• Music without borders


    The international flavor of China's capital was a perfect fit for a Russian conductor eager to bring people together through music。

  • Meeting the master


    Adventures are what make our life worth living. They can happen to you anywhere: when you are away from home, when you are walking on the street, or they can come with a curious encounter.

  • An insider's view of China-Kenya ties


    My interaction with this country dates back almost twenty five years ago when I learnt how to read and write, and it dawned on me that quite a good amount of stuff around me carried the label, 'made in Shanghai China'.

  • Canadian author pens China book at 98


    The daughter of Canadian missionaries has become a veteran 'foreign expert' in China-an author with a respectful and respected view of the country's socialist evolution.

  • 8 stories from 8 years in China


    Sometimes people ask me, Do you like China? My answer is always the same. I don't like China but I love China.

  • My Chinese name


    Initially, whenever I introduced myself to people in China, people kept remarking that my name is very similar to how you pronounce coffee in Chinese (kah-fay).