Expats of Shanghai

Nearly 180,000 foreigners live in Shanghai, making it the most popular city for expats in China. How are the lives of these expats right now? Foreigners who have been living here for more than one year are being interviewed in-depth for this series. If you are one of them, and you want to share your views and stories with us, please contact us at zhanglong@shanghaidaily.com. Recommendations of suitable interviewees are also welcomed.
Nearly 180,000 foreigners live in Shanghai, making it the most popular city for expats in China. How are the lives of these expats right now? Foreigners who have been living here for more than one year are being interviewed in-depth for this series. If you are one of them, and you want to share your views and stories with us, please contact us at zhanglong@shanghaidaily.com. Recommendations of suitable interviewees are also welcomed.
Expats find a sense of community in city - Lifestyle in China
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Expats find a sense of community in city

Moving abroad isn't an easy experience. The unfamiliar environment, limited social network, language barrier and culture shock can be formidable for foreigners moving to Shanghai.
Ien Yohko loves Shanghai through a lens - Lifestyle in China
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Ien Yohko loves Shanghai through a lens

Ien Yohko has seen many changes in Shanghai since the first time she visited it 34 years ago, but the love affair she's had with the city since then has never wavered.
Sammy's boxing clever in a city he loves - Lifestyle in China
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Sammy's boxing clever in a city he loves

Sammy Bowen, a 31-year-old businessman from the UK, runs a boxing gym, a football club and a restaurant in Shanghai.
Curator plans future with nature as a monk - Lifestyle in China
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Curator plans future with nature as a monk

Presently, Yun Cheagab is the curator and director of HOW Art Museum in the Pudong New Area, but he wants to be a monk in Tongdosa, back to South Korea, some time in the future.
Analytic entrepreneur relishes a problem - Lifestyle in China
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Analytic entrepreneur relishes a problem

Businessman Ami Dror has just embarked on yet another entrepreneurial journey in a challenging new field. 
Boxing, books and a 'Brawl on the Bund' - Lifestyle in China
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Boxing, books and a 'Brawl on the Bund'

Badhrul Islam from Britain reflects on 14 years of food, literature and boxing in Shanghai.
Architects find new life on washroom floor - Lifestyle in China
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Architects find new life on washroom floor

Living in downtown Shanghai, with three kids and a fat cat, Canadian couple Sherry Poon and Raefer Wallis said they have built an intimate relationship with their neighbors.
All's fair in love and war for Brit art teacher - Lifestyle in China
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All's fair in love and war for Brit art teacher

As a former British Royal Marine, it is fair to say Ian Smith has dodged a few bullets in his time. 
Brit's sweet tooth for Candy and Shanghai - Lifestyle in China
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Brit's sweet tooth for Candy and Shanghai

With a catchy Chinese name "泰山," or taishan, similar to the name of a famous mountain in China, British man Chris Attwell, looks passionate and approachable.

Between worlds: the Filipino-Japanese living it up in Shanghai - Lifestyle in China
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Between worlds: the Filipino-Japanese living it up in Shanghai

With a formal black shirt and grey pants, Mario San Pedro Yamaura, a young man who is half Japanese and half Filipino, looks crisp and professional.
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