Metro Shanghai

Grass-roots staff making efforts to enhance residents' basic knowledge of law


Due to the efforts made by people like Wu and Jiang, residents in the Hongqiao subdistrict have more legal knowledge. More than 80,000 residents are living in this subdistrict, including 18,000 expats. The community has a solid foundation to serve as trial ground for legislative affairs.

International students celebrate Spring Festival in their own way in Shanghai

“During Spring Festival, China looks so beautiful everywhere,” Habiba said. “I love being in China. We feel like [we are] at home because Chinese people are so helping and supportive.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 19:23:40

Israeli scientist hopes more research can better treat Alzheimer's

Women are more biologically sensitive to Alzheimer's disease (AD) than men, which causes their health condition to deteriorate faster, said Hermona Soreq, an Israeli molecular neuroscientist. Soreq made the remarks ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 19:13:40

Toilet revolution: tale of Shanghai's 'embroidery work'

In Jing'an district, located in the heart of Shanghai, residents holding plastic or wooden buckets used to be a common morning sight. Their visible embarrassment as they hush up to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 20:38:40

Shanghai and Singapore reinforce cooperative ties

Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong met with Lui Tuck Yew, Singapore's Ambassador to China on Thursday. This is Lui's first visit to the city since taking office in November 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 19:18:41

Café des Sciences lectures

He said that “If the world is going to clean up its trash heaps, Shanghai's new program could well be the model.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 19:13:40

New Year concert

The Consulate General of Hungary in Shanghai will host its 5th New Year Concert Moore Memorial Church on January 21, featuring Hungarian opera singers Erika Miklósa and István Horváth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 18:58:40

Science on Tap: marine plastics

Solving the dangers of marine plastics has gotten higher on the global agenda in recent years. On our current trajectory, the world's oceans could contain more plastic than fish by ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 18:48:40

Lord of the Dance

Irish musical and dance production Lord of the Dance will be staged at Shanghai Grand Theatre from January 14 to 19, to bring a spectacular artistry experience to the city's ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/3 18:08:41

Arctic Whisper – sustainable development in the north

What comes to mind when speaking of the Arctic? The polar bear walking on the ice or unknown marine life hidden deep in the Ocean. The spirit of adventure has ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/3 17:53:40

Sustainability, the engine of future business

Established in 2014, CRO Global Summit is a conference focused on global business growth, specifically responsible business development and sustainable practice.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/3 17:43:40

Joint program promoted

The Joint PhD Degree (JPD) Program is intended to allow students to perform coordinated doctoral studies at both Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (SJTU-SM) and Hebrew University of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/30 17:15:38

Still Life with Chickens

Some friendships are just clucking surprising!
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/23 17:48:39

China and Britain seek closer cooperation on healthy aging technology

How can China and Britain work together to provide better healthcare services? This was addressed at an event held by the British Consulate General in Shanghai last week.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/12/23 17:33:39

'The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors' exhibition premieres in China

The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors exhibit opened at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum on December 12, 2019. It is the first time the exhibition was shown in China after touring ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 19:33:40

Fotciencia 15 opens in Shanghai

The exhibition launched in Shanghai following its runs in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu, and will remain open to the public in Shanghai until February 29, 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 19:03:40

US specialist praises Chinese eco-tourism

Linda J. Cox, a community economic development specialist from University of Hawaii at Manoa told Chinese media last week that she was impressed by China's rural tourism development, factoring in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 18:53:40

Exhibition aims to help boost awareness, protect our oceans

From Thursday to January 5, the exhibition “Wandering Back · Discovering the Arctic” will be open at Shanghai's People's Square subway station, supplemented by an oceanic environmental protection and Arctic-themed ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 18:13:40

Rundown 2019 National Tango Day

December 14 Saturday from 7 pm – 9 pm official time
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 17:58:39