Shanghai Select-SHINE News

Shanghai Select

Shanghai is on a brand-building campaign to enhance its profile globally. This ongoing series focuses on city industry and economic news related to the elevation of the city’s reputation in four target areas – services, manufacturing, shopping and culture.

Coronavirus Disease Pandemic-SHINE News

Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.

Marking 100 Years of Communist Party of China-SHINE News

Marking 100 Years of Communist Party of China

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, which was born in 1921 in Shanghai.

Building an Innovation Hub-SHINE News

Building an Innovation Hub

The city will implement policies to support the national goal of becoming self-reliant in technology as it pursues its own plan to become a global science and technology hub.

What's On-SHINE News

What's On

This column compiles popular activities and events in Shanghai, so you don't have to! It covers exhibitons, concerts, drama performances and other fun activities. This useful guide will help you decide where to head when you have some spare time. If you have any suggestions or recommendations, please contact us at zhengqiong@shanghaidaily.com.

China's Wonders-SHINE News

China's Wonders

From the Great Wall to the Terracotta Army, the relics and artifacts that tell the stories of some of China’s greatest engineering achievements showcase China’s talent and wisdom in dealing with and respecting nature. This column explores some of China’s great ancient achievements.

Building A Well-off Society-SHINE News

Building A Well-off Society

China is striving to achieve the goal of building a moderately well-off society in all respects by the end of 2020. It includes an improved governance system in the fields of the economy, politics, culture, society and ecology. This series focuses on the practices adopted by Shanghai to make the city a better place to live and work in.



The launch of the Star Market on the Shanghai Stock Exchange is seen as a major step in China's campaign to reform its capital markets and usher in the development of innovation in science and technology. The Nasdaq-style board is aimed at giving companies involved in cutting-edge science and technology greater access to funding.

iDEALShanghai-SHINE News


Your ultimate guide to an authentic and ideal Shanghai life!

The Global Search for Education-SHINE News

The Global Search for Education

C. M. Rubin (Cathy) is the founder of CMRubinWorld, an online publishing company focused on education, entertainment and lifestyle. Her award-winning series, “The Global Search for Education,” brings together over 600 distinguished thought leaders from around the world to explore the key education issues faced by most nations.

The Oyster Pail-SHINE News

The Oyster Pail

'The Oyster Pail' is an expatriate's take on Shanghai life. Expect candid dialogue and sincere reflection, set to the backdrop of this unique city.

Data News-SHINE News

Data News

Data is the new world currency.

China Along the Expressways-SHINE News

China Along the Expressways

"China Along the Expressways" tour was launched on April 6 to celebrate the country's expressway network — the largest in the world — spanning 160,000 kilometers. Let's explore the economic, cultural and tourism development along the expressways.

News in Photos-SHINE News

News in Photos

A picture is worth a thousand words.

A River of History and Culture-SHINE News

A River of History and Culture

Suzhou Creek holds a special place in the hearts of Shanghai residents. This series explores the creek in each of the six city districts through which it flows.

Rural Vitalization-SHINE News

Rural Vitalization

China has made historic achievements in eradicating absolute poverty. Next, the country is to speed up rural vitalization with a shift of focus to work related to agriculture, rural areas and farmers. Shine reporters traveled to some rural areas to witness the efforts being made to promote efficiency and quality in the agricultural sector, make rural areas more suitable places to live and work in, and improve farmers' livelihoods.

Around The Delta-SHINE News

Around The Delta

This section explores the Yangtze River Delta region in various aspects, including its economy, tourism and transport facilities.

Home & Decoration-SHINE News

Home & Decoration

In this home and deco series, we interview families from around the world about their design and furnishing ideas, their daily routines, their lifestyles and how they find their dreamy home in this dynamic city. No matter big or small, their home represents their attitude and aesthetic toward life, and their stories with Shanghai.

People-SHINE News


Everyone has a story to tell.

Battle Against Poverty-SHINE News

Battle Against Poverty

China is striving to achieve the poverty reduction goals this year, lifting people out of poverty and helping them move toward prosperity.

Buzzwords-SHINE News


In this column we try to improve the English rendering of new Chinese phrases or terms popping up frequently in the local press or daily conversations.

National Treasures-SHINE News

National Treasures

From pottery to ritual bronzes, jade burial suit, porcelain, embroidery and ornaments, every cultural relic witnesses the history of China and has an interesting story to tell. This series explores some of the greatest national treasures collected in the major museums of China.

Emma Leaning is MENTAL-SHINE News

Emma Leaning is MENTAL

But so are 1 in 4 of us. Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL.

Young Voice, China Story-SHINE News

Young Voice, China Story

As China moves closer to the world's center stage, Chinese children have more opportunities to showcase their talents across the globe. Consequently, it has become increasingly important to tell Chinese stories in international languages.