It’s not the first time the country’s media regulator has prescribed a favored language for use on TV and radio. But the notice, like a stone thrown into still waters, has produced many ripples and sparked heated discussion about China’s rapidly disappearing dialects.
More Shanghai residents can speak Mandarin than Shanghai dialect, according to a report released yesterday by the Shanghai Statistics Bureau.
A face-changing artist in Taipei performs for tourists at a Chengdu Municipal Tourism Administration event to promote the city’s folk customs in July. In face-changing performances, artists repeatedly quickly change the masks they are wearing. — Businessman Josh Lin has always found it difficult to buy a ticket to fly […]
Inspired by the PISA results, education authorities said yesterday they would allow more free time for students to pursue their hobbies and interests.
As Shanghai celebrates cementing its top position in a global education report, education experts stressed there is still a long way for the country to go in education reform.
Two college teachers won the top prizes in a national foreign-language teaching competition that lasted six months before ending Tuesday in Shanghai.
Chinese parents surrounding a New York University Shanghai staff member inquire about application procedures during a school information session yesterday. Yesterday’s session attracted about 250 Chinese parents and high school students from across the country y. “NYU Shanghai offers the best of both worlds—a better education than a Chinese university and less worries for local parents since their children won’t be so far away.
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Shanghai is a city with an eye to the future – but some residents are nostalgic for times past. Wu Ni chats to a ‘retro-holic’ who is collecting pieces of the lost city.
Hundreds of people packed a function room at the Shanghai Library on Sunday for a lecture on old Shanghai by two Italian scholars.The professors said the book is one of the most important documents of the city, and provides a unique view of old Shanghai.