Metro Shanghai

Taking the stage


The International Symposium on Contemporary Theater Directing and Theater Director Education was held on June 16-18 in Shanghai. Experts and scholars in this field from eight countries attended the event and exchanged viewpoints.

City issues yellow alert for high temperatures

As of 2:30 pm, temperatures in Xujiahui of Xuhui district reached 34.2 C, a bit lower than the highest temperature threshold of 35 C. Some local residents were astonished at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 19:03:40

Shanghai International Airexpo concludes

The gross output value of the local aviation manufacturing industry is expected to reach 50 billion ($7.87 billion) yuan in 2020 and 300 billion yuan in 2035.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:58:40

'Positive wrecks' have goals but lack the necessary

Jiji and Feiren are like twins that always go hand-in-hand everywhere but also always fight. Together, they bring you a fake, temporary euphoria that you can be better, slimmer or ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:58:40

Tap water in a Songjiang compound polluted

A manager surnamed Zhou from the Songjiang district water company told media that a burst water pipe near the compound and illegal use of high-pressure pumps installed by the compound's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:58:39

Foreigners from different countries talk about how many children they would like to have

Statistics from the UN and the World Bank indicate that the total number of live births is decreasing worldwide, including in developing nations, according to World Economic Forum in 2018. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:48:39

Shanghai International Art City (SIAC) Forum explores city's culture

To demonstrate the identity of “Shanghai Culture” and build Shanghai into a global city of excellence, a new Shanghai International Art City (SIAC) Forum, themed “Urban Transformation through Art,” was ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 18:38:39

City builds up 'Shanghai ayi' brand

The housekeeping companies organized 20 ayi (housekeepers) over the weekend to provide free three-hour services for senior residents, including retired workers, Laodong Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 20:28:39

Exhibits from World Expos unveiled in Shanghai

A new exhibition titled Expo Heritage: Exhibits Collections from World Expos was recently unveiled at the World Expo Museum (WEM), bringing to Shanghai a collection of over 600 relics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 19:38:40

Local stores selling out zongzi to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival

Although China's Dragon Boat Festival is still about one month away, many time-honored food stores in Shanghai have started selling various types of zongzi, a must-have snack during the traditional ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 19:38:40

Missing 11-year-old Filipino expat found

When contacted by the Global Times Monday, Evangelio confirmed that her daughter had been found and that the family were at the police station for an investigation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 18:43:40

2018 Shanghai Science Festival held May 19

The municipality aims to build Shanghai Science Festival as a brand that goes along with Shanghai's new image as a globally influential science and innovation center.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 18:43:39

Man fined for using same license plate on four vehicles

Chen tried to defend himself by explaining to the police that his compound's garage recognition system could only recognize his Audi, which was being repaired.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 18:38:39

City expats talk about genuine and fake smiles following World Smile Day

Smiling is a natural response to share happiness with others. A genuine smile pleases not only people around them but also the person themselves. When a person smiles for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/14 18:33:39

Indians in Shanghai host popular blood drive

The blood drive, which was initiated by an Indian expat in 2013, has been held for the past six consecutive years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:43:39

Report on consumption habits of city's mothers

According to the report, young mothers aged between 20 and 35 spent 30 percent more on maternal or child products than the average spending of all age groups.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:38:40

China is a great place to eat affordable delicious meals

The first time I tried these small restaurants I must admit that I was a bit skeptical but now I love them and I noticed how much the Chinese love ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:38:39

More Shanghai residents dining out, those aged between 15 and 44

61 percent of all Shanghai residents often dine out, which is much higher than the national average of 42 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:33:39

2018 STC Triathlon Shanghai Jinshan City Beach Triathlon takes place

The event attracted more than 900 players from 30 countries and regions for some fun under the Shanghai sun.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:28:40