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A playful journey into colors, fragrances

Luca Nichetto was born in Venice in 1976, where his artistic talent was inspired by the famous Murano glassmaking industry, which employed members of his family. His career effectively started in his ...

July 16, 2022, Saturday


Beloved Thai ‘granny professor’ forges bridge of cross-cultural friendship

THE distance from Chiang Mai to Beijing is nearly 3,000 kilometers, and Kuapan Nakbubpa never imagined that she would one day throw herself into educational work in a place so faraway from home. The ...

April 2, 2022, Saturday


Thai interior designer values teamwork to create beauty

Mai Chongchaiyo was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, where he graduated from Chulalongkorn University with a degree in interior architecture. Prior to joining Steve Leung Design Group he worked at ...

March 12, 2022, Saturday


Dear girl, that’s the real lord of the ring

Yan Xiaoyu hides in a backstage corner and stares toward the center of the ring, her face indistinct in the shadows but her eyes glistening in the bright stage lights. When the leading performer begins ...

March 5, 2022, Saturday


Artist revels in overnight rise to fame

BAI Hongwei is savoring his unexpected fame, thanks to the recent hit local film “B for Busy.” The film, in Shanghai dialect, is partially based on his life and experiences and depicts the lives of a ...

January 15, 2022, Saturday


Singing the praises of Peking Opera

A cultural society devoted to popularizing Peking Opera didn’t end up in a specific neighborhood of the Hongkou District by accident. It is housed in an area where renowned performer Wang Peiyu began ...

January 15, 2022, Saturday


From rags to gouaches: Self-taught painter makes life into masterpiece

Wei Guangming pays his monthly electricity bill by selling one reproduction copy of “Sunflowers” by Claude Monet and pays for petrol for his motor tricycle with three replicas of “The Wave” by Gustave ...

November 27, 2021, Saturday


Mort Sahl, satirist who redefined stand-up

Satirist Mort Sahl, who helped revolutionize stand-up comedy during the Cold War with his running commentary on politicians and current events and became a favorite of a new, restive generation of Americans, ...

November 13, 2021, Saturday


Cave adventurer warns of human encroachment

For many children born in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, unexplored caves are plentiful and make for perfect adventure spots....

October 23, 2021, Saturday


All keyed up to pursue multitude of talents

FENYANG Road is known as the “street of music” in downtown Shanghai. What an ideal place to take a stroll and become oblivious to the hectic urban surroundings! The short roadway, tucked away off bustling ...

September 4, 2021, Saturday




 

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