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Lotus and water lilies are a breed apart in Xinbang

WAVES of jade green lotus leaves rest on the water and beautiful flowers emerge from beneath the gleaming surface. Wild birds hover over the water at dusk while sparrows swoop and chirp in the twilight. ...

August 24, 2019, Saturday


A friend’s view of a sister city

AS Confucius said: “Here come friends afar, exceedingly how happy we are.” Mark Chandler from San Francisco is truly an old friend afar to Chinese people who would welcome him at any time. Chandler has ...

July 27, 2019, Saturday


Can-do craftsman redefining pop art

AT a simple stall with a pair of scissors and some drinks cans, a man cuts out a mouse in five minutes, while talking to the people surrounding him in front of Jing’an Park. Li Xionggang, 56, has been ...

July 27, 2019, Saturday


Percussionist explores rhythms of his art

PERCUSSION isn’t often the first instruments one would associate with classical music, not even contemporary classical music. In the past, a percussion concerto was even called a graveyard for compositional ...

July 20, 2019, Saturday


US architect’s towering achievements in Shanghai

LUJIAZUI financial district in the Pudong New Area is a forest of skyscrapers with the Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Shanghai Tower, three of the “superlative trees” that make up ...

July 20, 2019, Saturday


Leukemia doctor with the human touch

IN 2015, a letter from an American woman reached professor Wang Zhenyi, a Chinese doctor known for saving the lives of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia. Bernadette Giandomenico, who wrote it, ...

July 13, 2019, Saturday


P&G student finds chemistry for cosmetics

ZHAO Guoqing has had to move three times over the past four years because his ever-expanding business needed to accommodate more staff and a larger consumer base to his company, Yanantang. His office ...

June 29, 2019, Saturday


Unique musical scores fuse East, West

WHEN Zhou Long first arrived in New York in 1985, the then 32-year-old Chinese composer was so “culturally shocked” that he couldn’t write a single note for the next two years. Again in 2010, Zhou, by ...

June 29, 2019, Saturday


Flip of a coin, dawn of a prima ballerina

Shanghai-born ballerina Tan Yuanyuan, in the latest return to her hometown, paid her annual visit to the international ballet art studio, which she set up at the Shanghai Theater Academy about three years...

June 15, 2019, Saturday


Famed Chilean director shares his passion for film

IN the front ranks of Chilean cinema is Silvio Caiozzi, a passionate filmmaker with nearly 100 awards in major international film festivals under his belt. To promote Chilean cinema, a four-day retrospective ...

June 15, 2019, Saturday




 

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