Xu Lingchao

Metro Reporter

New, quicker, cheaper Huangpu cruise line opens

The new route operates from 11am to 10pm every day and starts from Jinling Road E. Transport Pier.

More families to be freed from ghettos as renovations continue

Qiaojia Road is a small street in the old city, once the center of Shanghai that covers 1.99 square kilometers.

Agreement signed to strengthen city alliance

Formed by Songjiang in 2016, the G60 alliance links key cities on the G60 expressway: Songjiang, Hangzhou, Jinhua, Huzhou, Jiaxing, Suzhou, Xuancheng, Wuhu and Hefei.

New plan to spruce up city's streets, waterfront

Shanghai plans to remove 100 kilometers of overhead cables and open 12 kilometers of public space along both sides of the Suzhou Creek this year.

Protecting history is not protecting commerce

Russian historian delivers damning condemnation of renovation policies

City was popular tourist destination

More than 5 million tourists from home and abroad visited Shanghai during the weeklong Spring Festival holiday, up 15 percent from last year.

Time to get back to work

Over half a million passengers arrived at Shanghai by train on Sunday.

A solitary glimmer: Meet Shanghai's lonely lighthouse crew

It's a lonely job working in the East China Sea, some 30 kilometers offshore from Shanghai.

Lighthouse keepers bear isolation, boredom

A crew of men stationed on a tiny island offshore from Shanghai keeps navigation systems working and offer a beacon of light in the night.

Working double time every New Year's Eve

Identical twins Shen Ru and Shen Yan are going to miss the family dinner party on New Year's Eve again.