Growing up Potter

2011-08-19 08:26:28

Harry Potter's fans have grown up with the boy wizard over the past decade. But his final battle on big screen this summer is not the end for his fans.

There's water, water everywhere

2011-08-18 08:09:43

I need a master's degree to do this? Lin Yu could well be asking himself the same question as the holder of an master's in engineering can frequently be seen standing in the rain, pumping water.

Obama's half-brother promotes book in China

2011-08-17 21:48:15

The half-brother of US President Barack Obama attended a book fair in Shanghai Wednesday to promote his semi-autobiographical novel "Nairobi to Shenzhen" and to autograph its Chinese edition for the readers.

Donated liver a lifesaver

2011-08-17 08:33:41

Pan Shou's children are happy to hear her complain about the hospital bed being too soft.

Career a slam dunk

2011-08-16 08:02:45

Growing up when Michael Jordan was in his prime, Beijing native Wu You knew what he wanted to do.

Chasing his dream to Shenzhen

2011-08-13 21:25:41

Ruan Haotian took a deep breath and began his audacious job-hunting trip in Shenzhen, an economic hub in South China's Guangdong.

Steering the wheel of life

2011-08-12 08:33:32

Shi Guangquan once worked behind the wheel of a bus. Now he is a driving force behind the promotion of Buddhism in China.

An eye for the storm

2011-08-11 08:19:27

The first thing Wang Renliang hopes to do after his retirement in two years is to bring his wife to see Shanghai.

Keeping the Yangtze clean

2011-08-10 08:16:30

It is now the busiest season for Zhou Gonghu, a 50-year-old cleaner of floating garbage on the longest river in China.

Veteran journalist Li Xing passes away

2011-08-08 18:13:43

Li Xing, China Daily's assistant editor-in-chief and veteran columnist, died of cerebral hemorrhage.

Quiet girl's selfless actions in rescue

2011-08-03 07:33:06

A 20-year-old girl has become an Internet star in China for giving her first kiss to a drowning old man.

A job to help crash victims leave with dignity

2011-08-02 17:26:04

The 52-year-old Xu Kangfei was scrupulously combing the messy hair of a young woman, who was lying on the mortuary slab with a serene expression on her face.