In the eyes of many people, Yu Changlan, a customer service supervisor from Nantong, Jiangsu province has a comparatively wealthy life and is never short of money. That makes it hard for them to understand why she plants vegetables on the balcony, a practice that occupies almost all her leisure time.
Li Hongwen works for an IT company in Sanyuanqiao in the center of Beijing, but he lives in the suburban district of Shunyi. Every day the round trip between home and office takes at least three hours.
A growing number of people have taken to "urban farming" in the wake of a series of food safety scandals.
Prime gang suspect faces charges in court after 13 Chinese sailors were killed on the Mekong River.
Patriotism and maturity come to the fore amid the dispute over the Diaoyu Islands.
Altercations over polite behavior on public transportation offer a window on a changing society.
Male victims of serious sexual assault aged 14 or older are not protected under criminal law.
Workplace-related stress is pushing some officials to breaking point and even worse.
The growing popularity of golf in China has seen an increase in the number of students opting to study the sport.
Leaders of the APEC economies on Sunday pledged to support growth, foster financial stability and restore confidence in the region.
The art district in Chongqing is home to a growing, innovative and international community.
Local authorities are vying to be awarded the title 'Home of Longevity'.