oor residents out of poverty, with an annual average of 13.73 milli
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Shanghai will promote the development of regional headquar
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aid Yang Chao, deputy director of Shanghai Municipal Committee of Commerce.
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atch the asset-light strategy of the companies. We hope to attract more regional headquarters to settle in
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adquarters has been adjusted to 200 million U.S. dollars, according to the policies.
Shanghai will encourage more cultural and tourism sites to launch nighttime activiti
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A village in Yongjia county of Wenzhou was flooded as torrential dow
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Che Jun, Zhejiang’s Party secretary, rushed to the Shanzao village Saturday afternoon to check the damage and casualties.
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ke were blow down by the howling gale at noon, crumbling road lamp poles.
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The Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, was closed on Saturday for safety reasons.
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People who had tickets for Shanghai Disneyland for Saturday can visit the park on any
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A kaleidoscope of mythical species are presented, including the auspicious unicorn called qilin; a
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Zhang Jinshuo, chief curator of popular science at the National Zoological Museu
m of China, points out that, in recent years, translated works from the West have often been the favored res
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The two fell in love at first sight and were soon married. They had a son and dau
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n a mortal and fairy was strictly forbidden. He ordered the heaven troop to catch Zhinu back.
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Shen Jiru, a researcher with the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Acade
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No breakthrough was expected on the INF Treaty at the Geneva meeting on Wednesday, Reuters quoted US officials as say
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The album recorded by American singer Paul Robeson features a Chinese and English version of March of the Volu
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y landings and a glass negative plate which depicts a Chinese gold miner in San Francisco.
The donation was made by Zhao Sihong a Chinese collector living in San Francisco who, together with h
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Shanghai Long Museum on June 29 will host the opening of the cross-disciplinary art exhibition Spir
itual Origin, presented in collaboration with emerging pianist Tim Zhang and contemporary artist Li Shurui.
Organized by Long Museum and co-organized by Vogue Me, from June 29 – July 14, attendees will be able to appreciate Li Shurui’s signature works suc
h as Wave and Storage for Primordial Spirit and also Tim Zhang’s second original composition Spiritual Origin.
The latter artist’s performance of this piece will be its global premiere.