Thirsting for original taste of French wines
A grape-picking trip to a vineyard in Champagne, France, two years ago sparked Wang Qiuyun's interest in French wines.
Fu Jun focuses so intensely into his camera that he accidentally enters into the frame of the cinematographer.
Scientists find new way to prevent AIDS
A drug typically used to treat AIDS-triggered lung infections may be able to prevent the reproduction of HIV, Chinese scientists said Thursday.
More than just flights of fancy
Yu Mengsun has dedicated himself to improving the flight safety of air force pilots in a more than 50-year career.
Kicking the codeine habit
A high flyer in the corporate world quits her job to set up a center to help teenagers addicted to cough syrup.
His magical stamps of Hans Christian Andersen stories transported him to Denmark for the first-day-of-issue ceremonies.
Bottoms up, Belgium
Once a software engineer, a multilingual bar owner has evolved into a cultural ambassador for his native land, Mike Peters discovers.
The smell of success
Dirty toilets and human waste are topics most people stay away from. But one man in Tianshui, Gansu province, is proud to be associated with them.
Many medical personnel have left 'plague island' over the years in search of a better life.
One step at a time
Chinese-Canadian Tien Ching has helped almost 300 girls from rural areas of Gansu get through school and on to college. But she tells her young proteges that she's not a rich woman spreading inherited "easy money" on charity.
Heroic teacher congratulated on CPC membership
Officials from the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee have congratulated heroic teacher Zhang Lili on becoming a party member and urged all other members to learn from her.
Conducting from the heart
Orchestra leader talks of her stellar rise on the world's classical music stage.