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‘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


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




 

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