Sleeping the night through has become a luxury for many Chinese living amid the growing stress of a fast-paced society.
Cultural consumption on the rise in Shanghai2017-02-06
Alongside sports, tourism, and outdoor activities, art programs including oil painting, brushwork painting, learning how to play musical instruments, dancing and singing are getting increasingly popular among discerning, well-off consumers whose accent is on what they can do or achieve in life rather than what they can buy.
Luxury hotels for furry guests boom2017-01-26
While the streets of major Chinese cities start to empty as people return home for Spring Festival, businesses providing accommodations for left-behind pets are enjoying their busiest time of the year.
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.