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

The man lives in presentThe man lives in presentWhen he was in the US, he always wanted to go to Asia, Jeffrey Lehman Schwab said in fluent mandarin while skillfully picking up a piece …

Kicking the codeine habitKicking the codeine habitFor nearly seven years, Zhou Lihui's son would extort money from her and threaten to commit suicide whenever she did not accede to his de…

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…