Metro Shanghai

Canine cops

Anyone who regularly commutes on the Shanghai metro must have met Sheng Mi or Xiao Hu at least once. Sheng Mi and Xiao Hu are the metro police’s two patrol dogs whose primary daily duty is to sniff out explosives or flammable items entering a station. Along with their human partners – metro police officers Lu Jie and Wang Shiqun – the canines help assure the safety of Shanghai subway operations.

‘Safe medication month’ kicks off in Shanghai

In order to improve public awareness of drug safety and to cooperate with the “National Safety Medication Month,” from Monday to November 15, the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 19:03:40

Shanghai students volunteer 7 million hours

In Shanghai, volunteer service has become an important course for senior high school students to enhance their sense of social responsibility, innovative spirit and practical skills. Their volunteer service is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 19:03:40

Help! I’ve become addicted to Chinese takeout food apps!

I just realized I’m hopelessly addicted to ordering takeout food. It’s shocking to realize just how much I spent on delivered food this year alone. A rough calculation on my ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 19:03:39

Word Matters

“If some people need to stand out to do something, I want to be the first one.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 18:58:39

New York University in Shanghai admits 1,500 students

Shanghai New York University (NYU Shanghai) has admitted over 1,500 students from 68 countries and regions, it announced Monday, a day after its fifth anniversary.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 17:43:39

Radiant girls

“Take a look at the history of the human race, women are documented to suffer from discrimination and suppression both in Oriental civilizations and in Western countries. Women have much ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 17:43:39

Drawing Conclusions

The city has seen an outbreak of water hyacinths since June.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 19:23:39

Fast friends

The Consulate General of Japan in Shanghai hosted a commendation ceremony recently at the Consul General’s official residence to award a prize to individuals and groups who have contributed to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:38:39

Shanghai has most foreign R&D in China

“Proposals on further supporting foreign-funded R&D centers to participate in building Shanghai into a Science and Technology Innovation Center with Global Influence” was released by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government Monday. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:23:40

Seven-seat taxis popular among Shanghai families

The first fleet of 100 seven-seat taxis, which hit the streets of Shanghai over the National Day holiday, are catching on fast among traveling families, SMG Radio reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:23:40

My awkward experience at People’s Park dating corner

Years ago, when I was still in college, my parents and I were strolling through the blind date corner (aka “marriage market”) at Shanghai’s People’s Park, where they pointed at ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:23:39

Word Matters

“People in Shanghai like eating spice most among Chinese people.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:18:39

Canine cops

Anyone who regularly commutes on the Shanghai metro must have met Sheng Mi or Xiao Hu at least once. Sheng Mi and Xiao Hu are the metro police’s two patrol ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 17:48:39

One-third of adults have high blood pressure

Three in 10 adults in Shanghai suffer high blood pressure, though half do not know, according to Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control & Prevention (SCDC), reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 18:38:23

Foreign travel insurance fraudster sentenced

An insurance fraud case for foreign travel was heard in Shanghai Friday, Xinmin Evening News reported Saturday. The defendant, surnamed Huang, was sentenced to three years in prison with three ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 18:38:23

An eventful first arrival in China for this African student

I left South Africa for Shanghai to study Chinese for a semester on a Confucius Institute Scholarship. This was my first solo trip and the longest time I’d be away ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 18:38:22

Word Matters

“It took only half a day to rent my flat.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 18:38:20

I’m only happy when it rains

A father carries his son as his mother holds an umbrella to protect their boy from wind and rain while the happy family strolls along the Bund Sunday. China’s national ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 18:18:39