2015-10-13Viewed as a leading artist of his generation, Jia Aili's works often feature a pessimistic palette and a dark vision that he, however, interprets as the meaning of hope. Beijing-based Jia, 36, conveyed the same message, but in vibrant colors this time, in support of the Special Olympics, which are organized to better the life of people with mental disabilities.
2015-10-10Zhang Guangming, a local resident born in 1941 in Beijing's Fengtai district, retired from an elevator factory position more than a dozen years ago, but he has never stopped working as a selfless helper.
2015-10-09The famous Chinese cardiologist Zhang Shu, 56, was the main official at this year's World Congress of Arrhythmias, which was held in Beijing from Sept 17-19.
2015-09-30China's top hypertension experts are urging more intensive management of high blood pressure in a nation where 330 million people, an estimated one in four, are affected by the serious and often chronic illness.
2015-09-30Few students choose paleontology as a college major - so few that Peking University has been lucky to admit one per year. In two of the last seven years, there were no applicants at all.
2015-09-29Xinjiang folk art painters went to Beijing on Sept 24 to hold an art show to celebrate the National Day and the 60th anniversary of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
2015-09-29Art critic Yi Ying is displaying more than 50 landscape paintings at the CaoChangdi art zone in Beijing.
2015-09-28This year marks the 60th birthday of the adorable female rabbit, Miffy. Created in 1955 by Dutch artist Dick Bruna, Miffy is not only a toy popular among adults, but a cartoon character that many kids have grown up with.
2015-09-25Dutch designer Markus Boer, 30, had never worked with fur before he met his Chinese wife, Qiqi Tang.
2015-09-21Beijing MBA student Chen Qiaoling created a feeling of disbelief, even laughter, in her peers and parents when she announced in 2012 that she wanted to help solve the country's food safety problem.
2015-09-18Oil painter Liu Xiaodong's latest works focus on people migrating to Ordos. Deng Zhangyu reports.
Jin Jiugao, a retired engineer with more than 40 years' experience of working in communication technology industries, has embarked on a new career, inventing water-saving devices for toilets.
2015-09-16In 1963, writer Wang Meng, then 29, left Beijing for the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, in order to escape the political storm in the capital.
2015-09-16Musician Chung Myung-whun jokes that conducting isn't his first job.
2015-09-10In the mind of the budding Chinese violin maestro Zhang Yijia, music is food for the soul and a story without words.