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.
Better village, better life: Shanghai forging ahead with rural revitalization - China In Focus News
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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
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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.
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.
Residents benefit from digitized household history - China In Focus News
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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
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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.
Over century-old power plant gets a new lease of life - Shanghai Metro News
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Over century-old power plant gets a new lease of life

Major construction projects were launched in Shanghai's Hongkou and Yangpu districts as well as the Pudong New Area on Tuesday, the first working day of 2022.
Students get transport upgrades with two university Metro stations - Shanghai Metro News
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Students get transport upgrades with two university Metro stations

Metro Line 18 section opens with some entrances and exits on Fudan University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics campuses
More magic! Retail centers in Shanghai go way beyond shopping - China In Focus News
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More magic! Retail centers in Shanghai go way beyond shopping

Famous as a world-class consumption center, Shanghai is also a pioneer in the innovation of designs and services for shopping.
Downtown rainbow zebra crossing draws praise but is it legal? - Shanghai Metro News
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Downtown rainbow zebra crossing draws praise but is it legal?

Parents and children walking on a rainbow-like zebra crossing in downtown Shanghai made online headlines on Thursday but some questioned whether the stripes are legal.
Tree-hole paintings bring warmth in festive season - Shanghai Metro News
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Tree-hole paintings bring warmth in festive season

Graffiti paintings on tree hollows along local streets have become a new trend in Shanghai to turn the natural cavities into works of art and a warm urban decoration.
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