Chinese real estate tycoon named to Time 100 list
Chinese real estate tycoon Chan Laiwa, 71, on Wednesday made the 2012 Time 100 list of most influential people. Chan, also known as Chen Lihua, is set to be in New York for the Time 100 event on Tuesday.
Treehouse gets the ax
Sixty-six-year-old Huang Chonggao is at the scene as workers demolish his treehouse in Pudong, Shanghai.
Ma honored with top environmental award
Ma Jun, director of the Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs, has been awarded a top environmental award for his efforts in setting up an online database of polluters and in urging enterprises to clean up their practices.
A face rebuilt, a life reborn
For the first two decades of her life, Wang Na just wanted to be able to smile and chew food.
Looking for a new vision of life
Realizing he was going blind, Wang Hailong took a new look at his life.
At home with Hakka legacy
Lifelong resident didn't realize his family's tulou was architectural gem.
Husband's love may be cure
Doctor who keeps a simple promise makes a perfect partner for his patient.
In a manner of speaking
Big fan of King's Speech addresses crowds of strangers to fix stuttering.
Director honored with French order
Xu Lin, director of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, received a French order of chivalry on Friday for her work to promote Chinese culture in France.
A fondness for folklore
While collecting folklore in Northeast China, Cao Bao-ming has nearly drowned in a river.
Saving faces for eternity
At first sight, Han Xiaodong's studio looks no different from that of any other sculptor.
Loving and caring till the end
After learning his wife had terminal cancer, Xu Jianguo didn't check her into a hospital.