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Marketing China's pet culture

Flower markets are undersold by the name. From cuddly kittens to fighting crickets, there is something for everyone with an interest in pets.
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Build a global empire, live La Dolce Vita

A fashionista from Dublin is on a mission to redefine the global suit industry, while a Croatian style guru plans to live La Dolce Vita in Milan after a few more years in Shanghai.
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Orphaned kids bask in love of foster moms

In Huifeng Village of Yongning County in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, 100 disabled orphans are now living with 57 foster families.
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On the high seas, modern fisherman hauls in the catches

Jin Weiguo spends six to eight months every year in western and central Pacific Ocean. His contributions to the Chinese tuna-fishing fleet earned him a "Shanghai Standout" honor.
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China's cultural footprint on foreign shores

China's opening up to the outside world has long been a one-way street of foreign ideas flowing into the nation. But the tide has now turned, with Chinese culture flowing overseas.
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Alex from Belgium hates Shanghai's winter, but loves everything else

The green-eyed, charming man from Belgium shows high loyalty to his job and workplace, and enjoys a simple but extreme daily life in a small square in downtown Shanghai.
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City's zoo helping to save the rhino

Since 2007, two southern white rhinos have been living in Shanghai Zoo's rhino pavilion, Qiangqiang, a male, and female Amei both came from South Africa at the age of 3.
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American James and getting to know Shanghai on buses and skateboards

Five years ago, James got to know Shanghai by buses. Five years later, he opened a skateboard company and enjoys teaching kids how to ride skateboards.
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New human Google Assistant sparks row over point of ethics

The new Google natural-sounding robo-assistant wowed some observers, but left others fretting over the ethics of how the human-seeming software might be used. 
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Gaultier gala to fuse fashion with music

Deciding how to tell his story as one of fashion's edgiest designers, Jean Paul Gaultier knew there had to be music. And he knew it had to come from Nile Rodgers.
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