Livable, Lovable Shanghai

Shanghai is to enhance its urban soft power to match its ambition to become a metropolis with global influence by 2035. President Xi Jinping has described the city character as inclusive, excellent, open and wise, magnificent and modest. This series illustrates how Shanghai is stepping up efforts in making itself more liveable for its residents.
Shanghai is to enhance its urban soft power to match its ambition to become a metropolis with global influence by 2035. President Xi Jinping has described the city character as inclusive, excellent, open and wise, magnificent and modest. This series illustrates how Shanghai is stepping up efforts in making itself more liveable for its residents.
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
In Focus

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.
Building a city into a natural landscape without borders - China In Focus News
In Focus

Building a city into a natural landscape without borders

Shanghai has transcended Western thought and practice with its expansion of green spaces along Suzhou Creek to beautify urban spaces.
New opera celebrates one of Shanghai's favorite sons - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

New opera celebrates one of Shanghai's favorite sons

A new Yueju Opera about Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) scientist and scholar Xu Guangqi will be performed in Shanghai.
Foreign teachers laud Shanghai's international education - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Foreign teachers laud Shanghai's international education

Londoner Alan Smith never imagined he would still be living in Shanghai a decade on from when he first set foot in what he thought was a strange city in 2012.
Better village, better life: Shanghai forging ahead with rural revitalization - China In Focus News
In Focus

Better village, better life: Shanghai forging ahead with rural revitalization

Shanghai is establishing a model of common prosperity that combines the best of urban and rural living by bridging the gap between the two.
Smart chips safeguard seniors living alone - China In Focus News
In Focus

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.
Shanghai strengthens services for elderly population - China In Focus News
In Focus

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.
Residents benefit from digitized household history - China In Focus News
In Focus

Residents benefit from digitized household history

Shanghai police are digitizing tens of millions of paper household registration archives to enable quicker lookup services for residents.
Easier, faster, smarter: Digital medicine offers patients better experience - China In Focus News
In Focus

Easier, faster, smarter: Digital medicine offers patients better experience

Smart technology, being applied by Shanghai medical institutions, is making medical process more convenient, more patient-centered and more efficient.
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