Liveable, 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.
Striking perfect balance between rural and urban - China In Focus News
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Striking perfect balance between rural and urban

Qingpu District's Dongxi Village is a prime example of Shanghai's latest strategy to boost its "soft power" by sprucing up the countryside, converting it into a poetic place.
Volunteers serve at Xuhui cultural landmarks to boost 'soft power' - Shanghai Metro News
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Volunteers serve at Xuhui cultural landmarks to boost 'soft power'

They help visitors understand the significance of early pioneers' contributions to the development of the urban district.
Senior-friendly design included in upgrades to elderly's homes - China In Focus News
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Senior-friendly design included in upgrades to elderly's homes

City's renovation program prioritizes the safety, convenience and health of older residents.
City urges local communities to be children-friendly - Shanghai Metro News
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City urges local communities to be children-friendly

More services in local communities will be available to children in Shanghai in the next five years, the city government said.
Uses of digital ID expanded to access more services - Shanghai Metro News
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Uses of digital ID expanded to access more services

Shanghai's health QR code, or Suishenma digital ID, has grown to replace social security, traffic cards and other certificates.
Riverside art venues to boost Shanghai's cultural 'soft power' - China In Focus News
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Riverside art venues to boost Shanghai's cultural 'soft power'

World-class performance spaces along reinvigorated river precincts will enhance city's global creative influence.
Celebrating past, being amazed by the future - China In Focus News
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Celebrating past, being amazed by the future

What if Wall Street is supplanted by Lujiazui, Silicon Valley by Zhangjiang and Hudson Yards by Qiantan in Pudong? It is not entirely fanciful. 
Pedestrian bridge a source of life for nature and people - China In Focus News
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Pedestrian bridge a source of life for nature and people

Structure on the shoulder of a new downtown area in the making becomes a "summer resort" for pedestrians.
New museum for sports lovers in Shanghai - Shanghai Metro News
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New museum for sports lovers in Shanghai

Take a look and experience the history and development of sports in Shanghai at the newly opened Shanghai Sports Museum.
Day by day, Shanghai streets and public spaces getting greener - China In Focus News
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Day by day, Shanghai streets and public spaces getting greener

Under elevated roads, in parks and along rivers, the city is being transformed into an ecological haven for residents and visitors.
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