What is Shanghai known for?

period based

that excised the whole nation..It was founded with the purpose as the united organ to excise the Korean liberation movement both outside and inside of Korea...During the period based in Shanghai (1919-1932), it expanded the supervising organization to the Korean society inside and aboard, it focused on leading and supervising diplomatic activities and liberation movement. The earlier liberation war was entrusted to independence groups in Manchuria and Primorsky Krai..The most notable achievement

time television

; :'''Monty''': '' About sea voyages '' This reminds me of the time I got shanghaied (w:Shanghaiing) in Shanghai (w:Shanghai) on a junk (w:Junk (ship)) full of junk. The BBC's (w:BBC) political debate show Question Time (w:Question Time (television)) aired a special edition from Shanghai (w:Shanghai) yesterday. This was the first time that a political show from the West was made in China. The show was broadcast on BBC One (w:BBC One) and BBC World (w:BBC World); however, it wasn't


, including important archaeological finds since 1949. The Shanghai Art Museum, located in the former Shanghai Race Club building in the People's Square (People's Square (Shanghai)), is a major art museum holding both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Shanghai Natural History Museum is a large scale natural history museum. In addition, there is a variety of smaller, specialist museums, some housed in important historical sites such as the site of the Provisional Government

major nearby

. Free tourist maps of central Shanghai, with major sights labeled in English, are available in little racks as you come in at either airport. These are worth grabbing as you walk by since, except at some hotels, free maps are not available elsewhere. Both airports also have direct bus service to major nearby cities such as Hangzhou, Suzhou and Nanjing, though the new fast trains (High-speed rail in China) may be preferable, especially from Hongqiao Airport which has Hongqiao Railway Station quite nearby (one metro stop or a fairly long walk). Domestic airplane tickets are best booked in advance at one of the many travel agencies or online, but can also be bought at the airport on the day of departure. Fares are generally cheap, but vary depending on the season; figure on ¥400-1200 for Beijing-Shanghai. The low-cost airline Spring Airlines is based out of Shanghai with routes to most major Chinese tourist destinations, and frequently offers large discounts for tickets booked through its website. For budget travellers, it is often cheaper to book a flight along a big traffic line (Shanghai-Beijing, Shanghai-Guangzhou, Shanghai-Shenzhen, etc.) and travel the rest by bus or train. The city of Hangzhou, about a 45-min train ride from Shanghai, should also be considered if having a difficult time finding tickets to Pudong or Hongqiao. Also if coming in from South East Asia, since Air Asia has a cheap flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hangzhou. See Discount airlines in Asia. Pudong Airport thumb 240px Shanghai Maglev Train at Longyang Station (Image:Transrapid Maglev2.jpg)

film battle

. It was scheduled to be broadcast possibly by the end of 2006. Production of "Thank you for having loved me" completed; could be broadcast by the end of the year. Zhao Wei International Family. 20 September 2006. Retrieved 30 October 2006. In 2007, it was also announced that Zhao had been cast as Sun Shangxiang in John Woo's latest blockbuster, ''Battle of Red Cliff (Red Cliff (film))''.

famous popular

: web 20071103215238 http: events art-net clsc_01concert 330.html archivedate 2007-11-03 language Japanese Awaya became a famous popular singer and was called "Queen of Blues" in Japan.

low political

with the status of a city, such as a prefectural capital (府) not normally given to a mere county town (镇), as Shanghai was. It probably reflected the town's economic importance, as opposed to its low political status. thumb right The Bund (File:Shanghai 1928 Bund Cenotaph.jpeg) in 1928; the WWI monument in the foreground was destroyed by the Japanese during WWII File:Shanghai Nanking Road 1930s.jpeg thumb right Nanjing Road

major design

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outstanding feature

no Fury'' and ''The Pharmacist'', as well as one television drama, ''Bommels Billigflüge''. Several of her novels have been subsequently adapted as films, including ''Die Apothekerin'', which was released in the United States as ''The Pharmacist'' and was nominated for the German Film Award in Gold for outstanding feature film. She has published her first novel-debut in the age of 55 years, which became great success. Today she is one of the most appreciated German female authors. When he

life feature

and the Pudong airport opened in 2003. The project cost US$1.2 feature story 0,13026,1122916,00.html Probably the world's fastest train * Kunming: System opened in 1999 * Shanghai: A BRT line running between Shanghai West Railway Station and Shanghai West Railway Station is on the way * Shenyang: More than 6 routes planned. In 2002 the government merged the nine largest airlines into three regional groups based


'''Shanghai''' is the largest Chinese (China) city by population Located in the Yangtze River Delta in East China, Shanghai sits on the south edge of the mouth of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the Chinese coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea. url http: shanghai node23919 node24059 node24061 userobject22ai36489.html title Geographic Location work Basic Facts publisher Shanghai Municipal Government accessdate 14 September 2011

For centuries a major administrative, shipping, and trading town, Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port (Port of Shanghai) location and economic potential. The city was one of five (Treaty ports) opened to foreign trade following the British victory over China in the First Opium War while the subsequent 1842 Treaty of Nanking and 1844 Treaty of Whampoa allowed the establishment of the Shanghai International Settlement and the French Concession (Shanghai French Concession). The city then flourished as a center of commerce between east and west, and became the undisputed financial hub of the Asia Pacific in the 1930s. title Shanghai: Global financial center? Aspirations and reality, and implications for Hong Kong url http: PDF 2009_winter 3.pdf author Scott Tong publisher Hong Kong Journal date October 2009 accessdate 17 October 2011 However, with the Communist Party takeover of the mainland in 1949, trade was reoriented to focus on socialist countries, and the city's global influence declined. In the 1990s, the economic reforms (Economic reform in the People's Republic of China) introduced by Deng Xiaoping resulted in an intense re-development of the city, aiding the return of finance and foreign investment to the city.

Shanghai is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple (City God Temple of Shanghai) and Yu Garden as well as the extensive Lujiazui skyline and major museums including the Shanghai Museum and the China Art Museum. It has been described as the "showpiece" of the booming economy of mainland China (Economy of China). title Shanghai: China's capitalist showpiece url http: 2 hi business 7373394.stm publisher BBC News date 21 May 2008 accessdate 7 August 2008 first Katie last Hunt title Of Shanghai... and Suzhou url http: life 2003 01 27 stories 2003012700170300.htm publisher The Hindu Business Line date 27 January 2003 accessdate 20 March 2008 archiveurl http: web 20050819054503 http: life 2003 01 27 stories 2003012700170300.htm archivedate 23 May 2009

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