Opinion Columns

One man's meat

Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily

Email: wanlixin@shanghaidaily.com

Restaurants get off to a quick start thanks to game-changing policies

This week a friend invited me to lunch at a noodle restaurant on Beijing Road W....

July 25, 2024, Thursday

City beckons foreign investors with ever-improving business environment

The steady improvement of Shanghai’s business environment, particularly in terms of creating legal infrastructure to protect investor interests, is making the city even more attractive to foreign inve...

July 1, 2024, Monday

Ditching reservation requirements can be beneficial for city’s tourism industry

The lion’s share of the more than 3,000 scenic areas, galleries, museums and other cultural establishment in Shanghai have waived any requirement for reservations, or ID-based ticket bookings....

June 17, 2024, Monday

Hit drama revives memories of Altay

A mini-drama series, adapted from articles by writer Li Juan, has been getting rave reviews from domestic and overseas audiences, fueling enthusiasm for Altay in the northernmost tip of the Xinjiang Uygur...

May 30, 2024, Thursday

Inbound tourism shows strong rebound, with more bugs being addressed

These days, one of the favorite topics among my colleagues and friends is the rising number of foreign faces we see on the streets....

May 23, 2024, Thursday

Provocative views of former Baidu executive touch a raw nerve

Outrageous remarks by Qu Jing, a former vice president and head of communications at Baidu, continue to have ramifications, although Qu has left the company....

May 20, 2024, Monday

Small towns a big draw for Chinese tourists in May Day holiday

During the recent five-day May Day holiday period, there were the usual crowds, super congested highways, and train seats fully booked the moment they were open for reservations, but there was also something...

May 13, 2024, Monday

Forum emphasizes BRI cooperation between China and Arab countries

Panelists from more than 10 countries explored a wide range of topics of common concern at a forum titled “The Belt and Road Initiative Ten Years On: Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects for China-Middle...

April 29, 2024, Monday

Rights to lower sleeper berths should be softened by empathy for fellow passengers

Recently two pieces of makeshift curtain that hung around two beds on a train have kept railway authorities and opinion makers busy, and netizens in general divisive....

April 25, 2024, Thursday

Who are these people? Online false friends intrude upon our privacy

Not long ago, when I accessed a map app, a request popped up: If you would enable your Bluetooth, it would allow us to specify your location with greater accuracy....

April 11, 2024, Thursday


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