Zhu Youfang, who suffers from an illness hampering her motor functions, hangs on to a rope in order to stand while she teaches her class at Shangluo school in Chengui town of Daye, Central China's Hunan province on March 30, 2015. Zhu, who has 31 years of teaching experience, has persisted teaching despite her body weakening over the last three years.
The "Belt and Road" Initiative will be a significant turning point for the Chinese economy as it can help promote infrastructure and industrial transfer among different localities, said a Chinese economist.
An Internet post detailing the ascetic lives of a couple in their early 40s in Shanghai who claim to survive on 20,000 yuan ($3,230) a year is stirring debate in China about the pros and cons of their experiment in frugality.
In today's trending, man takes four-page newspaper ad to apologize to girlfriend, a road trip turns out to spell out "Marry Me", balloon travels from China to Japan, live telecast of tomb-sweeping offered, and solid gold shirt makes a splash.
The New Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiatives, also known as "One Belt, One Road", would accelerate China's urbanization by offering more opportunities for international exchange.