Opinion Columns

One man's meat

Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily

Email: wanlixin@shanghaidaily.com

Novel responses in food waste campaign

Recently Chinese President Xi Jinping issued instructions addressing the outrageous problem of food waste, with a view to fostering a societal attitude that stigmatizes wasteful practices....

August 28, 2020, Friday

Creating a level playing field in the world of work

TO an average office worker like me, a delivery job conjures up images of all kinds of hardship, particularly in this summer of record heat. But it is one of the few sectors that keeps hiring, and it ...

August 27, 2020, Thursday

Experts share insights into the right to health

Chinese and Dutch human rights scholars and medical experts involved in the fight against COVID-19 exchanged views on a wide range of issues at a video conference on August 11, organized by Shanghai’s...

August 19, 2020, Wednesday

Juvenile education requires input from all actors in society

Two children frolicking near an exhibit in a glass museum in Shanghai caused the spires of a glass castle to collapse, resulting in extensive damage....

July 20, 2020, Monday

Celebrating diversity in our food supply

DURING the past year I became chief buyer of groceries for my family, even though I do not cook myself. It all started last July, on a street near my home, when I was persuaded to download an app for ...

July 9, 2020, Thursday

Making a strong case for communal approach to health

ONE significant impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on our lifestyles is the heightened awareness of the importance of staying healthy. It is now clear that our overall health determines our immune system, ...

June 15, 2020, Monday

What I learned as a parent when school reopened

THE transition from classrooms to home learning was hard for parents and students alike during the novel coronavirus lockdown. Returning to normal is equally fraught with new challenges. The last group ...

June 11, 2020, Thursday

Time to leave home for a breath of fresh air

AFTER staying at home for so long during the COVID-19 lockdown, most Shanghai residents should find the recent reopening of parks and other fitness areas healing in more senses than one. During home stays, ...

June 1, 2020, Monday

Guidelines to lead to a healthier future

The recently released guidelines on coping with Shanghai’s major epidemic and public health emergencies (“Shanghai acts to better health setup,” April 8, Shanghai Daily) note the city’s success in the...

April 10, 2020, Friday

Fulsome tribute to supervisor in paper draws ire

An old paper published in the Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology (the most revered in this sector) has created quite a stir among layman readership these days....

January 14, 2020, Tuesday


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