Qin Yuanfeng, former financial commissioner for Xiping village in Yichang, Hubei Province, dedicated his life to poverty alleviation work before dying from liver cancer in December at the age of 59.
Harenesat Kurban, a farmer in Yengisar County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, contemplated cutting down her apricot trees last year.
Howie Southworth and his friend Greg Matza, two bestselling food authors and devoted foodies from America, have been eating their way through China for over two decades. Soon after their culinary journeys began, both fell in love with the country's street food.
Minning town, once a piece of uninhabited land has grown into a national-level town of more than 66,000 immigrants after 20 years of development, creating a "Minning Model" for the poverty-alleviation workin China.
Increasing awareness about environmental issues and the protection of biodiversity has helped restore the number of Chinese white dolphins in Sanniang Bay.
When mentioning the Peking Opera, a few key words come to mind for most Chinese: national quintessence, traditional culture, dazzling costumes and makeup. Some may even be able to hum a few lines or talk about their favorite artists, but for most people, it remains a classic art form that stays distant from everyday life.
Like a fistic phoenix, the pint-sized puncher from Kunming, Yunnan province, has risen from the ashes every time his punch-for-pay career appeared to be torched.
"Carl" Yuan Yechun is out to upset the pros again at this week's 1.5 million yuan ($220,000) Beijing Championship at Topwin Golf and Country Club.
In China, when you look out on a seemingly unspoiled vista, it can be easy to forget that the landscape you're admiring may in fact have been inhabited for centuries.
In the local language, proverbs related to naan bread abound, including "A day without naan turns your legs to jelly" and "Think more before speaking, chew more before swallowing naan".
Although not an engineer, a public-spirited Chinese man is dedicating himself to building a bridge, not of steel or iron, but of communication, between China and Africa.
For Zhi Xiuyi, a professor specializing in lung cancer at Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, in Beijing, what matters most for patients' survival is not only the effectiveness of the drugs available, but their prices.
In July when the dry season dominates Rwanda, clouds of dirt billow from parched roads in the Kaduha village in the country's northeastern part when cars roar past.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Rwanda from Sunday to Monday, as part of his agenda to deepen ties and strengthen cooperation between China and African countries. CGTN interviews one recent graduate from Rwanda to find out what his experience has been like in Beijing and what his views are on China-Rwanda relations.
Practicing medicine in a foreign country sounds challenging and could be dangerous sometimes, but Chinese doctors are enjoying their time overseas.
Located in the basement of the K11 Art Mall in downtown Shanghai is Ratio, a new pop-up store that operates as a cafe by day and cocktail bar by night.
South of downtown Chicago, a brand new building in red and deep grey stands out among the cluster of old factories in the neighborhood.
Two years into his pro baseball journey on the other side of the planet, Xu Guiyuan is certain of two facts: 1) He needs to become more adept at hitting the fastball; 2) American beer is woefully bland.
Judge Wang Xiangjie could barely contain his excitement last week when a debtor who had defied a repayment order made by Wang's court six months ago finally paid the 400,000 yuan ($60,000) he owed.
Anti-apartheid hero and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela thought his success had much to do with China's wisdom.
The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which covers over one-fourth of China's land area, is still one of the cleanest regions on earth, said a white paper issued by the Chinese government Wednesday.
The number of foreign study tours by Chinese students is likely to hit 1 million this year, Yang Feiyue reports.
Since middle school, Yin Shaman has taught rural children in her spare time to help empower underprivileged kids.
Tang Wenhan may be a regular physical education teacher working at a secondary school in Shaoyang, Hunan province, but his students are far from ordinary. Many are pocketing gold medals in world-class athletic competitions, one after another. They all come from a mountain village, and many are disabled.
"Good morning everyone! I am Keeko. Nice to meet you!" In the classroom, an artificial intelligence (AI) robot introduces itself before putting forward a question: "Why are there four different colored garbage bins in our kindergarten?"
Sitting at the foot of Danxia Mountain, Danxia town in Guizhou province is undergoing housing renovation and street reconstruction as the local government is trying to develop the town into a recreation, tourism and culture resort by 2021.
Raucous crowds, the sound of hooves clattering, emerald steppes dotted with yurts – for local residents in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the Naadam Festival is, by all means, the most magnificent event of the year.
China’s civil aviation authorities have issued a series of regulations to prevent crazy fans who throng to airports for a closer look at their idols from disturbing public security in the airport.
Woodworker Sun Gang has spent most of his life learning and preserving the traditional mortise and tenon technique widely found in ancient Chinese buildings and furniture.
Most of the patients received by physician Qin Yuan, director of the hospice ward at Beijing Haidian Hospital, have an expected life span of two weeks or less.