Unconventional spirituality

2012-08-28 07:56:08

Tenzin Dorje is known in Lhasa as the Sixth Balok Rinpoche. Rinpoche is the title given to a tulku - a reincarnated "Living Buddha".

Larger than life

2012-08-26 08:55:48

These interactive street murals have brightened up Penang in Malaysia.

Artist finds a world of inspiration in lakes

2012-08-26 08:33:49

Anyone with even a passing interest in Chinese art knows that apart from the fabled Four Gentlemen.

American sees beyond the glamor in filmmaking

2012-08-26 08:25:59

Ask Jay Hubert, a 34-year-old American who had previously studied cinematography at the Beijing Film Academy, about his most memorable experience working with a Chinese film crew, and the answer is well beyond any stretch of imagination.

UK scholar doubts Marco Polo's tales

2012-08-26 08:22:42

A prominent UK China scholar tells why she doesn't trust all those signs that 'Marco Polo slept here'.

Chinese filmmaker chases audience in UK

2012-08-26 08:20:07

The Chinese film industry has grown strong in recent years, but many big-budget Chinese films still struggle, or simply fall flat, at Western box offices.

Floral dew alchemist

2012-08-26 08:00:30

He's the man who changed a traditional perfume into a functional household tonic that few Chinese can do without in summer.

Journey unites family after 94 years

2012-08-25 07:56:30

Sol de Leon, a Panamanian woman now living in the US lights up when recalling the "incredible" meeting with her extended family in China.

Good business

2012-08-23 08:15:41

A Beijing store that has become a hub for social enterprises operates according to the motto: 'Empowering women through ethical trade'.

New life for ancient scripts

2012-08-22 10:17:40

In the country that invented paper, there are about 50 million old books waiting to be restored. China Daily finds out more about how some dedicated craftsmen are working at the task.

Lensman's badges of honor

2012-08-21 09:29:15

For the images that he has grown famous for, explorer-photographer Li Guoping has paid a very visible price.

Mommy and daddy dearest

2012-08-20 09:06:47

A revised 24 Filial Exemplars stipulates how to love and care for parents and is aimed at a new generation.