Wang Yong

Opinion Managing Editor

Taking the road to urbanization, stop to appreciate the forests

Fortunately, the country is changing for the better before it's too late.

Foreign investment surges in Shanghai in Jaunary

Shanghai saw the establishment of 563 new foreign-funded projects in January, up 69.1 percent from the same period last year.
Chinese views

Escaping online shopping gala to rural idyll

Nothing wrong with shopping. But there's a limit to what you can buy in kind. The beauty from nature has an unlimited supply of "goods" for a well-and-naturally-lived life.
Chinese views

Learning from the best in the world

Flying cars and lawn mowers that won't disturb the neighbors are just two of the innovative products that excited visitors to the first China International Import Expo.
Chinese views

Escape to the countryside, the good earth

Urbanization is not undesirable per se; the question is whether we treat villages as peripheral in terms of their relevance to a nation's economy or culture.

Professor elated after team effort returns lost bag

The bag contained a computer with important documents, so important that the Professor offered a 10,000 yuan reward. But in the end he didn't need to give it to anyone...
Chinese views

Great people, great nation, but we're still human

In protecting your rights when you travel overseas, please behave in a way that justifies the greatness of our nation.
Chinese views

'Battlefield' lays bare the truth: Victory can also feel like defeat

The Pandavas' victory over the Kauravas in the Mahabharata drives home the hard fact that victory over others feels more like a defeat.
Foreign views

Stories about ordinary characters help in reflecting the bigger cross-cultural picture

Face-to-face journalism helps overcome bias toward a different culture.
Chinese views

Spirit of ancient Dunhuang offers model for confident exchange between civilizations

Future study could indicate more meaningful interactions between ancient Western and Eastern civilizations.