News in Photos

Decades of recording life's dramas, minute by minute

Located in Mianjin Lane, a 3-square-meter booth is probably the last neighborhood public telephone in Shanghai.
Expats of Shanghai

Cindy and her split-second decision to move to Shanghai

After retirement in the US, energetic Cindy came to Shanghai with her newly-married husband and continued her career in Shanghai.

Hotelier now an artistic action man

Philippe Caretti bends, swirls and dashes as he paints. His work is reminiscent of the action painting of the mid-20th century, but he uses syringes rather than brushes or sticks.
Cornerstones at the Grassroots

Holes begone! The oh-sew delicate skill of mending

Every day for the past 26 years, Cao Shuhua has been patching clothing for people from a small stall on Tianyaoqiao Road in Xuhui District, weather permitting.
Shanghai Select

New breed of bankers, no lunch break needed

We have convenience stores without cashiers, and now banks are to dispense with traditional staff. Consumers are flooding to experience how China's first unmanned bank looks like.
China International Import Expo

Over 1,700 firms apply to attend city's expo

More than 1,700 companies from across the world have applied to attend the China International Import Expo in Shanghai in November.
The VIP Gallery

Li calls for closer cooperation between Shanghai and Vietnam

Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang met Nguyen Van Binh, member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam and governor of the State Bank of Vietnam.
What's On

Well-known Taiwan theater director to present original drama in Shanghai

Li Tsung-hsi will present his latest offering "Across the Sea to See You" at PG Theater. The drama tells a story about the reunion of a couple in love.
Historical Markers in Shanghai

The legacy of 'the saint of modern China'

Lu Xun's spirit may also inspire people nowadays, providing calm for a society undergoing rapid change.
Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix

Five things we learned at the F1 Chinese Grand Prix

Sunday's Formula One Chinese Grand Prix sprung into life after a mid-race safety car period that played perfectly into the hands of the two Red Bulls ...