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Former local Party chief tossed back into prison

A FORMER Party chief of an eastern Chinese city has resumed his life behind bars after enjoying eight years of medical parole as state authorities have tightened up on the leeway granted in prison ...

September 1, 2014, Monday

Low-brow trash succeeds while better films fail

The other day I went to see the movie “Brotherhood of Blades.” It was set in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and revolved around the life of three brothers, who worked as assassins for Jin Yi Wei,...

August 21, 2014, Thursday

Give our newspaper kiosks new lease on life

AFTER lunch, I went to a newspaper kiosk downstairs to check the latest edition of my favorite magazine and buy an ice cream bar. The August edition of the magazine was out of stock but the ice cream ...

August 18, 2014, Monday

Rules against rumors protect public order

Those who are concerned over China’s regulation on instant messaging services, announced last Thursday, should go through the ten-clause document again. The rules said only media organizations and news ...

August 14, 2014, Thursday

Solving ‘urban diseases’ with better management and fairer welfare

GROWTH of population poses a great challenge to urban management. The strained relationship between population concentration and urban development is often described as “urban diseases,” such as traffic ...

August 12, 2014, Tuesday

Rip-off of consumers on goods pricing must stop

AT the street corner two blocks from a bakery I frequently visit, there is a dealership that sells new imported cars, mainly from Japan and Germany. I enjoy window shopping when I pass through and carefully ...

August 11, 2014, Monday

Constant danger plagues those who seek to walk

After enjoying a complete and full English breakfast cooked by my mom, I laced up my sneakers, put on my sunglasses, shouldered my backpack and walked downstairs to kick off my ride to the office. “A ...

August 1, 2014, Friday

Consumers often set up when buying services

A beauty salon I regularly visit opened its door again after a two-month renovation, its third makeover in two years. My barber stood at the door chatting with someone when I went in during the weekend, ...

July 23, 2014, Wednesday

Sino-Russian relations are at historical high, different in character from last century

EDITOR’S note: The following is a special interview with Professor Allen C. Lynch, Department of Politics, University of Virginia, by Shanghai Daily opinion writer Li Xinran. Professor Lynch is a Russia ...

July 15, 2014, Tuesday

China-West cultural divide can rear head suddenly

IT was 2am a few nights ago, and my friend Yuling called me and cried out for help on the phone. “Min-G, I pissed off my clients and they reported it to my boss,” she said, her voice slightly more confused ...

July 7, 2014, Monday


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