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Daily Life in Shanghai

Shanghai, China

Shanghai is the largest city by population in the People's Republic of China. Shanghai is a global city and is the
commercial and financial center of mainland of China.

A residential complex for common people in Shanghai

A residential complex for common people in Shanghai

A residential complex for common people in Shanghai

(L) Shanghai Theatre Academy is a public university in Shanghai, dedicated to dramatic art education.
(R) Europen-style condominium in Shanghai

(L) An outdoor unit of air conditioner is placed within a pedestrian-walk space.
(R) This shows a hospital in Bund area, which accept an emergency case.
(L) No-smoking sign of hospitals in Shanghai
(R) Hua Dong Hospital, Shanghai

(L) The front view of the Hua Dong Hospital, Shanghai (R) The waiting room of Hua Dong Hospital:
No patients put the mask on the face to prevent the highly pathogenic avian influenza, which caused 36 deaths
in Shanghai and other cities.

The 790-bed hospital in Shanghai: This was one of the two hospitals, which treats a foreign patient before 2003.

It is well-known that Jiang Zemin, who was the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China had a treatment
in this hospital. He did not trust a hospital in Beijing.

(L) The doctors of the special clinic, Shanghai Prenatal Diagnosis Center
(R) The entrance to the Shanghai Prenatal Diagnosis Center

(L) Information and laboratory building (R) Emergency entrance to the hospital
A public mail box, telephone stand and Kiosk on the pedestrian walk

There is a traffic rule in Shanghai. However, a few people violate the rule. When you are
crossing a pedestrian crossing, you have to be very careful about the nearby vehicles.
You have to yield the way to a car making a turn to the left or right. This is a traffic
rule in Shaghai. Sometimes, a car driving to straight direction dashes into a pedestrian
crossing, with or without a horn. This is clearly illegal in Shanghai. However, it is rather rare
to arrest a driver here. China lacks enforcement of legislation in this problem as well.
Shanghai's road is noisy. Many cars blow their horn, to the front car away. This is no
exception even in front of a hospital.

The toilets in the airports, hotels, big restaurants and major tourist attractions tend to
be clean as well as most hotels also have toilet paper in their cubicles. However,
the public toilets on the streets and in normal living-quarters are often very smelly
and dirty, with lack of privacy, and normally have no toilet paper available. The writer
saw a mother let her child to urinate on the sidewalk. A man also passed water in a
space between buildings.

A receptionist in hotels and in first-class restaurants may understand English.
However, no railway-station clerk, except at the International Airport, can assimilate English
at all. Almost all pedestrian walking on a street cannot grasp a foreign language.
Shanghai Municipality office is aware of the status of a global city, and decorating Bund
and other principal area with a flower, and cleaning a street at a regular interval
by a city staff.

Chinese's currency: one Chinese yuan = 0.162 U.S. dollars or 0.127 euros ( May 2013 )




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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written and photograph was taken in May 2013,
and last revised in June 2019.by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.


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