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Acupuncture is a jab well done in treatment, health protection

Acupuncture is a jab well done in treatment, health protection

IN 1971, celebrated American journalist James Reston (1909-1995) wrote an article for The New York Times recounting his experience undergoing emergency surgery for appendicitis while he was traveling ...

Zhang Ciyun | July 13, 2024, Saturday


A famous family of political connections, a famous garden preserved for posterity

A famous family of political connections, a famous garden preserved for posterity

AT the dawn of the 20th century, when municipal amenities in Shanghai were undergoing modernization, a land rush overran traditional farm areas, turning many into stately garden villas. Some of these ...

Tan Weiyun | July 13, 2024, Saturday


Shanghai Symphony Orchestra to celebrate 145th anniversary

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra to celebrate 145th anniversary

THE Shanghai Symphony Orchestra concluded its 2023-24 season with Mahler’s majestic Symphony No. 3 and announced a diverse schedule for the new season. The 2024-25 season will begin in the first week ...

Yao Minji | July 6, 2024, Saturday


Walk 100 steps after you finish a meal and you may live to be a centenarian

Walk 100 steps after you finish a meal and you may live to be a centenarian

ALMOST all Chinese know the saying fanhou baibuzou, huodao jiushijiu (饭后百步走,活到九十九), which means that if you walk 100 steps after each meal, you will live to 99. This is a traditional belief that a slow ...

Zhang Ciyun | July 6, 2024, Saturday


Initially a tribute to Sino-Soviet ties, exhibition center retains prominence

Initially a tribute to Sino-Soviet ties, exhibition center retains prominence

SHANGHAI Exhibition Center, once the city’s tallest structure and symbol of Sino-Soviet friendship, marked a significant shift in Shanghai’s architectural and cultural landscape. The center, formerly ...

Yang Jian | July 6, 2024, Saturday


Advice about the organ of taste: Don’t hold your tongue, inspect it

Advice about the organ of taste: Don’t hold your tongue, inspect it

The “Book of Proverbs” in the Bible says: “Life and death are in the power of the tongue” — a reference to how the spoken word can do good or evil. In traditional Chinese medicine, however, the tongue ...

Zhang Ciyun | June 29, 2024, Saturday


Owners reveal story of their Embankment Building apartment

Owners reveal story of their Embankment Building apartment

A stroll along Suzhou Creek back in 2007 took Anna Chitty and Geoffrey Handley past the Embankment Building, and looking at the architectural masterpiece, Handley proclaimed: “I want to live here one ...

Yang Di | June 29, 2024, Saturday


The fairy-tale villa of Swedish shipping magnate retains its iconic prominence

The fairy-tale villa of Swedish shipping magnate retains its iconic prominence

In Sweden’s southernmost county of Skane, washed by the waves of the Oresund Strait linking the North and Baltic seas, lies the ancestral home of Captain Nils Moller and his family. The saga of their ...

Tan Weiyun | June 29, 2024, Saturday


Judging a book by its cover: Your face is the window to your health

Judging a book by its cover: Your face is the window to your health

SINCE time immemorial, people have been itching to know what the future has in store for them, leading some to seek ways to predict misfortune and pursue better outcomes. Fortune-telling gambits, such ...

Zhang Ciyun | June 22, 2024, Saturday


Guard rails and fencing invoke Shanghai’s artistic and cultural character

Guard rails and fencing invoke Shanghai’s artistic and cultural character

IN Shanghai, even the simplest structures tell a story. Just take a look at guard rails and unique fencing around the city. Whether lining the historic Bund or encircling ancient villas, these structures ...

Yang Jian | June 22, 2024, Saturday




 

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