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On the Pudong (浦东 Pǔdōng) side of the river in the city’s center, you can see some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, towering statements of China’s intent to influence the global economy.

Directly across the river sitarchitecture built by European powers who chose Shanghai for its strategic location as a port city (Shànghǎi 上海 literally means “on water”).

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Uniqlo later officially denied this, although the publicity that the video brought the brand was certainly very welcome.

Other brands, in particular H&M and Zara made efforts to jump on the bandwagon with witty posts.

Little did I know what I was letting myself in for.

Conquering nerves is rewarding It's six weeks later.

I find myself crouching on a small, circular platform, clutching a microphone, breathing heavily and trying to listen to the voices of the hosts and the previous contestant, but understanding nothing.

I'm surrounded by scaffolding, cables and stage machinery, dimly illuminated by fluorescent lighting.Shanghai is often described as the city that combines East and West the most naturally and successfully, giving the city an exciting cosmopolitan atmosphere.The energy of the city is perhaps most apparent at night time, when much of the city and its skyscrapers are lit up, giving a somewhat bewildering futuristic feel.How did an English Language Assistant from the UK working in China suddenly find himself before an audience of millions?Robbie Stanley-Smith tells us what he discovered during his moment in the spotlight.At the beginning of last November, a Chinese teacher and colleague at my school sent me a message on We Chat (the Chinese near-equivalent of Whats App) asking if I was looking for a girlfriend in China.

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