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  • Building innovation

    2013-01-28 14:00

    Hong Kong's boom and space crunch yield inventive designs and urban planning.

  • Some things old, some things new

    2013-01-28 13:53

    While the traditional family structure and values have changed in recent decades, Liu Zhihua reports that some things never change.

  • Standing debate

    2013-01-26 08:21

    The loudest sound emerging from the ruckus that is the biggest human migration in the world is a call to reduce the cost for standing.

  • Shedding light on storehouse secrets

    2013-01-26 08:21

    It has become a tradition for the National Art Museum of China to celebrate Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year, by exhibiting part of its immense collection.

  • Hidden dragons, crouching tigers

    2013-01-26 08:21

    There are many restaurant kitchens in Beijing that merit both diner devotion and media attention. But there are also the quiet achievers who are slowly making a name for themselves through steady hard work and outstanding quality.

  • Sparks of youth

    2013-01-25 13:32

    An ongoing exhibition in Beijing aims to show audiences "who represents the real young artists" in China. Game on for designers Tailored for tots

  • Museums reach across the Straits

    2013-01-25 10:33

    This October, the Taipei Palace Museum will hold a large-scale exhibition themed Emperor Qianlong's Artistic Taste.Beijing's bulwarks Dream factory

  • The new capital of malls: Moscow

    2013-01-22 09:19

    Russians spend 60 percent of their pretax income on retail. Shoppers at the Mega Belaya Dacha mall and discount outlets outside Moscow.

  • A drive toward automation

    2013-01-22 09:18

    Jesse Levinson, a research scientist at Stanford University in California, has developed safety and driving systems that can detect obstacles.

  • Novel ideas

    2013-01-22 10:53

    Some fiction works we read and forget. Others, like Xue Yiwei's, make us think past the last page.

  • Series illustrates history as kids' stuff

    2013-01-22 10:20

    The Forbidden City and emperors' mysterious lives have been transformed into cartoon books to promote traditional culture.Guardian of time's past

  • Game on for designers

    2013-01-21 13:49

    The game Commotion, designed by Francobelge, requires players to use voice control to steer a car.

  • 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.