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Wan Lixin Opinion deputy editor of Shanghai Daily


Getting off hook just part of getting ahead

According to a report last week on, a nine-year-old girl was killed while playing near her home in Lu’an, Anhui Province, by hunters who allegedly mistook her for a hare....

August 24, 2016, Wednesday

For traveling youngsters, grandeur of nature and culture can’t compete with online media

I have just returned from a trip to China’s northwest provinces of Gansu and Qinghai, which include some of China’s best-known tourist destinations. Among these are the Mogao Grottoes and the Singing ...

August 17, 2016, Wednesday

As heat wave grips Shanghai, some pay more than others for urban conveniences

Shanghai was in the grip of an unprecedented heat wave until last week, with daily temperatures hovering above 35 degrees Celsius for 11 days in a row by July 30....

August 4, 2016, Thursday

Law enforcement efforts, stranger-danger warnings overlook roots of fraud activity

WE just purchased a phone for my son, as a security measure. Over the years we had been told again and again how he could use a phone in an emergency when he is home alone, or how we could use it to ...

July 27, 2016, Wednesday

Green practices don’t absolve our responsibility for sustainable future

In a society nurtured on market-based doctrines, it is imperative to justify new concepts in terms of economics....

July 22, 2016, Friday

Old habits masked by banner of awareness can’t address root causes of climate change

CLIMATE changes affects us all. As a matter of fact, we are daily confronted with myriad signs of environmental degradation. But so far we urbanites have been insulated from the worst of these manifestations. Yes, ...

July 20, 2016, Wednesday

More inspiring local television programs needed to turn tide against frivolous culture

Quite by accident, I recently watched an old documentary made by Japanese broadcaster NHK that traced the Yellow River all the way back to its origins in the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau....

July 13, 2016, Wednesday

‘Inefficiency Assassin’: Helping harried workers reclaim free-time

AS modern urban workers, most of us need to work in a large commercial organization to earn our bread. But we also pay dearly for our subsistence, judging by the hours and energy we put into our work ...

July 8, 2016, Friday

Summer may be a time of escape, but era of enlightening discovery ended long ago

WITH kids across the country loose from school on summer holidays, now is the time that everybody talks about leaving town, or the country. In fact, the annual family summer tour is now so obligatory ...

July 6, 2016, Wednesday

‘Bright futures’ of China’s gaokao stars casts doubt on true value of local education

IN a heart-wrenching farewell message, a long-suffering student recounted the torturous upbringing that ultimately drove him to take his own life. “I will be abused if I got 98 points, would get a slap ...

June 29, 2016, Wednesday


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