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Library to offer much more than just books

THE “second phase” of Shanghai Library will provide a multi-faceted facility for the whole community, a senior official said yesterday. “A modern library should be more than just a place for reading, ...

January 27, 2015, Tuesday


Lessons in good fortune

Yuan Xiong, a management official at the Brilliant City residential community in Putuo District, teaches a Russian family the art of chunlian, a type of good luck message written to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event was held to give expats living in the community a better insight into local traditions and culture. This year’s Spring Festival falls on February 19. — Zhang Suoqing...

January 25, 2015, Sunday


New artefacts depict Jewish life in WWII

A COLLECTION of items donated by Jewish people to the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum will go on display for the first time later this year. The museum has been collecting the artefacts since it opened ...

January 14, 2015, Wednesday


No music at Mao

MAO Livehouse Shanghai will be closed until April 30 while the property undergoes essential safety updates. An inspection of the venue found that two of its fire escapes were unsafe....

January 10, 2015, Saturday


City flocks to buy sheep stamps

A BATCH of 230,000 commemorative stamps issued ahead of the upcoming Chinese Year of the Sheep sold out in just over two hours yesterday as people sought to bag an investment bargain. The zodiac stamps ...

January 6, 2015, Tuesday


Opera works to attract youngsters

A university student tries to imitate Shanghai Peking Opera Troupe performer Li Wenwen (right) during an event to promote traditional Chinese opera among college students at East China University of Science and Technology yesterday....

December 25, 2014, Thursday


A song for Christmas

A choir sings during a Christian service at Grace Baptist Church on Shaanxi Road N. in Shanghai yesterday. Although the majority of Chinese workers do not get a Christmas break, a growing number of young people are getting into the holiday spirit in their own way. Unlike in most Western countries, where the celebration is a time to spend with family, young Chinese prefer to go shopping or dining with their friends. An increasing number of local shops are also cashing in on the celebrations by hanging colorful decorations, erecting Christmas trees, piping Christmas songs through their audio systems and dressing their staff in festive outfits. ...

December 25, 2014, Thursday


No countdown at the Bund this year

IN what will come as a major disappointment to the city’s many New Year’s Eve revellers, the countdown at the Bund that attracted nearly 300,000 people last year has been canceled, Huangpu District police...

December 25, 2014, Thursday


Silk Road tours

Fudan University and the Shanghai Ruinan Enterprises Development Group Co yesterday joined forces to develop a series of tourism routes along the former Silk Road....

December 24, 2014, Wednesday


‘Lady’ returns home to stand proud in city’s iconic tower

Beijing’s Guanfu Museum yesterday said it has donated its “Shanghai Lady” — the only sculpture by Chinese artist Chen Yifei — to Shanghai Tower....

December 24, 2014, Wednesday




 

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