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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).

City’s gradual dousing of long fireworks tradition may avoid sparks of anger

I’LL finish out the Year of the Horse with a bang, by touching on the explosive topic of fireworks and their rapidly evolving role in both our city and, more broadly, in Chinese culture.

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Subway racer’s stunt may inspire more extreme sports

I OFTEN write about the Shanghai subway in the context of its many quirks and special features, but this week a different kind of underground story from the world of extreme sports caught my attention.