Xuhui District plans to highlight Shanghai’s haipai (East Meets West) culture with new theaters and museums and a program to restore historical buildings. The vision will focus on the Xujiahui neighborhood — considered the birthplace of haipai — the Hengshan-Fuxing roads area and the Huangpu River waterfront.
The State Grid Shanghai Power company has cut paperwork and other requirements to dramatically cut the time it takes for low-voltage users to connect to the network.
Liantang, a watertown in Qingpu District, is the birthplace of Chen Yun, an early leader in the Communist Party of China who served as a chief postwar economic planner and was the first person to detail the events of the Long March to the world.
London-based British American Tobacco has invested an undisclosed amount in China Materialia, a Shanghai-based venture capital fund which will help the cigarette company develop smoking alternatives that do not burn tobacco.
China is nurturing domestic tech companies to reduce reliance on foreign products
Construction started yesterday to convert an old industrial center in north Shanghai into a high-tech park focusing on intelligent manufacturing, cars, health and new materials.