Shanghai stumbles into suburbia

Thames Town was once mocked by Western media for its weirdness, but residents have learned to appreciate its slower pace of life.

Wall Street Journal

“I’ve been to a lot of places -- I’ve been to England, America, Russia ...” Wang Jianhua pauses for a moment. “Also Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, New Zealand …” Her friend stands next to her, smiling each time a new country is mentioned.


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