Metro Shanghai

Shanghai expats launch popular WeChat groups for buying and selling used stuff

Dan from the US moved to Shanghai in 2011. One year ago, when he was moving out of a big apartment to a smaller one, Dan found himself having to get rid of many items.

Crackdown on unlicensed food production proceeds

Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration recently revealed that most unlicensed restaurants will be eliminated from the city, according to the municipal government on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:03:39

Word Matters

“Ferries will get a new life.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:03:39

China's rising rate of marriage infidelity spans occupations and lifestyles

A website recently released statistics about what kind of Chinese people in certain industries tend to have the highest rate of infidelity with their spouses. According to the study, IT men ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 19:53:39

UNESCO launches teaching education center at Shanghai Normal University

Members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted to support the establishment of a teacher education center at Shanghai Normal University during the 39th general conference ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 19:38:39

Frickin' laser beams

A lighting renovation project for Hengfeng Road Bridge in Jing'an district, which spans across the Suzhou Creek, was officially completed after one year of construction.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 19:03:39

Drawing Conclusions

A local resident surnamed Chen complained to media that a VIP (very important person) tour provided by Shanghai Disneyland violated the interests of ordinary visitors, according to a report by ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 20:03:39

Many Chinese parents are reluctant to have a second child, but are their concerns warranted?

The Global Times recently interviewed some young Chinese mothers in Shanghai to reveal the real situation among two-child families and the sweetness and bitterness they are experiencing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:58:39

Six sites

The Department of Research and Publicity of China Association for Science and Technology recently released its first batch of National Industrial Heritages, Shanghai Observer reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:53:39

City opens 162 more 24-hour drug stores

According to Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Supervision Administration, Shanghai has announced the second batch of 24-hour drug stores across the city, 162 stores in total, in order to better ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:33:39

Shanghai's annual bonus ranks highest in China

A new survey shows that the nationwide per capita year-end bonus for company workers in 2017 is 7,278 yuan ($1,139), which is actually less compared with 2016. In Shanghai, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:28:41

Word Matters

"From now on I won't abuse cats."
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 19:28:40

High-tech transport

Shanghai now allows subway passengers to make QR code payments at its metro stations. Starting January 20, anyone can pass right through the turnstiles at these stations simply by scanning ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:08:39

National industrial heritage list released

On the list, Shanghai has six industrial heritages: General Bureau of Machine Manufacture of Jiangnan, Waibaidu Bridge, Fufeng Flour Factory, Fuxin Flour Factory, Yangshupu Waterworks and Shanghai Eastern Sewage Treatment ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:13:39

Police tackle traffic congestion due to snow

Public security data from Shanghai revealed that traffic congestion and related accidents dropped 17 percent and 20 percent respectively due to heavy police presence, Wenhui Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:08:40

Word Matters

“It's not the busiest time.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:08:39

Virtual games targeting single females lead to difficult reality

Modern Chinese society discriminates against women in a variety of way, but I never imagined that one must get married just to make their life complete. Only when one plus ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:03:39

To clone or not to clone

This is a major breakthrough in life science. But how are expats and locals in Shanghai reacting to the big news? The Global Times recently interviewed some people on the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:58:40

Word Matters

“Now more local people understand the importance of garbage sorting.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:48:39