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Curator plans future with nature as a monk - Expats of Shanghai

Curator plans future with nature as a monk

Presently, Yun Cheagab is the curator and director of HOW Art Museum in the Pudong New Area, but he wants to be a monk in Tongdosa, back to South Korea, some time in the future.
Analytic entrepreneur relishes a problem - Expats of Shanghai

Analytic entrepreneur relishes a problem

Businessman Ami Dror has just embarked on yet another entrepreneurial journey in a challenging new field. 
Boxing, books and a 'Brawl on the Bund' - Expats of Shanghai

Boxing, books and a 'Brawl on the Bund'

Badhrul Islam from Britain reflects on 14 years of food, literature and boxing in Shanghai.
Architects find new life on washroom floor - Expats of Shanghai

Architects find new life on washroom floor

Living in downtown Shanghai, with three kids and a fat cat, Canadian couple Sherry Poon and Raefer Wallis said they have built an intimate relationship with their neighbors.
All's fair in love and war for Brit art teacher - Expats of Shanghai

All's fair in love and war for Brit art teacher

As a former British Royal Marine, it is fair to say Ian Smith has dodged a few bullets in his time. 
Brit's sweet tooth for Candy and Shanghai - Expats of Shanghai

Brit's sweet tooth for Candy and Shanghai

With a catchy Chinese name "泰山," or taishan, similar to the name of a famous mountain in China, British man Chris Attwell, looks passionate and approachable.

Between worlds: the Filipino-Japanese living it up in Shanghai - Expats of Shanghai

Between worlds: the Filipino-Japanese living it up in Shanghai

With a formal black shirt and grey pants, Mario San Pedro Yamaura, a young man who is half Japanese and half Filipino, looks crisp and professional.
Lured to Shanghai by its enterprising spirit - Expats of Shanghai

Lured to Shanghai by its enterprising spirit

With his tall and strong physique, Casper Tollerud from Denmark fits our imagination of Nordic people.
Polish Andrew and his Chinese heart - Expats of Shanghai

Polish Andrew and his Chinese heart

Having lived in Shanghai for 20 years, 63-year-old Polish man Andrew is now more like a Chinese grandpa, enjoying taking his granddaughter to school and picking her up every day.
Austrian Arno on living in 'the hottest spot in the world' - Expats of Shanghai

Austrian Arno on living in 'the hottest spot in the world'

Austrian Arno had been working in hotel management for almost 30 years, and most of that time has been around many Chinese cities. Now he calls Shanghai home.
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