Metro Shanghai

How have Chinese people's traveling habits changed since China's reform and opening-up?


According to statistics released by National Bureau of Statistics, the number of trips made by domestic travelers rose from 524 million in 1994 to 5 billion in 2017. The number of overseas visits of Chinese citizens also increased from 3.73 million in 1994 to 135.13 million in 2016. But this was not the case in the 1970s and 1980s, when the concept of traveling was still unfamiliar to most ordinary Chinese residents.

Those blues-in-the-night lights

Citizens admire a new waterfall “light belt” at the Bund Wednesday, which opened to the public recently after an upgrade to welcome the China International Import Expo (CIIE). The waterfall ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 19:03:40

Blaster master

A security guard holds an electron gun on Thursday. The gun is used to shoot down unregistered drones flying at low altitude near the National Exhibition and Convention Center, where ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 18:58:40

Import expo opens up opportunities for China real estate market

With more than 15,000 professionals operating in 68 countries and regions, Colliers provides a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide, and has achieved a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 18:53:40

Listening to Thunder in Silence

The play features the life and thinking of Chinese people on the eve of China's reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 19:13:40

Desorientaciones

In this exhibition, Ecuadorian artist Nelson Santos presents a series of drawings and paintings that explore the notions of landscape, territory and inhabiting.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 19:08:40

City improves business environment for CIIE

Consumer rights, intellectual property protection, advertising supervision and trademark registration fall under their purvey.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:53:41

Shanghai builds 32 new Huangpu cleaning ships

It can clean up to 400 tons of garbage floating in the river every hour, which is 30 to 50 tons more than normal waste-removal vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:48:42

Shanghai's paperless homework will affect student handwriting

In today's digital age, handwriting is already a declining skill. Can you remember the last time you used a pen?
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:48:41

Restricted waters

Local maritime authorities launched new waterway traffic restrictions along the Huangpu River and Shanghai portions of the Yangtze River from Tuesday through November 12, in order to maintain strict security ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:48:40

Upcoming China International Import Expo offers big opportunities for foreign products

It is regarded as a significant move for the Chinese government to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:43:41

Annual Shanghai International Arts Festival takes the stage

Over the past two decades, the festival has grown into a brilliant cornucopia offering the best local, regional, national and global cultures to audiences while opening up an important platform ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:33:40

Foreigners in Shanghai share opinions about cross-cultural relationships

Indeed, those who are married to someone with a different cultural background know that such relationships are particularly challenging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:43:39

Public security issues CIIE safety requirements

Authorities will strengthen security checks at local metro stations. Checks on buses and at long-distance bus terminals will also be enhanced with reinforced personnel and technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:33:40

Lifelong Learning workshop in Shanghai

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) launched a new capacity-building workshop for lifelong learning-oriented education at Shanghai Open University on Monday, thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:33:39

Shanghai will soon have better English proficiency than Paris

In France, learning English is never “a la mode.” If your future job requires using English, then there will be related English-language training in higher education. Otherwise, people here just ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:28:40

Bright lights and the big city

With bright and colorful lights on landmark buildings and illuminated clouds in the sky, Lujiazui and the Bund both attract many tourists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:28:39

Specialty parking spaces

The city has constructed, upgraded or requisitioned 16 parking lots near the venue to facilitate the China International Import Expo (CIIE) from November 5 to 10.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:23:40

20th anniversary of China Shanghai International Arts Festival

Over the past 20 years, more than 40,000 artists and 700 art organizations from over 70 different countries and regions have performed 1,034 plays in Shanghai, attracting nearly 4.65 million ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 18:23:39