Metro Shanghai

Grass-roots staff making efforts to enhance residents' basic knowledge of law

Due to the efforts made by people like Wu and Jiang, residents in the Hongqiao subdistrict have more legal knowledge. More than 80,000 residents are living in this subdistrict, including 18,000 expats. The community has a solid foundation to serve as trial ground for legislative affairs.

Let's have fun before I melt away

A simply-made snowman stands on a car covered by snow on Sunday. Shanghai welcomed its first snowy day of the season on Saturday along with chilly winds. It continued to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:48:40

Virtual insanity

Two kids experience VR games at a science park in Shanghai, which officially opened Saturday. The park, the first of its kind in the city, covers an area of 13.33 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:48:39

High credit score gives 12 free art museum visits

The list includes China Art Museum, Liu Haisu Art Museum, the art museum of Shanghai Chinese Painting Academy, the art museum of Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute, Power Station ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:43:40

Senior takes, returns lost cash to sick owner

A cancer patient surnamed Wang got back his 10,700 yuan ($1,556.75), which he had previously lost on a bus, with the help of the Shanghai police, Shanghai Observer reported Saturday. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:43:40

Chinese public should be less ignorant of depression

China also has a large population of depression patients – over 54 million – reported in 2017. Coming along with it, an increasing number of domestic depression sufferers are ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:43:39

Foreigners in Shanghai share their opinions about the ethics of ticket scalping

Armands, a Latvian living in China for 11 years, said he once bought two tickets for a concert from a scalper; they asked for 1,000 yuan but he bargained them ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:38:39

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss HIV testing

According to the UNAIDS report, the earlier you know your status, the earlier you can start HIV treatment. During the period of 2011 to 2017, the number of people worldwide ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:28:39

I'm in a phone booth, baby

A man walks by a telephone booth on Yuyuan Road of Jing'an district on Thursday. Some telephone booths along the road have received an upgrade, where people can now charge ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:48:41

School killing suspect suffers schizophrenia

A migrant worker, Huang came to Shanghai on June 6 and purchased a kitchen knife at a supermarket. He targeted students of Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School after carefully ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:43:43

New round of pre-school digital education drive

Over 20 local kindergartens across the city have been involved in trials to explore innovations in information technologies concerning kindergarten management. In these kindergartens, children live a digital life.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:43:43

Shanghai tops many best-of lists, but inflation still an issue

As an expat living and working in Shanghai, I wholeheartedly agree with each of these lists. Shanghai is by far one of the most innovative and modernized – and comfortable ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:43:41

How have Chinese people's traveling habits changed since China's reform and opening-up?

According to statistics released by National Bureau of Statistics, the number of trips made by domestic travelers rose from 524 million in 1994 to 5 billion in 2017. The number ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:38:38

Shanghai further boosts its rural development

The city's rural revitalization strategy is closely related to its modernization process. The revitalization covers many aspects including rural industry, ecology, lifestyle, culture and governance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:18:41

Pudong outlines blueprint as core functional area of Shanghai-based gaming projects

In recent years, China's e-sports industry's output value has been growing by over 20 percent annually, and it is expected to exceed 80 billion yuan ($11.63 billion) in 2018. Thanks ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:18:40

The wheels on the bus

A passenger gets on a local bus Wednesday. Buses in Shanghai have been gradually replaced this year with new, more environmentally friendly electric vehicles. Moreover, the new bus models have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:33:41

Why 'Crazy' failed to attract many rich Asians in China

Back in August of this year, the global media waited with bated breath to see how Asian-centric rom-com Crazy Rich Asians would perform at the American box office. To everyone's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:28:40

Young money

Exactly 200 students from China and abroad attended the fourth annual 2018 Youth Financial Talents competition Saturday. After several rounds of personal and group interviews about their leadership talents, critical ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:23:24

Shanghai International Hobbycraft Expo kicks off

The 4th Shanghai International Hobbycraft Expo will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from Friday to Sunday. More than 300 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:08:43