Metro Shanghai

2018 in consular review: achievements and plans


Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the final eight.

CIIE expo showcases some of the most scrumptious global flavors

A famous Chinese saying, min yi shi wei tian, literally meaning “Chinese people regard food as heaven,” shows just how important cuisine is here. Thus, the Global Times captured some ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 18:13:39

Country pavilions at China's first import expo showcase national achievements

CIIE also set up featured pavilions for 12 guest countries of honor – Indonesia, Vietnam, Pakistan, South Africa, Egypt, Russia, the UK, Hungary, Germany, Canada, Brazil and Mexico – to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 19:03:41

Hangzhou strengthens management of pet dogs

The management covers a series of bad pet behaviors, including walking dogs in prohibited time periods, walking unleashed dogs and raising dogs without official permits. Authorities will carry out punishments ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 18:53:40

Shanghai's English proficiency first in China

Shanghai's English proficiency leads all cities in China for the fifth consecutive year, reaching its highest level of proficiency for the first time with a score of 57, according to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 18:48:42

Spend! Spend! Spend!

Local dama (middle-aged Chinese women) exchange information at a public square on Wednesday about their experiences collecting coupons and discounts on e-commerce platform.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 18:48:41

Cutting-edge silicone printer on display for first time at import expo

“With this technology, we can print real silicone elastomers that can be made into sophisticated parts with complex geometries,” Liesener introduced.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 18:48:40

Intellectual property rights protection enforced at CIIE

China is progressing in intellectual property rights protection, according to China Report 2018 launched by CISAC during CIIE's forum on the fight against IPR infringement and counterfeiting on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 18:43:42

Chinese people in Shanghai share their opinions about China's first import expo

“We have bought many things from foreign websites. If we can buy these things in China, I am willing to buy them.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:28:40

China's obsessed fan economy is manipulating music charts

Today's Chinese music fans splurge all of their income on their idols. One rabid fan will buy dozens and even hundreds of their idols' albums just to help them achieve ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:13:40

UNIDO ITPO Shanghai set up new Xuhui office

The office will serve as a platform to accumulate innovation industry companies, encourage technical exchanges and boost capital investment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:08:41

Foreigners win CIIE import expo court case

As of November 4, the special court has accepted and heard 33 cases in total, six related to CIIE, nine concerning foreign affairs and 19 related to the general exhibition ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:08:41

Showcasing smiles

Visitors take photos at a national pavilion during the China International Import Expo on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:08:41

Highlights of CIIE

Along with these exhibits, the expo also featured numerous interactive experiences and fun, attractive performances. The Global Times visited the venue and captured some memorable moments in this exclusive pictorial.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:08:40

Guidelines help stimulate Shanghai's innovation in medical fields

The Shanghai Municipal Government released 32 new guidelines relating to the city's drug and medical enterprises on Wednesday, an attempt to further bring out these enterprises' creativity and development, and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 20:03:40

Yangpu district sets up innovation center in US

The center aims to introduce technologies, funding and enterprises from Silicon Valley and help export-oriented enterprises in Yangpu district expand their business.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 19:53:40

Cold front comes to Shanghai on Thursday

Overcast weather followed by heavier showers will arrive sometime on Wednesday, with temperatures between 17 C and 21 C. The rain will stop on Thursday, but the city is expected ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 19:53:39

With lines out the door

Visitors queue up to enter the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on Tuesday morning, the second day of the China International Import Expo (CIIE).
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 19:48:40

Doctor Robot

An advanced surgical system showcases itself to visitors at the China International Import Expo. The system is robotic-assisted and will help doctors apply minimally invasive technologies into complicated surgeries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 19:43:40