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Holly Wang: British style made in China

WHILE increasingly more Chinese designers are strutting the fashion stages in Europe and the US, the world is still waiting for a cohesive modern Chinese cultural identity in fashion. Many young designers ...

December 8, 2018, Saturday


Award-winning artist reveals other side of coin in design world

SMALL change in your pocket rarely gets a second thought, but for Zhu Xihua, coins are art. Zhu, 35, has been a coin designer for 12 years and is one of the few from China nominated multiple times for ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


‘Lucky Hands’ in pursuit of dinosaurs

AS a little boy, Xing Lida was obsessed by dinosaurs. He never grew out of it. He has become a hunter of prehistoric life. The 36-year-old associate professor at the China University of Geosciences in ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


Getting balance right in ‘hot melting pot’

FOR Arno Nicolussi Moretto, it’s about getting the balance right, whether it is in business or life. The Austrian has lived in China for 18 years and says he doesn’t feel like a foreigner anymore, but ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


One kayaker’s perilous pilgrimage to the Arctic

AFTER 54 days of kayaking, Hou Zhili, 42, finally arrived at the Russian town of Khanty-Mansiysk, where the Irtysh and Ob rivers conjoin, in late September, before heading to his final destination — the ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


A model’s dedication to beauty and to life

HAVING worked in the fashion industry since school, Wang Yihan’s daily dress code is surprisingly casual — T-shirt, jeans and a pair of white tennis shoes. With her hair in a ponytail, she defines “comfortable” ...

December 1, 2018, Saturday


Olfactory master spices up our daily lives

WHEN Yan Senbiao — or Sunan, as most of his friends and clients call him — was studying illustration art in college, he worked part-time collating files for censers in a museum. In the end, his job, not ...

November 24, 2018, Saturday


Prestigious music school comes to China

RETIRED after 34 years as president of New York’s Juilliard School, Joseph W. Polisi hasn’t abandoned his love of music education. The 71-year-old bassoonist and music educator is ready to bring the renowned ...

November 24, 2018, Saturday


Touch of the absurd about a vanishing city

THE city of Shanghai in the lens of photographer Wang Yaodong is not the one we may be familiar with. He prefers black-and-white pictures to capture moments of neon glamor, cheap pettiness, dark street ...

November 17, 2018, Saturday


Student of architecture building a new life

WITH a passion for skateboarding, sport and architecture, it is no surprise James Herrmann fell in love with Shanghai. The 31-year-old arrived in the fast-growing metropolis five years ago after a spell ...

November 17, 2018, Saturday




 

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