Opinion Columns

One man's meat

Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily

Email: wanlixin@shanghaidaily.com

Holiday sales show potential, resilience

We have had a grey, wet and cold end to the weeklong Spring Festival, with parts of China in the north reporting snow and sleet....

February 12, 2019, Tuesday

Waste not, want not: All across Asia, cities find new ways to deal with garbage

Environmental experts and journalists from Asia recently aired their views about best practices in solid waste management and shared their insights into the localization of sustainable development goals...

December 6, 2018, Thursday

Shanghai sorting out a sustainable future

ON November 6, President Xi Jinping, while visiting a community center in Shanghai’s Hongkou District, commented that waste-sorting is a “new fashion,” and that Shanghai should make sure that garbage ...

November 14, 2018, Wednesday

Rural tourism: Success depends on more than just green fields and a nostalgic idyll

EXPERTS from home and abroad exchanged their views on how to leverage local resources in rural tourism, and shared their insights into the many pitfalls that could be avoided, at a forum held over the ...

October 31, 2018, Wednesday

Living in the iron grip of our mobile devices

With children today growing up in a virtual world that seems much more fascinating than the real one, few parents are unconcerned by such a pervasive addiction. And addiction it certainly is. It can ...

October 18, 2018, Thursday

China-Africa ties example of mutual respect

AS the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) opened in Beijing on Monday, there was a whiff of excitement in the air, as evidenced by the ubiquity of forum banners on my way from the airport, the ...

September 5, 2018, Wednesday

The chilling story of the melting north calls for reflection, action

WE are in the midst of an epic heat spell, with a warning that extreme heat will be more frequent, intense and prolonged with global warming. Gone viral via social media in recent days is a post “With ...

August 17, 2018, Friday

Tsai’s illustrated edition brings to life the wisdom, humor, vivacity of Confucianism

THAT we could have an illustrated edition of the life of Confucius and his Analects is not so remarkable as it first seemed. As Michael Puett observes in his forward to “The Analects,” as adapted and ...

July 20, 2018, Friday

Connecting us to nature by spending wisely

A friend of mine has developed a habit of making unplanned visits to a nearby branded outlet, and would not hesitate after espying a good bargain. I sometimes want to question whether he really needs ...

July 19, 2018, Thursday

SCO and the importance of Confucianism

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping stressed the significance of Confucianism as a major component of Chinese culture in Qingdao on Saturday, telling the participants to the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit ...

June 11, 2018, Monday


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