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Controversial pilot program provides household registration to graduates

Shanghai authorities recently announced that the city will explore a new green channel mechanism to attract graduates from high-level universities. Peking University and Tsinghua University will be the first two ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:43:39

Tickling the ivories

A 5-year-old boy named Zhu Linxiao plays piano during the International Piano Festival of Yuyuan Road Historical Zone in Changning district on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:58:40

Shanghai summer tourism up to 6.8 million

The number of visits paid by inbound and outbound tourists through Shanghai airports exceeded 6.8 million over the summer starting July 1, with over 130,000 visits per day, which reached ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:58:39

Graceful like calligraphy

Audience appreciate calligraphy and seal engraving masterpieces at the 10th Shanghai Calligraphy and Seal Engraving Exhibition held at the China Art Museum on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:53:40

Mentoring camp for overseas returnees

In order to provide advisory services for returnees and make more international talents take root in Shanghai or become successful entrepreneurs, the first China camp for mentoring overseas returnees to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:53:40

Technology is reshaping the way we purchase fresh food

For as long as I can remember, my most familiar way of shopping for daily food ingredients has been to browse a local supermarket, grab some fresh vegetables and fruits, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:53:39

Yangtze River Delta region Chinese opera artists summer performance tour

Dozens of winners of the Plum Performance Award, China's highest prize for drama, and the Magnolia Award, China's top prize for a television series, recently gathered at Anhui Grand Theater ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:43:39

Local towns cook up 'hot' food during hot summer days

According to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, goat meat, like beef and lamb, is considered a “hot” food and thus to be avoided or taken in smaller quantities on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:18:40

Jiading strives to improve its 'Four Brands'

Branding is critical to the growth of a modern city, and in Jiading district this is no exception. “Auto City,” “Tech City” and “Civilized City” have long been an important ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 20:13:40

Foreigners contemplate the future of cashless society

Mobile payment is now widely used in most cities of China thanks to recent technological innovations. With a smartphone and payment apps, people can almost buy anything, from room service ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 20:08:40

Airport kind act helps international deal

Recently, a large medicine enterprise in Shanghai successfully reached an agreement with a Brazilian client, partly thanks to an act of kindness of the immigration inspection station in a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:41

Metro Line 5 extension expected to operate soon

The southern extension of Metro Line 5 will start operation at the end of 2018, Chinanews.com reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:41

Taking a walk on the wild side

A boy touches the face of the 7-meter-high and 10-meter-long metal-and-straw sculpture called “Urban Fox” after it was dismantled at Jing'an Sculpture Park on Wednesday. Created by British sculptor Alex ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:58:40

Chinese fans say no firmly to racial behavior on soccer field

Racism has no place in soccer. As a soccer fan, I expect the Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) to do its best to combat racism, and without this resolve, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:53:39

Cold off the presses

A printing factory worker shows an article printed on rice paper with movable lead type printing, an ancient Chinese printing technology, at the Shanghai Book Fair on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 19:48:41

Finding tolerance can be hard between different cultures

So, should we judge foreigners based on the recent incidents of two foreigners scamming ATMs and getting caught or Jeremy Clarkson's video, where he rudely shames an equally rude and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 20:08:39

Five hundred new titles at this year's Shanghai Book Fair

The annual Shanghai Book Fair was unveiled at 9 am on Wednesday. Since it was first launched in 2004, the book fair, which has the theme of “Love Reading, Love ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:43:40

Taking pictures of pictures

A visitor takes photos of pictures of Shanghai's landscapes displayed at the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. The theme of the exhibition is “the Color of the City,” ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:28:40