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- Peruvian Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has criticised “dictatorial and authoritarian” governments while addressing students at Shanghai International Studies University. Of course, nobody in China will have heard him because this isn’t an authoritarian country, right?
- Utter madness: Students are being offered free cosmetic surgery if they work at a Shanghai hospital over the summer.
- Shanghai is hosting Asia’s largest offshore wind event which began yesterday and ends tomorrow. The city’s plans to build another 2 more offshore wind farms were announced at the event.
- Retail rents on Nanjing Road West are now the 29th most expensive in the world.