Is this Chinese vehicle a train, or a bus? China just launched the world’s first “autonomous rapid rail transit.” It’s a driverless “train” that doesn’t run on rails. Instead, it uses sensors […]
China unveils world’s fastest bullet train
China has unveiled Foo-Shing, the world’s fastest bullet train. It will travel at up to 350 kilometres per hour, and shave 30 minutes off the journey time from Beijing to Shanghai.
China’s First Cycleway in Air Starts Trial Operation
China’s first bicycle path in the air, 7.6 kilometers long, started a trial run Thursday in Xiamen, eastern China’s Fujian Province. According to Xiamen City Public Bicycle Management, the company that operates […]
80-year-old on the catwalk in China
A pensioner is proving age is no barrier to becoming a catwalk model. 80-year-old Wang Deshun is also a mime artist and actor. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.
China’s ‘free and daring’ young women
Photographer Luo Yang has been taking photos of young Chinese women since 2007 for her ‘Girls’ series. “They might not be the typical young Chinese girl you see every day,” she says. […]
Modern Chinese Wedding – China On Four Wheels
Weddings in modern middle class China are now big business and little expense is spared when it comes to celebrations.
China’s Fake Boyfriends
Having recently turned 27, Li Chenxi has reached the age at which unmarried women in China are labelled ‘sheng nu’ or ‘leftover women’.
Tsingtao – German beer tradition in China
The Tsingtao brewery in Qingdao is proud of its roots in a former German colony. But the beer has changed. Today rice is one of the ingredients.
The ‘Makers’ of Modern China: New generation of inventors let imagination fly
Meet China’s “makers”: inventors, engineers and visionaries whose innovations have the potential to shape the future of their country and the whole world. They let their imaginations fly and have fun with […]
No wallet? No problem!
CNN’s Will Ripley tours Beijing without his wallet and finds he can still buy anything he wants.