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Shanghai Flight Cancellations Lead to Spring Festival Level Crowds on Trains

Jul 23, 2014

Crowds at Shanghai train stations swelled enormously after over 350 flights were delayed and cancelled on Monday and Tuesday from both Hongqiao and Pudong airports. ... Read More>>

Free Summer Folk Concert at Mao Livehouse July 26

Jul 21, 2014

Mao Livehouse is offering up an evening of relaxing alternative folk music as a breath of fresh air between all those thrash metal concerts. What makes it more relaxing, is that it’s free, if you sign up via Wechat. ... Read More>>

Shanghai is 10th Most Expensive City in the World for Expats

Jul 17, 2014

Shanghai has moved up four places to become the tenth costliest city in the world for expats to live in ... Read More>>

Thunderstorms Cause Flooding, Flight Cancellations in Shanghai

Jul 16, 2014

Over 100 flights were canceled and a futher 110 were delayed across Shanghai as thunderstorms wreaked havoc in the city, causing flooding. ... Read More>>

Open Air Jazz Concert with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra July 18

Jul 15, 2014

Renowned Dutch jazz musician Laura Fygi will be appearing alongside the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra on July 18 for an evening of variations on beloved jazz classics. ... Read More>>

Tickets for Trash in Jing’an Green Initiative

Jul 14, 2014

The Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation is currently undergoing a trial of a new scheme whereby residents can swap domestic trash for park tickets and super market points. ... Read More>>

Hongqiao Expats Can Apply for Long Term Residency Permits

Jul 11, 2014

Foreign experts working in the Hongqiao business zone can now receive long term residency permits of three-four years. This will save them the hassle of renewing their visas every year. ... Read More>>

Swedish DJ La Fleur at Lola July 25

Jul 10, 2014

Swedish producer La Fleur will be performing a one off set at Lola on Saturday July 25. The Berlin based DJ originally planned on a career as a pharmacist before she chucked it all in to become one of Sweden’s foremost electronic producers ... Read More>>

Shanghai-Okinawa Flights Cancelled Due to Typhoon Neoguri

Jul 08, 2014

China Eastern Airlines cancelled two flights to Japan yesterday after Typhoon Neoguri moved closer to China’s coastal region. The flights were bound for Okinawa, which was pounded by 100 mph gales and torrential rain this morning. ... Read More>>

Shanghai to Debut London Black Cabs from October

Jul 07, 2014

London’s iconic black cabs are now going to become a feature of Shanghai’s streets starting from October. Geely’s China-made TX4 taxi is an identical model to the classic hackney cabs. ... Read More>>

Shanghai Happy Valley to Reopen July 5

Jul 03, 2014

Summer is here again, with the reopening of Shanghai’s Happy Valley Theme park. The newly vamped up park had a 200 million RMB makeover including a new parking lot that it shares with the nearby Shanghai National Tourism Resort. ... Read More>>

Lotus Exhibition Now Open in Jiading District’s Guyi Garden

Jul 02, 2014

June 28, an exhibition themed “Earth, a beautiful home” opened in Guyi Garden in Jiading district. The exhibition will be open for over a month, and will display over 600 varieties of lilies, including tropical water lilies from around the world. ... Read More>>

Spacesuits and Dancing Bears: Manufactured Superstars at MYST July 4

Jul 01, 2014

Mash-up kings the Manufactured Superstars will be hitting up MYST this July 4. The Colorado based duo is famous for its unique performance style, which features astronaut costumes and a six foot dancing bear. ... Read More>>

Shanghai Sky Restaurant Offers Vertigo Dining

Jun 30, 2014

The Four Seasons has recently been spotted offering sky high dining experiences in Lujiazui. Strapped into rollercoaster style chairs, 22 lucky diners were dangled in the air to have their dinner suspended 50 meters above Shanghai. ... Read More>>

Free Wifi at Shanghai Railway Stations

Jun 27, 2014

Shanghai railway stations will provide free wifi access from next month onwards. Passengers can join the ‘i-station’ network and register via their mobile phone numbers ... Read More>>

Discount Theatre Tickets for Students in Shanghai

Jun 26, 2014

Craving some culture but strapped for cash? Well worry not, students of Shanghai, because there are now discounted theatre tickets available for university students in the city. ... Read More>>

New Shanghai Playa Maya Water Park Reopens, 2,000 Visitors on First Day

Jun 25, 2014

June 21, the Shanghai Playa Maya Water Park reopened in the midst of a huge storm. Despite this, the water park received over 2,000 visitors on its first day. ... Read More>>

Shanghai Hospital Mediation System Helps Deal with Patient Disputes

Jun 24, 2014

The city has introduced a new mediation system for disputes between patients and medical staff in hospitals. The system was implemented in the hope of reducing violence against hospital staff and lengthy and expensive lawsuits. ... Read More>>

Scooter License Plates a Legal Requirement from September: Good News Is, They’re Free!

Jun 20, 2014

Police in Shanghai are getting tough on unlicensed driving. From September 1, owners of scooters and mopeds must have a license plate in order to keep riding in the city. ... Read More>>

Jammed Stroller Causes Escalator Pile Up- 10 injured

Jun 19, 2014

Ten people were injured yesterday after a baby stroller got jammed up at the top of an escalator at People’s Square Station. The accident occurred around 10:00, when a woman, surnamed Shen, took the unfolded stroller on the escalator whilst carrying her ...... Read More>>

10 Billion Yuan China Film World to be Built in Shanghai

Jun 18, 2014

Shanghai’s Pujiang Town in Minghang District is to be the home of the new China Film World. Officials made the announcement yesterday at the Shanghai International Film Festival. ... Read More>>

New Direct Flights Shanghai- Krabi from Juneyao Airlines

Jun 17, 2014

Great news for climbers or anyone who wants to enjoy the beautiful Thai scenery whilst avoiding the Sexpats and party islands: Juneyao Airlines will be offering direct flights to Krabi in Thailand from Shanghai ... Read More>>

New Hospital Smart Phone App Makes Going to the Hospital More Convenient

Jun 16, 2014

Shanghai public hospitals have come up with a new way to avoid the bureaucratic nightmare that is going to the hospital in China. Using new apps and a Wechat platform, patients can make appointments, register for the hospital and check their place ...... Read More>>

Shanghai Gay Pride 2014 Now in Full Swing

Jun 13, 2014

Shanghai’s Gay Pride 2014 is now in full swing with events running until June 22. This is the cities 6th Gay Pride event, and there will events galore to celebrate the city’s diverse LGBT culture. ... Read More>>

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