Marriages need cash and love

2011-10-18 08:33:47

Romance is much easier to afford when the finances are in harmony.

A tale of two villages heralds a new era

2011-10-17 08:22:25

What is happening in two remote villages on the outskirts of Hangzhou repudiates the conventional wisdom of the inexorable practices that have marred the rural-urban shift of demographics.

A time for giving as hunger stalks a distant land

2011-10-14 07:56:51

China sends emergency food aid to the famine-stricken Horn of Africa.

Fierce class battle leaves parents deeply frustrated

2011-10-13 08:14:59

Increasing competition for kindergarten place leads to rising costs in major cities.

Rail dream still on track to unite continents

2011-10-12 07:56:51

Major problems remain but ambitious network hopes to link Asia to Europe.

Harsh harvest looms for Xinjiang cotton growers

2011-10-11 07:52:16

Shortage of labor and plunging prices bring crop of despair to Xinjiang cotton growers.

Tracking the root of revolution

2011-10-10 08:10:50

Malaysian island earns recognition for playing a part in modern China's history.

Professional exams face credibility test

2011-09-30 08:14:22

The credibility of exams for professionals is being questioned after answers were leaked ahead of tests for accountants, legal personnel, architects and doctors.

Accidents a red signal for metro expansion

2011-09-29 08:32:07

Safety concerns grow as cities rush to build subways, especially after the metro crash in Shanghai.

Schools provide a class act for success

2011-09-28 07:50:41

Poverty-stricken county works to ensure every school-aged child has access to education.

Rich realize value of giving for charity

2011-09-27 07:50:15

The billionaires in China are using a wide variety of methods to help the less well-off.

Sky's the limit for owners of private jets

2011-09-26 07:32:38

Nouveau riche in China crave the thrill of speed to replace 'tedious routine'.