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Island a window into the rich history of Shanghai

Island a window into the rich history of Shanghai

THE little-known Fuxing Island in northeast Shanghai has much to offer visitors interested in the history of the city, let alone that of China. Having experienced and sometimes been at the center of major ...

Timothy Francis Hughes | May 23, 2018, Wednesday


Marketing China’s pet culture in flower marts

Marketing China’s pet culture in flower marts

ALTHOUGH the uproar of established pet exhibitions in recent years seems to be shifting the definition of pet culture in China — this namely, the canine — the number of visitors to the flower markets ...

Ong Jing Yi | May 23, 2018, Wednesday


Artist’s attempt at deconstructing self-identity

Artist’s attempt at deconstructing self-identity

ARTIST Lin Shan's new solo exhibition, "Living Room," is a post-modern attempt to create the tension of a family living area by rearranging typical objects and artworks that inhabit the room without the ...

Wang Jie | May 23, 2018, Wednesday


Countdown on for China’s space industry?

Countdown on for China’s space industry?

Launching rockets and satellites has long been the preserve of China’s state-owned aerospace companies, but private space firms are now popping up hoping to find gold in the space dust....

May 21, 2018, Monday


Shanghai Dance Theater presents new season

Shanghai Dance Theater presents new season

SHANGHAI Dance Theater will present their 2018 performance season from June 8 to July 1. Dance drama lovers will be offered 14 performances of original productions, including “Farewell My Concubine,” ...

Xu Wei | May 21, 2018, Monday


Dependence on smartphones normal, but also just a little bit frightening

Dependence on smartphones normal, but also just a little bit frightening

THE speed at which I have become dependent on my smartphone to take care of literally everything in my life became abundantly clear over the past week when I moved apartments. It was both great and, if ...

Andy Boreham | May 19, 2018, Saturday


China’s cultural footprint on foreign shores

China’s cultural footprint on foreign shores

CHINA’S 40-year-long process of reform and opening up meant foreign influences gaining a foothold in the country. But now the process can also be viewed in reverse. The outside world is opening up as ...

Lu Feiran | May 19, 2018, Saturday


On the high seas, modern fisherman hauls in the catches

On the high seas, modern fisherman hauls in the catches

AT home, Jin Weiguo wakes up in the middle of the night. It’s his sea-clock to blame. He gets up long before dawn when at sea. Jin, 49, is a chief captain for Shanghai Kaichuang Deep Sea Fisheries Co. ...

Chen Huizhi | May 19, 2018, Saturday


US musician still smoking on all that jazz

US musician still smoking on all that jazz

WITH a vintage pipe in hand and a Panama hat on head, Donald Jackson, from Chicago, is an artist and just looks the part. He’s now the musical director at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, doing ...

Joan Zheng and Holin Wang | May 19, 2018, Saturday


The art of doing art for top hotels

The art of doing art for top hotels

CLAD IN a well-tailored black suit, Michelle Chen is happy to be called “Madam Hotel Art.” A law major, Chen first worked in government departments before being employed by an overseas listed company ...

Wang Jie | May 19, 2018, Saturday




 

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