Breathing in Beijing

2011-12-19 11:00:37

Running from a problem does nothing to solve it - especially one as difficult and pervasive as air pollution. Chris Buckley, a British expatriate, felt the touch of pollution on his health soon after he moved to Beijing in 2000, where he developed mild asthma. Despite this, however, he never considered leaving Beijing to be an option.

Oldest couple impart secrets of love

2011-12-16 16:16:21

People use the word "silver" to describe a 25-year-old marriage, "golden" for a 50-year-old one and "diamond" for 60 years of marriage.

Doctor takes emergency practice online

2011-12-16 07:48:18

"Who's next?" asked a middle-aged woman wearing a blue gown as nurses trailed behind her.

A sharp nose for bad air

2011-12-15 09:21:28

Sometimes Dong Ming's job really stinks.

A shoulder for AIDS patients

2011-12-14 08:10:32

When Pang Yu was introduced to people living with HIV/AIDS at a party to celebrate Spring Festival, he felt he might encounter resistance.

China executes Mafia-style gang leader

2011-12-13 16:37:32

The leader and two core members of a Mafia-style gang that terrorized local communities in southwest China's city of Kunming were executed Tuesday, court officials said.

Ex-soldier makes his last stand

2011-12-13 08:59:24

Man defends ancient home from being demolished.

Farmer: No regrets over giveaway

2011-12-07 07:22:01

When it comes to marketing, few things are better at attracting customers than freebies.

Trip to 'Mars' takes its toll

2011-12-07 07:17:35

The only Chinese volunteer in the Mars-500 program returned to Beijing.

Volunteer offers free tours of the classics

2011-12-02 07:26:34

During the week, Zhang Peng works behind an office desk. It's only on the weekends that he says he gets to pursue his part-time passion for classical art.

With editor, disabled rewrite future

2011-11-30 07:26:16

After 15 years as a journalist, Zhang Danuo knows a good story when he sees one. Now he's using that skill to change people's lives.

Long road to recovery

2011-11-29 07:12:08

In little over three years, Feng Jianlin has traveled thousands of miles in his old van and passed out millions of leaflets carrying the faces of missing children.