Loss of Credibility Leads to Salt Stripping


  Supermarkets and convenient stores in Shanghai have run out of salt in the last several days as the rumor spreading that a portion of city’s salt that comes from the Sea of Japan would be contaminated by the country’s radiation leaks. The wave not only hit Shanghai, but also across provinces from eastern Zhejiang to southern Guangdong to western Sichuan. In the face of … Continue reading Loss of Credibility Leads to Salt Stripping

Be Careful What You Queue for


If you ask me what is the most common phenomenon in Shanghai, I would say queuing. With a population of 20 million, queues can be seen everywhere. It’s very likely that we will have to line up whenever we go to a supermarket, bank, hospital, let alone the shopping malls during sale season. Shanghai people are well-known for their love of joining the crowd. A … Continue reading Be Careful What You Queue for