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Andy Boreham

Andy Boreham comes from New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, and has lived in China, off and on, for the past four years. Now he is living in Shanghai earning a master’s degree in Chinese culture and language at Fudan University.


He welcomes your feedback on all of the issues he covers — you can reach him at andy.boreham@shanghaidaily.com.


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Unique sounds of dialect and familiarity with the city make Shanghai a home

One famous Chinese pop song laments: “Shijian dou qu na’er le?” (where has all the time gone?), and that’s exactly how I feel this week having passed my master’s defence and taken the obligatory graduation photos, complete with gown (although we didn’t throw our caps since we were using them to block the warm rain).

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Huge success of ‘Dangal’ sets the scene for future Sino-Indian film collaboration

Bollywood has found the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with the release of “Dangal” in China, which is sure to pave the way for future collaborations between two of the world’s largest film markets.