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British Library acknowledges the genius that was Mu Xin

NEARLY a decade ago, the name Mu Xin (1927-2011) did not evoke much excitement among the literary or the art community in China. But today, his name, his thoughts and his books are widely worshiped. Throughout ...

October 23, 2017, Monday

China archeologists dig up world history

ON a sunny, humid morning at an open area of tropical forest in Honduras, a group of 16 locals and two Chinese men are on an archeological dig. Suddenly a snake slithers in the debris. Frightened and ...

October 9, 2017, Monday

If crickets creak, it must be hanlu

FOR gourmands who are dwelling in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, the upcoming solar term, hanlu, or Cold Dew, means it’s time to have the autumn/winter delicacy — the hairy crab. Hanlu usually ...

October 7, 2017, Saturday

Longhua martyrs’ memorial to reopen after renovation

SHANGHAI’S largest memorial for revolutionary martyrs will have a modern touch when it reopens on October 16 after a big renovation project. The Longhua Martyrs’ Memorial is located in the middle of ...

September 30, 2017, Saturday

Shanghai Power’s bid to boost fridge sales

IN a few mere weeks, the hot dense heat of the usual Shanghai summer will be reminding those who haven’t prepared for its various unpleasant contingencies that they’ve been thoughtless of health and comfort, ...

September 30, 2017, Saturday

A Nanjing Road landmark gets a face-lift

ONE of the city’s finest buildings — the former headquarters of Shanghai Power Company on Nanjing Road — is undergoing renovation and will reopen as part of the luxury Edition Hotel. The power company ...

September 30, 2017, Saturday

China Art Museum marks 5th anniversary

FIVE years ago when Shanghai Art Museum relocated from Nanjing Road to the former China Pavilion at the World Expo 2010 site in Pudong, many feared it would lose its regular visitors due to the location. But ...

September 30, 2017, Saturday

Festival fun and frolics promised in Hangzhou

THE annual Hangzhou West Lake Expo Tourism Festival, running through November, offers a multitude of activities for those residing in the counties and districts of the western side of Hangzhou.  Shanghai ...

September 30, 2017, Saturday

Festive traditions mark Autumn Equinox

EQUINOX occurs twice in a year, usually in March and September. Day and night are evenly split on that day. Vernal Equinox occurs in mid-March while Autumn Equinox, or qiufen, usually happens around ...

September 23, 2017, Saturday

Ink brush crafstmen face uncertain future

IN a township about 60 kilometers from Hangzhou, home of e-commerce giant Alibaba, a group of Chinese ink brush manufacturers are struggling to survive at a time when writing by hand appears to be slowly ...

September 11, 2017, Monday


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