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C2-3鈥?Jing鈥檃n                                                                            Liu Zhihui (center) helps an elderly couple to find their way.                He鈥檚
                                                                                         鈥?Jiang Xiaowei
   How we rang in                                                                                                                                                      From C1
   the Chinese Year
                                                                                                                                                                       Liu Zhihui work
      of the Dog                                                                                                                                                       the Spring Festiva
                                                                                                                                                                       ensuring that a
                                                               Chen Zhe and                                                                                            room in Shangha
                                                               his four-year old A Guai                                                                                Station remaine
                                                                                                                                                                       operating condit

                                                                                                                                                                          The 27-year-o
                                                                                                                                                                       sponsible for
                                                                                                                                                                       waiting room for
                                                                                                                                                                       ly, the disabled,
                                                                                                                                                                       women and nurs
                                                                                                                                                                       ers, and other pe
                                                                                                                                                                       special needs. T
                                                                                                                                                                       has facilities i

                                                                                                                                  A Guai takes the                     Scis
                                                                                                                                  Year of the Dog                      town
                                                                                                                                  literally. The canine
                                                                                                                                  took his online                      Ahead o
                                                                                                                                  stardom offline                      expert wi
                                                                                                                                  at a promotional                     used by C
                                                                                                                                  campaign on                          them to p
                                                                                                                                  Wujiang Road
                                                                                                                                  during the Spring                       鈥淚 didn鈥?                                                                                                                                  Festival holiday.                    I wanted i
                                                                                                                                  鈥?Jiang Xiaowei                      said. 鈥淧eo
                                                                                                                                  and Zhu Gang                         I like it w
                                                                                                                                                                       history of
                                                                                         The pug whose mug
                                                                                         is an online sensation                                                           His ges
                                                                                                                                                                       had to tak
                                                                                                         Chen Zhe, 31, who        find the most comfortable place,     came to h
                                                                                                               runs an ad com-    anywhere, to lie down for a rest.    the 12 Ch
                                                                                                                pany in Jing鈥檃n,  And he loves to eat.鈥?                                                                                                               was hard at work                                           Paper-c
                                                                                                              during the Spring      Early last year, Chen decided     Patterns
                                                                                                                                  to share his pet with others. He     from pap
                                                                                                             Festival holidays.   created a set of emoticons, invit-   during fe
                                                                                                               He was involved    ing people to download them on       weddings
                                                                                                                                  WeChat.                              in modern
                                                                                                           in a campaign to
                                                                                                          promote online celeb-      The emoticons, with a cartoon-       To keep
                                                                                                         rity A Guai, who will    ish A Guai in different poses,       temporar
                                                                                                        be appearing through      quickly went viral, downloaded       events to
                                                                                                       March 2 on Wujiang         tens of millions of times. Encour-   His 鈥渟tud
                                                                                                     Road.                        aged by the growing fan base,        elderly.
                                                                                                       A Guai, which literally    Chen opened a WeChat account
                                                                                                   means 鈥渇reak,鈥?is Chen鈥檚       for A Guai, which now has more          鈥淚t鈥檚 sim
                                                                                                  four-year male pug dog.         than 500,000 followers.                 While S
                                                                                                    鈥淢y friend sent him to                                             Jing鈥檃n C
                                                                                                me four years ago,鈥?Chen             鈥淭hey can download wallpaper      nearby w
                                                                                               said. 鈥淗e looks strange, and       for mobile phones and buy relat-     traditiona
                                                                                             his voice sounds like grunt-         ed products, like A Guai stuffed     coloring i
                                                                                            ing pig.鈥?                            toys,鈥?Chen said. 鈥淭he event on      Jing鈥檃n Te
                                                                                              Despite the dog鈥檚 somewhat          Wujiang Road will be our first          鈥淲e wan
                                                                                          unfortunately demeanor, Chen            offline promotion.鈥?                 ting,鈥?said
                                                                                         said he fell in love with the pug.                                            landmark
                                                                                            鈥淗e is an optimist who lives a           Cardboard cutouts of A Guai will  this instil
                                                                                         carefree life,鈥?Chen said. 鈥淗e is        be placed there for people to take
                                                                                         afraid of nothing, and never flees       pictures. Traditional handicrafts-   Gra
                                                                                         from bigger dogs. He can always          men have been invited to open
                                                                                                                                  stalls, making dough and sugar       White-col
                                                                                                                                  figurines and doing paper cuts.      Spring Fe
                                                                                                                                                                       especially
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