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Living in China: Shanghai holds the highest population of foreigners

Shanghai has the largest population of foreign nationals among all domestic cities and provinces in China, with about 143,200 expat residents living in the city, the Shanghai Statistics Bureau announced recently. Nearly one in every four foreign residents in the country lives in Shanghai, according to the sixth national census conducted in November 2010. […]

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Education in China: Survey reveals universities turning out billionaires

Shanghai’s universities rank second in the country behind Beijing as cradles of billionaires and business tycoons […]

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Education in China: Shanghai-funded graduate start-ups fail to deliver

Almost 60 percent of Shanghai-funded start-ups by graduates from a top university have failed or are suffering losses, according to a report issued recently […]

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Education in China: Shanghai MBAs in global spotlight

FOUR Shanghai Executive MBA programs have been ranked among the world’s top 50 by the prestigious London Financial Times […]

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Living in China: Shanghai soon to be city of geriatrics

Shanghai’s permanent population graph is likely to dip further this year, the authorities said recently. The births of 96,700 children were registered with the city’s hukou, or household registration, system last year while 107,000 died, following a 15-year negative natural growth, a report from Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau said […]

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Living in China: Shanghai breast cancer rates highest in China

Shanghai has the highest incidence of breast cancer in China. More than 60 in every 100,000 women in the city contract the disease. About 6.4 percent of those who do are under 35 years old. “The incidence of breast cancer is rising in China due to the changing lifestyle, the increasing pace of life and rising pressure,” said Dr Shao Zhimin from the Shanghai Tumor Hospital […]