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Elderly couples face difficult home truths

[2012-04-11 07:36]

The old adage of "raising children as a pension for old age" has acquired a hollow ring in our fast-moving times.

Traditional Muslim weddings with a twist

[2012-04-11 07:23]

Opting for an Islamic wedding has become a favored choice for many urban Muslims in China.

Homeless sleep in Shanghai's all-night bookstore

[2012-04-11 07:22]

A 24-hour bookstore in Shanghai has become an irresistible free guesthouse for the homeless after getting a facelift last month.

'Bigger role' for emerging economies

[2012-04-11 06:49]

World Bank chief: Economists from China should hold high positions.

World's biggest swimming pool

[2012-04-10 17:01]

The 1,013-meter-long swimming pool, covering eight hectares, is 6,000 times a standard family swimming pool.

Student in E China develops solar car

[2012-04-10 10:49]

Zhu Zhenlin spent 15,000 yuan ($2,378) and developed his own solar-powered car.

Building monuments for veterans in WWII

[2012-04-10 08:08]

The Chinese Expeditionary Force played a key role in the resistance against Japanese forces in Myanmar during World War II.

Dance gets festival moving

[2012-04-10 07:55]

A group of dancers perform at the opening ceremony of a cultural festival in Shche county, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Sunday.

'Porcelain capital' hopes to rekindle age of beauty

[2012-04-10 07:38]

Technique and craftwork kept alive by masters of the delicate art.

To dump or not to dump? That is the question

[2012-04-10 07:22]

How to dispose of used batteries has long been a concern of Feng Xiao.

Japan deploys interceptors for launch

[2012-04-10 06:57]

As the DPRK has moved all three stages of a long-range rocket into position.

Turkish PM's visit boosts relations

[2012-04-10 04:55]

Nuclear energy and investment deals were signed on Monday during an official visit to China by Erdogan.

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