• Casting call

    2013-04-09

    Jonathan Kos-Read isn't Chinese - but he's about as close as a foreigner gets. The 39-year-old American actor, who speaks with a perfect Beijing accent, is one of the most famous foreigners on TV and in movies.

  • The French connection

    2013-04-09

    A former prime minister of France looks back at the close friendships he had forged in the Middle Kingdom through the decades and shares some of those memories with Zhao Xu.

  • Judo champ 'restarts' passion, career

    2013-04-07

    Bogged down in the hectic life of a freelance designer in Shanghai, Krissa Hjartar missed having a regular workout routine. The Icelandic native was also apprehensive about outdoor exercise in the often-polluted environment of a big city.

  • Legal eagle blazes trails for Chinese law students

    2013-01-31

    My China Dream | Jeffrey Lehman

  • The open arms of Liuzhou

    2012-12-28

    Expatriates find warmth and joy in a consistently welcoming city

  • Biz school president eyes China's potential

    2012-12-17

    China Europe International Business School's president Pedro Nueno says he recognized China's potential in his first week in Beijing three decades ago.