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How American football is taking on China challenge - and winning

Gridiron is gaining ground in China as parents turn to the sport to help their youngsters develop character and self-reliance

29 Sep 2015 - 4:22PM

Gridiron is gaining ground in China as parents turn to the sport to help their youngsters develop character and self-reliance

How American football is taking on China challenge - and winning
Not all hackers are bad - a look into the world of Chinese 'white hats'

 As businesses try to fend off the rise in cyberattacks, it is becoming more lucrative to join China's burgeoning cybersecurity industry. That may explain the rapid growth in the number of "white hats" in China's internet landscape.

28 Jul 2015 - 11:34AM

 As businesses try to fend off the rise in cyberattacks, it is becoming more lucrative to join China's burgeoning cybersecurity industry. That may explain the rapid growth in the number of "white hats" in China's internet landscape.

Not all hackers are bad - a look into the world of Chinese 'white hats'
Chinese 'cat dad' feels vindicated by daughter's success, happiness

Everyone knows the tiger mum. Now meet a cat dad - Chang Zhitao. The Chinese businessman believes in giving children choices and being sensitive to their feelings. A new TV series in China has revived debate about the merits of his stance and that of "Tiger Mum" Amy Chua.

16 Jun 2015 - 11:21AM

Everyone knows the tiger mum. Now meet a cat dad - Chang Zhitao. The Chinese businessman believes in giving children choices and being sensitive to their feelings. A new TV series in China has revived debate about the merits of his stance and that of "Tiger Mum" Amy Chua.

Chinese 'cat dad' feels vindicated by daughter's success, happiness
From agony of Sichuan quake to acres of beefcake
Makers of short films in China find audiences online, but not profits

It has been almost a decade since Mai Tian first arrived in Beijing to realise his ambition of becoming a successful filmmaker. "No one would dismiss you as a dummy if you say you've come to Beijing to pursue your dream," says Mai, describing the capital as a "city of dreams". The Jiangsu native, who just turned 27, is certainly no dummy. After studying film production in college, Mai teamed up with friends in 2011 to set up his eponymous production studio.

23 Mar 2015 - 10:19AM

It has been almost a decade since Mai Tian first arrived in Beijing to realise his ambition of becoming a successful filmmaker. "No one would dismiss you as a dummy if you say you've come to Beijing to pursue your dream," says Mai, describing the capital as a "city of dreams". The Jiangsu native, who just turned 27, is certainly no dummy. After studying film production in college, Mai teamed up with friends in 2011 to set up his eponymous production studio.

Makers of short films in China find audiences online, but not profits