What is Shanghai known for?

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of the "Central Plaza", a Hollywoodized version of Shanghai, containing names such as ''Bamboo Lane'', ''Gin Ling Way'' and ''Chung King Road'' (named after the city of Chongqing in mainland China). Chinatown was designed by Hollywood film set designers and a "Chinese" movie prop was subsequently donated by the legendary film director Cecil B. DeMille to give Chinatown an exotic atmosphere. Today, this section of Chinatown

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of an adaptation of William Shakespeare's ''Much Ado About Nothing'' by the Anhui Provincial Huangmei Opera Troupe. There is also a less common form of Anhui opera. '''Hubei''' is a province of China, known for the Huangmei (Huangmei opera) and Chu opera styles and a wide array of folk songs; Huangmei opera is especially renowned, and has spread to Shanghai, Beijing and Anhui, among other places. In 1986, the Hubei Folk Arts Association published

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before returning to Australia. In St Vincent's Hospital, he helped establish the National Cardiac Transplant Unit, the country's leading centre for heart and lung transplants. Chang's team had a high success rate in performing heart transplantations and he pioneered the development of an artificial heart valve. "Dr Victor Chang's artificial heart valve". National Archives of Australia. Accessed 17 August 2009. Education and medical training Chang was born in Shanghai to Australian-born Chinese parents. He grew up in Hong Kong where he attended primary school in Kowloon Tong and spent two years in St. Paul's College (St. Paul's College, Hong Kong). Kennard, J R (2008). "Assembly 8 September 2008". St. Paul's College. Accessed 9 July 2009. He moved to Australia in 1953 where he attended Belmore Boys High School and completed his secondary education at Christian Brothers' High School (Christian Brothers' High School, Lewisham). In 1960, he graduated as a Bachelor of Medical Science with first class honours at the University of Sydney and with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1962. "School Project Material". Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. Accessed 16 August 2009. With heart surgeon Mark Shanahan as his teacher, Chang worked for two years as an intern (Internship (medicine)) in St Vincent's Hospital (St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney) before Shanahan sent him to England to train with London surgeon Aubrey York Mason. Stephens, Tony (9 August 2008). "Braveheart surgeon, pioneer and teacher". ''The Sydney Morning Herald''. Accessed 18 August 2009. Twenty-five of the franchises were purchased in time for the 2005–06 A1 Grand Prix season, which began on 25 September 2005 with the A1 Grand Prix of Nations Great Britain (2005–06 A1 Grand Prix of Nations, Great Britain) at the Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, United Kingdom. The first season was planned for 12 rounds (24 races, with two each weekend); however the cancellation of a race scheduled for Curitiba, Brazil in January 2006 reduced this number to 11. Nelson Piquet, Jr. won the inaugural race of the series for A1 Team Brazil. Their winning form was not to continue. Wins at Estoril and Malaysia (Sepang International Circuit) saw A1 Team France build up a sizeable gap. By the start of the winter break, France had run away with the lead with A1 Team Switzerland 28 points behind. At the final race of the season in Shanghai, A1 Team France were crowned the first-ever A1 Grand Prix world champions with 172 points. Switzerland were second with 121 points and A1 Team Great Britain third with 97 points.

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Guangzhou and surrounding areas in Pearl River Delta of Guangdong Province on the southern coast of China. The name of the music is not an accurate description because ''Guangdong music'' is not the only music of the whole Guangdong area. In Guangdong, there are numerous traditional genres of music such as Teochew music and Hakka music (Hakka ''Hanyue'' and ''sixian''). The name of the music originated in the 1920 and 1930s when the music was popular in Shanghai ballrooms in the form of "Spiritual Music" (精神音樂 (wikt:精神音樂), Jīngshěn Yīnyuè; more properly translated as "spirited music"). As the performers were almost entirely from Guangdong, Shanghai people generalized the form of music as Guangdong music. Musically, compositions are based on tunes derived from ''Yueju'' (Cantonese opera), together with new compositions from the 1920s onwards. Some pieces have influences from jazz and Western music, using syncopation and triple time, and incorporating instruments such as the saxophone, violin, guitar, piano, drum set, or xylophone. ** FAW Car Company – Changchun, China * Mazda Motor Shanghai – Shanghai, China * Ford Li Ho Motor – Chung Li, Taiwan, Republic of China Shanghai Marathon Shanghai, PR China bgcolor "gold" 1st :Calm down everyone. QM asked about '''inhabitants'''. Slaves are inhabitants; habitation does not require dignity or citizenship. I trust that historians have adjusted their readings of the Roman Census accordingly. Back to the question: Beijing and Shanghai were relatively small towns until c. 1000 AD. Based on the Ashoka the Great article's claim that he had a military battle with over 100,000 deaths, though, I would not rule out Delhi as having reached the 1 million mark at an early date. --Mareino (User:Mareino) 16:44, 13 January 2006 (UTC) Doom, using the device he created earlier, steals the board from the compound, killing the majority of the Army presence there at the same time. The Fantastic Four rescue the Surfer, and pursue Doom in the Fantasticar, confronting him in Shanghai. During the battle, Sue is mortally wounded. With the Surfer powerless, Johnny absorbs the combined powers of the entire team in order to battle the cosmic energy-empowered Doom. Johnny succeeds in breaking Doom's control over the Surfer's board, and Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis) uses a nearby crane to knock Doom into the harbor, however, Galactus has already arrived, and Sue dies in Reed's arms. The Surfer regains the control of his board, and his power is restored. He revives Sue and chooses to defend Earth, flying into Galactus. The conflict results in a massive blast of energy that engulfs Galactus in a cosmic rift, and apparently kills the Surfer as well. Reed and Sue get married in Japan. The credits cut back to a shot of the Silver Surfer's seemingly lifeless body floating through space, but his eyes open and his board races towards him. Formation of the Wu-style Wu Ch'uan-yu's son, Wu Chien-ch'uan (吳鑑泉) (1870–1942) also became a cavalry officer and t'ai chi ch'uan teacher, working closely with the Yang family and Sun Lu-t'ang, promoting what subsequently came to be known as Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

