Two Chinese experts were awarded with international honors at the 62nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) which opened Monday in South Africa.
What Zhao Yuhua really wants is a shot in the back. Make that several, like a good beating.
Sun Ximeng gets his kicks by picking up blood on the go, heading a mobile collection squad that drives around the city of Zhengzhou, Henan province.
When she arrived at Zhaojia Elementary School on a recent rainy Sunday, Ma Lan apologized for wearing a pair of muddy boots.
As retired ballet dancer Ran Yujie was teaching a few moves to a group of women at the Jinan Elderly School, it was the flash of red coming from her bag that caught their attention and triggered their enthusiasm to fulfill long-held wishes.
Just outside a matchbox-shaped factory sits a camouflaged giant, a life-size Soviet era T-62 tank that attracts oohs and aahs when it moves and booms.
An audience of 6,000 was expected for the concert in Guizhou province, but more than 20,000 attended. The singer topping the bill was no rock star but 43-year-old businessman and high-profile philanthropist, Chen Guangbiao.
For over 30 years, they've dedicated themselves to a small rural clinic and have treated hundreds of patients in this village.
Zhang Yong, 38, is a common judge in the people's court of Fengtai district, Beijing. She is strict and impartial, and enjoys high prestige among the public.
Chen Weiqiang, 26, works as a policeman in Dalian, Liaoning Province.