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Salaries rise 64 times over past four decades

Shanghai has been leading most Chinese cities in terms of annual per capital disposable incomes following China's reform and opening-up, Laodong Daily reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:40

City police receive fewer 110 emergency calls

The total number of 110 (emergency) calls that local police received during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival holiday dropped by 13 percent compared with the same period in 2017; fewer serious ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:40

Quick, clear news releases leave no room for online rumors

We journalists usually have a different holiday schedule from the general public. This past Mid-Autumn Festival, I was on a standby situation Friday as we don't print the newspaper from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:39

Autumn, it feels like autumn

People walk along Nanjing Road West on Tuesday, the first working day after the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:03:39

French musical Les Misérables stirs Shanghai audiences

French musical Les ­Misérables recently debuted at SAIC·Shanghai Culture Square, concluding with a 20-minute standing ovation from the audience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 17:18:39

City students celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Over 50 local schools and 800 students and teachers celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday by attending traditional cultural activities such as paper cutting, drama performances and hand-making mooncakes, Xinmin Evening ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:18:40

Taekwondo national youth series concludes

A national youth Taekwondo race concluded its Shanghai competition in Jiading district on Monday, Knews reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:18:40

Every city has a dark side; Paris and Shanghai are no exceptions

After I moved to France from Shanghai in 2017, I was amused by the need to “pay to pee” in Paris and the problem of people peeing on the street ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:18:39

Long way down the holiday road

Visitors walk along the East Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street on Monday during Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Tourist destinations in the city attracted throngs of visitors during the three-day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:13:39

How do Indian expats in Shanghai perceive Chinese people and society?

China's fast development and emerging opportunities have attracted a growing number of Indians to their Eastern neighbor. But due to extremely different cultural and social backgrounds, both countries are still ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:43:40

China takes lead in Asian-Pacific industrial manufacturing industry

The 20th China International Industrial Fair (CIIF) came to an end Sunday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). The conference attracted 174,000 domestic and foreign visits over five ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:28:39

Shanghai's growing appetite for premium steak prime for profit

Back in May, expats in Shanghai were shocked by the abrupt news that American restaurant Outback Steakhouse had, overnight, shut down all six of its branches here after five successful ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:23:40

Cold weather soon to relieve city of humidity

Shanghai Meteorological Service released a thunderstorm yellow alert on Thursday at noon, which is expected to bring cold weather into the city leading up to the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:18:41

AI demonstration opens to public till Sep 23

The three-day main venue forum of World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) 2018 came to an end on Wednesday while the application demonstration area will remain open to the public until ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:18:40

Pretty as a picture

Visitors admire a photo exhibit at Photofairs Shanghai at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on Thursday. Alongside classic masterpieces, contemporary photography in all its forms are on display.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:13:40

Mexicans in Shanghai celebrate 208th anniversary of independence

The Consulate General of Mexico in Shanghai celebrated the 208th anniversary of the independence of Mexico last week. Mexican expats, Shanghai government officials and industry representatives attended the festive event. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 17:53:40

Say hi to smart cars

Unmanned vehicles are no longer a sci-fi fantasy, with Shanghai's opening of 31.6 kilometers in Jiading district and Lingang area for intelligent vehicles on Tuesday, following the first 5.6 kilometers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:28:40

What do expats think of the rise of e-bikes, mopeds and motorcycles in Shanghai?

In the majority of international cities, an intense pace of life has encouraged commuters to rely on a variety of modes of transport. The Global Times hit the streets of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:18:40