Metro Shanghai

Canine cops


Anyone who regularly commutes on the Shanghai metro must have met Sheng Mi or Xiao Hu at least once. Sheng Mi and Xiao Hu are the metro police’s two patrol dogs whose primary daily duty is to sniff out explosives or flammable items entering a station. Along with their human partners – metro police officers Lu Jie and Wang Shiqun – the canines help assure the safety of Shanghai subway operations.

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 thepaper.cn 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

Consulate helps deliver a lifesaving response

Staff at the Consulate General of India in Shanghai have been doing their bit to improve public awareness of basic emergency healthcare.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:43:40

Back to school to keep fit

Residents of Pudong New Area have been reaping the benefits of a new policy to open school sports facilities to the wider public.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:38:39

Word Matters

“A 1,000-yuan registration fee just to join a medical clinic is extortionate.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:13:39

No half measures in this year’s marathon

Organizers of this year’s Shanghai International Marathon have announced that the customary half marathon competition will not be taking place this year. However, the 42-kilometer Full Marathon, as well as ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 17:53:40

Woman scams 3 million yuan from house buyers

A woman from Songjiang district has been accused of defrauding 3 million yuan ($454,200) through a scam involving the phony sale of two apartments to more than 10 separate buyers. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 17:53:40

Get me a laowai!

Waiting in line for the results of her student visa medical in Beijing in 2006, German national Veli (not her real name) was approached by a stranger who asked if ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 17:38:40

Drawing Conclusions

Institute of Brain Science of Fudan University is researching human brain power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:18:39