Wang Yong

Chief Opinion Writer
Better village, better life: Shanghai forging ahead with rural revitalization - China In Focus News
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Better village, better life: Shanghai forging ahead with rural revitalization

Shanghai is establishing a model of common prosperity that combines the best of urban and rural living by bridging the gap between the two.
Historic town reemerging as a museum of ancient structures - China In Focus News
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Historic town reemerging as a museum of ancient structures

Ancient port town being revitalized in suburban Shanghai is an "oasis of serenity" insulated from nearby modern urban lifestyles.
Rediscovering an ancient Chinese way of life – one with nature - China In Focus News
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Rediscovering an ancient Chinese way of life – one with nature

Shanghai is championing biodiversity by meshing weitian, an ancient agricultural practice, fields into a future watertown.

Archeological town to link Shanghai's history with present - China In Focus News
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Archeological town to link Shanghai's history with present

Songze Site proves that Shanghai had a history of at least 6,000 years, in contrast to erstwhile popular belief that it was a young city with only a few hundred years.
Water park a tribute to local protection of ancient culture - China In Focus News
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Water park a tribute to local protection of ancient culture

Built by farmers, the park in Minhang District is a virtual museum for 25 ancient stone bridges and about 600 old trees.
A tale of two rivers: lifelines of a rising city and a rolling countryside - China In Focus News
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A tale of two rivers: lifelines of a rising city and a rolling countryside

Strawberry fields and revived villages are potent symbols of the parallel growth of agricultural and urban communities.
Nurturing a way of life in the bosom of nature - China In Focus News
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Nurturing a way of life in the bosom of nature

Located on the upper reaches of the Huangpu River, Ke Art Museum may seem out of place in its rural setting, but it offers many functions urban art museums cannot.
Chaotic fan culture leads to celebrity-ranking ban - China Opinion
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Chaotic fan culture leads to celebrity-ranking ban

In a notice published today, the Cyberspace Administration of China announced a ban on all celebrity rankings involving individuals or a group of celebrities.
City's artistic wall paintings now seen in rural villages - China In Focus News
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City's artistic wall paintings now seen in rural villages

Wall paintings in Shanghai can be said to reflect the different characteristics of each district.
Striking perfect balance between rural and urban - China In Focus News
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Striking perfect balance between rural and urban

Qingpu District's Dongxi Village is a prime example of Shanghai's latest strategy to boost its "soft power" by sprucing up the countryside, converting it into a poetic place.
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