Chinese and overseas arts serve and return

2013-03-05 08:09:43

More international audiences have seen the works of Chinese performing artists, thanks to the efforts of Ping Pong Productions.

Soulful string

2013-03-03 07:10:26

A country musician and teacher who has written more than 50 songs about China, Mark Levine tells Mike Peters that he is here to stay.

Young Spanish scientist has a career 'made in China'

2013-02-13 10:47:21

"Made in China" is a label Mario Lanza is happy to wear.

Fired up on combustion science

2013-02-13 10:32:42

Katharina Kohse-Hoeinghaus, president of the non-profit Combustion Institution and a professor at Bielefeld University in Germany, has just finished a one-month residency at the University of Science and Technology of China in Anhui province.

Following in the footsteps of a legend

2013-02-03 09:45:36

Morocco's Jaafar Alj Hakim can talk the talk of any veteran ambassador: diplomacy, trade, cultural exchanges. But right now he'd rather talk about the beach.

Singer Fish Leong stages second London concert

2013-01-25 17:11:14

Fish Leong, 34, a Chinese singer with Malaysian origins, will stage her second concert in London on Friday at Wembley Arena.

Warm hearts find my glove in a cold place

2013-01-15 01:46:51

My first impression of Kazakhstan was that it is cold. When we arrived it was snowing and the temperature was -40 C.

Life is an education

2013-01-13 07:52:03

Anna Pao Sohmen has devoted her life and wealth to educating others, reports Wang Hongyi in Shanghai, who learns more about her charitable initiatives.

Gleaming with tradition

2012-12-27 09:33:21

For 41-year-old Li Zhengyun and his family, silver craftsmanship has been a traditional skill that was kept in the Li family.

A life revolving around football

2012-12-24 18:59:22

The NFL playoffs are fast approaching, and to help China Daily fans get a grip on what is happening, popular analyst Ron Jaworski, who played 17 years in the NFL and earned All-Pro honors and a Super Bowl berth with the Philadelphia Eagles, will provide insight into this crucial part of the exciting game.

Translator donates materials owned by Helen Snow

2012-12-18 16:48:50

An Wei, a 70-year-old Chinese translator, donated 304 pieces that were previously owned by American journalist and writer Helen Snow to the Memorial Hall of the Eighth Route Army Liaison Office in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province, on Sunday.

Wood is at the heart of his designs

2012-12-15 08:26:18

When Chinese furniture designer Lu Yongzhong looked for a place to open the flagship shop for his brand, Banmoo, he didn't choose popular commercial areas and modernized buildings. Instead, he set his sights on a hundred-year-old house built in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Located on the bank of Suzhou Creek in Shanghai, the building looked dusty, damp and abandoned. Outside the building is a noisy food market, which is full of crowds and vendors, with vegetable leaves and fruit peels scattered on the floor.