• Landing punchlines in the home of kung fu

    2016-08-18

    The decision of Irish comedian Des Bishop to become a restaurant greeter in northern China surprised many people.

  • The children's maestro

    2016-08-18

    Peter Winkler is a man who knows about the long wait. He is also someone who knows when to say "Go" and when to say "Stop".

  • French pianist to charm Beijing audience with recital

    2016-08-18

    Julien Gelas, French composer and pianist who graduated from the University of Provence Aix-Marseille in France, is bringing his very own genre of music to Beijing audiences next month at his piano recital entitled L'éclaircie.

  • Interview with MoMA director on contemporary Chinese art

    2016-08-18

    The Chinese art market has enjoyed more attention than ever as Chinese collector Liu Yiqian forked over $170 million for a Modigliani nude painting this November, but few know that such record high sales account for less than 1/200 of the total sale of Chinese art and antiques when the domestic art market was at its prime.

  • Expats blaze path to greater understanding

    2016-08-18

    An Egyptian guide advocates hiking in China, saying tourism can lead to greater understanding.

  • Sailing into the big league

    2016-08-18

    Klaus Filter, 83, a German designer of rowing shells, helped transform a local workshop into a global company. Liu Xiangrui reports in Fuyang, Zhejiang province.