On Valentine's Day this year, it was not a love letter but a handful of "leave request" letters that touched the hearts of Chinese netizens.
Celebrating Year of Rooster? Chicken? Hen?2017-01-19
This year is the year of ji according to the Chinese zodiac that features 12 animals. The word ji creates similar difficulties, although perhaps not the Year of the Cock, for obvious reasons, but how about chicken, hen, or rooster?
Xinhua Insight: One child or two? That is the question2017-01-05
Though often labeled one of China's most draconian laws, China's one-child policy, introduced at the end of the 1970s and abandoned at the beginning of 2016, achieved what it set out to do -- rein in growth of the country's already vast population.
The reason we might break eye contact during conversation2016-12-28
People occasionally break eye contact during conversations because searching for the right words to say while focusing on a person's face becomes too much for the brain to handle, according to a recent cognitive study.
Beijing still graduates top choice2016-12-22
Despite the choking smog, Beijing is still the number one choice for graduate job seekers based on its"soft environment", according to a report published Tuesday.
Travelers flee smog in quest for clear skies2016-12-20
A traffic officer directs a driver at a toll station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, on Monday after the freeway linking Beijing and Hong Kong was partially closed due to heavy smog.