2012-10-29The 102-year-old Wang Zhenrong has become an unlikely Internet celebrity and boosted his business making shoe insoles on a Beijing street. His online profile was massively boosted when media reports detailed his work, provoking widespread sympathy and orders for his wares.
2012-10-28Members of the Beijing Wheelchair Dance Training Base, established in 2009, are able to maneuver their wheelchairs with ease, grace and speed.
2012-10-23Calm in the face of horrifying injuries, a champion of emergency medicine builds a stable of doctors who share his passion, Liu Xiangrui reports.
2012-10-23Yu Zhenqiu is the reason hypertension is a separate discipline from cardiology in China - and in the world.
2012-10-18The volunteer spirit keeps carrying forward in Chaoyang, the district that houses the stadiums for the Beijing Olympics, after the one-of-a-kind summer Games in 2008.
2012-10-17Wang Zhenxiang was shocked the moment he opened the door of the room from which the mysterious stench emitted.
2012-10-17Yu Kuizhi, one of China's most famous Peking Opera actors and a household name in the country, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his initiation into the genre this year.
2012-10-16Beijinger Fan Meng wheels his mother 3,360 km to Yunnan
2012-10-11Jiang Xiao was born into a family of comedians and was on a career path tomake people laugh. Instead he chose to work in a place where people cry - the mortuary in Beijing's southern Daxing district.
2012-10-10Ma Lizhi has been a physician at the Emergency Room Rescue Center at the Armed Police General Hospital in Beijing for years. She enjoys the work in the emergency room even though it's very busy and usually disliked.
2012-10-10Li Ming refused to talk about his past, other than to say what he was convicted of and the length of his sentence. "Robbery, in March 2008," he said. "I was given nine and a half years."
2012-09-24With more and more young Chinese adults going crazy over cute products, the Chinese industry of creating and selling cuteness is growing. China Daily reporter Jia Fan visited Han Xue, a designer, in her east-Beijing studio to explore what was behind a life of cuteness.
2012-09-22To watch Lin Zhaohua rehearse a play is a revelation. More accurately, it is a shock, at least to thespians who have not worked with him. He does not give instructions, only telling his actors what not to do - after they did it.
2012-09-19Li Hongwen works for an IT company in Sanyuanqiao in the center of Beijing, but he lives in the suburban district of Shunyi. Every day the round trip between home and office takes at least three hours.
2012-09-19It was love at first sound. Tan Lihua fell into love with music after he heard his neighbor playing the erhu.