People


Saving soles with kindness and dedication

For the past 39 years, shoes have been the walk of life for 56-year-old Zhao Hongmei....

November 30, 2019, Saturday


Hear, hear! This doctor can work wonders with the ears

WHEN Yin Shankai steps into the operating theater, his patient is lying under shadow-less lamps in general anesthesia. The patient has a cut behind one of his ears, which is the only part of his body ...

November 16, 2019, Saturday


A jolly, dedicated journalist becomes Shanghai soulmate

COUNTLESS times, Bivash Mukherjee has thought about leaving Shanghai, a city he has called home since 1999. The Mumbai native had traveled the world, working on English-language newspapers in Bangkok ...

November 2, 2019, Saturday


Buon appetito! Italian chef creates legacy

IN Shanghai, tastes can change quickly and myriad choices can make consumers fickle. So it’s quite an achievement that Da Marco restaurant has not only survived for 20 years but thrived. Italian chef ...

November 2, 2019, Saturday


Talented teen surveys city with a bird’s eye

GAO Jialing, who was born in 2003, dreams of flying — with his feet firmly on the ground. Last year, he was the youngest entrant to win a prize at the DJI-SkyPixel aerial photography and video competition, ...

November 2, 2019, Saturday


‘Vampires’ at special Halloween parties are out for blood

IN 2008, surgeon Ashish Maskay was passing through the hospital lobby when he saw a unit of the Shanghai Blood Center set up there to solicit donations. Without hesitation, he rolled up his sleeve and ...

September 28, 2019, Saturday


Animal lover’s zeal for creature comforts

I guess it’s a kind of faith, a mutual kind. We all have some love for animals. It’s just we all have to find our own way to express it,” said Miao Jian after one of his “Dongwu Hua Ni Zhi” (Animal Talk) ...

September 21, 2019, Saturday


Vibrant watercolors record disappearing quaint neighborhoods

HAVING grown up in an old Shanghai house on a narrow street behind the downtown Nanjing Road E., Cai Zhen paints watercolors exclusively of the city’s historic buildings, old villas, small lanes and neighborhoods. “It ...

August 31, 2019, Saturday


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




 

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