The Master of Finance program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been recognized as one of the best in the world, according to the Financial Times. About 60 business schools were ranked by the newspaper, with five Chinese universities making the list. Researchers also looked at average salaries three years after graduation.
After walking out of his villa, Mei Zhenhua drives his Audi 6 to a rice farm in Huaxi village, known as China’s wealthiest village. The 34-year-old former metallurgical engineer has lived the agricultural life for a year and a half, as one of the seven “young smart intellectuals” selected by villagers to grow rice. Huaxi, Jiangsu province, has been urbanized. With skyscrapers and a villagerun aviation company, it has accumulated wealth through the development of industries ranging from steel and chemical fibers, to banking, new energy, logistics and marine transport.
An exhibition featuring calligrapher Xiao Xian’s works will be held at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing from July 27 to Aug 6. Born in 1902, Xiao learned calligraphy from the noted 20th century scholar Kang Youwei. Praised as a treasure of contemporary Chinese calligraphy, her style is natural and unrestrained, with an air of elegance and freedom. After Xiao’s death in 1997, her family donated many of her works to the museum.