Metro Shanghai

Turning over a new leaf


As we bid farewell to 2017, New Year's resolutions are being made and shared online. It is that time of a year for people to reflect on the past and plan how they wish to improve in the coming year. However, research suggests that only a small fraction of people actually keep their resolutions.

Drawing Conclusions

Shanghai faces a shortage of local teaching talents in preschool education.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 18:43:39

Shanghai telecom and online fraud declines

Shanghai Public Security has released the results of its crackdown on telecommunications and online fraud, Laodong Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 18:28:40

Self-service juice machine complaint

Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration met with the owner of a self-service orange juice machine about an alleged food safety complaint Wednesday, thepaper.cn reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 18:28:39

Without central heating, winter in Shanghai can be unbearable

If you ask any southern Chinese person which months they hate the most, the answer will always be “from mid-November to mid-March.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 18:28:39

Word Matters

“The camera will take pictures automatically.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 18:23:40

Practice makes perfect

According to the 7th edition of the EF English Proficiency Index of Swedish education company EF Education First (EF), the English level of the Chinese mainland ranked 36th among 80 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 18:23:39

Resident artists

An art contest held during the 2017 Shanghai Citizens Art Festival exhibited at Shanghai Putuo Cultural Center showcased the talents and creativity of local residents, eastday.com reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 16:33:39

Returning to her roots

Chinese-Indonesian Agnes ­Selvita has been living in Shanghai for the past five years. “But I can only speak 'survival Chinese,' like ordering food and hailing taxis,” she admitted to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 18:38:40

Turning over a new leaf

As we bid farewell to 2017, New Year's resolutions are being made and shared online. It is that time of a year for people to reflect on the past and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 18:08:39

Draw snake add feet

Street art featuring the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac appears on temporary walls of a construction site along Nanjing Road West Tuesday. Combining Chinese traditional paper-cutting art elements and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:58:39

Discover the roller coaster of relationships in Happy Valley

The human race has always found romance and love to be magical mysteries. Not surprisingly, many a book, movie and song delve into the subject matter of relationships, some giving ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:48:40

Xujiahui Cathedral to reopen this weekend

Xujiahui Cathedral, also known as St. Ignatius Cathedral, will reopen to the public after a four-and-a-half-year renovation, Jiefang Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:28:39

150-year-old road to become history museum

Shanghai will start reconstructing Yangshupu Road of Yangpu district by the end of this month, Shanghai Observer reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:23:41

Word Matters

“The waning moon won't affect Geminids.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/13 17:23:40

The new Sinologists of China's new era

It was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in October that socialism with Chinese characteristics had crossed the threshold into a new era, which is a “new historic juncture in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 18:23:39

O Tannenbaum, o Christmas tree

As the Christmas and New Year approach, a variety of Christmas trees appear in Shanghai. A 22-meter-high golden LED Christmas tree springs up on a commercial plaza in Qibao, Minhang ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 18:13:39

Shanghai outlaws banned items by travelers

Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau recently published a new measurement that outlaws entry-exit travelers from bringing in or mailing any banned items to China, which will take effect in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 17:38:40

Employment rate of city grads hits 97 percent

Local authorities recently published a report on the employment rate of Shanghai's fresh college graduates, Xinhua News Agency reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 17:38:40