Twenty years ago, many young people in China who were first exposed to Western culture thought rebelling against traditional Chinese culture and mimicking foreign culture was fashionable and trendy.
Born in Fujian province, Xu Feina has eked out a living through her own efforts in Beijing's Tongzhou district amid the capital subcenter's rapid development.
When people want to grab some food but can't be bothered going to a fancy restaurant, they can almost always find a Shaxian eatery in a corner of their city.
For 72-year-old Li Shenglan, working as a weaver at a government-funded e-commerce facility is a good decision that not only turned her favorite hobby into a profitable undertaking, but also is a great way to help lift her family out of poverty.
When a group of farmers from Queshan county, Henan province, quit planting crops and came to Beijing for better incomes in the 1980s, little did they know it was the start of a violin making industry that would not only help farmers emerge from poverty, but also turn Queshan into the country's leading manufacturing hub for the stringed instruments.
Instead of sailing a boat and catching fish on the Yangtze River, ex-fisherman Wang Gende's daily work now is skippering an engineering boat to provide port services on the longest waterway in China.
For 18-year-old Wang Qianlin, the excitement of being accepted as a student at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States ended abruptly when she learned that she could only study at her dream school via online courses at her home in Beijing.
Animals live wild on the slopes of Qomolangma. Work carried out on the mountain this year by Chinese team members will help protect the environment.The reserve, which covers 33,800 square kilometers and extends from a height of more than 1,400 meters to the mountain's summit, was established in 1988 to better preserve the environment.
After working from home and taking care of her two children for several months, 34-year-old Huang Cailing is focusing on keeping her job with a home appliance company in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.
Retired teacher Zhou Xiufang, 72, has spared no effort in raising funds to build 30 primary schools in poverty-stricken areas of Hunan and Guizhou provinces over the past five years.
A decade ago, Zou Yongcun and his family were forced to relocate a short distance to his home village due to his wife's health.
Fisherman Fan Fangzhuo said raising and harvesting fish in net cages drifting in natural waters was lucrative but had always nudged his conscience.From January to June, about 98 percent of the water in Guizhou was deemed in good condition, an increase of 3.3 percentage points from the same period in 2017.
You may not be greeted with smiles or warm words verbally. Instead, after you order a coffee, a bear paw will stick out of a hole in the wall, passing you the coffee and offering a fluffy, friendly pat.
Tibetan herder Tamdrin, 20, has become the latest internet celebrity in China, after a video clip and photos featuring his handsome face went viral online.
The government on Tuesday issued a plan specifying measures to help the elderly overcome barriers to using smart technologies while maintaining traditional services for them.
To date, more than 20 billion yuan has been invested to assist 8.93 million students, and this year over 2.54 billion yuan has been allocated to cover the costs of 648,600 beneficiaries.
"We must keep the bond between the U.S. and China alive. It was forged in blood and honor," said Harry Moyer, a veteran pilot who flew with the famed "Flying Tigers" 76 years ago in China to help the Chinese combat the Japanese invasion.
He began lobbying Xihewan-born adults who ran successful businesses in other cities, and local government departments, for funds to improve infrastructure and signal coverage.I hope that would come soon, but we clearly know there are too many uncertainties due to the pandemic," Zhang said during my interview.
Wang Hui wears glasses, reads text on a computer screen and sends messages on his mobile phone. Few can tell at first that the 35-year-old apprentice lawyer is blind.
Young HK entrepreneurs are finding their feet in the Bay Area, where the digital economy has seen rapid transformation in recent years, stimulating the consumer market and creating jobs in the face of the COVID-19 threat.According to the Hong Kong Special Administration Region government, more than 200,000 Hong Kong people had applied for the permits as of September last year.
Xu Xiao's busy day started when all the 80-plus horses on his horse farm were booked out for movie and television shoots at Hengdian World Studios, known as the "Chinese Hollywood," in east China's Zhejiang Province.
Four years ago, after returning from abroad, Chinese entrepreneur Liu Yang and her husband started a business manufacturing medical machines that offered a chance of life to people who would otherwise have died.
Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has accomplished the historical feat of eradicating absolute poverty, according to a press briefing held in the regional capital of Lhasa on Thursday.