Metro Shanghai

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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

Domestic brands showcased at Shanghai exposition

Themed China Brand World Sharing, the expo presented the development history, achievements and prospects of Chinese brands via showcasing platforms and modern exhibition technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:28:39

Graduates from NYU Shanghai share their experiences

At the end of this month, a new batch of students will graduate from New York University, Shanghai (NYU Shanghai). Among them are foreign students who aspire to become experts ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:18:40

Foreigners' attitudes toward wearing other culture's traditional costumes

“In Western countries a lot of people are wearing Chinese traditional clothes, which I think is a good thing, even if they don't know the meaning of these clothes. They ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:33:40

City launches 5G, 4K, HD and VR test services

By 2020, Shanghai will take the lead in completing the new generation information infrastructure with 5G as the core.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:13:44

Shanghai divorce rate not 38 percent: authority

The local civil affairs bureau clarified that it never released any statistics on divorce rates in 2017. The best way to calculate a divorce rate is the proportion of divorced ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:13:42

Woman fired because of her teeth

The company has allegedly conducted employment discrimination, according to lawyers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:13:41