2013-03-21Despite her hearing impairment, dancer Tai Lihua found it easy to communicate when she attended a session of the country's top political advisory body in mid March.
2013-03-20As Fang Bo's identity transformed from victim to advocate, his apartment also transmuted into an office.
2013-03-13While many hospital workers recovered from SARS still grapple with its effects a decade later, Wang Li has moved on, mostly.
2013-02-27The feverish ambitions of young Chinese seeking entry to the prosperous film industry also infects foreigners, especially those with Asian roots.
2013-02-19After almost two decades as a news journalist, Miao Wei finds solace in creative writing.
2013-02-17Rope walking is thousands of years old, but the origins of modern day slacklining are generally attributed to a pair of rock climbers, Adam Grosowsky and Jeff Ellington, in the United States, in 1979.
2013-02-06Cecilia Chen worked for ten years in public relations until one day she decided to give up her day job. She is now one of a new breed of freelance Chinese journalists who are tapping into the growing independent travel market, wandering the world and publishing stories of their adventures.
2013-02-03Chinese men's fashion doesn't stretch much beyond the Mao jacket or Zhongshan suit in the world's eyes. But for the past 15 years, since his time as an art student, Liu Yiqun has been tailoring ways to change that image.
2013-02-03A school teaching Chinese in Beijing has adopted Mozi's philosophy. Zhang Lei investigates and finds that virtue and hard work are an aid to learning Mandarin.
2013-01-2943-year-old singer-actress Karen Mok is back on the scene, a year after she married her first love Johannes at a church near Florence, Italy.
2013-01-18Sisi Qiu continues her dream of dancing back in her home country after years of training and performing abroad.
2013-01-17Luo Wenyou, 57, is probably the poorest zillionaire in China.
2013-01-15Those born before the 1950s remember Beijing's walls as the "city's necklace".
2012-12-12Huo Yaofei says it's passion, rather than technique, that has made him one of China's most sensational salsa dancers.
2012-12-12Comedian Guo Degang caused a sensation when he appeared in the Forbidden City on a recent afternoon, as tourists from all over China crowded around to snap photos.