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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


Charlie Watts, unshakable drummer for Rolling Stones

Charlie Watts, the self-effacing and unshakable Rolling Stones drummer who helped anchor one of rock’s greatest rhythm sections and used his “day job” to support his enduring love of jazz, has died....

August 28, 2021, Saturday


Pat Hitchcock, ‘Strangers on a Train’ actress and only child of Alfred Hitchcock

PATRICIA Hitchcock O’Connell, the only child of Alfred Hitchcock and an actor herself who made a memorable appearance in her father’s “Strangers on a Train” and championed his work in the decades following ...

August 21, 2021, Saturday


Jane Withers, child star of Hollywood’s Golden Age

Jane Withers, the former child actor who bedeviled Shirley Temple on the screen and went on to star in a series of B movies that made her a box-office champion, died last week. She was 95. Withers, also ...

August 14, 2021, Saturday


Redemption for returning race-walk champion

FOR a lot of female athletes, giving birth usually means the end of their athletic careers. Rio Olympics race walking champion Liu Hong, who retired in 2016, once thought so until she realized that she ...

August 14, 2021, Saturday


Ethnicity doesn’t determine musical talent

Early in the coronavirus pandemic, South Korean-American violinist Jennifer Koh propped her mobile on a bookshelf, set it to record and started playing in her living room. Now, more than a year later, ...

July 31, 2021, Saturday


Plotting the history of the Three Kingdoms

THE Three Kingdoms period (AD 220-280), an era in ancient Chinese history that lasted but 60 years, has captured the public imagination for almost two millennia, romanticized in opera, folk stories, novels, ...

July 31, 2021, Saturday


Woman fitness instructor breaks stereotype

BEING a female fitness instructor takes not only strength but also courage, especially for Aliya Rozi, a Uygur woman in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where many women are traditionally ...

July 31, 2021, Saturday


Young artist paints Kashgar in bold colors

To many locals of Kashgar in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the ancient city has always been dull yellowish-brown due to the dominant color of dwellings. But to 25-year-old Mamattursunjian ...

July 31, 2021, Saturday




 

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