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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.

Shanghai Standouts

Shanghai Federation of Trade Unions launched a project to single out front-line workers whose expertise, professionalism and spirit are helping the city achieve its goal of becoming a hub of innovation and a center for the "Made in China 2025" campaign. Those honored represent a wide variety of vocations, including industry, horticulture, sports, arts and crafts, education, design and charity work.

China International Import Expo

The China International Import Expo was held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from November 5 to 10, 2018.

Expats of Shanghai

Nearly 180,000 foreigners live in Shanghai, making it the most popular city for expats in China. How are the lives of these expats right now? Foreigners who have been living here for more than one year are being interviewed in-depth for this series. If you are one of them, and you want to share your views and stories with us, please contact us at zhengqiong@shanghaidaily.com. Recommendations of suitable interviewees are also welcomed.

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.

Pick A Pet

This column provides updated animal adoption information and interesting features about animals. You can save lives of healthy and treatable animals and help protect the future of nature by adopting a pet.

Animal Planet

Explore the animal world and the natural world so we can know better and do better about protecting the planet that we both live in. The channel includes both local and international news, features,as well as local adoption information.

Chinese Antiques

The ancient arts and crafts of China, for centuries, have attracted international attention for their intricacy and subtlety. From porcelain to jade, furniture, paintings and screens and scrolls, they embody the essence of Chinese history and culture. This series explores some of the best examples of Chinese antiques.

The VIP Gallery

Where the VIPs meet

Traditional Chinese painting

Chinese painting, also known as brush painting or ink-wash painting, is one of the oldest art forms in the world. However, the varied styles, techniques, perspectives and symbolism of such paintings are often very different from most Western art works. Also, the tools and media employed by the artists of traditional Chinese painting, such as inksticks, inkstones, rice paper and brushes, are unfamiliar to many Westerners. As a result, Chinese paintings, including many masterpieces, may seem mysterious to our readers. This series aims to explain the aesthetic concepts behind Chinese paintings and tell some interesting stories about their creation and their creators.

World Heritage Sites in China

China is duly proud of its rich cultural and natural heritage and its role in the universal legacy of mankind. China is among the leading nations in the world with landmarks listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Its 52 sites include the Forbidden City and Great Wall, temples, ancient cities, fossil finds, panda sanctuaries and segments of the Old Silk Road. This series will take a closer look at this heritage that the world wants to cherish and protect.

Around The Delta

This section explores the Yangtze River Delta region in various aspects, including its economy, tourism and transport facilities, as it is being built into a truly leading demonstration area for the implementation of new development concepts and a globally competitive world-class urban agglomeration.

Grassroots Neighborhoods of Shanghai

Shanghai may be a sprawling metropolis of 24 million people, but daily life is characterized by local neighborhoods: modern and traditional, rural and urban, bustling and quiet, changing and static. In this series, we explore on foot the distinctive grassroots of the city.

People

Everyone has a story to tell.

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.

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.

Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix

The 2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix is at the Shanghai SAIC International Circuit in Jiading District this weekend.

Old Shanghai Brands Revitalized

From pens to bicycles to musical instruments, time-honored Shanghai brands that have survived the tumultuous 20th century live on today and never seem to fall out of favor.

On Nanjing Road Trail

It’s said if Bund was like a bow, then Nanjing Road was the arrow, flying westward which has been the direction that has guided Shanghai’s urban development. Many of China’s modern facilities made its debut here, such as the gas and electric lamps, trolley cars, elevators and skyscrapers. So after exploring the bow-shaped Bund, I decided to walk westward along the 19th-century Nanjing Road that is undergoing a 21th-century regeneration.

2nd Time Moms

Since 2016, China began to allow all couples to have two children. Follow the law change, more than 20 million mothers gave birth to their second child between 2016 and 2018. Being a mother of two often brings more challenges and pressures than one can imagine. In this series, we will take a closer look at some second-time mothers and their kids during their daily lives. If you know any interesting second-time mothers who’d like to take part, contact us at wanghaoling@shine.cn.

Whistle-Stop Tours

Every day we flood through the turnstiles, board Metro trains and watch somewhat disinterestedly as stations flash past the window. Aside from taking us to work, shopping, entertainment and social engagements, the Metro system is also an ideal gateway for sightseeing. This series will travel along Metro lines, hopping off at stations to explore local attractions.

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.

Designer's Q&A

Designers from around the world share their proud projects, design spirits, ideas and give professional views about the industry.

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