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.

Shanghai-based volunteers assist visually impaired runners

At the Shanghai International Marathon held last month, a group of visually impaired runners appeared particularly notable among the tens of thousands of other runners. Although they were visually impaired ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:03:41

Prohibiting university students from drinking alcohol is smart

I understand that sometimes it's not easy to refuse your friends' invitation to go out drinking, because you are afraid of losing face. That is why the regulations are a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 19:43:41

Roadshow for second CIIE kicks off overseas

Forty-five firms from New Zealand reached deals or intentions with 114 Chinese firms, valuing at $590 million in total.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 19:43:41

Shanghai to enter winter overnight with cold front

According to meteorological forecasts, Friday (which happens to be “Daxue”, the 21th Chinese solar term when temperatures drop dramatically), will possible be the first official day of winter. Temperatures downtown ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 19:43:40

As quick as a flash

Readers browse books at a “flash” bookstore on Nanjing Road East on Tuesday. The 30-square-meter event is hosted by local bookstore Sinan Books. It will run for the next 16 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 19:43:40

Leading media communications specialist launches new guidebook on China's upmarket consumers

The segmentation divided Chinese luxury buyers into six types, namely Luxe Fashionista, Timeless Indulger, Aspiring Upstarter, Status Seeker, Experience Devotee and Trend-luxe Immune.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 19:38:40

Why are Chinese still so tolerant of domestic violence?

Many Chinese don't take domestic violence seriously; they tend to think physical disputes between a couple are common. For example, after Jiang wrote a public apology on Weibo, some bloggers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:13:40

Star ratings for ayi to determine payment

The star level of an ayi will now determine their payment. An official payment standard is expected to be released on December 20.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:13:39

Police bust first noisy motorcyclist in Shanghai

A resident along Xujiahui Road reported to police that there was a loud motorcycle driving around at 5 am on Saturday. According to investigations, Jiang's illegally modified motorcycle reached 117 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:08:41

Phantoms of the opera

The Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe performed four traditional Chinese Kunqu operas to German audiences on Monday and Tuesday, presenting ancient Chinese aesthetics along with related discussions and activities, according to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 18:08:41

Shanghai demonstrates creative power at Chinese industrial innovation exhibition

The Third China Excellent Industrial Design Gold Award was announced at the opening ceremony. The C919 cockpit design, delivered by Shanghai Aircraft Design and Research Institute of Commercial Aircraft Corporation ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 17:53:39

Sprinkle ginkgo

A woman throws a handful of yellow ginkgo leaves in the air at Zhongshan Park of Changning district on Sunday. As local Ginkgo leaves turn yellow and fall to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:28:40

Foreigners in Shanghai share their opinions on embryonic stem cell research

Elizabeth, a 34-year-old woman from the US, heard about the news and told the Global Times that she doesn't support this experiment because it's an ethics violation. According to Elizabeth, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:23:39

Shanghai should crack down on noisy home renovations

While pre-dawn construction ranks at the top of most lists of complaints by Shanghai expats, we Chinese tend to be impervious to such rackets. But I firmly believe that anyone ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:13:40

13 AIDS patients dictate stories for book

Two authors, Bu Jiaqing from Shanghai Youth AIDS Health Promotion Center and Cai Yi from East China University of Science and Technology, collected the stories in 2017. They recorded their ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:08:40

Event hosts Chinese entrepreneur returnees

Overseas returned talents starting up business in China are calling for more supportive policies from the local governments, according to Shanghai Observer on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:08:40

Abandoned bicycles

Shared bikes pile up along the sidewalks of Lujiazui Ring Road in Shanghai's Pudong New Area on Sunday. Many shared bikes from different providers have been badly damaged by their ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:08:39

Robotics & AI forum held in Shanghai

Around 300 industry insiders including experts, scholars, entrepreneurs and representatives from related institutions attended the forum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 19:03:39