Metro Shanghai

Relevant organs

Animal organs are an acceptable staple of the Chinese diet. Many popular dishes in China, such as stir-fried pork liver or fried pig intestines, use animal viscera as their primary ingredients. Despite the popularity of eating animal organs in China, however, many foreigners here choose to opt out of even trying such dishes.

It’s no surprise that Shanghai is home to so many singles

Another Chinese Valentine’s Day has come and gone. Thousands of drivers booked and thousands of candle lit dinners consumed. Coinciding with this romantic holiday (“Qixi” in Putonghua), a torrent of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:53:39

Word Matters

“How many flats do you own in Shanghai?”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:33:40

Philippe Parreno, Synchronicity

Over the past twenty years, Parreno has radically redefined the exhibition-going experience by exploring its possibilities as a medium in its own right.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:23:39

A History of the World in 100 Objects

In the study of any culture, a universal conundrum is how to avoid interpreting that culture’s history through a narrative of Self and Other.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 18:13:39

Laowai lose appeal in marriage market?

Foreigners are becoming less successful in the dating market.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:33:39

Drawing conclusions

Students are embracing the first day back at school today, September 1. Teachers and parents will help youngsters to re-adjust to school life after a two-month summer break. For example, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 19:13:39

Organ donations surpass 400 mark in Shanghai

The Red Cross Society of China Shanghai Branch has announced it has surpassed its target of 400 organ donations since 2013, according to a report in the Xinmin Evening News ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 19:03:39

Last of the Venetian glass?

There are few people who can claim to have dedicated 70 years to their artistic muse, but Italian glassblower Lino Tagliapietra is one such person.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 19:03:39

Data sharing helps improve patient care

Health officials have been toasting the success of a data-sharing platform involving over 400 hospitals in the city, Wenhui Daily reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 18:58:39

Word Matters

“Woman was compensated 11,200 yuan after becoming ill from eating a restaurant’s crawfish.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 18:53:39

The white-collar workout

Exercising during your lunch break has become a trend among office workers in Shanghai of late. And many people believe it has made a big difference to their lives.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 18:43:39

Dying for a takeout? Couriers pay for our ‘fast’ food addiction

As online food ordering becomes a popular lifestyle choice for many city dwellers in China, an increasing number of food delivery workers are pouring into first- and second-tier cities in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:28:40

Deepening ties unite NZ and Asia

A delegation of nine members from the Asia New Zealand Foundation (ANZF) paid a week-long visit to China from August 24-30 engaging in multiple exchanges and discussions with officials, experts, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:28:40

Shanghai to develop artificial intelligence zone

An artificial intelligence industrial cluster planned for Shanghai is expected to have a market value of tens of billion yuan by 2020, according to a report by on Wednesday, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:18:40

Govt to punish firms that withhold wages

Shanghai government officials have begun a new crackdown on employers who illegally withhold wages from workers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:18:40

Word Matters

“It’s my fault for not properly educating my son.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:18:39

The China conundrum

Are Chinese good at math? Do all Chinese do kung fu? Do Chinese like to eat dogs? Can Chinese raise pandas as pets?
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:13:39

Photofairs Shanghai

Photofairs is dedicated to presenting fine art photography and moving images from leading international galleries and their artists in dynamic and cutting-edge destinations around the world. In its highly curated ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:58:40