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Zhang Yimou named best director by US critics
A group of leading US film critics named Zhang Yimou best director for his film House of Flying Daggers.
China tycoon donates $1.2m for tsunami aid
One of China's richest men has donated 10 million yuan (US$1.2 million) to the tsunami relief effort, the China Securities Journal reported on Tuesday.
Pop diva Faye Wong to remarry
China's famous actor Li Yapeng and singer-actress Faye Wong will marry after this year's Spring Festival.
Romanian professor, 67, expects twins
The case of the 67-year-old professor who is now expecting twins has provoked sharp polemics in Romania, with demands for an age limit for women wanting test tube babies.
China's college students get okay to tie knot
China's education authority yesterday gave the green light to college students planning to get married.
Bjork: You Ask The Questions
Bjork is friendly, perhaps a tad shy. She says she'll need some coffee to kick-start her English.
Mars image fuel speculation on planetary life
Flowing water, lava and ice shaped the surface of Mars just a few million years ago, scientists said on Wednesday, fueling speculation about the possibility of life on the planet.
Watching childern and teachers an Orwellian deed?
Children at a Shanghai kindergarten might be forgiven if they are part of a new reality TV show, one called "You Can Never Get Away with Anything."
Zhou Xun and Li Daqi's marriage rumor denied
Former lovers Zhou Xun and Li Yapeng recently aroused great curiosity from the media about their respective marriages.
Diving prince Tian Liang's new fling revealed in hot kiss
Chinese Olympic diving champion Tian Liang wows the media again with his new fling with promising diver Wu Minxia.
1/3 Chinese youth condone premarital sex
One-third of urban Chinese youth believe extra-marital affairs and sex before marriage should be tolerated.
Diver's fall shows need for modern management
Chinese Olympic diving champion Tian Liang was dropped from the national team because he failed to abide by the rules.
Trailblazer of Chinese nude art ahead of his time
Chen Zui's name has been connected with Chinese Nude Art since as early as the 1980s, when the nudity was still a taboo.
Postgraduate exam change blamed on printing
Pring mistakes had prompted examination authorities to change some questions for the 2005 postgraduate entrance examinations in several cities.