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.
Autistic teens 'over the moon' to be interns at bakery - China In Focus News
In Focus

Autistic teens 'over the moon' to be interns at bakery

More than 30 autistic youths have begun their internships at a local cafe after receiving vocational training supported by the Jade Buddha Temple.
Good riddance to life within a 'snail's shell' - China In Focus News
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Good riddance to life within a 'snail's shell'

Over the past 30 years, more than 30 million square meters of dilapidated houses have been renovated or demolished in Shanghai, benefiting about 1.3 million local families.
Neighborhood parks: Building Shanghai into 'a garden city' - China In Focus News
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Neighborhood parks: Building Shanghai into 'a garden city'

Shanghai will truly become "a garden city" when it completes the construction of wetlands and neighborhood parks by 2035.
Last two dilapidated lane houses in downtown Shanghai to be renovated - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Last two dilapidated lane houses in downtown Shanghai to be renovated

For the past 30 years, the city has renovated more than 30 million square meters of dilapidated houses, benefiting about 1.3 million families.
Dark-sky zones: How tender is the night? - China In Focus News
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Dark-sky zones: How tender is the night?

Night illuminations have their merits. But too much light at night can be a source of pollution, which can also harm the organisms of certain nocturnal animals and plants.
Shanghai's old residential communities to be revamped by July-end - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Shanghai's old residential communities to be revamped by July-end

As Shanghai emerges from its COVID-19 lockdown, the last chapter in the city's Jiugai, or renovation of old houses, is being accelerated.

Preserving biodiversity helps fight pandemics - China Opinion
Opinion

Preserving biodiversity helps fight pandemics

Shanghai has over 500,000 hectares of wetlands. It intends to plant more trees so that forests cover 23 percent of the city by 2035, which will benefit its biodiversity.
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
Metro

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.
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