Lu Feiran

Feature Reporter
Lifestyle

Art + technology: new visions of Earth's future

AS a designer who combines art and technology in urban areas, Daan Roosegaarde says he believes art can be a powerful medium in saving Earth from environment ruin.
Lifestyle

Dumplings so yummy they spawn copycats

Imitation is said to be the sincerest form of flattery, but try telling that to Zheng Yuxia. When asked about her steamed dumpling business, she is more frustrated than happy.
Travel

Visitors often hunt for the mythical mountain ape-men

A forest and mountain heritage district in Hubei Province retains a magical landscape where myths of old may or may not be true.
Travel

Going off track for outings on city's first Metro line

Metro Line 1 was the first put into operation. Along the line, the history of the city unfolds in parks, residences of former luminaries and elegant old neighborhoods.
Lifestyle

Labrador pups train to become the eyes of the visually impaired

Dogs become "man's best friend" in the truest sense when they serve as guide dogs for the blind.
Lifestyle

The unsung heroes of takeaway deliveries

Do you say "thank you" to the person who delivers your takeaway? Some one-third of delivery people expect such politeness, but not all of them get it.
Lifestyle

Nursing staff pour love into jobs few people want to do

Nursing care homes have trouble recruiting and retaining staff, but those who stick it out provide a valuable service in the era of an aging population.
Travel

A culture with its own costumes, calendar

In Yunnan Province, a town recreates the history and lifestyle of China's sixth-largest ethnic minority. It's all a bit touristy but worth a short stop.
Lifestyle

They are all ears at movie screenings

Special audio tracks now allow blind and visually impaired people to enjoy movies by providing them with running descriptions of what's happening on screen. 
Travel

Tibetan Buddhist temples highlight sacred mountain

A sacred mountain in north China's Shanxi Province hosts stately temples as old as 2,000 years. It is a holy shrine, especially for Tibetan Buddhists.
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