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.

'Mystery' film, mysterious director'Mystery' film, mysterious director Director Lou Ye Since filming Weekend Lover in 1990, director Lou Ye has produced seven additional films. But though his movies have r…

Dance like everyone's watchingDance like everyone's watching Fitness instructor Wang Guangcheng teaches dancing at a gym in Beijing. Photo: China Daily The dancers swing their hips, wave their a…

The Sui DynastyThe Sui Dynasty Weibo sensation Mike Sui found online fame after shooting a video that featured him impersonating a dozen different accents. Photo: To…

Writers' careers found in translationWriters' careers found in translation Julia Lovell (China Daily) With demand for Chinese literature growing in the English speaking world, translators have rarely been s…

The ride of his lifeThe ride of his life French artist Niko de La Faye and his kinetic sculpture M2B in Beijing Photo: Mathias Megg When French artist Niko de la Faye decided …

Teaching in ChinaTeaching in China Brendan O'Reilly, an educator from Seattle, poses on Jiujiang University's campus. During the hour-and-a-half jou…