Shanghai is setting the stage as a people-friendly city. The props in this urban landscape include phone booths, signage, sculptures, outdoor benches and even litter bins.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Language is the road map of a culture. In this column, we will invite expats to introduce their favorite Chinese words, phrases, idioms, poems and more in a one-minute video. We hope this column will be a window through which you can better understand Chinese culture, mindset and wit. Have something to share? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
This section explores the Yangtze River Delta region in various aspects, including its economy, tourism and transport facilities.
Officially launched on September 29, 2013, the Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone is designed a four-pronged institutional innovation strategy targeted at investment management, trade facilitation, financial services and transformation of government functions.
We say a lot about ourselves in the words we use to describe thoughts and behavior in various circumstances. Proverbs and idioms provide insight into social culture. This column introduces our readers to some of the most widely used colloquial sayings, both pithy and witty, that appear in Chinese daily conversation and writing. Many originate from centuries-old classic novels and poems; others spring from popular folklore. And some of them are very similar to common sayings in English.
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.
The 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2023 is held in Shanghai, China from November 5th to November 10th in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC).
Shanghai enacts its new garbage regulation on July 1. So how do we correctly discard our trash? Where does everything go after we bin it? How are locals responding to these new rules? And what kind of a difference will it make to our daily lives, and the planet? You'll learn all this, and more, right here as we Trash Talk.
Shanghai is to enhance its "urban soft power" to match its ambition to become a metropolis with global influence by 2035. President Xi Jinping has described the city character as "inclusive, excellent, open and wise, magnificent and modest." This series illustrates how Shanghai is stepping up efforts in making itself more liveable for its residents.
Shanghai International Arts Festival, hosted by the Ministry of Culture and organized by Shanghai government, is the only state-level arts festival in China. Established in 1999, the annual event has grown into a significant platform for cultural exchange. The arts festival follows the tenet of “A Festival of Arts, a Gala for All” and consists of stage performances, exhibitions, the “Art Space” series, arts education program, performing arts fair, forums, themed festivals, and the young talents program called “Rising Artists’ Works.”
Arina Yakupova has a diverse background, having lived in Moscow, France, China, and the UK. She has studied at Lomonosov Moscow State University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and is now pursuing a career in journalism. She is passionate about celebrating cultural intersections and the beauty of everyday life, as highlighted in this column. Through her love for art, beauty, and travel, Arina shares her radiant light with all those who join her on this captivating journey.
The World Laureates Forum aims to discuss the development of scientific and technological innovation in the city.
'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.
The fourth World Internet Conference (WIC) will be held in the river town of Wuzhen from Dec. 3 to 5.
Alexander Bushroe is from Florida, USA, and has resided in China since 2009. He graduated from Clemson University and the Dalian University of Technology, and loves to delve into the idiosyncrasies of life in Shanghai and everywhere else. In Alexander's column, “The Commotion Metric,” you'll find him stopping to smell the flowers and examining the perks and quirks of life in Shanghai.