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Beijing artist’s obsession saves traditional print art

ZHANG Kuo, 58, always associates his art with Chairman Mao Zedong. In the 1970s, when he was a middle school student, houses and streets in Beijing were posted with woodcut prints of the “great helmsman” ...

February 24, 2017, Friday

Estonian composer dedicates a piece to Shanghai

ESTONIAN-BORN American conductor Kristjan Jarvi was happy visiting his favorite city, Shanghai, again last week. Instead of letting his Shanghai friends take him on tour of the city, the 45-year-old ...

February 24, 2017, Friday

Israel’s top envoy on a mission to boost ties

WHEN Zvi Heifetz first made a trip to China nearly 25 years ago as a private citizen, Israel and China had just established diplomatic ties. He knew little about China other than being aware that it was ...

February 24, 2017, Friday

Meet the man behind Shanghai’s top events

PEOPLE in Shanghai who have enjoyed world-class events at the Mercedes-Benz Arena are probably not aware of the behind-the-scenes contribution that 52-year-old New York native John Anthony Cappo has made ...

February 17, 2017, Friday

Chinese couple take to skies for global journey

SPRING Festival marked the start of a new adventure for a globe-trotting couple who are inspiring their fellow Chinese to embrace the world. Childhood sweethearts Zhang Xinyu, 40, and Liang Hong, 38, ...

February 10, 2017, Friday

The last picture show? Licensing woes bring down curtain on projectionist

LUO Yanzong, a 63-year-old farmer and movie projectionist, has shown free films to his fellow villagers in Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, for over a decade. But recently he was told by local ...

February 10, 2017, Friday

New history book delves into family behind famed revolutionary

AS one of modern Asia’s first revolutionary leaders, Dr Sun Yat-sen is revered as the “father of modern China” and the forerunner of a revolution which eventually overthrew the feudal Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). ...

February 10, 2017, Friday

Technician shares successes with local vocational students

“craftsmanship” is becoming a prominent buzzword in China’s manufacturing sector as planners and entrepreneurs press for the development of high-technology industries. Education authorities and vocational ...

February 10, 2017, Friday

Labor of love: restoring history to a new life

WORKING at the Palace Museum in Beijing where visitors are constantly told not to touch the invaluable cultural artifacts, Qu Feng spends every day restoring treasures dating back hundreds of years. Qu ...

January 6, 2017, Friday

‘Dark horse’ team lights the destiny of castaways

IN the bleak winter of 2013, Zhang Qiongqiong, then 26, arrived in the village of Liangting’ao in Hunan Province to take up a job as a teacher. Despite some advance research into his new home, he was ...

January 3, 2017, Tuesday


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