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  • Chinese mothers urged to keep it real

    2013-09-03 22:42

    Ever since the World Health Organization announced China has the highest Caesarean section rate in the world in 2010, health authorities, hospitals and medical professionals have been trying to reduce the prevalence of C-section in China, experts say.

  • Comical crooner

    2013-09-03 11:03

    Music and satire are global languages, and that understanding has inspired the act of Kevin McGeary, a 29-year-old Northern Irish guitarist-vocalist.

  • Shandong's inky heart

    2013-09-03 02:21

    Writers from Shandong province, where Confucius was born, brought the freshness of the seacoast to the 2013 Beijing International Book Fair that wrapped up on Sunday.

  • Top novelist makes debut in English

    2013-09-03 02:12

    English-language editions of two entertaining and insightful novels written by one of China's most accomplished novelists, the late Lao She, will soon be on bookshelves around the country.

  • Raymond Zhou: Montreal Journal

    2013-09-02 01:47

    A character in the movie, a middle-aged man, was dating a young Chinese woman and, being a social democrat, he burst into a eulogy for China’s "cultural revolution".

  • Geek girls, a man's world

    2013-09-01 08:07

    Chu Yanli's boyfriend again suggested she quit her software engineering job three months after they started dating. It was 4 am on a weekday in April, and Chu had just gotten home from work. She'd spent the past 18 hours glued to her office computer, trying to fix a programming glitch on Alipay, China's leading online payment service.

  • Capturing a new land

    2013-08-30 13:04

    Determined to portray the reality of Africa, a group of Chinese who have made the continent their home are recording life there with their cameras.

  • Hooked on the scalpel

    2013-08-30 10:02

    When most people think of addiction, they think of substance abuse, not plastic surgery.

  • Lost for words

    2013-08-30 10:03

    Computerization is debilitating our ability to hand-write Chinese characters. It is a sad trend that cannot be reversed. But the upside is higher efficiency in the use of the language as the bar for literacy keeps getting lowered

  • Seeds of hope

    2013-08-28 09:40

    Ancient millet varieties from an arid swathe of Inner Mongolia could provide food security as growing water shortages threaten agriculture globally.

  • Tibetan ethnic costumes presented at festival

    2013-08-26 13:49

    Models present Tibetan ethnic costumes during a tourism festival in Hainan Tibet autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Qinghai province, Aug 24, 2013.

  • Subtle statements right on trend

    2013-08-26 06:57

    A raft of new stores is appealing to discerning fashionistas who understand true style is not always adorned with big-name labels. Tiffany Tan finds out why sometimes less is more.

  • 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.