News in Photos

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Riders gallop into the second day of show jumping competition

World-class riders compete in the ongoing 2018 Shanghai Longines Global Champion Tour which runs from April 20 to 22.  

Get smart: phone booths and the memories

With the growing popularity of mobile phones, the public phone booths have been gathering dust. Shanghai Daily photographer Wang Rongjiang documented the buzz of change.

Decades of recording life's dramas, minute by minute

Located in Mianjin Lane, a 3-square-meter booth is probably the last neighborhood public telephone in Shanghai.

WHO praises China's efforts on health

The WHO says China is a leader in health coverage for all with its basic medical security network now covering more than 1.35 billion people. 

Flowers in full bloom at Shanghai's Old Wisteria Park

Wisteria flowers thrive at Shanghai's Old Wisteria Park in Minhang District. The park boasts the city's oldest wisteria tree, with a history of over 470 years.

Moments of March

Shine photographers capture some special moments of local life.

Visitors receive discount passports at cherry blossom festival

Baoshan District's tourism authority today handed out shopping and travel passports to visitors to the cherry blossom festival in Gucun Park. 

Spring has sprung, it's time to get planting

Regions south of the Yangtze Delta are the first to enter spring. Usually with the yushui, or Rain Water (the second of the 24 solar terms), planting begins in late February.


Micro-revamping: a low-key way to give communities a makeover

Shanghai's planning authority is doing subtle renovations in old communities to improve living standards while retaining the traditional layout and lifestyle of lane neighborhoods.

Free medical consultation on Lei Feng Day

A free medical consultation is organized in Baoshan District, Shanghai, on Saturday, as part of a nationwide move to honor China's altruist icon Lei Feng.