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Entertainment and Culture

High-speed railway plan for Disneyland

A HIGH-SPEED rail link may connect Shanghai Disneyland with city rail and air hubs, officials said yesterday. According to a blueprint issued by the railway authority, a new station — Shanghai East Railway ...

July 26, 2014, Saturday

Nobel Prize winner Naipaul at book fair

NOBEL Prize winning writer Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul will meet Shanghai readers at the city’s annual book fair next month, organizers said yesterday. The 81-year-old British writer, bringing the latest ...

July 23, 2014, Wednesday

Disney internship

The Shanghai Disney Resort yesterday sent some 200 local university students to Orlando in the United States for a training and internship program. The students will be recruited as staff members for ...

July 23, 2014, Wednesday

Chilling out at zoo and park

WITH temperatures set to hit 35 degrees Celsius this weekend, the city zoo and wildlife park are taking steps to ensure their residents stay cool. Animals at the Shanghai Zoo are being given more cooling ...

July 19, 2014, Saturday

Expo extravaganza

Actors from the Shanghai Kunqu Opera House perform at the former World Expo site last night. Behind them a huge portrait painted by artist Zhu Gang is projected onto the horn-shaped Sunny Valley building. The kilometer-long Expo Axis, which runs along the Huangpu River in the Pudong New Area, has been transformed into a shopping zone. As well as the usual mix of shops, restaurants and cinemas, the development boasts rooftop gardens, an artificial waterfall, swans and peacocks. ...

July 12, 2014, Saturday

Outdoor theater plans to open in city in August

An outdoor theater made from recycled containers will open to public on August 1 at Shanghai Culture Square. Known as Music Box, the theater will open with “Memories of the Valley,” an original Chinese ...

July 11, 2014, Friday

Future Grammy Award ceremonies to have Chinese feel

Get ready for the Chinese Grammys. Special events featuring Chinese music will be held during future Grammy Awards ceremonies, according to a partnership announced today by the host of the awards and ...

July 10, 2014, Thursday

Jewish museum exhibits to be part of UN celebrations in NY

A SHANGHAI museum exhibition recounting the history of Jewish refugees who found a haven in the city during World War II will be part of next year’s New York observances of the 70th anniversary of the ...

July 8, 2014, Tuesday

Thrills, spills and bright lights

A woman walks past an illuminated Ferris wheel last night at Shanghai’s Jinjiang Amusement Park. Until August 31, the popular tourist attraction will open its doors every evening from 5pm. As well as all of the usual rides and sideshows, the park’s operators are this year working with the Taipei Shilin Tourism Development Association to recreate Taiwan’s famous Shilin Night Market at the site. That means visitors can enjoy the thrills and spills of the fair while tucking into some tasty treats. Admission is 20 yuan (US$3.2). ...

July 6, 2014, Sunday

Historical buildings get smart with codes

VISITORS to the “Villa Community” around Hunan Road, Xuhui District, can now use their smartphones to find out more about the area’s historic buildings. Under a trial scheme launched by the local cultural ...

July 5, 2014, Saturday


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