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Shanghai Blogs   China knows demographics. By 2050, Africa’s population could be two billion. By 2100, the continent could include more people than China and India combined. And it’s just at the start of an economic boom. China wants in. Howard French’s book takes a look at ...

The Dish: Sausage Fest

Shanghai Blogs   Let’s just say it now and get it out of the way: sausages are awesome. They are juicy, fragrant and often slick with their own grease. Snicker all you want (there will undoubtedly be a landslide of “that’s what she said,” jokes) but I feel like desensit...

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Shanghai Blogs   Divergent opens in a dystopian Chicago, now a city of battered skyscrapers, after a world war has wiped out most of humanity. Those who are left have been divided into five factions to preserve social order -- Abnegation (the selfless), Erudite (the intellects), Dauntless (the...

Shanghai Weekend Nightlife

Shanghai Blogs   Every week, our Shanghai Weekend Nightlife post distills City Weekend's comprehensive database of nightlife events down to the parties, concerts and live shows that you simply cannot miss.   Thursday Bar Rouge's ladies night Girls Night Out celebrates its second annive...

China Travel: Ningbo

Shanghai Blogs   When you first arrive in Ningbo, you’ll be forgiven for thinking you never left Shanghai. Much of the city looks and feels suspiciously like Xujiahui. The new high tech zone? A perfect Pudong replica. There’s even a historic Bund which has been renovated and retrof...

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