Category Archives: Life

Sandstorm engulfs a sixth of nation as flights affected, health warning issued

A sandstorm that engulfed one-sixth of China, including Beijing, turned the sky hazy on Thursday as particulate matter readings soared.

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Shanghai close to heart of WWII Jewish refugees

Betty Grebenschikoff doesn’t hesitate to say what Shanghai means to her.

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PMI growth slows; signs promising

China’s manufacturing growth slowed in April as the government tightened supervision of financial risks, but still maintains momentum, according to analysts.

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WeChat becomes business tool as it tops rival Facebook’s daily usage

WeChat, the ubiquitous messaging app, is being used for an ever longer period of time and is growing into a lifestyle choice embedded into daily activities and interactions, a new survey has found.

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Famous faces head to Sichuan research base

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton flew to see the pandas in Chengdu in early April before the F1 Chinese Grand Prix, as he believed the pandas would bring him luck.

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Ecological city projects aim to improve lifestyles, lower emissions

Chengdu, an attractive city in Southwest China, is on its way to becoming a low-carbon region.

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