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A diplomat’s four decades of dedication

LIU Guijin started his diplomatic career as a messenger in the 1970s, sending parcels between China and its embassies and consulates around the globe, including Africa. He has since formed a personal ...

July 24, 2021, Saturday


101-year-old doctor’s undying passion for public service

At 101, ophthalmologist Zhang Xiaofang continues to treat patients with an unwavering spirit as people queue up at his clinic in Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province. A renowned ophthalmologist ...

July 10, 2021, Saturday


Textile worker awarded top medal for life-long contribution

One of China’s earliest “model workers,” Huang Baomei, has witnessed and contributed to the nation’s rapid development throughout her life. Huang was recruited as a textile worker when she was 13 years ...

July 3, 2021, Saturday


Israel’s new ambassdor no stranger to Shanghai

Shanghai is no stranger to Irit Ben Abba, Israel’s new ambassador to China who arrived at the end of January and recently visited Shanghai for her first time in the post. She has been a regular visitor ...

July 3, 2021, Saturday


A singer who topped charts across genres

B.J. Thomas, the Grammy-winning singer who enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with such hits as “I Just Can’t Help Believing,” “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” and “Hooked on a Feeling,” ...

July 3, 2021, Saturday


Lloyd Price, early rock and roll influence

SINGER-SONGWRITER Lloyd Price, an early rock and roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such uptempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” ...

June 19, 2021, Saturday


George Segal, ‘a kid at heart with magical spark’

GEORGE Segal, the banjo player-turned-actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and worked into his late 80s on the ABC sitcom “The Goldbergs,” died last month ...

April 24, 2021, Saturday


Chinese online in US cross cultural divide

The most clicked article of food blogger Luan Yi isn’t a foodie tasting or food tour, but one sharing how she made up her mind for “a highly costly decision that risks losing all that has been gained” ...

April 17, 2021, Saturday


Ice master passes technique torch in China

It is unacceptable for Mark Peter Messer to see the ice surface strewn with dirt so that he wipes his soles even with his pants every time he steps on the rink. The gleaming sheet of ice in Beijing’s ...

April 17, 2021, Saturday


Canadian ice-maker’s journey serving Beijing 2022

DURING the “Experience Beijing” ice sports testing program, among all the Chinese staff members, a foreign face caught our eyes at Wukesong Sports Center — Don Moffatt from Canada. With almost 40 years ...

April 17, 2021, Saturday




 

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