• The grape and the good

    2014-07-03

    When he arrived at the Norbert-Hans Vineyard on May 31, vintner Marc Linden began with a thorough examination of the devices in the winemaking workshop before demonstrating grafting techniques in the fields. Despite all the work he needed to do at the family vinery, Sonnenberg in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Linden flew from Germany to China in late May after he received a request for help from his grandfather's old friends at the vineyard in Zaozhuang, Shandong province.

  • Beauty of nature offers new lease on life

    2014-06-29

    One year after one of his photographs of rice terraces in Yuanyang, Yunnan province, was featured in National Geographic, Thierry Bornier is still seeking out beautiful landscapes in China.

  • 'Selling' Chinese history to the world

    2014-06-29

    An Illinois-born businessman launched his China History Podcast program to 'explain China to the Americans and spread goodwill between the two peoples'.

  • Music without borders

    2014-06-22

    The international flavor of China's capital was a perfect fit for a Russian conductor eager to bring people together through music。

  • Meeting the master

    2014-06-10

    Adventures are what make our life worth living. They can happen to you anywhere: when you are away from home, when you are walking on the street, or they can come with a curious encounter.

  • An insider's view of China-Kenya ties

    2014-05-14

    My interaction with this country dates back almost twenty five years ago when I learnt how to read and write, and it dawned on me that quite a good amount of stuff around me carried the label, 'made in Shanghai China'.