Qingpu District-SHINE News

Qingpu District

Qingpu District, known as a pearl on the upper reaches of the Huangpu River, is located in the hinterland of the Yangtze River Delta region. It borders Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces and boasts a prime geographic location. The district serves two national strategies: the China International Import Expo and the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region. Relying on unique geographic, ecological and industrial advantages, Qingpu focuses on ecological construction, characteristic industries and rural vitalization. It promotes the implementation of strategies toward the high-quality development and the creation of a modern, eco-friendly and livable district.

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.

iDEALShanghai-SHINE News


Your ultimate guide to an authentic and ideal Shanghai life!

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.

In rare form-SHINE News

In rare form

Modern human life has encroached on the habitats of many wild animals. China is taking steps to prevent species from becoming extinct. What we call “endangered species” today once roamed the vast land of China like other more common species do today. What happened to them? What is happening to them? Will their population ever recover again? Shanghai Daily tries to answer the questions through a new column “In Rare Form.” For the first installment we go deep into Northeastern China to trace the Amur tiger.

China International Import Expo-SHINE News

China International Import Expo

The 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2022 is held in Shanghai, China from November 5th to November 10th in National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC).

Livable, Lovable Shanghai -SHINE News

Livable, Lovable Shanghai

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.

WorldSkills Shanghai 2022-SHINE News

WorldSkills Shanghai 2022

In 2022 Shanghai will be the skills capital of the world when the city hosts the 46th WorldSkills Competition.

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.

The Commotion Metric-SHINE News

The Commotion Metric

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.

A City in Progress -SHINE News

A City in Progress

In the past five years, Shanghai has made remarkable achievements in various aspects, including economy, social governance, environment, rural vitalization and the improvement of people's lives. This series not only reviews the city's past accomplishments but also looks into its future development.

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.

Mosaic of China-SHINE News

Mosaic of China

Hosted by Shanghai resident Oscar Fuchs, Mosaic of China is a podcast that has been designed to be both informative and entertaining. Showcasing people in China from the worlds of business, the arts and science, every episode will provoke your curiosity and challenge your assumptions. When all of these stories and ideas are pieced together, they form a Mosaic of China.

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.

10 Years of Extraordinary Growth-SHINE News

10 Years of Extraordinary Growth

The 20th CPC National Congress, which will be held in Beijing from October 16th, is a congress of great significance to be convened at a crucial moment, as the whole Party and the entire nation embark on a new journey toward building a modern socialist country in all respects, and advance toward the Second Centenary Goal.

100 Policies To Attract Foreign Investments-SHINE News

100 Policies To Attract Foreign Investments

Shanghai has introduced 100 new measures as it continues to play a leading role in the latest opening-up efforts of China.

Shanghai Heritage-SHINE News

Shanghai Heritage

Cultural heritage defines our journey from past to present. The rituals and art forms developed by ancestors to entertain and express themselves often tend to be obscured by the hurly-burly of modern urban life. Shanghai is trying to rediscover, revive and preserve the ethos of traditional music, folk arts, dance, festivals, food and finely crafted artifacts that shape the soul of who we are today.

Shanghai Free Trade Zone-SHINE News

Shanghai Free Trade Zone

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.

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.

Niche Shanghai-SHINE News

Niche Shanghai

With a super laidback guide, Niche Shanghai presents a robust and lively lifestyle with various fun events. From art, fashion, culture and leisure, Niche Shanghai explores the latest lifestyle trend and provides more options to add some spice to your life.

People-SHINE News


Everyone has a story to tell.

Data News-SHINE News

Data News

Data is the new world currency.

Qiao Shanghai-SHINE News

Qiao Shanghai

Michelle Qiao, author of "Shanghai Nanjing Road," will guide you to explore a unique Shanghai through reading its architectures with her new series: Qiao Shanghai.

Shanghai Standouts-SHINE News

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.