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Doug Young

Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University. He writes daily on his blog, Young's China Business Blog (www.youngchinabiz.com).

Pressure at matchmaking events acts against success

WITH the Singles Day shopping binge now in the past, many of Shanghai’s singles are moving their sights to Chinese New Year, when they’ll have to face a barrage of questions about their love lives from friends and relatives.

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Trusty street sweepers can’t allow our autumn bounty to rest awhile

IT seems that old habits die hard when you’re among the thousands of sweepers clad in signature blue smocks who work tirelessly to keep Shanghai clean.