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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.

Many Shanghai stories fall through cracks of history

A growing number of Chinese and foreigners in Shanghai know the story of European Jewish refugees who fled to the city during World War II, thanks to frequent media coverage. But far fewer know that this tale which saw more than 20,000 Jews escape Nazi persecution in Shanghai almost had a far more sinister ending.

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Too much shade thrown on teacher in umbrella kerfuffle

THIS week’s Street View takes us to the Baoshan District, where a series of pictures of a teacher and one of her students has created a bit of controversy online.