Now Is Good
May17

Now Is Good

Tim Firth’s first ever musical comedy, “Now is Good” is an original piece of writing that surprises at every turn.

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Shanghai Lockdown: A photo-diary
May06

Shanghai Lockdown: A photo-diary

These evocative photos by Zhu Runzi conjure up how Shanghai has changed from one of the world’s most dynamic cities into a ghost-town.

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Two Countries, One System
Jun12

Two Countries, One System

The growth of the Shenzhen mega-city across the water, and the sense that Hong Kong is being threatened by its far bigger partner, adds to the sense of uncertainty.

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For Whom The School Bell Tolls
May21

For Whom The School Bell Tolls

“Who should the school governor listen to if they get conflicting information? The Local Authority or the government?”
Answers came there none…

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3-d Printed houses?
Mar24

3-d Printed houses?

In February 2015, The Washington Post announced that “a team of Chinese construction workers used a 3D printer to construct houses. By day’s end, there were 10 (houses) standing.” Meanwhile, UK newspaper The Guardian reported “A Chinese construction company is building houses that can be mass-produced using a 3D printer.” Not to be outdone, Time magazine claimed that “A Chinese company (had) unveiled a five-story apartment building...

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