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Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily


Cultural confidence plays vital role in China’s further development

IN a recent forum, Zhang Weiwei debunked some assumptions about prevailing Western socio-political concepts, and stressed cultural confidence is vital to China’s further development. Zhang is a professor ...

June 16, 2017, Friday

Yokohama leads in resources management

AT the 50th Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting (May 4-7) in Yokohama, Japan, one brochure showed a list of no less than “50 Things to Do in Yokohama.” I never thought of so many while covering ...

June 7, 2017, Wednesday

Belt and Road initiative instills hope for peace and development among nations

EDITOR’S Note: Helga Zepp-LaRouche visited Shanghai for the first time in the summer of 1971. In 1977 she married American economist Lyndon LaRouche, and the couple have since worked together on development ...

June 1, 2017, Thursday

Initiation into the celestial mysteries should empower, humble, and strike fear in us

We urbanites are so trapped in our mundane engagements that we are rarely aware of the celestial sphere at night — and there is not much to see in the first place....

May 5, 2017, Friday

To revive diminishing interest in the wonder of life, feed people’s passion for real books

ONE of the most discussed topics over last weekend was reading, as Sunday was World Reading Day (or World Book and Copyright Day). There were postings emphasizing the significance of reading. One of ...

April 26, 2017, Wednesday

‘Usefulness of Uselessness’ and how it serves modern society

THERE is a fable about a huge tree that provided shade to thousands of cattle in Chapter Four of Chuangtzu, one of the foundational texts of Taoism. While the crowds admired the tree, a carpenter took ...

April 14, 2017, Friday

Obsession with economic convenience may lead to marital discontent, failures

LAST week, a colleague asked me if I had watched “In the Name of People,” a TV drama series that is being much talked about lately. No, I had not watched any TV drama for a long time. But I could not ...

April 12, 2017, Wednesday

Giving women a place and respect in the workplace

Panelists at a recent conference on women in the workforce aired their views on the evolving implication of gender equality....

March 30, 2017, Thursday

Law or heart? There’s always room for both

TOGETHER with medicine, law is one of the most sought after subjects of inquiry for aspiring and ambitious youth in the West. The desirability of law as a profession is generally seen as suggesting the ...

March 29, 2017, Wednesday

Time to reform money-oriented education

OVER the weekend I took a long walk with a neighbor we have known for many years. His son has shown early promise of academic brilliance, having been enrolled in a select class in a good junior middle ...

March 22, 2017, Wednesday


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