Novelty toy store entertains inner child of Beijing's greying population2021-03-12
Song Delong, 42, runs a "dispel melancholy grocery store" for the capital city's senior citizens. His patrons come from near and far to play with long-lost toys once in vogue during their childhood, awakening their inner child.
Taekwondo gains popularity in South China's Guangxi2021-03-12
Dressed in a white suit, 18-year-old Wei Qiteng is practicing offense and defense gestures with his partner in a taekwondo center in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
New Year traditions on hold2021-02-07
Without tourists from the mainland, family reunion dinners and holiday-gift purchasing, Hong Kong, a shopping paradise, is embracing an unprecedented Lunar New Year.
Documentary follows days and nights of heroes in Wuhan2021-02-05
A Chinese documentary film, Days and Nights in Wuhan, which takes a look back on the city's battle against the pandemic, debuted in theaters in late January, with many in the audience saying they shed tears during its screening.
Vision shows village way out of poverty2021-02-05
Since April 2020, Shi Zhichun has helped Shibadong, a village of the Miao ethnic group in the Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture in the west of Hunan province, to sell over 2,000 kilograms of preserved pork. This has resulted in an income for the villagers of at least 200,000 yuan ($30,960).
Bar's 66-year-old DJ puts new spin on youthfulness2021-02-03
The video Grandma DJ amassed more than 2.9 million views and 40,000 likes after its release on Sina Weibo in late January, triggering a buzz among young people and smashing the stereotype of Chinese women in their 60s who often stay at home to care for grandchildren.
A different class of learning2020-12-23
Girls from ethnic groups get a real opportunity thanks to vision and determination of school professionals.
Online documentaries more popular among Chinese youth: report2020-12-18
Video streaming sites have become the main platform for producing and broadcasting documentaries in China, luring an increasing number of young viewers, according to a recent report.
For foreigners, Shanghai exceeds expectations2020-12-11
Foreigners regard Shanghai as an international metropolis with a large number of cultural institutions and events, according to a survey published on Nov 27.
Travel website accused of plagiarism, fake accounts2018-10-23
Chinese travel website Mafengwo denied that it posted fake reviews on its site after a social media report accused it of copying review content from competitors and fabricating as much as 85 percent of the reviews on its platform.
New ways to pay make life easier on the road2018-10-19
China's mobile payment platforms, including Alibaba's Alipay, Tencent's WeChat Pay and UnionPay's QuickPass, are rapidly expanding their international footprints, pioneering a global payment revolution to determine how money changes hands.
Foreigners find home away from home2018-10-17
Tony Tovar, a teacher from the US, has spent the past 18 years living in Pudong New Area, giving him a front-row seat to the area's transformation from farmland to financial hub.
Regulation puts passengers in place2018-10-12
From December, high-speed train passengers in Guangdong province who refuse to move after taking other people's seats will face fines ranging from 500 to 2,000 yuan ($72 to $295), according to a new regulation.
Sina Weibo to bar accounts to youths under 142018-10-10
Chinese netizens under the age of 14 will no longer be allowed to register a micro-blogging account on Sina Weibo, the country’s largest and most popular Twitter-like platform, beginning next month, the service provider said on Tuesday.
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