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Two's company, 65 couples are a crowd

A total of 65 couples held a group wedding at the East China University of Political Science and Law today, celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of the university. 
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The changing fortunes of Zhang's Garden

Zhang Yuan, a cluster of shikumen (stone-gate) houses in downtown Shanghai, has a history of more than 130 years. It is a living fossil of life in Shanghai.

On Nanjing Road Trail

Continental Emporium failed to live up to its billing

The grand Continental Emporium seemed to be a promising project in 1931 but its investor, the Continental Bank, failed to recover its investment.
Traditional Villages on the Edge

A watertown of old bridges, pure and simple

If you are tired of hackneyed watertowns that wrap their ancient heritage in tacky tourism, head to one that has managed to escape the indignities of commercialism.
The VIP Gallery

City to broaden cooperation with Western Australia

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met Mark McGowan, premier of Western Australia, and his delegation on Monday.
Traditional Chinese painting

Dunhuang Murals: gem in the world's history of art

Housing more than 50,000 square meters of gorgeous murals, the Buddhist caves in Dunhuang are a rare gem in the world's history of art.
Living Cultural Heritage

Laugh it off: Xiangsheng style

Xiangsheng, or crosstalk, that thrived during the Qing Dynasty remains a popular performing art form in China, and has been recognized as an intangible cultural heritage. 

Home & Decoration

A cozy, cultural and stylish habitat

The city apartment where Cindy Tai calls home is complemented by her collection of rare antiques, unique furniture, fine art and quirky curios. 
Designer's Q&A

Heart of a poet beats hard in the pragmatism of his design

Kent Lui studied architecture in Japan and worked with Lord Norman Foster on several projects, including the world famous Hong Kong Bank headquarters.
Trump visits China

China-US cooperation delivers fresh sense of gain to world

As everyone knows, stronger cooperation between China and the United States instead of tension and confrontation, benefits the world. 
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