When new arrivals first land in the Middle Kingdom, arguably the most different aspect of local life is the language.
Former British foreign secretary Douglas Hurd does not believe the economic rise of China represents a threat to the rest of the world.
When circumstance put an end to Julien Gaudfroy's first great love, the former musician discovered his passion for the Chinese language.
Wearing a white shirt and camouflage trousers, 20-year-old Tian Qiang seemed a little nervous as the hour hand inched toward 8 am on Friday.
It has been written that rugby is a sport for thugs played by gentlemen. Liu Yan is neither, but that has not stopped her from attempting to take the game to another level in China.
Zhu Min, special advisor to the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, brought the view of emerging markets to this important institution.
Zhao Chunjiang's dream is that one day every rooftop in this eastern metropolis will have a solar power generator.
Guo Chaonan's childhood dream was to fly the skies. Instead she'll be riding the rails.
One of modern cinema's greatest Chinese actresses, Maggie Cheung, received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh on Friday.
Residents are calling for a reliable source of heath information since health authorities in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, launched an investigation this week of the once-popular health writer Ma Yueling.
Many consider some American-born Chinese as "banana people", who are viewed as "yellow outside but white inside".
Malan village is not marked on the country's national map, nor even on the provincial map of Hebei, for that matter.