Society


A multicolored stairway that’s to selfie heaven

AN address on Yan’an Road M., near Huashan Road, used to be the site of one of the city’s most glamorous night spots. But the area, close to Yan’an Hotel, later faded after the MYST club moved. A recent ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Gucun cherry blossom is a crowd pleaser

Nearly 260,000 people visited Gucun Park in Baoshan District over the first weekend of the city’s annual cherry blossom festival.Some 138,000 visitors flocked to the park on the second day of the monthlong ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Teacher had ‘inappropriate contact’ with students

A TEACHER at Shanghai Weiyu Middle School in Xuhui District has been put on probation by the Party and downgraded from his positions for violations of regulations, the district education bureau has announced.The ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Fatal site punishment

A total of 22 people have been punished and fined by administrative and Party discipline agencies for a fatal building site accident, the city’s emergency management bureau has announced. On September ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Tulip run is popular

A total of 4,000 ran through a sea of tulip blossoms during the 2019 Jing’an International Women’s Marathon held in Daning Tulip Park yesterday. The runners came from 63 cities in China and 10 foreign ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Ex-safety chief jailed

Qi Jun, former head and Party chief of the previous Shanghai Administration of Work Safety (now the city’s emergency management bureau), has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for bribery and private ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Building better future

Construction of Shanghai Metro’s Chongming Line will break ground this year. It is one of 138 major construction projects the city will focus on this year, worth a total of 136 billion yuan (US$20.2 billion). ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Supreme row over a ‘false brand’

Shanghai’s market watchdog is investigating two stores allegedly falsely representing themselves as American brand Supreme, after receiving an application seeking administrative protection.The Shanghai ...

March 18, 2019, Monday


Lighthouse keepers bear isolation, boredom

IT’S a lonely job working in the East China Sea, some 30 kilometers offshore from Shanghai. But a crew of lighthouse keepers on a tiny island fills a crucial role in maritime navigation. Their base is ...

February 1, 2019, Friday


City forges ahead with stable development

SHANGHAI remains confident it can achieve an annual GDP growth of between 6 and 6.5 percent but is prepared to tackle challenges ahead, the city’s Mayor Ying Yong told a press conference at the conclusion ...

February 1, 2019, Friday




 

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