Officials: A matter of faith

2013-10-09 09:51:21

There's growing disquiet that some CPC members are embracing religion and superstition.

No crisis of character

2013-10-08 08:00:52

With the television schedules packed with singing contests and other talent shows, Hero of Hanzi could not fail to stand out. Rather than attempting to find the next big thing, however, this hit show is focused on preserving and promoting an old treasure: Chinese characters.

US Sinophile traces the evolution of Chinese words

2013-10-08 08:01:13

For 20 years Richard Sears has been devoted to making the etymological information of Chinese characters available online.

Gardens put history and culture in perspective

2013-10-07 07:20:27

The beauty of classical designs casts its influence on modern architecture beyond China.

The luxury of travel

2013-10-03 07:47:35

Growing prosperity has given wings to not only an elite Chinese jetsetter class but also to a high-end outbound tourism sector to help them fly higher.

Travel becomes passport to a new look

2013-10-02 09:49:50

Increasing numbers of Chinese are heading to South Korea for plastic surgery, but this may soon change.

A blooming success in Tian'anmen

2013-10-01 10:12:37

This year's floral arrangement at Tian'anmen Square carries the theme of "Building a beautiful China and realizing the Chinese Dream".

Foul air rises over landfill expansion

2013-09-30 09:09:20

For the people living along Shenzhen Bay, life has become a nightmare with the landfill expansion.

The flowing colors of 798 art district

2013-09-27 08:11:10

After 10-year evolution, Beijing's 798 Art Zone is now home to more than 500 art establishments from 26 countries.

Nuclear plants see powerful growth

2013-09-26 09:53:59

China is strengthening its efforts in developing clean energy, but obstacles remain.

Nurses embark on journey to the West

2013-09-25 08:19:48

When it comes to hiring nurses, turning to Chinese recruits is nothing new.

Old soldiers receive badge of recognition

2013-09-24 09:41:39

Public awareness and sympathy are growing for neglected veterans.