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.

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

Foreigners who do drugs in China deserve punishment

Doing drugs here, even recreational drugs like weed, is essentially daring local authorities to arrest them, in which case I not only have no sympathy for those who are caught ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 18:23:40

City to provide adequate influenza vaccines

An insider said that the supply of influenza vaccines in Shanghai is inadequate to meet demand as the relevant department has strengthened the supervision of vaccine production this year while ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 18:03:41

First 3D printing bridge constructed in Shanghai

The bridge, standing 1.2-meter-tall, 15.25-meter-high and 2.8-meter-wide, was finished within 35 days. According to Chen Xiaoming, general engineer of the manufacturer, the construction team used innovative materials and skills to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 18:03:40

But I let my vase stay empty

Visitors take photos of exhibits at the first Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo held in Shanghai on Thursday. Co-hosted by Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, the expo ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 17:58:41

Shanghai Archives Bund branch hosts family artifact exhibition

If people wanted to go on business or visit relatives in other provinces, they had to use local food coupons in exchange for a certain number of national food coupons. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/29 17:58:40

Remote guidance for surgery in Xinjiang

It was the first such case in China. The live video was transmitted from Urumqi to Shanghai through the internet, which made it possible to provide guidance at a distance ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:28:42

Oriental white storks make stop in Pudong

Oriental white storks are listed as an endangered species globally and are under China's first-class national protection. The global number of oriental white storks is less than 3,000. Records show ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:28:41

Shanghai bans e-scooters, but steeper fines needed

If you've ever seen someone zipping down a busy street in Shanghai on one of these small transporters, you'll understand just how unsafe they are. Cars and buses are unable ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:28:41

Hazy shade of winter

People take photos near the Bund on a foggy Wednesday. Shanghai authorities issued a blue air-pollution alert at 7 pm Tuesday, reminding citizens to reduce their outdoor activities and close ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:28:40

Foreigners in Shanghai share opinions about actors and movies

As xiaoxianrou and xiaoxianhua (young Chinese celebrities who are good looking and have large followings but often lack true talent) now occupy most entertainment business resources in China, others who ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:23:40

Plants vs people

A woman rides a float decorated with lights at an outdoor festival held at The Hub Mall of Hongqiao in Shanghai on Tuesday. With flowers, fire and fairyland as its ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:13:41

New era, new women

Also, discrimination in the workplace against women has in fact been rising since the launch of China's new second-child policy in 2016. Considering the possibility that a female worker will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:13:40

Hanfu revival is not a symbol of China's nationalism

It is obvious that for many hanfu lovers, learning about and wearing traditional Chinese clothing is a personal hobby and does not have any secret connotations or cult-like symbolism, which ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:28:41

Manufacturing Shanghai

A man takes photos of exhibits at an event on Tuesday displaying 500 leading and influential achievements that Shanghai has made in the industrial field since China's reform of opening-up. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:28:40

Report shows gender discrimination persists

The age of Shanghai women getting married or delivering a child has seen a sharp rise, according to a report released by Shanghai Women's Federation on Tuesday. Discrimination against women ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:23:40

City contributes most in bank card consumption

A new report released on a think tank forum shows that the average monthly consumption payment via bank or credit cards in four cities – Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Suzhou of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:18:41

Fogging up

China's meteorological authorities issued an orange alert for fog at 6 am on Tuesday morning. Jiangsu, Shanghai and northern Zhejiang Province are expected to see heavy fog from Tuesday to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:18:40