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One man's journey through momentous history

May 23, 2019


The recently released diaries of Minhang’s first Communist Party chief reveal an honest man caught up in a turbulent era of politics. Zhu

Age no barrier for keen student

April 26, 2019


Yuan Mengyuan, a 49-year-old dorm supervisor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, will have to quit her job because she has enrolled as

Officer adept at singing Kunqu Opera

March 22, 2019


Yu Sulu (1847-1930) was a Songjiang native whose ancestors served as military officers in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Born into a

Zhang's 40-year journey to revive a lost art

March 01, 2019


Even for many Chinese, rhino skin lacquer is a strange term. Unlike the name suggests, it’s a type of lacquer where the pattern is

Calculating curves puts Zhang ahead in modern design

February 01, 2019


Zhang Shuojiong doesn’t like to follow the rules. If it was not for the enlightenment of the imaginative projects of Iraqi-British

Master carpenter keeps old buildings alive

January 04, 2019


The excellent preservation of one of Shanghai’s largest groups of historical houses is credited principally to Ma Jiale, a master carpenter

Award-winning artist reveals other side of coin in design world

December 07, 2018


SMALL change in your pocket rarely gets a second thought, but for Zhu Xihua, coins are art. Zhu, 35, has been a coin designer for 12

With a heart, caring for the elderly

November 09, 2018


China, facing an aging population, needs to double the number of nursing homes beds by 2034 to 289 million, according to a latest Asian

Creating dulcet tones with skilled hands

October 12, 2018


THE erhu, a more than 1,000-year-old two-stringed musical instrument sometimes called the Chinese violin, charms listeners with its

Miniature worlds created by a deft master

September 07, 2018


Ma Boqin, 84, is a gardener who doesn’t need water. For almost a quarter-century, he has made a hobby of miniascapes, or dish gardens

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