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Isn't it good

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway pose for photos at the Bund on Thursday morning. The royal couple visited Shanghai and witnessed the signing of framework contracts for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 19:03:40

Medical care treatment plans deployed for CIIE

The plan covers treatment for both ordinary patients and the wounded, who will be taken care of by designated personnel throughout the treatment process. A green channel, emergency charge service ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:53:41

Tenth annual singles matchmaking party

The maximum age of attendants is limited to 40, compared to the previous 45. Nearly 300,000 people registered to join the 10th matchmaking party.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:53:40

Best of British

John Edwards (left), British Consul General in Shanghai, delivers a speech on Thursday at the Best of British, an annual exhibition and celebration of English brands and culture. The event ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:48:41

Expatriates share their opinions about controversial Trump administration

The US has never had a president as controversial as Donald Trump. Since coming to power in January 2017, the Trump administration has faced numerous scandals and criticism from home ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:23:40

What's all the fuss about?

To cope with the impact of climate change, Liu suggested that people focus on five priority areas. These priorities are water, health and environment, energy and infrastructure, agriculture and ecosystems, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 17:43:40

Shanghai sets up office to protect trademarks

The office will provide local companies with guidance on overseas trademark registration, build up an overseas rights protection platform, hold related training and offer legal services.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 19:03:41

Overseas students learn about Chinese shipping

This activity, organized by China Scholarship Council, aims to provide an opportunity for overseas students to learn about the shipping industry of China and the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 19:03:40

Cherish life

The exhibition, running from Wednesday to October 24, aims to warn young people about the risks and losses caused by drunk driving, using art and immersive experiences to encourage them ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:58:42

Chinese and international clothing designers gather for annual catwalk event

Shanghai Fashion Week SS2019 hosted various progressive and energetic events over the past week under the theme of “personal expression,” dedicating itself to a future fashion blueprint, industry inspiration and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:58:40

City hosts annual gathering of expats, food and goods from France

French bread (baguette) is beyond a doubt one of the most popular items of this fair.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:28:40

Pointing in the right direction

Airport employees direct passengers at the new Terminal One of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. The terminal reopened to the public officially on Monday after a three-year renovation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:18:40

Largest expo exhibit arrives in metropolis

After eight days of cleaning and assembling, the machine will be moved to another hall for installing and debugging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:13:43

Shanghai improves green appearances for CIIE

Three large-scale flowerbeds have been set up in the city to create a colorful atmosphere as the China International Import Expo (CIIE) approaches.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:13:42

I welcome the new spending limits on wedding banquets

In order to maintain a good reputation and image, many couples and their parents sometimes spend hundreds of thousands of yuan on a wedding, though the average annual disposable income ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:13:42

French artist uses agar in new Shanghai exhibition

For this project, Blazy conducts a handicraft workshop of agar tableware two days a week in Shanghai. He provides technical training to three students majoring in different art subjects, giving ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:03:40

South Pacific island nation delivers goods for forthcoming China International Import Expo

The batch of goods were then stored in a warehouse specially used for CIIE.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 18:53:40

Over 400 new electric buses for import expo

They are also equipped with multiple facilities and functions including LED lights, a surround-view camera system and smart driving, which will improve driving safety.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 19:03:40