He wants to taint it black

2012-05-24 07:09:09

Huang Wanjin's dining room overflows with bowls and pots, all containing pitch-black food.

Miner digs deep to solve gambling addiction

2012-05-23 07:32:27

Zhang Yongqiang, 39, the owner of two grocery stores and several apartments in Chongqing, has a simple yet adequate reason for working underground: to abstain from gambling.

Three voices, one goal

2012-05-22 08:21:27

The staff is divided into four groups, each working alternating shifts from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm one day, followed by night duty from 4:00 pm to 8:00 am the next, before taking a day off.

Grandma returns to school, to teach love

2012-05-22 08:05:44

Thirteen-year-old Chen Zhengshan has a special "classmate", his 63-year-old grandmother who has accompanied him to every class for the last three years.

Hero teacher who saved kids gets second surgery

2012-05-22 07:28:29

Teacher Zhang Lili, who risked her life to save two students from an oncoming bus, remained in complicated condition after undergoing surgery again.

Train rapist, robber gets life behind bars

2012-05-19 07:25:23

Jia Xiaoming, a fugitive who was involved in several cases of robbery and rape in the early 1990s, was sentenced to spend the rest of life in prison.

Dance like everyone's watching

2012-05-18 08:32:17

At first glance, the brightly lit gym looks no different from any other in Beijing: high ceilings, a dance floor and wall-to-wall mirrors. Drum rhythms warm up the class.

An eye for illegal drugs

2012-05-17 07:24:41

As passengers get off the plane, Ye Sui puts on mask and gloves, eyeing the crowd and watching the luggage pass through the scanner.

Ministry-level officials visit China Daily

2012-05-16 21:35:02

Nine ministry-level officials from the seventh Intensive English Training Program run by Beijing Foreign Studies University and the Chinese Academy of Governance visit the China Daily office and its website in Beijing on May 16.

Writin' that jailhouse rock

2012-05-16 07:56:33

Zhao Yi has a song in his heart for juvenile offenders.

Artist of the handmade fan

2012-05-15 07:28:16

Zhao Qiaofa never imagined traditional fans would bring the winds of change to his life.

Lang Lang wows Manhattan School of Music

2012-05-14 20:47:37

International piano superstar Lang Lang received an honorary doctorate from the Manhattan School of Music on May 11.