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By: Zaruf Ezhan

FitFam: Shanghai's Grassroots Fitness Community
Meet the group of volunteers who workout regularly at 10 different public locations in Shanghai.
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By: Wansien Lee

News: Top-Up Now Available in Metro Convenience Stores
Commuters having trouble topping up their public transportation cards at automated machines will now be able to do so at convenience stores in...
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Community By: Cityweekend

Let's Talk About Sex: Taking Sides
Every month our sexperts take questions from our readers. Read on for this month's dilemma.   “Would you happen to have any advice on this? I’m...
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Community By: Wansien Lee

News: First Wave of Cherry Blossoms in Shanghai
Spring is here. The Shanghai Botanical Gardens have recorded the first wave of cherry blossoms of the season, the earliest in nearly two decades. A...
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Community By: Wansien Lee

News: What The Upgraded People's Square Station Looks Like Now
People's Square metro station is set to reopen fully to the public this Saturday, after operations were suspended since Jan 17 for renovations....
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By: Wansien Lee

Explainer: The Hukou
What you didn't know about China's essential ID system. 
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Dating & Relationships By: Powerpufffgrrlzz

LGBeat: Drag For All
What metric are we even using to determine what male impersonation looks like?
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Features

By: Sagamariaringmar

You Know You're a Third Culture Kid When…
Top 20 things you will only relate to if you are a Third Culture Kid.  You Know You're a Third...
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Community News

Community By: Wansien Lee

News: First Wave of Cherry Blossoms in Shanghai
Spring is here. The Shanghai Botanical Gardens have recorded the first wave of cherry blossoms of the season, the earliest in nearly two decades. A relatively mild winter coupled with the recent bout of warm temperatures have seen the cherry...
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Community By: Wansien Lee

News: What The Upgraded People's Square Station Looks Like Now
People's Square metro station is set to reopen fully to the public this Saturday, after operations were suspended since Jan 17 for renovations. During the refurbishment period, Lines 1 and 8 were closed off to the public, with only Line 2 operating...
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Community By: Jonas Fleming

Chinese New Year Superstitions You Need To Know
Chinese New Year superstitions that'll help you understand how the festival is celebrated. What to do and what not to do. 
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Community By: Emmi Laine

News: Expats With No Job Experience Can Work in China Now
Good news for graduates seeking a job here, China has just announced a new policy which makes it easier for expats to get a job permit in the country.   Previously, expats had to have at least two years work experience to qualify for a Z visa but...
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Community By: Emmi Laine

Volunteers Needed: Stepping Stones China Looking for Teachers
Stepping Stones China is recruiting volunteers for their Classroom Teaching Program in the Spring semester to teach children at a migrant school in Shanghai for a full semester.   The semester runs from February to June 2017, and interested...
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Community By: Rachel Gouk

WeWork's New Flagship Coworking Space Looks Pretty Awesome
Coworking brand WeWork has opened its flagship on Weihai Lu, and it looks like a place might actually want to show up for work.    The Space The property was once a warehouse for the British East India Company. Years later, it was turned into a...
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Community By: Zaruf Ezhan

News: Clothing Drive with Roots & Shoots Jan 7-8
Shanghai Roots & Shoots are organizing a clothing drive in an effort to raise the awareness of cloth recycling in Shanghai.   The event will be held at the SML Center and everyone is invited to bring their unwanted clothes to be recycled or...
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Dating & Relationships

Community By: Cityweekend

Let's Talk About Sex: Taking Sides
Every month our sexperts take questions from our readers. Read on for this month's dilemma.   “Would you happen to have any advice on this? I’m friends with a couple who are part of our friend group. Now they’re broken up, and it’s gotten...
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Dating & Relationships By: Powerpufffgrrlzz

LGBeat: Drag For All
What metric are we even using to determine what male impersonation looks like?
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Community By: Cityweekend

Let's Talk About Sex: Public Displays
Do you really need to make a big production out of asking someone out? 
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Community By: Cityweekend

Let's Talk About Sex: Conflicting Schedules
Every month our sexperts take questions from our readers. Read on for this month's dilemma.   "My boyfriend and I are finding it impossible to make any time for each other anymore. He’s in F&B and works late nights, while I have a typical...
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Community By: Cityweekend

Let's Talk About Sex: Dating A Party Animal
Every week our sexperts take questions from our readers - read on for this week’s dilemma.   Okay, I’ll admit I’m a bit of a partier. When I go hard, I go really hard. But the person I’ve just started seeing says she’s worried and wants...
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Dating & Relationships By: Powerpufffgrrlzz

LGBeat: Our Columnist's Big Gay Wish List for the Holidays
If there’s one thing we’re not looking forward to this winter, it’s those same old heteronormative gift-giving guides. His and Hers towels? Snore. Skimpy ladies’ lingerie to “satisfy your man all night long”? Bah! Mr. and Mrs. nautical...
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Community By: Cityweekend

Let's Talk About Sex: Dating a Painfully Shy Guy
Every week our sexperts take questions from our readers - read on for this week's dilemma.   “I’ve started seeing someone really shy. When he’s out with my friends he comes off as cold and disinterested, and as a result, they’re reluctant...
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