Daan Roosegaarde: A Dutch artist’s mission to clear smog from Chinese citiesDaan Roosegaarde: A Dutch artist’s mission to clear smog from Chinese citiesDaan Roosegaarde embarked on his China-centered Smog Free Project in 2013 when he first proposed the idea of an outdoor air-purifying cleaner to remove smog from the skies. After several years, the Dutch artist is now gratified because "things are becoming really concrete."

Bottoms up, BelgiumBottoms up, BelgiumOnce a software engineer, a multilingual bar owner has evolved into a cultural ambassador for his native land.

Fairy-tale adventureFairy-tale adventureHis magical stamps of Hans Christian Andersen stories transported him to Denmark for the first-day-of-issue ceremonies, where he explored…

Devoted doctorDevoted doctorMany medical personnel have left 'plague island' over the years in search of a better life. Chen Fanjing tells why he remains in Nanji. …

The smell of successThe smell of success Chen Xiangyang introduces human waste as fertilizer to local fruit growers. Photo: China Daily It was the most revolting experienc…

High hopesHigh hopesOlympic volleyball player Zhao Ruirui is developing a new career as a popular fantasy fiction novelist.

One step at a timeOne step at a timeChinese-Canadian Tien Ching has helped almost 300 girls from rural areas of Gansu get through school and on to college. But she tells her…