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  • Prepping the wannabes

    2013-02-27 09:42

    It is the busiest week for the makeup artist, who has rented the studio temporarily for the annual arts examination.

  • Her handbags reflect her bright outlook

    2013-02-27 07:35

    No matter how many accolades or how much media attention Wu Mengdi receives, the up-and-coming handbag designer says she's really not all that artistically inclined.

  • Worked to the bone

    2013-02-27 07:35

    Most people think about the respiratory system when they think about SARS. Chen Weiheng knows it can also affect the pelvis.

  • Bringing US-style classes home to China

    2013-02-24 09:21

    An old saying goes, "Idle hands are the devil's tools." But sometimes, good things can come from boredom.

  • Life after logging

    2013-02-25 05:56

    Former forestry workers are adapting to the times as central government directives emphasize conservation rather than chopping down trees.Raising sika deer has become a new source of income for many former lumberjacks in Bailang town.

  • Following in the Khans' footsteps

    2013-02-25 05:56

    Marco Polo first introduced Kublai Khan and his empire to the West in the 13th century, while more recently a British author has devoted himself to the exploration of Mongolian history and culture for the past two decades.

  • The big picture

    2013-02-25 11:08

    Films attain universal appeal through many means, and one of them is a plot with multinational elements.

  • A highly tangled character

    2013-02-22 11:38

    These days you're more likely to use the virtual net than handle a real one, but the character 网 (wǎng) remains a handy reminder of the days when more fish slipped the hunter's net than savvy Internet users jumped over firewalls.

  • The circus is in town

    2013-02-22 11:38

    Last year's big screen blockbuster Life of Pi was all about a shipwrecked boy and how he was adrift, stranded on a lifeboat with a huge tiger. In certain villages in Suzhou, Anhui province, living with tigers and lions is part of daily life.

  • Paws, claws and marking territory

    2013-02-22 11:38

    As I felt the heavy paw on my shoulder, my mind went completely blank. It was a very sharp, firm grasp, and before I could react, animal trainer Chao Yuezhan had yanked me away from the cage as the other reporters screamed in terror.

  • Single-minded steward

    2013-02-21 07:41

    While the famous "Iron Man" Wang Jinxi braved the bleak grasslands to explore oil to meet the nation's needs in the 1960s, his successor Sun Bo paved the way for his peers to tap into resources overseas.

  • Lantern Festival losing its luster

    2013-02-21 13:48

    Lantern Festival, a tradition dating back to the Eastern Han Dynasty, marks the end of the two-week Lunar New Year celebration. Praise the Red Lantern

  • 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.