A dead house painter, killed in a new residential building in Wuhan, Hubei Province, was forbidden from being carried down through the stairs or elevators, as property owners believed it could have ominous implications.
Bachelors in rural Gansu Province suffer from difficulties finding a wife.
The American per-capita annual income is five or six times higher than China's, however, most consumer goods in the U.S. are sold at much cheaper prices than in China.
A recent televised Chinese poetry competition has led to a revival of interest in poetry.
An 8-year-old girl is continuing to eat more in the hope of gaining enough weight to meet a requirement for transplanting bone marrow to her ailing mother.
China will deepen supply-side structural reform in agriculture to develop the sector.