Intriguing art, comfort food and clever cocktails combine in a welcome resurrection, as Glam becomes a hot newcomer, Xu Junqian reports in Shanghai.
The Shanghai municipal government has handed out significantly more permanent residence permits to expats since loosening its visa policies in July.
Shanghai is Asia's most expensive city for expatriates and the world's seventh-most expensive for them, according to a recent cost-of-living survey that also cited China's strengthening currency, the renminbi, as the main cause.
The financial hub has become one of the hottest destinations in China for expats and has more than 88,000 resident foreign experts.
Shanghai is Asia's most-expensive city and the world's seventh most-expensive for expatriates, according to a cost-of-living survey.
Erl is a small village in the northern part of Tyrol, Austria, which is more renowned for its cows than for double bass. But every summer, opera lovers - especially fans of the German composer Richard Wagner - from all over the world flock to the village for its Tyrol Festival, which is conducted by maestro Gustav Kuhn.
A Shanghai entrepreneur in the fishery business didn't think restaurants were doing his prized hairy crabs justice on the plate. That's why he started his own restaurants, he tells Xu Junqian on one of his boats on Taihu Lake.
Shanghai's quest to become a global science and technology center by attracting top overseas talent to boost innovation is quickly gathering pace, with the local government rolling out several measures to attract overseas entrepreneurs.
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