'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.
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.
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.
Chinese New Year, or the start of the new lunar year, is the biggest and the most important festival in China. Keep up to date with all the news, events, and people as China welcomes the Year of the Dragon.
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.
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.
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.
This column is a helpful guide for foreigners who are new to Shanghai. It will provide insights and practical tips on a range of topics, including housing, transportation, food and dining, entertainment, healthcare, and much more. The column aims to help our audience make a smooth transition to life in this fast-paced and dynamic city.
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.
This section explores the Yangtze River Delta region in various aspects, including its economy, tourism and transport facilities.
China has made historic achievements in eradicating absolute poverty. Next, the country is to speed up rural vitalization with a shift of focus to work related to agriculture, rural areas and farmers. Shine reporters traveled to some rural areas to witness the efforts being made to promote efficiency and quality in the agricultural sector, make rural areas more suitable places to live and work in, and improve farmers' livelihoods.
Rome wasn’t built in a day. Neither was Shanghai. Once dubbed “the Paris of the East,” the city has evolved into a fusion of multiculturalism. Along the way, Shanghai has accumulated a repository of stories about the people and events that have shaped its history. Five areas of the city occupy pride of place in that journey: People’s Square, Jing’an Temple, Xujiahui, Lujiazui and Xintiandi. This series, a collaboration with Shanghai Local Chronicles Library, visits them all to follow in the footsteps of time.
The launch of the Star Market on the Shanghai Stock Exchange is seen as a major step in China's campaign to reform its capital markets and usher in the development of innovation in science and technology. The Nasdaq-style board is aimed at giving companies involved in cutting-edge science and technology greater access to funding.
Shanghai has introduced 100 new measures as it continues to play a leading role in the latest opening-up efforts of China.
For the past decades, China has established and restored diplomatic relations with more than 180 countries. There are touching stories, sweet moments and interesting people — past and present. Let's look into these tales of two countries.
"Belt and Road," a signature policy unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, embraces 65 countries to expand commerce and international relations. The initiative connects China with Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa via the Old Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. This series explores how the initiative is faring by land and by sea.
Everything you need to know about this year's Two Sessions: Shanghai's most important annual political conferences.
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.
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.
"Bricks and Stones" is hewn of paozhuan yinyu (to cast a brick to attract jade), a Chinese idiom used to elicit more valuable opinions from others. In this column, young Shanghai Daily reporters will share their opinions on issues that matter, providing insights and raising awareness about topical news and contemporary topics.
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.