• Fueling the eco drive

    2016-08-16

    Daniel Dudek believes the market can be used to solve environmental problems. And, at a time when China's top leadership is talking about an ecological civilization, his idea resonates here.

  • Fan of the opera

    2016-08-16

    Colin Mackerras was pursuing his master's degree at Cambridge University when he learned that foreign-language teachers were needed in China in the 1960s.

  • Home away from home

    2016-08-16

    When Abbas Kdaimy made his first trip to China, his knowledge of the country was limited to what he had read in schoolbooks.

  • Chronicling urban transformation

    2016-08-16

    As one of the earliest foreign businesspeople to venture into China after its opening-up, 68-year-old Belgian business strategist Gilbert van Kerckhove has not only witnessed, but also played an important part in, the country's tremendous transformation over the years.

  • Witness to history

    2016-08-16

    The 101-year-old Chinese-born Isabel Crook is among the country's early foreign educators.

  • Law man

    2016-08-16

    Law expert Eugene Clark, 68, has been involved with teaching and research in and about China for two decades.