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For decades, British duo have given children the ‘magic key’

HAVING worked together on the Oxford Reading Tree for the past 30 years to create over 400 stories for children around the world, author Roderick Hunt, 78, and illustrator Alex Brychta, 61, are not running ...

May 27, 2017, Saturday

Infusing color into the era of black and white

LONG before digital cameras and photo-retouching software, Wu Mingzhu was turning black-and-white snapshots into color photos that almost looked like oil paintings. Wu, now 70, traces that vocation back ...

May 27, 2017, Saturday

‘The Dutch guy’ blows rings around smog

IN China, Daan Roosegaarde is known to many as “the Dutch guy” who made rings out of smog particles, a story widely circulated on the Internet two years ago. This week, he is back to China with a smog-free ...

May 20, 2017, Saturday

The 4 stages expatriates have to deal with in a foreign culture

IT was a magnificent Saturday morning as my plane began its descent into Shanghai Pudong International Airport. I knew very little about this part of the world but would spend the next 18 years of my ...

May 20, 2017, Saturday

Artist uses humor to reflect on uneven life

BIG-HEADED faces with squinty eyes are a trademark of Lin Hairong’s work. The characters are funny but at the same time classically refined. It may not be difficult to paint a comic character but doing ...

May 20, 2017, Saturday

Young mums break with tradition

HAPPY Mother’s Day to a new generation of mums in China. They were born after 1990 into a generation defined by the Internet, spoiled “little emperors and princesses,” video game addiction, eating out ...

May 13, 2017, Saturday

Artist Lu captures tranquility of water towns

REFLECTION on water, peony flowers and ancient canal towns — all seem very distant from the hustle and bustle of life in a big city. And for artist Lu Jiren, this is an eternal dream always haunting ...

May 13, 2017, Saturday

Composer hits the right notes in Shanghai

IT was like a journey back home for Chinese composer Ye Xiaogang, whose works were played at the Shanghai Symphony Hall last Friday as the opening of this year’s Shanghai Spring International Music Festival. The ...

May 6, 2017, Saturday

No ‘auf wiedersehen,’ this family staying put

AT a reception in 1987, German diplomat Wolfgang Roehr and a researcher named Silvia Kettelhut met in Beijing for the first time, little knowing that their subsequent married life would play out against ...

May 6, 2017, Saturday

The unending cycle of birth and death

BIRTH and death walk side by side among Dilai’s flock. That’s just the way things are on the Xinjiang grassland. It’s already April, but the Bayan Bulag grassland has yet to show any sign of spring. ...

April 29, 2017, Saturday


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