2013-06-14With center-parted short hair and baggy old jeans, 45-year-old Mao Yan looks more like a rebellious youth with the bearing of a sharp and sensitive artist.
2013-06-03It was love at first sight for African Neneh Ada Yang and her Chinese husband Yang Yan. They share the same passion for painting and have jointly exhibited their works.
2013-05-22His music appeals to only certain listeners as it is angry, sad and abstract. But Wang Xilin will not stop composing as he cannot stop the fire in his belly.
2013-05-11A photo of Mao Zedong relaxing in a wicker chair against a scenic backdrop of Lushan Mountain has fetched 340,000 yuan ($55,300) at auction, 10 times the pre-sale estimate.
2013-05-09Li Chuanyun is one of China's top violinists, but the 33-year-old battles many demons to play his music.
2013-04-17Doctor Liu Xiaoqin says SARS is something he hopes the world never again faces - or forgets.
2013-04-17When some healthcare workers and cleaners fled hospitals during SARS, jewelry company owner Wang Lan surprised many by volunteering to fight on the disease's frontline.
2013-04-10The oldest Western restaurant in Beijing is a family business that is still nurtured by the founder's children, and treasured by its faithful regulars.
2013-04-10Zhou Jin still thinks about how patients must have felt under the glare of the medical lamp, looking at her through her goggles and seeing her clad from head-to-toe in protective clothing.
2013-04-05Li Shengbo, 24-year-old undergraduate in Beijing, stopped school for a year to hitchhike around China.
2013-04-04It was a clear day in March, and the air was still cold on this morning of early spring in Beijing.
2013-04-03Daily necessities became rare finds when SARS gripped Beijing in April 2003. But community grocer Yang Xinxing stabilized prices and consequently eased locals' fears by providing goods at unchanged prices.
2013-04-03Daily necessities became rare finds when SARS gripped Beijing in April 2003. But community grocer Yang Xinxing stabilized prices and consequently eased locals' fears.
2013-03-31Theater director Wang Chaoge is excited about the potential of China's culture industry. The 48-year-old CEO of Beijing Impression Show Co Ltd believes Chinese companies can successfully expand overseas and develop into large international brands similar to what Disney has achieved.
2013-03-27Yin Peigang never imagined treating a patient with a strange respiratory disease would mean he'd have to relearn how to walk.