His black lungs and a white heart
Zhang Haichao might have the ugliest name card in the world - on the back is a sketch of a man opening up his chest to reveal black lungs.
Weekend walk points out pollution
Every Saturday Zhang Junfeng hikes along the rivers, ravines and reservoirs of Beijing.
She's a dog's best friend
Ma Wendi is used to curious glances when she walks six teddy bear dogs at the same time.
Keeping good time
Wei Yunsi, the keeper of the clock atop Shanghai's Customs House on the Bund, has a lot of time on his hands at work.
Woman who blogged about her decline dies
A 25-year-old woman who had lupus for 11 years and relied on donations for treatment died of multiple organ failure on Sunday in a Beijing hospital.
From the jaws of death
He seems an unlikely hero, especially one that would save two children from the jaws of a wild cougar.
Longest-serving volunteer still ready to help
Li Changhe, 75, is listed as the elderly volunteer with the longest record of service by the World Record Association, a Hong Kong-based institution that records non-sporting and folk records, according to the Qilu Evening News.
Planting the seeds of success in countryside
Cooperatives are a good way to boost farmers' incomes, especially for women farmers, said a NPC deputy.
A sign of progress
Zhou Ye once had a choice to make: Be a model shining on a T-shaped stage or teach sign language.
Kinship blossoms in devotion
"A roof and a son, it's the kind of life I have never imagined before," said Cao.
The sound of metro
Yang Limeng pricks up his ears to catch every little clink and clang of the metro while the rest of the passengers idle their travel time away with MP3s, phone games or iPads.
Hall of memories for Lei Feng spirit
"For me, Lei Feng is the greatest person, not only in China, but also in the whole world."