Zhu Ying

Feature Reporter
Art & Culture

The wine vessel that saved a life

More than 2,000 years ago, China already had a primitive fridge. In the Spring and Autumn Period (771-476 BC), the double-layered "refrigerator" existed.
Lifestyle

The 24/7 shop that thrives on putting customers first

The shop that launched the city's 24/7 convenience market is still going strong because of its impeccable customer service and close ties to local residents. 
Entertainment

Poly Grand's holiday season feast of art

The holiday season has arrived and Shanghai Poly Grand Theater in Jiading District has prepared a feast of art for the audiences.
Entertainment

The Buddhist magic of Mogao

Themed on "Fantasy of Dunhuang", Chen Xiejun's and Chen Ying's oil painting exhibition will raise its curtain tomorrow.
Art & Culture

From daily necessity to antique treasure

Scratch resistant, durable and easy to clean, enameled products were once necessities of daily life in China and now are revived by the younger generation.
Art & Culture

The marquis and his bianzhong

Bianzhong and pan-and-zun are two important findings unearthed from the tomb of Marquis Yi of Zen, a significant archaeological site in Hubei province.

Lifestyle

Let us entertain you! Street performers enliven city landscape

Musicians and other performers take to the streets to entertain the public, adding a jolly touch to the urban scene.
Art & Culture

Designer homes for our feathered friends

Yan Hujin, 82, has been making birdcages for more than 40 years. The legendary  and philanthropic man revived the iced-plum-roof birdcage, a technique lost for around 200 years.
Art & Culture

A great sword with a great story

Even after more than 2,000 years, the Sword of Goujian, a bronze double-edged sword, can still easily cut through 20 layers of paper at once.
Lifestyle

Illustrious lineage in a modern twist, Confucius-style

James Kong, half British, tends to make people doubt his noble ancestry -- the direct descendent of Confucius. The sage's philosophy plays a part in every facet of his life.
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