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.

Outcome Media company Xaxis targets China with disruptive digital advertising

Though today's netizens are far more reluctant to click on online ads, programmatic advertising can help change subconscious consumption behaviors in a mutual beneficial way for both the advertisers and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:08:40

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss the fanatical culture of superstar fandom

Chinese fans are famously fanatical about their favorite idols. In addition to the usual likes, shares and comments of Chinese idols' posts on social media, they are also willing to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 18:43:40

Animal cloning is a selfish act by humans who miss their pets

Since there is a failure rate, two or three surrogate animals are usually used for one clone. This means that to create a clone of your pet, several animals of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:13:40

15th World Wushu event to take place in Minhang

This biennial event will open in October of 2019, and is expected to attract over 1,200 athletes and referees from about 100 countries and regions. To prepare for the event, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:13:40

Cultural Industries Expo to be held in Shanghai

The expo, including exhibitions, forums and other related activities, will gather China's leading cultural companies to show the leadership of the Yangtze River Delta region in cultural industries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:08:40

Saturday, in the park

Visitors enjoy the resplendent scenery of early winter at a park in Shanghai on Sunday. Many woodland areas around the city are turning different colors as cold weather quickly approaches. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:08:40

Asian Le Mans Series 2018/19 season opens at Shanghai International Circuit

The Number 8 car from Swiss racing team Spirit of Race won the LMP 2 class and finished first overall after a 4-hour endurance race. The Asian Le Mans Series ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:08:39

Virgin Atlantic launches new economy products to better serve Chinese consumers

Nowadays, Virgin Atlantic has become the second largest international airline of the UK. The company regards China as a very key market and has been making great efforts to serve ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:48:41

China Shanghai International Arts Festival concludes

The closing performance, ballet Don Quixote, was choreographed by Alicia Alonso, a Cuban ballet choreographer and general director of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, based on the novel with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:48:39

Family time

The exhibition features old certificates, tickets, historic photographs and letters, presenting the development of the local family culture since China's reform and opening-up, with multimedia, material objects and interactive experiences. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:38:41

Don't let parental anxiety influence our children's future

We all have sent our child to learn Chinese calligraphy, mathematics, English and drawing, because Chinese parents are becoming more and more anxious about our children's education.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:28:40

Asia's largest circus tent opens in Shanghai

The flowing tent theater took four years to build, and is the result of a global collaboration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:28:39

Scientific knowledge promoted to grass roots

The purpose of the event was to promote lifelong learning and provide visitors with five experiencing zones under different themes, such as safety science knowledge, social science knowledge and natural ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:23:40


Participants of the 2018 Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon pose for photos Sunday. The race took place at the city's landmark 632-meter-high Shanghai Tower in Lujiazui of Pudong New Area ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:18:39

In search of the golden horse

A man walks by an installation of a horse with colorful wings standing on Fuxing Road West of Shanghai on Sunday. The horse is part of a new street-side exhibition ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:13:40

New Lu Ban school kicks off to teach Shanghai urban planning techniques to foreigners

Seeping through is the study of ancient Chinese building culture as well as the most advanced up-to-date building techniques and standards, with both class teaching and on-site tours of landmarks ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 17:28:39

Shanghai's hi-tech enterprises benefit from governmental guidelines

The municipal government will also simplify the application process of documents for companies to be officially recognized as new hi-tech enterprises; patent examination speed will also be enhanced.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 17:13:39

Foreigners in Shanghai share opinions about Asian otaku culture

The Asian internet is in fact becoming more and more obsessed with anime characters, where many otaku men have romantic relationships with cartoons and dolls.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:43:41