His stock in trade: creative juices

2012-06-15 08:47:56

Studying at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, He Feng, 18, learned about the importance of self-expression, something that has become an asset in his career.

From friend to family

2012-06-14 07:20:45

A Chinese autoworker's friendship with his Russian mentor personifies the big picture of Sino-Russian ties.

Man donates 42 liters of blood in 10 years

2012-06-13 11:08:49

Zhu Jing shows his collection of certificates for donating blood in Jinan, East China's Shandong province on June 11, 2012.

Listening ear

2012-06-13 07:16:48

Cao Wenying, who has been paralyzed since she was 4 months old, turns her hopelessness into strength to help others in need through a life hotline.

Likely 1st Chinese woman in space keeps low profile

2012-06-13 02:52:08

Liu Yang, one of the female candidates mostly likely to become an astronaut, has been described by her classmates and relatives as a quiet person who keeps a low profile.

A pig's tale

2012-06-12 10:13:02

The award-winning cartoon Pig Sale by Chen Xifeng shows how Chinese animation is evolving to produce original and locally flavored animated films.

Son of the Red River

2012-06-10 07:57:05

Farmer-scholar Lu Chaogui has dedicated his life documenting and preserving Hani culture. Cang Lide visits him at home in the Yuanyang rice terraces.

Designer Uma Wang trains in New York

2012-06-09 00:39:30

As a participant in CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's China Exchange Program, Chinese fashion designer Uma Wang is currently enjoying six weeks of industry training in New York City.

Grand design

2012-06-08 12:40:42

Top Chinese product designer Jamy Yang says product designers are different from artists - What a designer does is more practical.

Home inspiration

2012-06-08 12:40:42

Manuela Parrino's apartment in downtown Beijing contains a bed from Indonesia, a bookshelf from Jerusalem, blue china and a large work of Chinese calligraphy.

Farm boy digs up tasty business idea

2012-06-08 08:13:27

Buying beverages from a vending machine one day planted an idea in Wang Honggang's head - using the machines to sell vegetables.

Tough training forges 'iron army'

2012-06-07 07:25:14

Colonel Wei Deming knows how to steel the confidence of his military superiors when he gets a tough mission.