Roberta Lipson: United Family wants to bring new concepts to China’s medical care industryRoberta Lipson: United Family wants to bring new concepts to China’s medical care industryThe Chinese government has enthusiastically called on private sector to play more active role in lightening the heavy load on the public medical care, although the policy may prove to be ineffective if it is not accompanied by concrete incentives. Some industry insiders have expressed such concerns,

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

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A journey begins with a light little ballA journey begins with a light little ballBefore going home, Robert Lorenz will stop at Xinjiekou station to first go to another place. He has an appointment with a friend to play…

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Girl power goes big screenGirl power goes big screen Guo Xiaolu is bold and unflappable. Photo: China Daily Guo Xiaolu, one of China's few women filmmakers, believes many people aren't us…