Tang Dafei

Art & Culture

Shanghai inkstone sculpture: A thing of beauty that helps create beauty

In many Chinese calligraphers and painters' hearts, ink slabs are a precious and indispensable article of the writing table.

Labrador pups train to become the eyes of the visually impaired

Dogs become "man's best friend" in the truest sense when they serve as guide dogs for the blind.
Art & Culture

Taking traditions to tomorrow: the art of Kunqu Opera

Kunqu Opera is an ancient type of Chinese opera, one of the oldest still in existence today. Performing the art requires skilled emphasis on rhythm and articulation.

Miniature worlds created by a deft master

A Minhang resident has created a dish garden that doesn't require watering. Some works are as small as 1 centimeter.
Art & Culture

Master restorers: The husband and wife team bringing ancient art back to life

For his workmanship and devotion to preserving valuable Chinese art legacies, Li was among the first workers in the city honored with the title of "Shanghai Standout."

Creating cradle for world leading scientific and academic advances

Shanghai will improve its capacity for innovation as well as strive to become a global cradle for new academic ideas, discoveries, technical inventions and industrial advances.

Old and new combine as AI solves big city healthcare woes

With artificial intelligence, to see a "doctor" can become easier, all without sacrificing accuracy.

AI-equipped self-driving cars a spotlight at WAIC

Artificial intelligence-equipped self-driving cars have purred into the spotlight during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference yesterday.

Leaders in the world of artificial intelligence gather in Shanghai

The WAIC opened today in Shanghai, with the heavyweights of the industry gathering to discuss AI's profound impact on the world economy, social progress and people's daily lives.
Art & Culture

Li Jing and his wall of round fans

A wall full of round, hand-made fans, a big, wooden carving table and a traditional wooden Chinese weaving machine...