2015-06-30LIU YI 28, a robotics teacher at the Youth Center in Beijing's Haidian district, is in charge of running the annual Beijing Student Robotic Intelligence Competition. Liu started high school at the Middle School Affiliated with Beijing Jiaotong University since 2002, andwas among the first students in China to have access to robotics education.
2015-06-29It's 9 pm at a five-star hotel in Beijing. Lang Lang is running late for an interview, but his agent explains that the delay is because he is busy playing the piano. He sat down to practice as soon as he arrived in the capital from Shanghai.
2015-06-26The theme of this interview is to share experiences and enhance readers’ understanding of gap years and providing advice for future participants. Here is one interview with David Zhu who is a graduate from Columbia University and now a CEO of Ci Xiang Mao, an Internet company in Beijing.
2015-06-26Liao Ming, a subway driver in Beijing, has safely carried commuters on the city's Line 13 for nearly 30 years.
2015-06-26Chinese artist Wang Yiyang has more than 10 ancient Buddhist sculptures in his Beijing home, from which he draws inspiration for his ink paintings.
2015-06-25Filmmaker Pablo Enrique Mendoza crossed a great ocean in search of adventure and in passionate pursuit of a dream, and found both in the chilled winter air of Northeast China, a wide distance from his vastly different Mexican culture and beloved hometown, Mexico City.
2015-06-24Hao Diangui first started climbing a nearby mountain to improve his own health but, years later, he has also contributed greatly to the environmental health of Cuiwei Mountain.
2015-06-24Chinese people love hosting feasts, and feel embarrassed, or "lose face", if guests eat all of the dishes. Xu Zhijun has tried to change this mindset, and he won support from many celebrities, media outlets and the government.
2015-06-24Cao Guang, a surgeon from Beijing's Anzhen Hospital, treated a patient last year in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, who was later confirmed as the first Ebola patient in the capital.
2015-06-24Bai Yunlong has the chubby, genial look of an American chef in his uniform that puts diners at Frost, his eatery in Beijing, at ease.
2015-06-24Siqingerile, an ethnic Mongolian rock star, recently released her autobiography How Far Is My Dream from You, sharing the bittersweet journey of pursuing her music dream for more than 25 years.
2015-06-23Wu Yulu, a farmer in Tongzhou district, Beijing, has devoted himself to robot invention for more than 30 years.
2015-06-23Sitting in his office in Wangjing SOHO in Beijing, 32-year-old Hong Kong-born Tim Lee said that he founded his e-payment startup, Qfpay, to realize his entrepreneurial dream inspired by the story of Microsoft founder Bill Gates he read at university.
2015-06-22Yihebale Ilham, who is 24-year-old, juggles work and study 3,000km away from home as she wants to be accepted by Beijing on her own terms.
2015-06-21British designer Thomas Heatherwick, well-known in China for his work on the UK pavilion at 2010 Shanghai World Expo, was in Beijing recently to attend the opening of The New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio exhibition at an art museum.