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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).

Extending Metro hours a sign of city’s evolving nightlife scene

Amid the recent flood of seasonal news on hairy crabs and the October 1 holiday, one headline that caught my attention was a rather dry one detailing the extended hours for the Shanghai subway during the upcoming Golden Week.

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Consolidation of intercity stations signals slow demise of bus travel

NEW plans to consolidate the dozens of long-distance bus stations throughout Shanghai made me slightly nostalgic, reflecting the diminishing use of buses for intercity travel over the last two decades.