Lockdown has changed what it means to be in a neighborhood
Shanghai News

Lockdown has changed what it means to be in a neighborhood

The protracted lockdown in Shanghai has led to a redefinition of the term neighborhood. In big cities, the self-sufficiency and insulation of a modern apartment have reduced the neighborhood to nothing more than physical proximity. The unexpected epic lockdown put in place to stop the spread...
‘Rhythm at Home’ to beat the lockdown blues
Shanghai News

‘Rhythm at Home’ to beat the lockdown blues

Music produces a kind of pleasure that human nature cannot do without, according to an ancient Chinese philosopher. In fact, “pleasure” and “music” share the same Chinese character 乐, pronounced as le for pleasure and yue for music. Percussionist Wang Yinrui tries to cheer up neighbors...
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