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  • Dining experience fit for a king

    2013-09-14 07:47

    A decent meal in a beautiful imperial style house is what you can look forward to at Mei Wei Zhen, or The Royal Restaurant.

  • Bringing out the inner child

    2013-09-14 00:27

    The surprise popularity of an installation art piece in the shape of a toy may reveal the deep longings of some people, but could also be a sign of a desire for light relief in the face of life's mounting pressures.

  • Top 10 universities in the world 2013

    2013-09-13 11:02

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the world-famous university, continues to rank first. Harvard University moved up one place from last year and is now ranked No 2.

  • Plenty of fizz

    2013-09-13 00:41

    Together for more than a decade, Taiwan rockers Sodagreen can still pull in sell-out crowds. Chen Nan chats to the band members about why their new album focuses on Beijing in fall.

  • Facing change

    2013-09-11 00:37

    In the capital's historic Shichahai community, residents hope redevelopment plans won't destroy the hutong way of life.

  • Teacher's Day switch stirs debate

    2013-09-09 10:53

    Debates have sprung up across China over plans to move Teachers' Day, which currently falls on Sept 10, to Sept 28, believed to be the birthday of Confucius.

  • A feeling of connection for expats to stay

    2013-09-09 10:37

    Places, like people, are imperfect. So, how do you decide where to settle down - especially in a foreign land? What cities steal the hearts of expatriates in China? And why?

  • Sweat and talent

    2013-09-06 07:19

    Asked to reflect on his decades-long art career, Huang Yongyu stresses every word of his reply: "It has been so toilsome."

  • Stripping Oedipus to the essentials

    2013-09-06 07:19

    A classic and legendary tale of ancient tragic heroes is being reinvented with a modern spirit.

  • Oil painting diplomacy

    2013-09-06 07:19

    An exhibition titled The Imprints of Times, which ended on Thursday, featured works of more than 50 well-known Chinese oil painters of different generations.

  • Flamingos at Crater's Lake

    2013-09-05 17:04

    Flamingos fly from a remote habitat in the morning to Crater's Lake for food as fog rises from the water.

  • World Puppet Festival celebrated in Jakarta

    2013-09-04 10:54

    Puppet shows are presented in theaters, streets, cultural centers, parks and so on in Jakarta of Indonesia to celebrate the World Puppet Carnival.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.