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  1. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Millions of young mainlanders look to Huang Han for advice on marriage

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:09am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... nowadays to delay marriages, especially in Hong Kong? On the one hand, it is an inevitable trend, because as people spend more time on education, naturally, their whole life schedules ...

  2. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    'I won't be a cicada in cold weather': outspoken official vows not to change

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Former Guangdong Health Department No 2 may have lost his job due to his outspoken nature- but he's determined not to change 'I won't be a cicada in cold weather' Unlike the bulk of mainland government officials, Liao Xinbo, 58, is never shy about expressing his opinions in public, even when they go against those of his bosses. ...

  3. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Excitement of students' discovery natural-history teacher's greatest reward

    Posted May 11th 2014, 05:25am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Popular teacher guides his students into the world of natural history, and academic honours aside, they thrive together on what they find Rush of discovery the best reward Ni Yinong, 50, looks more like a tour guide than your typical Beijing middle-school teacher, and his destination is the fantastic world of nature. Having dreamed as a child ...

  4. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Johnny Wei founded cross-border green group to get public involved in planning

    Posted May 18th 2014, 05:20am by He Huifeng

    ... borders for nature Johnny Wei is on a green-hued mission. The 25-year-old Guangzhou native wants to improve the quality of life in the Pear River Delta by ensuring that governments and businesses ... is particularly interested in seeing procedures for EIAs applied to a liquefied natural gas receiving terminal in Shenzhen, a Mirs Bay sea reclamation project, and protecting the marine life of Tung Ping ...

  5. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Birdman of Beijing spreads the word about feathered friends

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... When he grew up, his passion for nature and wildlife led him to become a vet at Beijing Zoo and later a documentary maker filming wild birds around the capital. He has spent 10 years visiting ... back to nature. How did you first get involved in observing and documenting wild birds? It was in my second year at university, when I first went with a bird-watching group on a trip ...

  6. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Publisher picks up hitch-hikers, hoping to inspire kindness in others

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... the nature of what you are doing. One time someone left 50 yuan on the seat and I donated it. Do you let your daughter hitch? My daughter is only eight and I think she can only accept a lift when she ...

  7. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Yiwu entrepreneur Chen Jianhua adapts to the market of today

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by JANE CAI

    ... surrounded by mountains and has a lack of natural resources. Centuries ago, Yiwu people started to go off to find things to trade. This trading tradition was reflected in the cry of street vendors ...

  8. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Artist Zhang Xiaogang on the Cultural Revolution and how Chinese artists are perceived in the West

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:35am by Andrea Chen

    ... this theme in the 1990s did it for art and self-reflection, but I cannot deny that some who follow the trend now do it for money. It is natural that people would follow and imitate when something ...

  9. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Chinese biologist Cui Qiu seeks out productive biofuel sources

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:09am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... it had a particular taste for wooden fibre. But the natural species was not suitable for industrial-level production of biofuel because it died easily in a heated environment, consumed certain types of wooden fibre and produced ethanol slowly. But I was quite intrigued by the bacterium and gave it a chance. Are you taking over the role of nature? No, I am not better than nature ...

  10. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Cuba trip added soul to Shenyang jazz pianist Liu Dongfeng's music

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:12am by Adrian Wan

    ... form of jazz- you feel it's a very wild and vigorous kind of music that gets people dancing, and it'd be natural to think that all those who like it as much as I do are very ...




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