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Locals enjoy folk activities marking Dragon Boat Festival

Locals take part in various folk activities in Huangxing Park marking the Dragon Boat Festival which falls on Monday.

All on the same boat

Primary school students participate in a drawing event at Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal on Monday.

Over 50,000 Shanghai students sit for gaokao

More than 50,000 local high school students on Thursday started sitting the annual three-day gaokao, the university entrance examination.


People line up to enjoy a free taste of Shanghai's art and culture

People lined up to visit museums across the city on Friday, in celebration of International Museum Day. 

From India with love

A blood donation event organized by the city's Indian Association was held in Shanghai on Sunday for the upcoming World Blood Donor Day. 

Crayfish harvest starts in local town

Fishing started over the weekend for local-farmed crayfish to compete with those from famed Xuyu County in neighboring Jiangsu Province.

A decade after the Wenchuan quake, life goes on

On May 12, 2008, an 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck Wenchuan, Sichuan Province. A decade on, how is life there now? Is everything back to normal?

Flower art festival lets visitors relax and smell the roses

The weeklong event boasts more than 200,000 flower blooms from over 500 specimens, covering an area of over 20,000 square meters. 

Moments of April

Shine photographers capture special moments of city life in the past month.

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.