The Shanghai Call Centre provides both English and Chinese information about tourist destinations, culture, sports, trade, medical care and other issues of daily life in Shanghai.


120 Ambulance (63240898)

110 Police (63215380 foreigners)

119 Fire (63213535

122 Traffic Accidents

12395 SOS in Water

A directory of services that makes living in Shanghai more convenient.

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Express Service, Messengers, Post Office

China Post

EMS 11183

Shanghai Postal Express & Logistics


SF Express 400-811-1111

Shentong Express 400-889-5543 

Yunda Express 95546

Yuantong Express 021-69777888

Communication Services

China Mobile 10086

China Unicom 10010

China Telecom 10000

Questions & Complaints

12315 Complaints about Goods’ Qualities

12358 Complaints about Prices

184 Post Code Information

12121 Weather Forecast

114 Phone Directory

12580 / 118114 Comprehensive Information

12306 Railway Information

950137 Civil Aviation

Shanghai Living


“China's best problem solving service for foreigners”

AI and human-powered mobile service that answers issues from finding rent to ayis to booking tickets to entertainment, and anything related to Shanghai living. Free online translation services also available.

Donation: old stuff


Online recycling service that picks up your stuff FREE!

Donate old clothes, books, electronics, appliance (even broken). Toys not included. Schedule a pick up from Wechat and SF courier picks it up.