Building A Well-off Society

China is striving to achieve the goal of building a moderately well-off society in all respects by the end of 2020. It includes an improved governance system in the fields of the economy, politics, culture, society and ecology. This series focuses on the practices adopted by Shanghai to make the city a better place to live and work in.
China is striving to achieve the goal of building a moderately well-off society in all respects by the end of 2020. It includes an improved governance system in the fields of the economy, politics, culture, society and ecology. This series focuses on the practices adopted by Shanghai to make the city a better place to live and work in.
Redefining urban forestry in Shanghai outskirts - China In Focus News
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Redefining urban forestry in Shanghai outskirts

Trees not only beautify our cities but also help with climate, ecology and social life. Residents of the planned Qingpu New City will gain significantly from the forest cover.
Renovation of East Asia's 'No. 1 Apartment Building' completed - Shanghai Metro News
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Renovation of East Asia's 'No. 1 Apartment Building' completed

The 85-year-old Embankment Building in Hongkou District, dubbed the "No. 1 Apartment Building in the Far East," has finished a major renovation to restore its historical look.
Smart chips safeguard seniors living alone - China In Focus News
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Smart chips safeguard seniors living alone

The chips collect and analyze power usage, triggering an alert if anything is abnormal, such as a power overload or a lamp on long after midnight.
Smoke detectors installed in homes of elderly - Shanghai Metro News
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Smoke detectors installed in homes of elderly

Starting from mid-2021, subdistricts in Shanghai's Jiading District have been sponsoring the installation of smoke detectors in homes of the elderly residents.
Shanghai strengthens services for elderly population - China In Focus News
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Shanghai strengthens services for elderly population

The city is creating a comprehensive senior-oriented service network amid the increasing need for efficient, convenient and equitable senior-care services.
Faster and easier: Digital technology streamlines hospital services - China In Focus News
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Faster and easier: Digital technology streamlines hospital services

Previously a service at Shanghai Chest Hospital requires three reservations and three visits. For patients out of town, the process would have been much more time-consuming.
Digital education thrives in classes, labs and playing fields of Shanghai schools - China In Focus News
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Digital education thrives in classes, labs and playing fields of Shanghai schools

Transformation of school education is a major city strategy and will extend through all levels to set benchmark standards for China.
Returning to the 'homes of honor' with pride - China In Focus News
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Returning to the 'homes of honor' with pride

After a yearlong renovation of the Caoyang No. 1 Community in Shanghai, some 300 households, mainly descendants of model workers like Tang, returned to their refurbished homes.
Shanghai completes yearly renovation target ahead of time - China In Focus News
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Shanghai completes yearly renovation target ahead of time

Nearly 37,000 households have benefited from Shanghai's massive jiugai campaign, or renovation of old residential communities, this year.

'No man's land' breathes new life into agriculture - China In Focus News
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'No man's land' breathes new life into agriculture

The first unmanned paddy field in Shanghai has yielded crops. The farm in suburban Jiading District uses machinery in cultivating and harvesting paddy and benefits farmers.
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