SOCIETY

They Left Shanghai. Now What?

Departing Shanghai for their hometowns or other cities, many young people are rethinking their life plans after exiting lockdown

PHOTO STORY

Relief as Shanghai Finally Begins to Reopen

After nearly two months of strict lockdown, Shanghai residents are slowly being allowed outside again

STREET TALK

Memes and Slang From the Shanghai Lockdown

Group-buying chiefs, vegetable storing guides, the Covid calendar, and “hard currency” cola—learn the internet slang inspired by the Shanghai lockdown

HEALTH, NEWS

Three Stories of Shanghai Quarantine

From shelter hospitals to construction sites, hear from three ordinary people in quarantine in China’s biggest city

NEWS

Shanghai Struggles Under Lockdown and Other Trending News

Shanghai residents struggle with life under lockdown, another pet killed for virus prevention, Jay Chou victim of NFT heist, cyberbullying victim commits suicide—it’s Viral Week

NEWS

The Chinese Students Stranded in Europe

Flight cancellations, strict testing requirements, and sky-high ticket prices leave hundreds stranded in Europe

PHOTO STORY

A City’s Lockdown in Nine Images

Shanghai’s two-stage lockdown has meant mass Covid-19 testing, a rush to buy food, and empty streets in the financial hub

SOCIETY

How Fame Ripped Apart a Historic Shanghai Neighborhood

Shanghai’s viral former French Concession is attracting hordes of tourists, whose presence is raising rents and anxiety for locals

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