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.
Making the city oh so pleasant to take a load off your feet - China In Focus News
In Focus

Making the city oh so pleasant to take a load off your feet

More than 14,000 outdoor public seats in Shanghai give people places to rest, socialize and enjoy the passing scene of urban life.
Doctors awarded for lifelong contribution - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Doctors awarded for lifelong contribution

A 98-year-old hematologist received model of medical ethics award with 10 other elderly local experts who are all over 80 years old.
New Shanghai regulation promotes effective development of public spaces - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

New Shanghai regulation promotes effective development of public spaces

The regulation in Shanghai gives more power to district governments to develop public spaces. The initiative aims at enhancing public sanitation, while encouraging economic growth.
Downtown district ups services and accessibility to attract young talent - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Downtown district ups services and accessibility to attract young talent

Lifestyle services targeting young talent will be further improved, covering a variety of aspects such as housing, employment, education and social security.
A Cup of Miracle: Coffee opens a new chapter of life for mentally challenged young man - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

A Cup of Miracle: Coffee opens a new chapter of life for mentally challenged young man

Yin Ming is the first student to benefit from Shanghai Daily's "iDEALCafe2022: Inclusive Space" charity project.
Shanghai builds 70 affordable nurseries, exceeds annual target - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Shanghai builds 70 affordable nurseries, exceeds annual target

Shanghai has built 70 affordable nurseries this year, above its target of 50, while in the past 3 years, nearly 600 kindergartens have added nursery classes with 14,000 new seats.
Public toilet facilities are flushed with success - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Public toilet facilities are flushed with success

Shanghai's public toilets will begin opening 24-hours gradually from next month, as the city improves overall services.
Seminar throws light on low-carbon communities - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Seminar throws light on low-carbon communities

A seminar in Xuhui District on World Cities Day discussed how low-carbon communities can be beneficial and eco-friendly in the long run.
Countryside coffee festival brings intangible culture for the whole family - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Countryside coffee festival brings intangible culture for the whole family

Amidst the rice paddies of Qingpu District, the Idol Country Coffee Carnival opens to the public, offering a rustic experience with culture and activities for the whole family.
Aging population spawns slew of new occupations - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Aging population spawns slew of new occupations

With the aging population on the rise in Shanghai, a number of new occupations have emerged amid the growing market demand, such as escorts to take seniors up and down the stairs.
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