Opinion Columns

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Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily

Email: wanlixin@shanghaidaily.com

As the workforce ages, job opportunities and security become acute concerns

The word “employment” was mentioned more than 20 times in the work report delivered by then Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the opening of the 14th National People’s Congress on March 5, signaling that jobs...

March 16, 2023, Thursday

It’s time to go after vandals with a heavy hand

A man recently vandalized a metro train with a sprayer on Metro Line 11, leading to the cancellation of the trip and the train being moved back to the maintenance facility....

March 3, 2023, Friday

Blatant lie about death of singer highlights need to combat online rumors

Steven Liu, a celebrated singer, actor and anchor born in Taiwan in 1952, was said to have died of myocardial infarction last November in Las Vegas, according to his former agent on February 15....

February 21, 2023, Tuesday

China’s growth trajectory set to buck global headwind post-pandemic

The lifting of pandemic controls will have a major impact on the global economy as China’s growth trajectory enjoys upward mobility, according to Teng Tai, director of the Wanb New Economy Institute....

February 6, 2023, Monday

Don’t be too quick to dismiss a moral compass as useless

Editor’s note: In this series on cross-cultural comparisons, we try to look at some Chinese manners, customs and concepts from a historical and cultural perspective, as distinct from their Western counterparts,...

January 10, 2023, Tuesday

Chinese views on having more children changing as world population hits 8b

In ancient China, having a large family was considered a sign of good fortune and prosperity....

November 17, 2022, Thursday

A storm in the Haday soy sauce cup affords food for thought

For your information, soy sauce is a dark brown sauce made by fermenting soy beans in salty water, an indispensable food flavoring in Chinese cooking....

October 13, 2022, Thursday

Stray dogs in short supply as students rush in to walk them – at what risks?

There has been some media hype recently about a university’s innovative prescription for the city’s problem of stray dogs....

September 25, 2022, Sunday

Unilateral sanctions will worsen Ukraine conflict

Although some countries, led by the United States and some of its European allies, have announced round after round of sanctions on Russia for the Ukraine conflict, a closer scrutiny would reveal that...

March 14, 2022, Monday

Merkel’s political career deeply rooted in her upbringing

Angela Merkel, née Angela Dorothea Kasner, was born on July 17, 1954, in Hamburg, West Germany, where her father was a theology student and her mother a teacher of Latin and English. The family relocated ...

December 9, 2021, Thursday


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