Metro Shanghai

How Shanghai celebrates February 14


Hearts, roses, cupids and chocolates all contribute to the romantic and sweet ambiance of V-day.

The Wanderers: Masterpieces from the State Tretyakov Gallery

Co-organized by Shanghai Museum and State Tretyakov Gallery, one of the most foremost art institutions in Russia, this exhibition showcases the paintings of The Wanderers, a group of young, bold ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 19:28:40

Fatty University

A new course at East China University of Political Science and Law is causing heated discussions among its students. Starting next semester, the esteemed school aims to help students develop ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 18:33:39

Shanghai 2018 university grads break city record

Shanghai will see a record-high 190,000 fresh university graduates in 2018, 3,000 more than last year, Laodong Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 18:23:40

Child invents computer mouse for the disabled

Guo Jiaye, the 10-year-old inventor of a special computer “mouse” for the disabled, was awarded the title Little Academician of Shanghai Youth Academy of Sciences, an institution aiming to inspire ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 18:23:39

Word Matters

“We won't show our price list to anyone!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 18:18:39

Drawing Conclusions

Many Shanghai residents have been catching colds recently due to this year's drastically changing climate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:53:39

Bullet screens

Bilibili, a leading Chinese video streaming website famous for its danmu (“bullet screens” in Chinese) service that lets viewers post or send each other text messages while watching a film ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:43:40

Paper calendar 2.0

After a long silence, traditional Chinese paper calendars seem to have made a robust comeback in 2018, but with a new look and a large number of young fans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:33:39

I saw you walking in the rain

A pedestrian with a plastic bag covering her hair passes through Jing'an Park Thursday. While the first snow of the new year sweeps through several cities in East China this ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:23:39

Pudong New Area renovates 90 old lifts

Over 90 old elevators throughout Pudong New Area were repaired and renovated in 2017, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday. The lift renovation project began in 2016, with priority given to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:08:39

Foreign hand creams fail Shanghai skin test

Elizabeth Arden, a foreign brand of hand cream, failed a recent test to keep skin moisturized, Laodong Daily reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:08:39

I'm fine with spanking, and so are most Chinese parents

“Yesterday at Pudong International Airport I saw a foreign woman rebuking her child, 'Stop making noise or I will spank you! We are in China, a place where parents have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:03:40

Word Matters

“I drank three cups of milk tea before finding the cockroach!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 18:03:39

2017 in consular review: last year's diplomatic achievements and their hopes, plans for 2018

GT asks 23 consuls general in Shanghai what they accomplished over the past 12 months and what they intend for the future. Here are the final seven.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:58:39

Space, the final frontier

The planetarium of the Shanghai Astronomical Museum has reopened to the public after receiving extensive upgrades in its facilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:43:39

No queues and there's no panic there

Railway tickets for the 2018 Spring Festival travel rush go on sale Wednesday. As tickets are now sold simultaneously online, there are fewer queues at the ticket office hall at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:38:40

Ships collide, sink, off coastline, 10 missing

As of press time, three people have been rescued, although another 10 are still missing, after a cargo ship crashed into another ship and sank off the Shanghai coast Tuesday ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:38:40

Heritage list updated with six Shanghai sites

Six new sites in Shanghai were inscribed in the second edition of Chinese Architectural Heritage of 20th Century List, according to the WeChat account of Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:38:40