Opinion Columns

One man's meat

Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily

Email: wanlixin@shanghaidaily.com

It’s time for gov’t to hold tech companies to account over rumors and fake news online

WHILE waiting for bus early last Wednesday, I saw an elderly woman saying something to a small boy that might have been her grandson. Between snatches of conversation I overheard, uttered with dramatic ...

January 24, 2018, Wednesday

China and the Middle East seek a new future together, building on past strengths

Leading experts and scholars from home and abroad gathered in Shanghai over the weekend to explore opportunities and challenges in deepening cooperation between China and the Middle East while pushing ...

January 16, 2018, Tuesday

It’s time to clean up the pollution out there clouding our cyberspace and choking us

THE last day of 2017 was shrouded in pervading smog which did not improve until the morning in the first day of this new year. Immediately in the wake of the cleanup, I and my son took a two-hour stroll ...

January 3, 2018, Wednesday

Wasted money on grand schemes takes away the real meaning of what home is

LAST Thursday well-known Chinese poet Yu Kwang-Chung died in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, at the age of 90. I do not know how many people still read poems, especially modern poems in the vernacular, but Yu’s death ...

December 20, 2017, Wednesday

Public space can improve urban landscape

The challenge of defining and building communicative cities and urban space was a theme that was explored at a forum held in Shanghai this week. The forum, which was held at Sinan Literature House at ...

December 1, 2017, Friday

As bridgehead, Shanghai seen playing exemplary role in Belt and Road initiative

REPRESENTATIVES from international think tanks, government organizations and enterprises aired their views on how Shanghai could give fuller play to its bridgehead role in serving the country’s Belt and ...

November 28, 2017, Tuesday

Purpose of education: To build moral values

OVER the weekend I heard an interesting story on a local radio. Zhang Xiaoyong, a biology graduate from Tsinghua University, had worked himself up to a well-paying senior management job at a joint-venture ...

November 22, 2017, Wednesday

Creating incentives for ecological protection

AMID frenzied online shopping and euphoria over astronomical sales over the weekend, there was a piece of thought-provoking news that took me somewhere far from the madding crowd — to Xinjiang. It concerned ...

November 15, 2017, Wednesday

Giving fresh paint to industrial legacy should be encouraged as they may not be built again

THE imposing complex of silos near Minsheng Road Wharf is a familiar sight for passers-by. Viewed from afar, the complex looks like dozens of gigantically tall concrete cylinders bound together and topped ...

November 8, 2017, Wednesday

China’s Rainbowfish opening new frontiers: 11,000m down

HOUSED in a five-story building in the high-tech park at the Shanghai Ocean University in Nanhui New Town, Pudong, Rainbowfish Ocean Technology Co. Ltd is not so accessible. The nearby pavements are ...

October 27, 2017, Friday


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