Yao Minji

Chief Feature Reporter
Education focuses on children's creativity - Education in China
Education

Education focuses on children's creativity

The priorities of today's parents are indicated in top clicks for articles on how to nurture children's art skills, how to keep them curious and how to make them more creative.
The sky's the limit in children's art contest - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

The sky's the limit in children's art contest

McDonald's has launched a painting exhibition about children's dreams in honor of the Chang'e-5 probe's upcoming trip to the moon.
No nine to five for them: How work patterns are changing - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

No nine to five for them: How work patterns are changing

The coronavirus pandemic has given impetus to the idea of "flexible work," with some people going freelance to escape the four office walls.
Licensed performers enliven city's streets - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Licensed performers enliven city's streets

Shanghai has more than 200 licensed street performers. Once considered a disruption, such artists are now part of the local cultural landscape.
Architects adapt to post-pandemic future - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Architects adapt to post-pandemic future

Locked down at home after the outbreak or remembering hospital visits have caused many designers to reevaluate what's really needed in domestic and working environments.
Audiences face the music again at concert celebrating hope - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Audiences face the music again at concert celebrating hope

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra returns to the stage with a message of tranquility and hope for humanity.
Lights, action as city's entertainment venues bounce back - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Lights, action as city's entertainment venues bounce back

"I was dancing with a mask for the first time in my life, and many people tried to keep social distancing ... But still, it was so good to be back with the lights and music."
Orchestra back in tune again after pandemic - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Orchestra back in tune again after pandemic

City's symphony orchestra puts special measures in place to ensure safety as its musicians perform before a live audience almost five months after last playing.
School's back, but this time the return is a challenge of sorts - Wellness in China
Wellness

School's back, but this time the return is a challenge of sorts

Schools in Shanghai have reopened, but the transition after months of home learning calls for some adjustments. Pupils' mental health is one area of concern as major exams loom.
Tourists, please come back, the industry pleads - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Tourists, please come back, the industry pleads

Holidaymakers are being offered deals as airlines, agencies and hotels try to entice them back to China's favorite destinations to help revive an industry hard hit by the pandemic.
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