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On January 8, 2017, noted Chinese geophysicist Huang Danian died of bile duct cancer at the age of 58. He had already fallen into a coma at the Changchun-based hospital that was treating him. More ...
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Wu Man: Chinese Music on the World Stage

As American media commented, “Because of her, the 2,000-year-old Chinese pipa (a traditional stringed instrument) ceased to be an exotic, curious instrument.” Her name is Wu Man...
14.08.2017 — 615 views
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Silky Science

In late February 2017, 35-year-old Wang Lin, a professor at Wuhan Union Hospital affiliated with Tongji Medical College at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, was...
27.07.2017 — 330 views
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Yang Jie: Journey to a Director

A still from the TV series Journey to the West. The series launched the careers of many TV stars back in the 1980s, the most well-known and popular being Liu Xiao Ling Tong (r...
26.06.2017 — 458 views
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Cheng Bushi: My Life on the Wing

During the celebration on the afternoon of May 5, 2017, after the successful maiden flight of the C919, one senior in the crowd was particularly emotional. “China isn’t behind g...
19.06.2017 — 580 views
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02.05.2017 — 310 views

Andrew Ng: Lighting Up AI

In late March, Andrew Ng, a renowned Chinese-American artificial intelligence (AI) expert, announced his resignation as chief scientist at Baidu, a Chinese search engine giant and one of the country’s largest internet companies. “After Baidu, I...
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Sang Lei: Specially-recruited Teacher in Deep Mountains

“When you look up, you see mountains, but when you look down, you also see mountains,” declares Sang Lei. This is the environment around Pengdang Wanquan Elementary School in Yu...
03.02.2017 — 318 views
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Patrick Druet: A French Heart in Shangri-La

Songtsam Retreat at Shangri-La, a member of the MGallery Collection, is a 70-room traditional Tibetan hotel at the foot of the mountains. Its windows open onto Ganden Sumtseling...
02.02.2017 — 170 views
Baima Dorji: My Own Private Shangri-La

Baima Dorji is the founder and chairman of the Songtsam hotel chain. Since 2008, the world-renowned travel site TripAdvisor has ranked Songtsam as one of “China’s 25 best hotels...
02.02.2017 — 181 views
Ani Ga: WeMountain Life

“I’m a child of the Meili Snow Mountain, and I’ve never stopped worshipping the mountain god,” says Ani Ga, a 54-year-old Tibetan farmer who has lived at the foot of Mt. Meili i...
02.02.2017 — 180 views


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