If you’ve been following the recent chatter on China’s green market potential, but don’t quite see how it’s possible, then come to GIGA’s talk on green building labeling and practices in China this Thursday. Jihong Han, Department Manager of Building Innovation Technology of Shanghai Research Insitute of Building Sciences (SRIBS) and the Administrative Vice Director of Green Building R&D Centre of Ministry of Construction (MOC), will discuss China’s evaluation standards for green buildings and their built results, as well as present case studies to highlight China’s green building progress that you can tell your skeptical friends about. Check out our calendar for more information [Cleaner Greener China]
The annual event to make your life easier and less frustrating, the Shanghai Expat Show, starts this weekend at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Whether you’re a long time resident or just getting into town, the Expat Show will have all the information, products and services you’ve been dying to find out but can’t seem to find on the Shanghai Expat forums. This year, the event will have a B2B day on friday, family activities, shopping and chances to win great prizes. [Shanghai Expat Show]
Oh, how we’ve always wanted to go to a murder mystery dinner party! The MMP includes jewel thieves, masqueraders, diamonds, death- and even dinner and a drink! The event is this Saturday, so there’s still time to sign up. More information on our calendar.
And even though Usain Bolt dropped out, Liu Xiang and pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva should make the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix this sunday an unforgettably exciting track and field competition. After all, who wouldn’t want to see Golden Boy’s triumphant hometown return? Tickets are still available, so buy them before it’s too late! [Shanghai Golden Grand Prix]