What is Shanghai known for?

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fax hours price content Do The municipal government runs a site Shanghai Cultural Information which has good '''listings of current events''': * special exhibits at museums and galleries * shows such as acrobatics at the circus, touring musicians, and plays * sporting events If you like '''shopping or window shopping''', a walk along either of Shanghai's major commercial streets takes an hour or two (or up to several days if you look in lots of stores and explore side streets) and can be quite interesting: * Nanjing Road (Shanghai Nanjing Road), starting from the Bund (Nanjing Road East metro station, line 2 or 10) and heading West toward People's Park, Jing'an Temple and perhaps beyond * Huaihai Road (Shanghai French Concession#Huaihai Road) in the French Concession, starting at South Huangpi Road metro station on line 1 and heading West. At the cross street just past the Changshu Road station, turn left (past the Starbucks) to reach a whole district of bars and restaurants along Hengshan Road (Shanghai French Concession#Hengshan Road) to end your journey in comfort. See #Buy below for more on these streets and nearby areas. *

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in architecture at Cornell University, where his senior thesis for a new civic center for Philadelphia included an urban park at the position where Philadelphia's famous LOVE Park was later built. After college, while traveling the world on a small inheritance, Bacon found work as an architect in Shanghai, China (Peoples Republic of China), a city that exerted a deep influence on his thinking, and Philadelphia. After a year in China, he returned to Philadelphia where he worked for architect

film history

of the Beijing Opera, ''The Battle of Dingjunshan'', was made in November 1905. For the next decade the production companies were mainly foreign-owned

11, 1896, as an "act" on a variety bill. The first Chinese film, a recording of the Beijing Opera, ''The Battle of Dingjunshan'', was made in November 1905.

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, as the college for postgraduate studies is called for short, was finally opened in February 1998. On October 7, 2002, the college moved into new modern building in Chifeng Lu. '''''Code 46''''' is a 2003 British (United Kingdom) film directed by Michael Winterbottom, with screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce. It was produced by BBC Films and Revolution Films. It is a disquieting science fiction love story with themes that explore the moral impacts of advances in biotechnology. The soundtrack was composed by David Holmes (David Holmes (musician)) under the name "Free Association". The film was shot in Dubai, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur and many interiors in London, both for logistic reasons and because the juxtaposition of elements of these cities offered a believable futuristic setting. The main character is William Geld (Tim Robbins), an insurance fraud investigator based in Seattle who is sent to Shanghai 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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invited 3,000 Japanese youth to Beijing, and arranged for them to tour Shanghai. Hangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, and Xi'an. Many senior officials considered Hu's efforts extravagant, since Japan had only invited 500 youth to Japan the previous year. Hu was criticized internally for the lavish gifts that he gave to visiting Japanese officials, and for allowing his daughter to privately accompany Japanese prime minister Nakasone (Yasuhiro Nakasone)'s son when they visited Beijing. Hu

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Sergeant . According to a survey conducted in China in 2005, Greece was voted as the Chinese people's number one choice as a tourist destination. SkyscraperCity - View Single Post Minister says Greece, China to be best tourist partners In November 2006, Austria, like China, announced that Greece

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are Russian (Novosibirsk) groups playing rock and metal and having more and more popularity in Siberia. Cold Fairyland from Shanghai, China is using a cello along a Pipa as the main solo instrument to create East meets West progressive (folk) rock. thumb upright Chinese fried rice (File:BCfood10.JPG) A number of different styles contribute to Chinese cuisine, but perhaps the best known and most influential are Guangdong (Cantonese) cuisine (Guangdong cuisine), Shandong cuisine, Jiangsu cuisine and Sichuan cuisine (Szechuan cuisine). "Regions of Chinese food-styles flavors of cooking." University of Kansas, Kansas Asia Scholars. Accessed June 2011. "Eight Cuisines of China - Shandong & Guangdong." Travel China Guide. Accessed June 2011. These styles are distinctive from one another due to factors such as available resources, climate, geography (Geography of China), history (History of China), cooking techniques and lifestyle. One style may favour the use of lots of garlic and shallots over lots of chilli and spices, while another may favour preparing seafood over other meats and fowl. Jiangsu cuisine favours cooking techniques such as braising and stewing, while Sichuan cuisine employs baking, just to name a few. Hairy crab is a highly sought after local delicacy in Shanghai, as it can be found in lakes within the region. Beijing Roast Duck (Peking Duck) (otherwise known as 'Peking Duck') is another popular dish well known outside of China. Based on the raw materials and ingredients used, the method of preparation and cultural (culture) differences, a variety of foods with different flavours and textures are prepared in different regions of the country. Many traditional regional cuisines rely on basic methods of preservation (Food preservation) such as drying (Drying (food)), salting (Salting (food)), pickling and fermentation (fermentation (food)). J. Li & Y. Hsieh. ''Traditional Chinese Food Technology and Cuisine''. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. mouth East China Sea mouth_location Shanghai mouth_region and Jiangsu mouth_country mouth_lat_d 31 mouth_lat_m 23 mouth_lat_s 37 mouth_lat_NS N The '''Yangtze''', '''Yangzi''' or '''Cháng Jiāng (wikt:Cháng Jiāng)''' (

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many Jews. Shanghai reached its zenith in 1920s and 30s and was at that time the most prosperous city in East Asia. On the other hand, the streets were largely ruled by the triads (Chinese gangs) during that period, with the triads sometimes battling for control over parts of Shanghai. That period has been greatly romanticised in many modern films and television serials, one of the most famous being ''The Bund'', which was produced by Hong Kong's TVB in 1980. Shanghai also became the main

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(near People's Square) offers a lot of books in English and other major languages, especially for learning Chinese. Just around the corner at 36 South Shanxi Rd you will also find a small but well-stocked second-hand foreign-language bookshop. If you're searching for computer or business related books, head to the biggest store in Fuzhou Rd: Shanghai Book Town (上海书城). You'll find special editions targeted at the Chinese market. The only difference to the original version is the Chinese cover

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-based fast food chains — Starbucks, KFC. Duncan Donuts and likely others — offer free WiFi. Many hotels also provide WiFi service at prices from free to exorbitant; it is moderately common to find free service in one part of a hotel, such as a coffee shop, but substantial charges elsewhere, such as from the rooms. Stay safe Shanghai is a fairly '''safe city and violent crime is rare'''. However, the ever-increasing divide between the haves and have-nots has created its fair


'''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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