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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).

Dictionaries leave special entry in Chinese history

A sense of loss and a surge of nostalgia were my first reactions on reading an obituary this week for the man credited with creating the Chinese mainland’s first major English-Chinese dictionary in the post-1949 period.

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Perceptions speak to success of campaign

AS the latest heat wave shows no signs of easing its grip on Shanghai, our local officials are trying to provide some relief by releasing a report that shows how the city’s traffic has improved under a clean-up campaign that began in March.