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  • The miracle that begot another

    2013-02-08 09:11

    It was one of the few cases, or possibly the only case, in which a woman with spinal muscular atrophy has successfully given birth in China.

  • Aiming for the A-list

    2013-02-08 09:12

    China's most flamboyant designer, Guo Pei, whose outrageously extravagant gowns are much sought after by movie stars and socialites, aims to make an international impact in the near future. Beijing-based Guo is famous in her native country for producing her signature gowns, one-offs that can cost up to $50,000 a time. Among her clients have been A-list stars such as Li Bingbing and Zhang Ziyi and singers Tang Can and Sun Yue.

  • Energizing the world

    2013-02-07 07:37

    Progress on energy and environmental solutions anywhere in the world has global significance and China is better suited to achieve this than any other place. 

  • Human safety net

    2013-02-07 10:35

    When things go wrong for travelers, a train station patrol officer is ready to help.

  • Starting young

    2013-02-07 10:00

    Parents get as restless as their children during school breaks, especially if they do not have any vacation plans.

  • Battling the ice so pilots can fly safely

    2013-02-06 07:49

    It is just daylight at 7:30 am at Shenyang Taoxian International Airport. Zhao Xuesong, wearing a helmet, is standing on a 2-meter-high vehicle and spraying de-icing fluid toward an airplane.

  • No time to rest

    2013-02-06 07:49

    Shanghai businessman Zheng Yongchao looks fit and refreshed upon returning from his trip to Sanya on tropical Hainan Island.

  • Online nursing

    2013-02-06 07:49

    When Zhou Xinxin set up on online chat group on breastfeeding, she did not expect it to attract much attention. She had only wanted to share her experience and hear what other working mothers have to say.

  • Wu Mochou: Maverick musician

    2013-02-06 10:23

    Wu Mochou, a 20-year-old singer who rose to fame after participating in The Voice of China, is controversial: You either love or hate her.

  • Nibbling away at food waste

    2013-02-02 08:27

    Every Chinese student is taught this Tang Dynasty poem:

  • The evolution of the hacker mystique

    2013-02-03 07:36

    Daniel Domscheit-Berg, a technology activist, or "hacktivist," and founder of OpenLeaks had been a spokesperson for WikiLeaks, but after a public break from Julian Assange, struck out on his own.

  • Collaborating with family

    2013-02-03 07:38

    Over the last half-century few artists have explored impermanence quite as thoroughly as Dieter Roth, the wildly experimental Swiss-German jack-of-all-trades who died in 1998.

  • 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.