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Kids master kung fu with instructor dad
A Chinese father has trained his three children, between the ages of 8 and 12, into local Kung Fu champions. Liu Long says his children started copying his moves as he practiced the martial art. He's been training them since 2017 and leading them to victory at local competitions. Li also says kung fu has improved his children's health and helped them develop good habits in life.
Creative dad takes incredible family photos in China
A father from eastern China’s Shandong province has found some fame online for his creative photos of his family. He uses cameras to make his son’s dreams come true, including “dragging” the moon, “catching” a shark and “exploring” space. His videos have attracted more than 4 million followers online.  
Tidy teams to the rescue for China’s rich
Chen Rui says when she discovered a Burberry jacket she did not recall buying was the moment she knew she had to bring in experts to manage her overflowing luxury wardrobe. The Beijing resident is not the only affluent Chinese shopper running out of closet space after they engaged in online spending sprees during the Covid-19 pandemic.
China’s deep-space antenna tunes into Mars mission
China's first deep-space antenna array system has been put into use at the Kashgar satellite monitoring station in western China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Four antenna dishes, each measuring about 115ft in diameter, form the newly commissioned system. The array has already been put to work supporting the Mars exploration mission of the Chinese probe Tianwen-1.   
Fungus fan’s videos an online hit in China
Zhou Qingfeng has become a sensation on Chinese social media for posting time-lapse videos of fungi and mushrooms. The 30-year-old microplant enthusiast spends days camping in remote areas to get closer to the tiny organisms that fascinate her. Zhou has even rented a house deep in the woods to get closer to nature and spend more time observing and capturing images of the organisms to post online.