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China in my eyes


Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) will publish its second bilingual book in the A Cross-Cultural Perspective on China: Foreign Experts’ Chinese Cultural Stories series. In December, the first book of the series was published with 29 stories written by 28 foreign experts from 17 countries that used to work or are still working at the school. The stories featured their perspectives on love, work, travel and different fields in Chinese society.

China in my eyes

Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) will publish its second bilingual book in the A Cross-Cultural Perspective on China: Foreign Experts’ Chinese Cultural Stories series. In December, the first book of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:23:39

Fododododo-yacka-sacki want some seafood, mama!

Customers select a lobster from the seafood counter of a supermarket in Yangpu district Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:18:39

Word Matters

“We will crack down on polluted water!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:13:39

Brown girls like me get no love in pale-crazed Shanghai

It’s not surprising that appearances are highly important in a cosmopolitan city like Shanghai. I feel that this is instilled into every local child’s mind from a very young age. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:13:39

Female student chokes to death during lunch

Changning District Education Commission confirmed that a female student at Tianshan No.1 Primary School had choked to death Tuesday while eating her lunch, according to the news portal thepaper.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:08:40

Jealous middle-aged woman murders boy-toy

Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court heard the first trial against a 51-year-old woman who killed her 29-year-old boyfriend, according to the news portal thepaper.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 18:08:40

40 years of artistic expression

It took Australian writer and journalist Madeleine O’Dea three years to finish her latest book The Phoenix Years, but she would like to say that the book has been 30 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 17:33:39

New-wave theater

Every time Dmitry Troyanovsky flies from the US to work in Shanghai, he must grapple with jet lag for one week before regaining his concentration and energy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 18:48:48

China needs more child sex abuse prevention programs

Earlier this month, a school in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, dropped a sex education textbook from a recommended reading list for second graders in the wake of a controversy about its ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 18:38:39

Word Matters

“We’ll help children live in a clear world.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 18:33:40

Connecting with film

Invited by the third annual Wellington College International Shanghai Arts Festival (March 13-17), British director and screenwriter Kirk Jones recently paid his first visit to China to speak with local ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 18:33:40

Five-month-old infant abandoned in local park

A 5-month-old baby boy abandoned in Zhongshan Park in Changning district was recently sent to a local orphanage, according to the news portal thepaper.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 18:33:39

Dead whale found near Yangtze River Estuary

Fishermen in Shanghai found a dead whale at the junction of the Yangtze River Estuary and Hangzhou Bay on Monday, according to the news portal xinmin.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 18:33:39

High-rise high

After two Russian daredevils, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov, illegally scaled the then under-construction Shanghai Tower in 2014 and made headlines in international media, rooftopping quickly became a buzzword in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 18:48:39

Word Matters

“Signage at Xujiahui metro station is outdated.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 18:43:39

To the inquisitive Chinese, I have a mountain on my face

I had to climb on my neighbor’s rooftop to reclaim my lost underwear. It was the spring weather that put me in that uneasy situation. In Shanghai, people dry their ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 18:43:39

Shanghai’s Great World to reopen on March 31

The Great World, an intangible cultural heritage site in Shanghai with 100 years of history, will reopen to the public on March 31 as a cultural showcase.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 18:38:39

Migrant kills taxi driver for girlfriend’s cash gifts

Qingpu District People’s Procuratorate recently approved to arrest a suspect for robbing and killing a taxi driver.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 18:38:39