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Doctor with somebody else’s interests at heartCai Wenjun

DR Liu Jinfen has a big heart when it comes to small hearts. The former president of the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center is considered one of the best pediatric cardiovascular surgeons in China. He ...

November 18, 2018, Sunday


East meets West in sci-fi kingdom

THE world discovered Liu Cixin and “The Three-Body Problem” in 2015, when Liu became the first Chinese science fiction writer to receive the Hugo Award. Three years later, the fandom in China has also ...

October 21, 2018, Sunday


Northern Irish author wins Booker Prize

AUTHOR Anna Burns on Tuesday became the first Northern Irish writer, and the first woman since 2013, to win Britain’s renowned Man Booker Prize for her novel “Milkman.” Judges of the annual award praised ...

October 21, 2018, Sunday


The recorder of royal wedding

AFTER 15 years of taking celebrity cover shoots for fashion magazines, portraits for ad campaigns and events, a single assignment earned Polish photographer Alexi Lubomirski his nickname: “the royal wedding ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


Japanese star’s dreams finally come true

OSCAR-WINNING composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has spent a career steeped in high drama but last Saturday, the Japanese star revealed he had now realized a childhood dream by working for the first time in animation. ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


Telling a story through a shutterbug’s lens

AT the 2018 Shanghai International Photography Festival, currently being held at the China Art Museum, there are six photos on display of the Zhujiajiao watertown from two decades ago. The photographer ...

September 30, 2018, Sunday


Amazon’s Bezos now world’s richest person

AS Amazon became the second US firm to hit a trillion-dollar value on the stock market, founder Jeff Bezos regained the crown as the richest person on the planet. Amazon’s share price has climbed during ...

September 9, 2018, Sunday


Combative Tesla chief divides Wall Street

BORING bonehead questions are not cool. Next?” Tesla chief Elon Musk complained in May, shortly before shutting down questions from Wall Street. The now-infamous conference call in a nutshell represents ...

August 12, 2018, Sunday


Author kidnapped by pirates relives ordeal

MICHAEL Scott Moore is walking a bit gingerly these days, but it has nothing to do with the two-and-a-half years he spent imprisoned by Somali pirates, the beatings he suffered, his time spent in chains ...

July 29, 2018, Sunday


McQueen, suicide and the dark side of a celebrity fairy tale

When celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion icon Kate Spade killed themselves within the space of three days in June, many couldn’t fathom the tragedy of two people who appeared to have it all....

July 22, 2018, Sunday




 

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