News in Photos

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A picture is worth a thousand words.
Happy 20th anniversary! Nanjing Road Pedestrian Mall - Shanghai Metro News
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Happy 20th anniversary! Nanjing Road Pedestrian Mall

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Shanghai's Nanjing Road becoming a Pedestrian Mall.
First phase of sports park in Jiading completed - Shanghai Metro News
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First phase of sports park in Jiading completed

Shanghai Citizen Sports Park will officially open next year. Once completed, it will cover an area of 2.8 square kilometers.
Taste test for students - Shanghai Metro News
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Taste test for students

Tickets snapped up in seconds for a banquet that will determine which dishes will appear on Donghua University menus in the future. 
Tired of high-rises and shopping malls? Check out the beautiful villages in Shanghai - Shanghai Metro News
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Tired of high-rises and shopping malls? Check out the "beautiful villages" in Shanghai

The hinterland of Shanghai forms about 85 percent of the city's land area and the government has been attaching great importance to revitalizing its rural areas in recent years.
Going back to school - Shanghai Metro News
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Going back to school

More than 1.4 million students of primary schools and middle schools in Shanghai resumed classes today after a long summer holiday. 
Moments in August - Shanghai Metro News
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Moments in August

The city experienced torrential rain brought by Typhoon Lekima as well as high temperatures this summer. Photographers have documented some memorable moments over the past month. 
Suzhou Creek stroll now a walk in the park - Shanghai Metro News
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Suzhou Creek stroll now a walk in the park

Work is in full swing opening new areas along the core section of the Suzhou Creek to the public. Shanghai Daily photographer takes a walk alongside of the creek. 
Crickets, get ready to fight! - Shanghai Metro News
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Crickets, get ready to fight!

Cricket-fighting is a popular pastime in China, more than 1,000 years old. The two months after liqiu is a peak fighting season. 

Let's exercise on the National Fitness Day - Shanghai Metro News
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Let's exercise on the National Fitness Day

As a metropolitan city, Shanghai has many high-end sport venues open to the public. However, the most frequently used facilities are still those in the neighborhoods. 
Residents in Qiaojia Road area bid farewell to chamber pots - Shanghai Metro News
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Residents in Qiaojia Road area bid farewell to chamber pots

A Shanghai Daily photographer documents Qiaojia Road residents' last days in this historic community before they are relocated. 
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