News in Photos

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Autumn's here and there's a nip in the air

Though the king and queen were lighter than those crowned last year, the national output of hairy crabs is expected to be over 800,000 tons this year. 

Shanghai Art Fair raises curtain

The 22nd Shanghai Art Fair is held from November 8-11 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. 

Foreign students learn about TCM

Traditional methods of ensuring good health are explained to participants from 39 countries who are studying at universities in Shanghai.

4,000 media professionals converge on the import expo

More than 4,000 media professionals from 630 outlets and 75 countries and regions have converged on the China International Import Expo.

A city illuminated

The illumination covers flowerbeds, green landscapes, cultural landmarks and buildings along the Century Avenue in Pudong.

Vulnerable groups should stay inside as 'light smog' blankets Shanghai

Shanghai was shrouded in smog Wednesday, according to the environmental monitoring center.

Sweet scent of autumn

Tuesday marks Shuangjiang, or frost descending, in the Chinese calendar. Sweet-scented osmanthus are in full bloom in the city.


Nostalgic look back over 40 years of reform

Under the system of a planned economy, apartments allocated by the government couldn't be traded. The only way to upgrade living standards or conditions was to exchange. 

Free services abound for elderly during Chongyang Festival

A wide range of free services was provided to the city's senior citizens on Wednesday for the Chongyang Festival. The festival is a day when respects are paid to seniors.

Shanghai: a city in flux

Shine photographer Dong Jun captured the beauty of our city in the past National Day holiday.