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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).

Mass fleeing from man who fainted scrutinized

AN incident involving a foreigner who fainted on a Shanghai subway, touching off a stampede of passengers trying to get away from him, is sparking heated discussion this week in the ongoing debate about whether many Chinese lack compassion for strangers.

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City missing the boat on exploiting waterfront spots

STORIES of two accidents aboard cruise liners visiting Shanghai are shining a spotlight on the city’s abundant natural water resources and their big potential as attractions for both out-of-town tourists and local visitors.