Badge by the French government in Beijing on Sunday.
2013-10-11Zheng Tianxiang, formerly the president of China's Supreme People's Court (SPC), died in Beijing on Thursday after treatment failed, according to a statement from the central authorities of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
2013-10-04The kitchen buzzed with bonhomie, pots and pans clattered, and food sizzled and hissed in that secret language known only by the master chef.
2013-09-16'Sometimes, I believe everything comes with an expiration date and no relationship can be immortal" is a lyric from a love song by Faye Wong, the Chinese pop diva, who announced the end of her second marriage on Friday.
2013-09-11In the capital's historic Shichahai community, residents hope redevelopment plans won't destroy the hutong way of life.
2013-09-06Asked to reflect on his decades-long art career, Huang Yongyu stresses every word of his reply: "It has been so toilsome."
2013-09-04There are two things that Li Langshu and Zheng Yuankang most-often crave: brightness and a compliment.
2013-09-03Xie Can, 26, from Hubei province, comes to Beijing to pursue her dreams. She is now a professional fashion consultant, also known as personal image consultant.
2013-09-03A man known for his tough teaching style is trying to get his 5-year-old son recognized as the world's youngest pilot.
2013-09-02When Wu Rui first rode her modified car onto the racetrack, she was overwhelmed by the wind hissing past her ears and the cheers coming from all around.
2013-09-02It is easy to spot Elisabeth Koch at Beijing social gatherings; she is the one sporting the outrageous head-gear, usually tailored to the social occasion she is attending, whether it is an embassy party, a polo game or a fashion show.
2013-09-02When their Beijing contracts expired, architects Karin Hepp and Andi Thomczyk had the option of returning home to Europe, to take up offers of secure, and well-paid jobs.