Prestigious scientist to establish China's first top-notch private research universityPrestigious scientist to establish China's first top-notch private research universityShi Yigong, Chinese biophysicist and former vice president of the renowned Tsinghua University, has recently founded with several other scientists the Westlake University in East China's Hangzhou city with a goal to build the country's first private institution of higher education that boasts top-no

Yi Gang: New central bank governor's academic careerYi Gang: New central bank governor's academic careerChina's top legislature appointed Yi Gang as the new governor of the country's central bank on Monday to succeed Zhou Xiaochuan, who had …

Chinese gourmet show brings fame to iron pan, shedding light on a real cultural inheritanceChinese gourmet show brings fame to iron pan, shedding light on a real cultural inheritanceA popular documentary on the history of eating and cooking has recently brought unexpected fame for handcrafted iron pans in east China's…

Painter uses a blend of styles to 'watch' his daughters growPainter uses a blend of styles to 'watch' his daughters growWhen Wan Li's first daughter Duo Duo was born six years ago, the oil painter was unprepared to be a father. But his two daughters are now…

Chinese academician awarded 2018 Sjöberg Prize for curing deadly blood cancerChinese academician awarded 2018 Sjöberg Prize for curing deadly blood cancerA Chinese academician was recently awarded the 2018 Sjöberg Prize by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, once again drawing world…

Hiker still missing months after venturing into no man's land in TibetHiker still missing months after venturing into no man's land in TibetLiu Yinchuan, a 30-year-old outdoor enthusiast, remains missing since he got around a checkpoint to get into Qiangtang, China's biggest n…

Snapshots of busy people on the moveSnapshots of busy people on the moveZhang Xinghai, 44, has spent a decade photographing the faces of passengers using the capital's sprawling transport system - and remindin…