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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).

Big events are nice, but we’ve got lives to live

BEIJING may have APEC Blue, but Shanghai is quickly developing its own brand of welcome for the upcoming G20 Summit set to take place next month in nearby Hangzhou. But in this case, it’s an obsession with security that seems to be riveting our city.

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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.