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Creative posters tone down lockout frustrations - China In Focus News
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Creative posters tone down lockout frustrations

Two volunteers, also roommates, have been creating amusing posters for their building's chat group to communicate their subtle message to the residents frustrated by the lockdown.
Volunteer's medicine lifeline for thousands in Shanghai village - China In Focus News
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Volunteer's medicine lifeline for thousands in Shanghai village

Yuan Wei helps his fellow villagers get prescribed drugs from half-closed hospitals, buy medicine in drugstores that have reopened and get to hospitals for routine treatments.
Expat on Shanghai's pandemic fight: 'Neighbors are a silver lining' - China In Focus News
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Expat on Shanghai's pandemic fight: 'Neighbors are a silver lining'

William Andrew, an expat from the Netherlands who lives in suburban Jiading District, opens his heart about the human face of the COVID-19 pandemic resurgence in Shanghai.
Ink-wash illustrations are a unique lockdown diary - China In Focus News
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Ink-wash illustrations are a unique lockdown diary

Chinese artist Wang Hui uses brushes and palettes to illustrate his love for the city and his utmost respect for those who offer a helping hand during this difficult time.
Heal the city: Composer's night-long concert is winning hearts - China In Focus News
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Heal the city: Composer's night-long concert is winning hearts

Composer Luo Wei has been trying to cheer up Shanghai residents by livestreaming music for 12 hours.
Music that cheers: When a balcony becomes the stage - China In Focus News
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Music that cheers: When a balcony becomes the stage

American drummer Charles Foldesh has been drumming into Chinese hearts with balcony performances during the lockdown.
Veteran leads charge to ensure city supplied with fresh vegetables - China In Focus News
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Veteran leads charge to ensure city supplied with fresh vegetables

The day before the Puxi area was placed in lockdown, a group of construction site workers and some elderly residents in nursing homes in the Xuhui District received a special gift.
Following local customs and rules will help us get through lockdown - China In Focus News
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Following local customs and rules will help us get through lockdown

A Spanish expat is urging fellow foreigners to be understanding and show respect toward the community in difficult times and follow local customs and rules.
Silent anti-COVID soldiers: Bridging the deafening gap with sign language - China In Focus News
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Silent anti-COVID soldiers: Bridging the deafening gap with sign language

A group of sign language interpreters from the Shanghai Disabled Persons' Federation, have been providing silent but warm support to the deaf and mute amid the pandemic resurgence.
Linguist volunteer helps expats through tough times - China In Focus News
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Linguist volunteer helps expats through tough times

Hu Zhuomin, a civil servant of the Hongkou District Archives and a community volunteer, can speak seven foreign languages, which have come in handy during the COVID-19 resurgence.
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