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Foreign basketball coaches face trying times on court

[2012-03-21 07:57]

Overcoming different attitudes and language is far from a slam dunk.

Love's umbrellas lost

[2012-03-21 07:56]

Less than half of the free umbrellas taken by commuters on rainy days as part of a Shanghai Metro project have been returned, according to the city's transport agency.

Service center launched for private jets

[2012-03-21 07:34]

The mainland's first fixed-base operator service for private jets was launched in Zhuhai.

The musical pearl of the Orient

[2012-03-20 15:42]

Uygur ethnic group artists perform traditional Mukamu in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on March 19, 2012.

Balancing the start of spring is no yoke

[2012-03-20 14:14]

Children balance eggs in China, March 20, 2012, to mark start of spring, or Chunfen in Chinese. The Chinese tradition of balancing eggs on the day of the vernal equinox is said to be 4,000 years old.

Libyan army's memorial for the fallen

[2012-03-20 13:03]

The Libyan army created a memorial to commemorate those who died during the attack on March 19, 2011.

Students demonstrate against hike of tuition fees

[2012-03-20 11:06]

University and CEGEP students demonstrated against the provincial government hike of the tuition.

The Fallas festival

[2012-03-20 10:47]

The Fallas festival welcomes spring and honours Saint Joseph's Day, in Valencia in the early hours of March 20, 2012.

School of etiquette becomes a class apart

[2012-03-20 08:05]

Middle school principal Wang Zhengsheng has meticulously observed a Monday morning ritual for the past three years. Dressed in a sharp suit, he stands at the school gate and welcomes everyone with a courteous bow.

Demolition destroys Nanjing viaduct

[2012-03-20 08:02]

Within seconds on Saturday night, a controlled explosion turned a 724-meter viaduct in downtown Nanjing into rubble.

13 years in jail for palace thief

[2012-03-20 08:00]

The farmer who shocked China by stealing relics from the Forbidden City was convicted of theft and given a 13-year prison sentence on Monday.

Synthetic drugs pose new challenge

[2012-03-20 07:49]

Various types of precursor chemicals, used as raw materials to make the growingly popular synthetic drugs, present a new challenge to the anti-drug campaign.

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