The following is an excerpt from the novel The Shanghai Friendship Store* by Susan Ruel. It chronicles the experiences of a small foreign community living in Shanghai in the 1980s (the heyday of Friendship Stores). These state-owned stores used to…
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station has teamed up with Huawei Technologies to launch a 5G network, bringing ultrafast Internet speed to the city. Passengers will experience a data speed that is 100 times faster than 4G. This development makes Shanghai a…
The Chinese private sector, having grown extensively in the last several decades, is now on the verge of collapse as China’s communist authorities squeeze companies for profits, and as Beijing maintains an unyielding stance in the Sino-U.S. trade war.
Enjoy this amusing selection from 131 common thoughts of expats in Shanghai posted by Untour:
In the home, a pet is a special part of the family. They give us unconditional love and want nothing in return. Pets are a unique family member, communicating with us in their own language. When it is time for that long-time companion to…
Lovin’ It is a photo-book by Adam Hinton that explores the dark effects technology and consumerist culture are having on Shanghai.
The first time I looked at these pictures, the words “beyond the clouds” came into my mind right away.
Lots of brollies were placed on both sides of the street in People’s Park, but what are they for?
If you happen to be in the French Concession of Shanghai, and you feel like a sandwich, then check out this venue!
China is the largest country to be influenced by the Kawaii (cute) culture from Japan. Just try posting a cute kitty photo online, and see how many likes you get.