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By Bruce Connolly | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated:2017-02-17 07:51A photograph captures a moment in time; it becomes an image that can last in the mind and remain as a picture of a particular place. However, China, with its rapid pace of change, what was recorded only a few years before can so quickly become history.More so with a city such as Shanghai which has undergone quite a radical metamorphosis from its days as a busy river port, shipbuilding and industrial centre close to where the Huangpu flows out to the mouth of the Yangtze River or Changjiang.With forward thinking economic policies developing during the late 1980’s and early ’90’s tied with radical planning decisions, probably no other world city has undergone such transformation as Shanghai over the past twenty years.First visiting and documenting the city in 1996 it was time to return, retrace my steps and discover not only how much has changed but also what remained.The comparison photos of Pudong’s Lujiazui Financial District, Shanghai, China. [Photo taken by Bruce Connolly 1996 and 2017.] Previous Page1 2 3 4 5 6 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 3 4 5 6 Next PageCartoonsChinas exportsAnimal protectionAbes sale for China threat theoryWhat men loveAbes meet with TrumpAddicted to your mobile phone?Most Viewed in 24 HoursFroum trendsShould parents arrange dates for their children?What is going wrong with Chinese higher education?ColumnistsChina, EU and US should work togetherMade in USA is hypocritical political correctnessForumFeatured ContributorsTrump cannot afford a trade war with ChinaChinas One Belt, One Road, a drive for Great Britains businesses?China Daily Bureau ChiefsChongqing and Chengdu City Cluster on faster trackXi-Ma meeting brings historic opportunitiesStar BloggersHow is General de Gaulle remembered in China?Why I cannot continue studying in ChinaBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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