What You Need to Know About Those New QR Code Payment Limits

Here's what you need to know about the new trial regulations on QR code payments set to go into effect on April 1, 2018.

By Urban Family, Jan 05, 2018 10:16

China Sets New Limits on QR Code Payments, Overseas ATM Withdrawals

The limit goes into effect on January 1, 2018.

By Urban Family, Jan 02, 2018 10:17

Shanghai Metro Line 17 and Phase 3 of Line 9 to Start Test Runs Tomorrow

One day to go.

By Yuzhou Hu, Dec 29, 2017 10:13

Shanghai Demands Taxi Apps to Conceal Passengers’ Destinations from Drivers

Will this be the end of picky drivers?

By Yuzhou Hu, Dec 20, 2017 13:00

Shanghai Metro to Support Face-Scanning Payment and Voice-Recognition Ticketing

The days of IC cards may be numbered.

By Yuzhou Hu, Dec 08, 2017 10:42

Phase 3 of Shanghai Metro Line 9 Opening Soon

One month to go.

By Yuzhou Hu, Dec 05, 2017 17:48

Caution: Rat Poison All Around Shanghai for Next 10 Days

Parents: watch out for rodent pesticide signs around Shanghai this week.

By Urban Family, Nov 01, 2017 18:22

Dragon MaMa: The Friendship (and Self) Evolution

How to juggle friendships and family?

By Shirani Alfreds, Sep 04, 2017 14:40

Shanghai's Citywide Smoking Ban is Now in Effect

As of today, March 1st 2017, smoking in public places in Shanghai is officially banned.

By Rachel Deason, Mar 01, 2017 11:58

How to Keep Cultural Ties While Living Abroad

Living an international life.

By Dr. Nate Balfanz, Dec 15, 2016 16:02

Urban Family Dec 2016/Jan 2017 Issue Out Now!

Our newest issue is all about momtrepreneurs and the holidays!

By Alyssa Wieting, Dec 08, 2016 10:49

Where to Get Christmas Decorations in Shanghai

Decorate for the holidays.

By That's Shanghai, Nov 28, 2016 14:10

How-to Guide: Getting a Shanghai Metro Transportation Card

Go out today and pick up a useful Shanghai public transportation card!

By Caleb Jasso, May 26, 2016 15:08

Shanghai To Introduce Indoor Smoking Ban This Year

Shanghai is finally expected to ban smoking in all indoor venues this year.

By Isabella Farr, Mar 03, 2016 09:26

Hogwarts Casts its Spell on Shanghai

The holidays come early for Harry Potter fans when a slice of Hogwarts takes over the Super Brand Mall.

By Andrew Chin, Jan 01, 2016 13:25

Mom Blogger: Post CNY Blues

Nicole Chia on feeling depressed after the holidays

By Urban Family, Mar 04, 2015 13:02

Mom Blogger: The Shanghai Christmas

Nicole Chia about staying put for the holidays

By Urban Family, Dec 16, 2014 11:07

Mom Blogger: The Halloween Spirit in Shanghai

Coming to Shanghai I figured that Halloween was one of those worldwide phenomena that people just participate in everywhere. Turns out Shanghai kind of doesn’t.

By Urban Family, Oct 14, 2014 14:31

5 of the Best Specialty Museums in Shanghai

The dog days of summer are here. While most people are away on holidays, there’s still plenty to discover during before school starts.

By Urban Family, Aug 20, 2014 10:30

Fete de la Musique

Shanghai's going to be in a musical mood when this worldwide celebration of music returns to the city for the fifth straight year. Expect plenty of free concerts and music performances, from Pudong to Songjiang, from large outdoor public spaces to intimat

By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 15:37

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