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China Daily (Canada) - - SHANGHAI -

The Shang­hai Con­sumer Coun­cil on June 12 set up an of­fice in Shang­hai Dis­ney­land to deal with con­sumer com­plaints from the seven ma­jor theme parks in the city. A sur­vey con­ducted by the Coun­cil in May stated that 39.5 per­cent of con­sumers in Shang­hai said they will def­i­nitely visit the newly opened Dis­ney­land while 63 per­cent of the re­spon­dents from out­side Shang­hai in­di­cated like­wise.

The 15th Tourism Sou­venir De­sign Con­test, which wel­comes peo­ple from China and over­seas to con­trib­ute de­sign ideas for com­mer­cially-vi­able prod­ucts, has be­gun. The theme of this year’s con­test is “Shang­hai mem­o­ries” and con­tes­tants must up­load their works through shi­jue.me be­fore July 28 to qual­ify. The win­ner of the con­test will be awarded 20,000 yuan ($3,033).

Li Suqing, the city’s old­est liv­ing per­son died at the age of 117 on June 11, re­ported east­day.com. Born in Jan­uary 1899, Li was the only liv­ing per­son in Shang­hai who was born in the 19th cen­tury. The next old­est per­son in the city is now Zhu Xiao­hua. She was born in 1904 and cur­rently re­sides in Jiad­ing district. Next on the list is Sun Fengy­ing, who lives in Yangpu district and was born in 1905, and 110-year-old Chen Caizhao from Xuhui district.

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