Beijing allows children of successful hukou applicants to take gaokao in capitalBeijing allows children of successful hukou applicants to take gaokao in capitalEleven years after coming to Beijing, 38-year-old Zhang Yang finally became a real Beijinger, thanks to the point-based household registration system, or hukou, which has granted permanent resident status to over 6,000 applicants who have a stable job and housing in the capital city.

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…

Teaching Chinese involves more than teaching just a languageTeaching Chinese involves more than teaching just a languageIt was in 2009 when Wang Li, chief executive officer of Mandarin Pro, came to know what it means to be a Chinese teacher from her tempora…