Bringing the dead back home

2011-11-25 07:11:25

Stranger tracks down family to help body of unknown man be cremated.

Collector picks up pieces of the past

2011-11-24 07:34:34

In an era when cultural relics can bring in big profits, collector Qin Furong is taking a step to the side.

A measure of dedication

2011-11-23 07:26:46

For the past 36 years, Chu Zijia's daily routine has included fetching water from a well early every morning, putting it in a special instrument and making a measurement.

In tune with the old ways

2011-11-22 07:30:20

It's not difficult for a visitor in winter to find the workshop of the Russian accordionist.

Bridge to more respect

2011-11-18 07:58:07

Cracks appeared in the walls of Inayat Sillam's bungalow seconds after the magnitude-6 earthquake in Xinjiang on Nov 1.

Leaving shadow of crime behind

2011-11-17 08:13:41

When Wang Jinyun saw a message on his website in early 2007, he didn't think replying to it would totally change another person's life.

Musician comes back in black

2011-11-16 08:16:48

Dressed all in black and sporting his trademark long hair and beard, Gao Xiaosong marked his transformation from inmate to celebrity.

Does whatever a spider can 

2011-11-15 07:33:54

With his bare hands and no safety equipment, Zhang Xixin scales the outside of a five-floor building within two minutes.

Three's company for this village family

2011-11-11 07:05:41

For Wang Yuxiang, living with her "two husbands" may be the only way that all three of them can survive.

Student gives lesson in care

2011-11-10 07:14:21

For the past 28 years, Song Jinping has been taking care of his former primary school teacher who is now 99 years old.

Her legwork helps set CPI data

2011-11-09 17:06:42

Shuttling back and forth between vendors in the crowded food market during the morning peak hours, 48-year-old Cheng Yuechen is wandering from peddler to peddler, asking for the price of almost every item available: fish, meat, vegetables, rice and noodles

Why you dirty rat ...

2011-11-09 07:35:32

When restaurants have closed at night, Ma Dayong's work begins.