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  • Play, your own way

    2012-12-19 10:07

    Want a toy or replica that can't be found on the store shelf? That's no problem for a generation of Do-It-Yourself wizards.

  • Designer follows silk route from France to China

    2012-12-19 09:49

    Virginie Fournier, the founder and creative director of fashion label Shanghai Trio is inspired by Chinese culture. She could not help but marvel Chinese silk.

  • Digital chic

    2012-12-19 09:49

    Some clothing designers are abandoning traditional silk-screen printing for more high-tech reproductions. It is about the trade-off between dyes and ink.

  • Sales that speak volumes

    2012-12-18 11:48

    J.K. Rowling tops the latest list of best-selling foreign authors in China. Mei Jia reports that this market is growing.

  • Taking care of business

    2012-12-18 10:14

    Pedro Nueno says he recognized China's potential in his first week in Beijing three decades ago.

  • Cold noses, warm hearts

    2012-12-17 16:24

    Dogs have always been man's best friend. And when your closest companion is down, you should offer help, support and encouragement.

  • Doctor Dolphin

    2012-12-17 14:36

    Dolphin-assisted therapy for children with mental disabilities has made a splash in the West, and China is now riding the experimental tide.

  • More luxury hotels take shark fin off their menu

    2012-12-17 11:09

    About 6 percent of luxury hotels in three major Chinese cities have stopped serving shark fin, a survey has found.

  • Pulling new punches

    2012-12-17 10:14

    Jackie Chan is searching for young talent to replace him as Chinese action film's new icon. Jackie Chan's 'CZ12' premieres in Beijing

  • A Chinese winter treat

    2012-12-14 07:38

    For many Chinese, nothing says winter more than the baked sweet potato on the street stalls. You will be powered up in no time biting into the golden sweetness.

  • Let's take a taxi

    2012-12-14 09:49

    Follow this guide for a smooth ride in a Beijing taxi

  • When Accra came calling

    2012-12-14 09:47

    A Chinese doctor took up a job offer in Ghana, and 26 years later he has not looked back.

  • 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.