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Royal secret unveiled by curious princess

EVERY afternoon 55-year-old Xu-Shi Yin’e sits in a gallery on Tumen Street in the coastal city of Quanzhou, east China’s Fujian Province, receiving admirers from both China and Sri Lanka like a monarch. ...

September 15, 2018, Saturday


Making music, and a family in a new home

A keyboard, bass instruments, a drum kit and a guitar with a trunk shuttle back and forth past some iconic Shanghai spots — it’s an intriguing music video for a German song with Chinese lyrics created ...

September 15, 2018, Saturday


Creating dulcet tones with skilled hands

THE erhu, a more than 1,000-year-old two-stringed musical instrument sometimes called the Chinese violin, charms listeners with its sorrowful, brooding tones. While the instrument today is largely manufactured ...

September 8, 2018, Saturday


Now’s the time for this bashful artist to strut his stuff

PEOPLE call him “Father of the Peacock” on rice paper. Now, after two decades of silence, artist Li Dacheng has finally unveiled his first solo-exhibition at Shanghai Chinese Painting Academy. The exhibition ...

September 8, 2018, Saturday


Czech chef checks into a happening city

EVERY day, Michal Radek rides a scooter from his home in Shanghai to the restaurant where he has worked for the past three years. It only takes a couple of minutes, but he loves the view along the waterfront, ...

September 1, 2018, Saturday


House of cards for those seeking answers

GU Jiaye was a professional tarot-reader for two years before she left the shop where she worked, rented a small house on Chongqing Road S. and started her own business. Her Black Moon Tarot is now one ...

September 1, 2018, Saturday


Even taxi drivers know the name of this Turk

ABOUT 36 years ago, a young Turkish man came to Beijing to learn Chinese and then went to Wuhan University for his master’s degree, becoming the first Turk to get a master’s on China’s mainland. He returned ...

September 1, 2018, Saturday


Olympic champion opens boxing center in Shanghai to cultivate future talent

TWO-TIME Olympic champion boxer Zou Shiming is reluctant to bid farewell to the ring, but is starting to place his hope on the younger generation after opening his boxing center in Shanghai’s Pudong New ...

August 25, 2018, Saturday


From Czech with love

When Ma Peiqing, 89, and Tan Dao, 95, joined the design office of Shanghai Steam Turbine Plant in the 1950s, the newly established People’s Republic of China just started to develop its heavy...

August 25, 2018, Saturday


ESport a booming industry for Shanghai

VIDEO games have been an essential part of Wang Hailei’s life since he first encountered a game called “The Legend of Sword and Fairy 3” in 1996. Now, 22 years later, he has grown from a casual player ...

August 18, 2018, Saturday




 

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