A view of holiday lighting decorations on trees and installations at an open plaza of a shopping district in Beijing. Photo: EPA A view of holiday lighting decorations on trees and installations at an open plaza of a shopping district in Beijing. Photo: EPA
A view of holiday lighting decorations on trees and installations at an open plaza of a shopping district in Beijing. Photo: EPA
George Chen
Opinion

Opinion

Mr. Shangkong by George Chen

Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

That's what Christmas means on the tinsel-laden streets of the mainland's big cities, even though state media outlets aren't buying into all the fuss

A view of holiday lighting decorations on trees and installations at an open plaza of a shopping district in Beijing. Photo: EPA A view of holiday lighting decorations on trees and installations at an open plaza of a shopping district in Beijing. Photo: EPA
A view of holiday lighting decorations on trees and installations at an open plaza of a shopping district in Beijing. Photo: EPA
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