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No age limit: 'Cool auntie' struts her stuff on the haute couture catwalk - China In Focus News
In Focus

No age limit: 'Cool auntie' struts her stuff on the haute couture catwalk

A Shanghai retired doctor, now 71, caught world attention when she modeled at 2024 Paris Fashion Week in March. But newfound fame hasn't gone to her head.
From pastry grandma to ballroom dancing queen - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

From pastry grandma to ballroom dancing queen

Having been retired for three years, 71-year-old Chang Hsiu-wan, founder of famous pastry brand Ganso, dived into the passion of ballroom dancing.
Scottish designer celebrates local culture with Pinyin Press - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Scottish designer celebrates local culture with Pinyin Press

Originally from Scotland, Sarah Armstrong moved to Shanghai for a design opportunity with an emerging Chinese brand.
eSports takes 'grannies' on a fantastical adventure - China In Focus News
In Focus

eSports takes 'grannies' on a fantastical adventure

Two elderly Chinese women have discovered the excitement of eSports and were invited to compete at the DreamStar Tournament in Shanghai.
Cardiothoracic surgeon finds field 'most delicate ... most challenging' - Wellness in China
Wellness

Cardiothoracic surgeon finds field 'most delicate ... most challenging'

Modern science gives the brain a more important role, while the heart, roughly the size of a fist, remains one of the most delicate human organs to operate on.
Community head helps make Long Beach a vibrant hub - District in China
District

Community head helps make Long Beach a vibrant hub

Innovative initiatives and community engagement in place in Shanghai's Changtan area have fostered a vibrant, inclusive atmosphere, making it a model for urban development.
Emerging from the world of silence: A teacher's passion for deaf education - China Opinion
Opinion

Emerging from the world of silence: A teacher's passion for deaf education

In China, 20 million-plus people suffer from hearing loss but teachers like Liu Lingli have done the impossible, helping children with hearing loss regain their speaking power.
Argentinian surprises with Shanghai dialect research - China In Focus News
In Focus

Argentinian surprises with Shanghai dialect research

Federico Demarco digs deep into Shanghai's roots with an in-depth study into the city's many dialects and, in particular, four years of research into those in Jinshan District.
South African expat family enjoying new life in Shanghai - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

South African expat family enjoying new life in Shanghai

South African Jean Louw has been in Shanghai for eight months with his family. As well as working, they have connected with people in the local community. What's their tips?
Celebrating the power and joy of dance in Shanghai - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

Celebrating the power and joy of dance in Shanghai

After retiring from the stage, Amy decided to stay in Shanghai for two years, which turned into 20 years. She now balances both writing and ballet teaching careers in the city.
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