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2018 in consular review: achievements and plans


Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the final eight.

Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is a costly expenditure for working class

If you are still struggling to go back to work following China's seven-day Spring Festival holiday, your overdue bills and empty wallets may give you a wake-up call. On Monday, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 16:48:40

Norwegian fish farms ramp up high-quality exports to China

In Tromsø, a small northern city of Norway, chef Junnar Jensen is processing salmon in his local fish delicacy shop. The salmon were freshly caught by local fishermen three hours ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 17:58:40

Expats in Shanghai share their plans for Chinese New Year

Based on the lunar calendar, the public holiday associated with the upcoming Year of the Pig takes place from February 4 to 10. With Chinese New Year just one week ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/30 18:08:54

Paris strives to become Europe's financial trade hub following Brexit

Despite the ongoing “Yellow Vests” protests, Paris is striving to replace London as Europe's financial trading hub for foreign investors following Brexit.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 12:48:40

Chinese millennials embrace commercial insurance

When an insurance company salesman cold-called Liu Zhenqi for the first time in the autumn of 2015, she didn't take his product recommendation seriously. Days later, when the same salesman ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 12:43:39

Fee-based learning platforms in China combat challenges by offering free content

After three years of rapid growth, pay-for-knowledge platforms in China are now facing downward pressure. The hyper-competitive environment of the Chinese workplace has compelled more ambitious employees to improve their ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 19:18:40

Experts in Beijing discuss polio vaccines

It is a global objective to eradicate poliomyelitis (polio) as well as reduce and prevent the occurrences of paralysis cases caused by polio vaccine. A seminar that focuses on sharing ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 19:43:40

Parents in China discuss concerns for children entering primary school

Every January, one of the biggest concerns facing Chinese parents of da ban (children in their final year of kindergarten) is which primary school they will enroll their child in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 18:48:40

2018 in consular review: achievements and plans

Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the final eight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:43:41

As the wind blows

A janitor cleans up fallen leaves with a blowing machine along Changping Road of Shanghai on Thursday. Shanghai was hit with a cold front on Wednesday, which has brought frigid ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:33:41

The new year is the perfect time to reconsider our career choices

I have many veteran media friends in Shanghai. Some have made smooth transitions from print-journalism to new-media. They were willing to ride the wave of technology, switching from old-fashioned reportage ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:33:40

City grows plants under shadows of overpasses

Green work under overpasses has been difficult in the past considering the poor conditions. A research team tested 30 kinds of plants from 80 species for their resistance to cold, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:28:40

Traffic control measures for new year holiday

The traffic controls cover the Bund and Xintiandi of Huangpu district. Metro lines, ferry and sightseeing tunnels will also be affected. On December 31, Metro Lines 2 and 10 will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:28:40

She's got a ticket to ride

People wait in line to buy train tickets at Shanghai Railway Station on Thursday. With Spring Festival holiday around the corner, China is expected to see 413.3 million railway trips ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 18:28:39

2018 in consular review: achievements and plans

Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the second seven.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 19:58:39

Local traditional medicine team serving in Morocco

Focusing on traditional Chinese medicine, they are a medical unit from Shanghai sent to Morocco to provide medical treatment support. From 2016 to 2018, the team completed outpatient assistance over ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 19:33:40

Tram line for Songjiang starts trial operations

The average speed of the tram reached 18 kilometers per hour during its trial operations. It is expected to reach 20 kilometers per hour in the near future. The tram ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 19:33:40

New high-speed railway will boost Yangtze Delta tourism

Adding more train routes will help relieve Shanghai's congested roads and airways, especially during peak holiday seasons such as the upcoming Chinese lunar new year. Aside from the millions of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 19:33:39