Some students back in school from June 6 as normalcy nears
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Some students back in school from June 6 as normalcy nears

After studying online at home for nearly three months, some students in Shanghai can return to campus from next month with strict pandemic prevention and control measures, as the city’s COVID-19 resurgence wanes. Third and second-grade students of local high schools will return to class from...
Public-service hotline receives flood of calls from foreigners
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Public-service hotline receives flood of calls from foreigners

Shanghai’s public-service hotline 12345 has witnessed a burst of calls from expats living in the city since the COVID-19 pandemic resurgence, with the nucleic acid test code and the three-area designation among the most queried topics. Following the launch of its multilingual service at the beginning...
Sauntering out while staying in
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Sauntering out while staying in

Being locked at home hasn’t dented public enthusiasm for exploring the city. Now, modern mapping technology makes it possible for people to “walk” in the city without breaching coronavirus restrictions and to share the experience with others. Lavater Ye, who is in the customs declaration business...
In search of pure vegan wines
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In search of pure vegan wines

I received a number of questions about vegan wines. This animal welfare movement started in 1944 but recently has gained significant traction in the food industry and related areas including wines. While organic and biodynamic wines have been around for decades, vegan wines are relative newcomers....
Cloud performances bring opera and modern theater to our homes
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Cloud performances bring opera and modern theater to our homes

The BHC 2022 Online Show Season, which runs through June 25, will feature daily cloud performances of traditional Chinese opera and modern theater. More than 30 stage productions from 14 troupes will be broadcast on BHC’s Douyin, WeChat and Bilibili accounts. Kunqu, Huangmei, Yueju and Huiju...
‘Superhero’ deals with everyday lives of ordinary people
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‘Superhero’ deals with everyday lives of ordinary people

THE latest offering from Daylight Entertainment “My Superhero” has been airing on Dragon TV daily at 7:30pm starting May 18. The light-hearted sitcom, based on a novel by Bao Jingjing and directed by Li Xue, centers on the lives, emotions and philosophy of ordinary people. A...
Curtain rises on Culture Square’s new performance season
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Curtain rises on Culture Square’s new performance season

Shanghai Culture Square has announced its 2022 performance season, presenting 39 shows involving musical, dance and drama through the second half of the year. Three new musical productions, “Sidereus,” “The Count of Monte Cristo” and “Inside Williams,” are being worked on, which will be featured in...
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