The entry-exit inspection and quarantine bureau in east China's Zhejiang province said that it was conducting epidemiological studies and sampling 32 travellers a day after the province reported China's third Zika patient.
A shopping mall in Shanghai is giving a positive twist to the phrase "slippery slope" in a move that some see as a way to fend off the challenges brick-and-mortar merchants face from China's online shopping boom.
The Wukang Road area in Shanghai’s Xuhui district can without doubt be ranked as one of the hippest locales in the city where gentrification has seemingly gone about unabated, with contemporary interior design breathing new life into many old buildings that are more than a century old. Many decades ago, the buildings in the area were actually used as a neighborhood kindergarten, a glove factory and office spaces.
Shanghai has about 4,000 Western-style townhouses, of which more than 100 are classified as historical heritage sites. Domestic merchants and foreigners had built most of these villas between the 1920s and 40s, and these homes are usually adorned with exquisite furnishings that tell the tales of old Shanghai.
Several of Shanghai's political advisors are pushing for the city's iconic shikumens, red-roofed terrace houses, to be included in UNESCO's World Heritage List alongside other Chinese cultural sites such as the Longmen Grottoes, Mount Wutai and the legendary Temple of Heaven in Beijing.