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Foreigners in Shanghai share opinions about cross-cultural relationships

Indeed, those who are married to someone with a different cultural background know that such relationships are particularly challenging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:43:39

Public security issues CIIE safety requirements

Authorities will strengthen security checks at local metro stations. Checks on buses and at long-distance bus terminals will also be enhanced with reinforced personnel and technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:33:40

Lifelong Learning workshop in Shanghai

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) launched a new capacity-building workshop for lifelong learning-oriented education at Shanghai Open University on Monday, thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:33:39

Shanghai will soon have better English proficiency than Paris

In France, learning English is never “a la mode.” If your future job requires using English, then there will be related English-language training in higher education. Otherwise, people here just ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:28:40

Bright lights and the big city

With bright and colorful lights on landmark buildings and illuminated clouds in the sky, Lujiazui and the Bund both attract many tourists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:28:39

Specialty parking spaces

The city has constructed, upgraded or requisitioned 16 parking lots near the venue to facilitate the China International Import Expo (CIIE) from November 5 to 10.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:23:40

20th anniversary of China Shanghai International Arts Festival

Over the past 20 years, more than 40,000 artists and 700 art organizations from over 70 different countries and regions have performed 1,034 plays in Shanghai, attracting nearly 4.65 million ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:23:39

CIIE service center opens at Hongqiao airport

Visitors can learn information about local transportation, accommodations, catering and CIIE at the center.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:33:39

Local authorities issue tourism routes for expo

Suzhou of Jiangsu Province and Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province will be the most popular cities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:28:40

Shanghai matchmaking event should not have age restrictions

However, if someone is rejected by such large-scale matchmaking events simply due to their age, they will lose confidence in the institution of marriage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:28:39

Dog will hunt

A man trains a dog at the 17th annual French Week on Sunday. The week-long event, held at Yandang Road of Huangpu district, came to an end on Sunday. Special ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:23:40

Picture this...

A little girl sitting on her dad's shoulders takes photos of fruit on a tree during a walking race held in Luojing town of Boshan district Sunday. More than 3,000 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:23:40

Eighty-year-old Yangpu Library reopens following lengthy renovations

The 80-year-old building, located at 128 Hengren Road , once served as the former Shanghai Library during the 1930s. Designed by the then-famous architect Dong Dayou, the library was partly ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:18:39

Chinese and Norwegian experts discuss green solutions for Arctic development

How can humans maintain a balance between sustainable use and prudent conservation of the Arctic?
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:03:40

Citizens show talent at cultural heritage display

In front of a Huangpu district display area, an 8-year-old girl named Jin Youqi made colorful paper cuttings, including patterns of Chinese Zodiacs, butterflies and portraits.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:18:40

Group visitors allowed at international import expo

To provide a better exhibition experience, the expo will only allow in group visitors on November 9 and 10 due to traffic and safety concerns and venue capacity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:18:39

Half an iron man

A female athlete embraces a child and a friend at the IRONMAN 70.3 Shanghai on Sunday. The event, also known as a “half ironman,” was held at the city's Chongming ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:08:39

Volunteering offers students academic and career hints

For college students who will serve at CIIE next month, I would suggest to them that they take this rare and important opportunity to do more than just volunteering.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:03:41