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a ship to Australia. He left on S.S. "Nestor" on 28 October and arrived in Melbourne 16 November 1942. In an effort to upgrade music education throughout China, Dr. Thomas developed a program which brought together music academies in an effort to advance all the students’ technical and artistic abilities in Western as well as Asian music. In April 2004 he conducted the Shanghai Conservatory Youth Orchestra and the Nanning Symphony in a three concerto evening

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is a Shanghai-based online game operator which had the exclusive license to operate and distribute World of Warcraft in China (launched in June 2005, it has since become the largest online game), a license they secured after successfully aiding Webzen Games in distributing ''Mu Online'' in China. However, in April 2009, Blizzard has said that the licence has been moved to http: 2009 04 16 blizzard_ditches_the9 Early

became a member of the '''Shanghai School''' which fused popular and traditional styles. He is also sometimes referred to as one of the "Four Rens." foundation 1999 location Shanghai, China (People's Republic of China) key_people '''Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited''' (

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to interview employees at a company known as "The Sphinx", which manufactures "covers", ostensibly "insurance cover documents" but which are in fact documents regulating the permissible movements of persons between various domains such as cities and between "inside" and "outside". William's assignment is to identify employees who are suspected of forging and smuggling "covers" . After interviewing numerous Sphinx employees, he identifies a young

worker named Maria Gonzalez (Samantha Morton) as the forger and supplier of "covers". He is able to do this by means of a genetically engineered "empathy virus" which allows him to obtain unstated information from people if they voluntarily reveal something about themselves. Maria tells William that she has the same dream (Recurring dream) each birthday: she is traveling the subway (rapid transit) to meet someone she cannot identify. Each birthday she is one station (metro station) closer to her destination, where she expects to meet the person she is looking for. William is captivated by her, and instead of turning her over to security, identifies another employee as the forger. The ''Time Out'' weekly listing magazines for a particular city contains information about events in film, theatre, fashion, literature and all other artistic events happening, as well as eat out and night out sections. A total of 60 editions are currently published --counting non-English editions-- including Amsterdam, London, Chicago, New York (New York City), Lisbon, Jerusalem, Beijing, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Belgrade, Cyprus, Beirut, Dubai, Moscow, Athens, Singapore, Saint-Petersburg, Bucharest, Almaty, Kiev, Mumbai, New Delhi, Abu Dhabi, Sydney, Shanghai and Barcelona. On 25 March 2008, Time Out Kuala Lumpur launched in the Malaysian capital to become the 24th edition of the magazine known as 'the world's living guide'. A Time Out version for Hong Kong was launched in May 2008. Crampton, Thomas Time Out Comes to Hong Kong Time Out Jakarta was launched in December 2008. Events listings are complemented with articles, typically featuring celebrities appearing in one of the listed events. Many publications are in English. Weekly city guides are in local languages (e.g. the Athens guide is in Greek). The London edition costs £ (Pound sterling)2.99 per week (May 2009 prices) and has a circulation of 86,000 copies and a readership of 374,000 people (Jan-Jun 2003 figures). These figures are down from a record high of 110,496 achieved in Jan-June 1995. The Mexico City edition was issued from November 2003 to early 2007 along with ''Chilango (Chilango (magazine))'' magazine but was replaced by the magazine's own events guide, called ''Guía Chilango''.

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, with other offices in Los Angeles, Milan, Shanghai and Seoul. The company’s core disciplines include Industrial Design, Design strategy, Service Design, Human Factors, Interaction Design, Sustainable Design, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Continuum fact sheet birth_date birth_place

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“a female writer’s meticulous observation and extraordinary writing.” In October, the couple again moved, this time to Shanghai’s French concession (Shanghai French Concession). With Lu Xun’s help, ''Sheng si Chang'' was published 1935 by Shanghai’s Rongguang Publishing House, bringing Xiao Hong fame among Shanghai’s modernist literary circle. At the time, Lu Xun declared that Xiao Hong would one day surpass Ding Ling as China’s most celebrated female writer. hr width 50% >


assistance An amazingly helpful resource for visitors and expats alike is the Shanghai Call Center. Established prior to the Expo and maintained as a public service, the call center is a free-of-charge phone number that provides information regarding bus, metro, and taxi directions, business hours, attractions, and can even be utilized as a free translation service. If you are having trouble communicating with your taxi driver or a vendor, don't hesitate to call the number and pass the phone back


'''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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