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Local towns cook up 'hot' food during hot summer days

According to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, goat meat, like beef and lamb, is considered a “hot” food and thus to be avoided or taken in smaller quantities on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:18:40

Jiading strives to improve its 'Four Brands'

Branding is critical to the growth of a modern city, and in Jiading district this is no exception. “Auto City,” “Tech City” and “Civilized City” have long been an important ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 20:13:40

Foreigners contemplate the future of cashless society

Mobile payment is now widely used in most cities of China thanks to recent technological innovations. With a smartphone and payment apps, people can almost buy anything, from room service ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 20:08:40

Airport kind act helps international deal

Recently, a large medicine enterprise in Shanghai successfully reached an agreement with a Brazilian client, partly thanks to an act of kindness of the immigration inspection station in a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:41

Metro Line 5 extension expected to operate soon

The southern extension of Metro Line 5 will start operation at the end of 2018, reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:41

Taking a walk on the wild side

A boy touches the face of the 7-meter-high and 10-meter-long metal-and-straw sculpture called “Urban Fox” after it was dismantled at Jing'an Sculpture Park on Wednesday. Created by British sculptor Alex ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:40

Chinese fans say no firmly to racial behavior on soccer field

Racism has no place in soccer. As a soccer fan, I expect the Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) to do its best to combat racism, and without this resolve, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:53:39

Cold off the presses

A printing factory worker shows an article printed on rice paper with movable lead type printing, an ancient Chinese printing technology, at the Shanghai Book Fair on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:48:41

Finding tolerance can be hard between different cultures

So, should we judge foreigners based on the recent incidents of two foreigners scamming ATMs and getting caught or Jeremy Clarkson's video, where he rudely shames an equally rude and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 20:08:39

Five hundred new titles at this year's Shanghai Book Fair

The annual Shanghai Book Fair was unveiled at 9 am on Wednesday. Since it was first launched in 2004, the book fair, which has the theme of “Love Reading, Love ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:43:40

Taking pictures of pictures

A visitor takes photos of pictures of Shanghai's landscapes displayed at the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. The theme of the exhibition is “the Color of the City,” ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:28:40

Shanghai to embrace for another typhoon soon

China's National Meteorological Center predicted that a tropical depression would move at 20 to 25 kilometers per hour in the west-north direction and gradually strengthen.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:28:40

CIIE ensures stable taxi and accommodation fare

In order to ensure a stable market price during the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), Shanghai municipal government announced that it would temporarily control prices of hotels, some public ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:28:40

Residents and birds flourish with new economic policy

When you speak of Shanghai, what comes into people's minds are structures of high rises, the historic buildings along the Bund and the slow stream of people on Nanjing Road ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:18:40

Character conundrum

Giving oneself an English name has been in fashion among the Chinese for decades. However, as Chinese language and culture become more known among foreigners, the reverse – foreigners getting ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 19:08:39

Five places to take your lover this holiday

This Friday, the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar, is the Chinese Valentine's Day which is called the Qixi Festival. The festival is based on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 19:53:39

British students come to Shanghai for studying

The opening ceremony of the “Study China” program was held at East China Normal University on Monday, reported. The program has been held for 10 years since 2008. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 19:38:40

City launches inspection of potential falling objects

The municipal government required each district government and other related departments to strengthen their inspections on potential falling objects, Jiefang Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 19:38:39