Wan Lixin

Opinion Writer
Pudong leads development of both Shanghai and China - District in China
District

Pudong leads development of both Shanghai and China

The opening up of Pudong 34 years ago was proclaimed at a historical juncture in 1990 when the whole world was taking notice of China and its direction.
Matchmaker, matchmaker, make her a match ... - China Opinion
Opinion

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make her a match ...

While commercial dating services should be subject to the strictest regulation, a dating service could be taken over and operated as a social good.
Who are these people? Online false friends intrude upon our privacy - China Opinion
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Who are these people? Online false friends intrude upon our privacy

Algorithms and unscrupulous apps can cough up associations that are tenuous as best and irritating at worst. We still want to choose our friends.
The 'basket special' metro: All honest labor deserves respect - China Opinion
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The 'basket special' metro: All honest labor deserves respect

A new metro line in Chongqing is so crammed with elderly vegetable sellers that it has been nicknamed beilou zhuanxian, or basket special.

A proactive governance style adapted to a village of strangers - China Opinion
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A proactive governance style adapted to a village of strangers

The author argues that the new genre of governance must be predicated on a sobering realization: Chinese villages have ceased to be the villages of acquaintances they once were.
What I want to say is … um. Why do we find words failing us? - China Opinion
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What I want to say is … um. Why do we find words failing us?

Our communication ability is being curtailed by the shortcut language of the Internet and a failure to read literary books that expand our range of self-expression.
Should the 'click reader girl' be made responsible for her sick show? - China Opinion
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Should the 'click reader girl' be made responsible for her sick show?

An online post about Gao Junyu's health, the famed primary school girl who is now a 23-year-old college student, calls into question the monetizing of sensational events.
Dancing star! Iraqi reporter says FM's recognition makes his life well worth it! - China Nation News
Nation

Dancing star! Iraqi reporter says FM's recognition makes his life well worth it!

An Iraq-born foreign journalist is left speechless after he is recognized by Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a Beijing press conference, thanks to his viral "Subject Three" dance.
Foreign-born 'Dean of Shandong' explores Chinese traditions in modern context - China Opinion
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Foreign-born 'Dean of Shandong' explores Chinese traditions in modern context

Daniel A. Bell talks about his experience as dean of a Chinese university and shares his insights on the relevance of Confucianism today.
Expats immerse themselves in traditional Chinese culture - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Expats immerse themselves in traditional Chinese culture

Expat representatives and consular spouses from 20 countries and regions attended an experience event in Changning's Gubei Community ahead of the Lantern Festival.
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