Wang Yong

Chief Opinion Writer
Cultivating a new habit: Shanghai's sustained enthusiasm for a greener way of life - China Opinion
Opinion

Cultivating a new habit: Shanghai's sustained enthusiasm for a greener way of life

Three years after Shanghai established garbage-sorting regulations, residents are getting used to separating household and residual waste, thus reducing the city's carbon impact.
'Go greener' for a more spiritual, low-carbon lifestyle - China Opinion
Opinion

'Go greener' for a more spiritual, low-carbon lifestyle

The author explores nuanced ways for people to "go greener" and benefit both the environment and themselves.
Shh! Everyone has the right to a quiet life - China Opinion
Opinion

Shh! Everyone has the right to a quiet life

A revised Chinese law has come into effect that expands the definition of "noise pollution" to include noises that do not meet strict emission standards.
Watch out for lingering smoke that damages health and environment - China Opinion
Opinion

Watch out for lingering smoke that damages health and environment

A special report to coincide with World No Tobacco Day highlights the dangers of invisible second-hand smoking that lingers long after the smoker has left the scene.
Preserving biodiversity helps fight pandemics - China Opinion
Opinion

Preserving biodiversity helps fight pandemics

Shanghai has over 500,000 hectares of wetlands. It intends to plant more trees so that forests cover 23 percent of the city by 2035, which will benefit its biodiversity.
Manual labor an important form of education - China Opinion
Opinion

Manual labor an important form of education

Explore the joy and importance of working with one's hands, be it cooking, farming or sweeping.
Medics, reporters go above and beyond for elderly patients - China Opinion
Opinion

Medics, reporters go above and beyond for elderly patients

Shanghai cares about everyone, especially when the need is great, as shown by physicians and reporters going out of their way to help elderly people deal with the pandemic.
Redefining urban forestry in Shanghai outskirts - China In Focus News
In Focus

Redefining urban forestry in Shanghai outskirts

Trees not only beautify our cities but also help with climate, ecology and social life. Residents of the planned Qingpu New City will gain significantly from the forest cover.
The unsung angels of locked-down communities - China Opinion
Opinion

The unsung angels of locked-down communities

The lockdown in Shanghai has thrown up stories galore: of people driving distances to reach out to the elderly people and of solidarity in communities.
'The Sound of Shanghai' proves that music cheers and cures - China Opinion
Opinion

'The Sound of Shanghai' proves that music cheers and cures

"The Sound of Shanghai" online concert on Tuesday for a locked-down city drew a viewership of more than 30,000, along with over 40,000 "likes" and nearly 2,700 retweets worldwide.
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