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Diners are suspended from a crane as they enjoy a meal organized by the "Dinner in the Sky" over Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai on June 27, 2014. Dinner in the Sky kicked off in Shanghai on June 27 with 22 diners enjoying their meal in a sky box suspended from a crane about 50 meters above the ground, at a price that varies from 1,888 yuan (302 USD) to 8,888 yuan (1,423 USD)

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Diners are suspended from a crane as they enjoy a meal organized by the “Dinner in the Sky” over Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai on Friday. Dinner in the Sky kicked off in Shanghai with 22 diners enjoying their meal in a sky box suspended from a crane about 50 meters above the ground

A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai city, China, 03 June 2014. As many as 100 panda sculptures made of recycled bamboo materials were displayed for citizens at a commercial district in a call for environmental protection.

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A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday. About 100 panda models, made of recycled bamboo, were displayed for citizens at a commercial district to highlight environmental protection issues.

Security personnel take part in a launching ceremony of joint armed patrols by difference security forces for railway station areas in Shanghai railway station in Shanghai on May 14, 2014, days ahead of the 4th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). Beijing has launched armed police patrols earlier to handle violent incidents in the capital, city authorities said, three weeks ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown and after a series of attacks on civilians.

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Shanghai increases security around railway station areas on Wednesday, ahead of next week’s 4th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia.

A skateboarder falls as he competes at the vert ramp during the World Extreme Games in Shanghai

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A skateboarder falls in the vert ramp competition during the World Extreme Games in Shanghai

A slow-shutter exposure shows an aerial view of evening traffic in Shanghai on January 9, 2014. China's auto sales smashed through the 20 million mark last year, growing nearly 14 percent and extending its lead as the world's biggest car market, an industry group said on January 9.

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An aerial view of evening traffic in Shanghai. China’s auto sales smashed through the 20m mark last year, growing nearly 14% and extending its lead as the world’s biggest car market, an industry group said on Thursday

Visitors cool off in a pool at a water theme park in Shanghai, China.

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Visitors cool off at a water theme park in Shanghai, China, on Thursday. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising to 40C and over in Shanghai

A man puts up a fan to block off the strong sun in the afternoon heat at the Bund, one of the most popular tourist spots in the city, in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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A man puts up a fan to block off the strong sun in the afternoon heat at the Bund, one of the most popular tourist spots in the city, in Shanghai, ChinaRead more

Women use umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they stand on the bund in front of the financial district in Shanghai

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Women stand on the Bund in front of the financial district in Shanghai, China, as temperature rose to 41.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Read more

A boy cools off in a fountain at a park in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.  Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in Shanghai.

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A boy cools off in a fountain at a park in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in Shanghai.

Cosplay fans get ready on the opening da...Cosplay fans get ready on the opening day of the 9th China International Comics Games Expo (CCG Expo) in Shanghai on July 11, 2013. More than 300 local and international animation and gaming companies are exhibiting at the five-day expo. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKSPETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images

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Cosplay fans get ready on the opening day of the 9th China International Comics Games Expo in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Read more