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Exhibit on Chinese brands kicks off in Shanghai Thursday

Since 2017, China has set May 10 as China Brand Day to promote and encourage the development of its local brands, representing its profound change from China Speed to China ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:08:40

Chinese biotech firm WuXi AppTec listed on Shanghai Exchange

Chinese contract research outsourcing provider WuXi AppTec made its debut on the Shanghai Stock Exchange Tuesday, marking the first Chinese unicorn firm to be listed domestically.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 18:53:44

Shanghai university launches innovation center in San Francisco

Shanghai Dianji University (SDJU), a Chinese public university of applied technology, on Tuesday opened an international center to tap into Silicon Valley.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 18:53:42

Female driver accidentally crashes into home

A thrilling scene occurred in Guangming village of Fengxian district recently when a female accidentally drove her car into a roadside house due to an operational mistake.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 18:48:40

City experiences domestic housekeeping boom, but uneven quality and pricing are concerns

In recent years, the competence and qualifications of ayi, many who migrate from the countryside and do not have college degrees, have become big concerns among urban Chinese residents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:28:40

Ten billion yuan invested in commercial streets

Nanjing Road is known as “China's first commercial street” and Huaihai Road boasts a history of about 100 years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:13:43

Only half of city's shared bikes are usable

Many in Shanghai have recently found that the number of usable shared bikes has dramatically decreased, while the number of broken shared bikes has increased.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:13:41

Douyin is destroying Chinese millennials and Gen-Z kids

There's nothing wrong with adults who have strong self-control browsing Douyin in their downtime. However, for many juveniles, Douyin is turning them into brain-dead zombies, robbing them of their attention ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:08:42

Foreigner arrested for stealing electric bike

The foreigner was detained but argued he had some hallucinations and therefore not responsible for his illegal actions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:08:40

Unmanned bus on trial operations at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Users can scan a QR code via WeChat at certain locations to “call” the bus to pick them up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:03:40

Smaller museums throughout Yangtze River Delta region offer a unique glimpse into local culture

Shanghai boasts many large and famous museums, exhibition halls and galleries, but if you have grown tired of looking at dinosaur fossils and old vases and want to see something ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 18:58:41

2018 China International Bicycle Fair peddles into Shanghai

Thanks to the rising shared bike industry in China, bicycles have returned to the streets of Shanghai in full force. China manufactured 88.3 million new bikes in 2017 and exported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:38:39

China must step up its tech to trap online child predators

When it comes to online child porn in China, more legislation and stricter punishments are desperately needed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:28:39

Two drivers arrested for fighting along a road

Nonetheless, Gu became angry and forced Tao to the side of the road. The two engaged in a fistfight while their respective passengers, both young women, also began fighting and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:18:40

Senior care consulting service available in city

Shanghai currently has 703 nursing institutions for the aged, 127 community elderly homes and 560 day care service centers for seniors.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:18:39

Red Cross holds promotional activities in Shanghai

May 8 marks the 71st World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:13:39

Jing'an launches new measures to attract top talent

Specifically, the local government offers a maximum housing subsidy of 500,000 yuan to top talents who purchase an apartment in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:08:39

Municipal government launches detailed actions to turn city into global manufacturing hub

The municipal government held an official press conference on Monday to introduce 10 specific actions to realize its new goals to build Shanghai into global manufacturing hub.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 19:48:39