City releases import expo promotional videos

The city's strength are featured in four 90-second videos to be broadcast on TV and online

Clutching at straws to make a dragon

Fei Tugen, 72, in Qingpu District, is an "inheritor" of the national cultural heritage craft of making straw dragons. He has been doing it for more than 20 years.

Airport workers brave soaring heat

Temperatures on the tarmac have reached as high as 68 degrees recently, prompting the Shanghai Airport Authority to enhance protections for its outdoor workers against heatstroke.

Federer sings birthday song for Rolex Shanghai Masters

Defending champion Roger Federer promised he will participate in this year's Rolex Shanghai Masters. The tournament is about to celebrate its 10th birthday.

Childhood dream of becoming a wuxia hero realized, kind of

With childhood dreams of becoming a wuxia hero, Tao Mingxi soon realized he might need to adjust his goals somewhat.

One-man band wows guitar fans

Not just a player but also an inventor, Luca Stricagnoli has been astonishing local audiences with his superlative technique and innovative instruments.

New Year hopes and dreams on the streets of Shanghai

Altogether 22 passengers in Shanghai have told SHINE their wish and dreams for the coming Chinese New Year in the past few days.

Shanghai Daily's foreign crew teach us some lucky Chinese terms

Seven foreign experts from Shanghai Daily have shared their wishes and dreams for the coming Chinese New Year, and taught us some lucky words.

Opera strikes a chord with trendy styles

Traditional Chinese opera still resonates with many older people, but the goal now is to try to attract the interest of younger generations, both as audiences and participants.

Belle of the ball

It's all about ingredients, says the owner of a popular eatery specializing in sticky rice balls. But a lot of gritty determination went into creating this small business.