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Shanghai proves itself a consummate host

The city has come a long way since 1949.

May 27, 2019

Diners developing a taste for table-for-one trend

A growing number of people are eating alone, whether at home or in restaurants, and overturning traditional etiquette.

May 24, 2019

Chinese tycoon who shook up global aluminum industry dies at 73

​Zhang Shiping, the industrialist who hauled cotton bales in rural China before building a multibillion-dollar empire spanning metal to textiles to electricity, has died. He was 73.

May 24, 2019

New forests halt desertification

The govt launched a national reforestation campaign in late 1970s, which is still in effect. The campaign has increased forest coverage by two and a half times in four decades.

May 24, 2019