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How Shanghai celebrates February 14


Hearts, roses, cupids and chocolates all contribute to the romantic and sweet ambiance of V-day.

Between Heaven and Man: Cai Zhisong 2017 Solo Exhibition

This exhibition showcases 32 sets of sculptures made by artist Cai Zhisong and related documentations, themed “ancient land, rose, clouds, homeland.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:48:40

PSA 2017 Emerging Curators Project

This event presents three winning plans of the 4th Emerging Curators Project, an annual program organized by Power Station of Art (PSA) to encourage the development of young curators.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:48:39

Huangpu district develops shared spaces

Huangpu district recently developed a shared living room and a shared study space in a lilong (traditional lane house community) at Beijing Road East, to facilitate neighborhood communities, Shanghai Morning ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:43:40

Shanghai plans to recycle construction waste

Shanghai has set up 18 new temporary sites to recycle construction waste, and plans to build 12 permanent recycling factories in the future, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:43:40

Chinese young adults face a premature midlife crises

My WeChat has recently been flooded by China's latest trending topic: midlife crisis, which was brought about by a controversial new article written by Chinese author Feng Tang.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:43:39

Word Matters

“I need money to study abroad.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:38:39

Miserly Mickey

A new policy released by Shanghai Disney Resort has raised heated public discussions in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 17:28:39

More than just fish'n'chips

The 2017 FHC China, an annual international exhibition for food, drink, hospitality, food services, bakeries and retail industries, took place at Shanghai New International Expo Centre China last week.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 18:48:39

Shanghai Zoo hiring exceptional new staff

Shanghai Zoo published a notice recently to recruit more on-site staff: they require one new employee to lead its infrastructure management and four for game farming.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 18:03:40

Fire truck routes opened in residential quarters

Songjiang district kicked off its first Life Passage project recently in a residential quarter of Fangsong subdistrict, Laodong Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 18:03:39

Word Matters

“Toy claws make me addicted.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 17:58:40

Shanghai Disney's new rules against outside food irks locals

Shanghai Disney Resort recently announced that its visitors are no longer allowed to bring in any outside food, alcoholic beverages or soft drinks (larger than 600 milliliters). Previously, anyone could ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 17:58:40

Arctic science

We have all seen the photos: a polar bear sits, trapped, on a small piece of ice as it floats away and melts into the unforgiving Arctic Ocean.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 17:53:39

Going home

Dou Xixi, 29, was born in a small city in East China's Anhui Province. When her parents moved to the US for education and work opportunities in the 1980s, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:38:40

A testament of will

The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:28:39

Regulation on voluntary services takes effect

Over 380 staff from Shanghai's voluntary service groups recently joined a training session to learn the new Regulation on Voluntary Services, which will take effect on December 1, Youth Daily ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:40

Students collect recycled boxes for tree planting

Student groups of local universities have been holding courier box recycling activities following the chaos of Double 11 online shopping festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:40

Peppa Pig, oinking and overly sensitive Chinese parents

I never expected Peppa Pig would become such a hot topic among Chinese parents, but news that some are blaming the multi-award winning animated children's television series for being “silly ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:39