Category: Shanghai

Shanghai Russian Concession Sports Trophy

This being Oscars season, here is a remarkable 1935 Russian Regiment sports trophy from Shanghai that just sold on Ebay to someone in the Russian Federation. Measuring 3.7/8″ (inches) highs, 1.5/8″ in diameter and weighing 37grams or 1.1/4ozs, the trophy sold for 1,451 pounds. According to the seller, the flag seal in enamel is taken
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Jewish Shanghai Worth the Visit

I highly recommend Dvir Bar-Gal‘s entertaining and informative walking tours of Jewish Shanghai. You will see a side of Shanghai that most people don’t know exists and gain a greater understanding of the city’s past. Dvir is working to preserve old parts of Shanghai, something that interests too few people. Old Maps: Paul French, a
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Shanghai To Cruise Ships: Duck

Matthew Crabbe’s Access Asia newsletter reports a rather unfortunate piece of planning in Shanghai. It appears that cruise ships headed for Shanghai’s much vaunted new cruise terminal first need to duck under a low bridge. Not good news in the era of super-sized cruise ships. There has been much reporting lately of the new Beijing
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Shanghai Photog Seeks MultiMedia Fixer/Assistant

This help-wanted advert is a sign of the times and should be a lesson to all young people looking to enter journalism. You NEED those multimedia skills! Shanghai-based photographer Sharron Lovell, who has a great portfolio, seeks a part time fixer/assistant/translator to work on an assignment in Shanghai from as soon as possible until early
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