Metro Shanghai

An increase of older women snagging younger men in China has caught the public’s attention


Tian Yu, 33, runs a media company in Beijing and her husband is six years younger than her. In addition, he is caring and handsome, which has made Tian’s unusual marriage the envy of all her female friends.

Going home

Dou Xixi, 29, was born in a small city in East China’s Anhui Province. When her parents moved to the US for education and work opportunities in the 1980s, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:38:40

A testament of will

The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:28:39

Regulation on voluntary services takes effect

Over 380 staff from Shanghai’s voluntary service groups recently joined a training session to learn the new Regulation on Voluntary Services, which will take effect on December 1, Youth Daily ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:40

Students collect recycled boxes for tree planting

Student groups of local universities have been holding courier box recycling activities following the chaos of Double 11 online shopping festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:40

Peppa Pig, oinking and overly sensitive Chinese parents

I never expected Peppa Pig would become such a hot topic among Chinese parents, but news that some are blaming the multi-award winning animated children’s television series for being “silly ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:39

Word Matters

“It is too hard for elders to climb stairs.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:08:39

An increase of older women snagging younger men in China has caught the public’s attention

Tian Yu, 33, runs a media company in Beijing and her husband is six years younger than her. In addition, he is caring and handsome, which has made Tian’s unusual ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:53:39

Word Matters

“This smart platform improves efficiency.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:33:39

It’s not you, it’s me. Why Shanghai expats are leaving?

Suddenly, it seems like expats are leaving Shanghai in greater numbers. Lured to other job postings, being repatriated by their company or just arbitrarily deciding that it’s time to return ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:28:40

Drawing Conclusions

From Monday through December 29, qualified employees in Yangpu district will be allowed to apply for apartment with reduced rent, according to the district government.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:23:40

American woman praises a Shanghai hospital

In June of this year, the director of the cervical department of Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital performed ovarian cyst surgery for an American expat. Following her successful treatment, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:23:39

Facial recognition for toilet paper dispensers

The 2017 Chinese Toilet Revolution Innovation Expo kicked off Sunday with all-new toilet products and innovations, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:18:39

Fun with science

Abbott, the global healthcare company, and the Abbott Fund, its philanthropic foundation, kicked off the eighth year of Abbott Family Science Program Shanghai Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:53:39

Murder Ballad

The Chinese version of Murder Ballad, a popular off-Broadway musical, will return to Shanghai at the end of this month. Murder Ballad is about a young woman named Sara who ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:48:40

Word Matters

“I am still living on this stage.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:18:40

Shanghai garden joins Italian counterpart

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and Italy’s Botanical Garden of Padua signed a cooperation memorandum Saturday, according to Shanghai Morning Post.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:18:39

Students at China cyber security competition

The 2017 National College Students Cyber Security Invitational tournament and the 3rd Shanghai College Students Cyber Security Competition were held at Donghua University on Friday, Laodong Daily reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:13:39

Hitchhiking apps gaining popularity, but safety required

Last week I hitchhiked from my school to my hometown. Not by sticking out my thumb and standing on the side of a road, like traditional hitchers, but by using ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:13:39