Qiao Zhengyue

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Extensive charity and love stands behind facade of old French hospital - Art & Culture in China
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Extensive charity and love stands behind facade of old French hospital

Perched in a corner of the garden-style Ruijin Hospital, a pair of worn-out twin buildings with mottled facades look out over the metropolis.
US merchant's Country Hospital a 'magnificent gift' to old Shanghai - Art & Culture in China
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US merchant's Country Hospital a 'magnificent gift' to old Shanghai

The Country Hospital, which still perches in the compound of Huadong Hospital on Yan'an Road, was called a "magnificent gift" by local media when it opened its doors in 1926.
Japanese doc founded modern hospital to 'benefit people' - Art & Culture in China
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Japanese doc founded modern hospital to 'benefit people'

Shanghai No. 4 People's Hospital will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. But it's rarely known that it was founded as a modern Japanese hospital named "Foo Ming" in 1921.
Iconic red-brick facade reminiscent of former glory of innovative hospital in city - Art & Culture in China
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Iconic red-brick facade reminiscent of former glory of innovative hospital in city

In the garden of Shanghai Bellagio Hotel stands a red-brick building which is the only surviving architecture of the once largest hospital in China, Shanghai General Hospital.
State-of-the-art hospital ushers in a new era of Shanghai health care - Art & Culture in China
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State-of-the-art hospital ushers in a new era of Shanghai health care

Founded in 1844 by English medical missionary William Lockhart, Renji Hospital started the history of Western medicine in Shanghai.
East-meets-West spirit of health care in Shanghai - Art & Culture in China
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East-meets-West spirit of health care in Shanghai

Surviving hospital buildings look simple and modest. But they have withstood the test of time and witnessed a breathtaking history of Western medicine in Shanghai.
Nanjing Rd journey ends, another to begin - Art & Culture in China
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Nanjing Rd journey ends, another to begin

The Nanjing Road column was such a journey filled with architectural gems, historical stories and devoted spirits. The legend of Nanjing Road in this new era has just begun.
How Jing'an Temple evolved into an international cultural exchange of Buddhism - Art & Culture in China
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How Jing'an Temple evolved into an international cultural exchange of Buddhism

The old English name of Jing'an Temple was Bubbling Well Temple as there was a well bubbling in front of it. The well was filled up in the 1960s but the temple survives today.
The 20th century Shanghai foreign history shapers buried in Jing'an Park cemetery - Art & Culture in China
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The 20th century Shanghai foreign history shapers buried in Jing'an Park cemetery

Jing'an Park is a precious, pleasant oasis in the busy Jing'an Temple area. In the 19th century it was known as Bubbling Well Cemetery for foreigners in Shanghai.
Gonda captures a sense of time and space - Art & Culture in China
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Gonda captures a sense of time and space

Renowned for his pursuit of an ultramodern style, Karoly Gonda left a galaxy of signature works in Shanghai, including several buildings sprinkled along the Nanjing Road.
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