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.

China international arts festival concludes

More than 10,000 artists from 63 overseas countries and regions and 22 domestic provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions presented their fabulous performances to over 5 million people. Notably, the capacity ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:18:40

Was Nicki Minaj scammed by a Shanghai music festival?

In essence, the concert promoters are leveraging the band's name to sell tickets in advance in order to pay the performer in advance, which is often the only way to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:13:41

The great outdoors

As cold weather arrives in the city with rain and wind, the occasional sunny day attracts droves of local residents to get outside for some fresh air and exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:13:40

Making light of the holidays

A lighting ceremony featuring a distinctive Christmas tree and other artistic lighting installations was held in Xintiandi on Wednesday evening to welcome Christmas and the approaching New Year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:03:40

City attracts thousands of foreign-funded projects since reform

According to statistics released by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, the top 100 foreign-funded companies in Shanghai had total revenues of nearly 2.94 trillion yuan ($423.5 billion) in 2017, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/22 17:58:41

New Yorkers explore Chinese cuisine during Shanghainese food festival

Nestled between the Yangtze River and the Pacific Ocean, Shanghai's defining character of openness, creativity and tolerance has helped cultivate its spectacular culinary culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/22 17:58:40

Rain rain go away

According to Shanghai's meteorological authorities, a cold front will hit the city soon.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:42

Chinese white-collar workers should pay attention to health

A healthy lifestyle isn't built overnight, but it doesn't collapse overnight either.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:41

Cargo ship capsizes, two mariners rescued

A passenger ship from Wusong of Baoshan district heading to Hengsha of Chongming district spotted the mariners just 10 minutes after setting out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:41

Hema Fresh CEO apologizes for label cheat

Hou Yi, CEO of Hema Fresh, an online-to-offline Chinese retail supermarket under Alibaba Group, posted an apology letter on its Sina Weibo account, Knews reported Wednesday, saying the general manager ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:40

Mister Robot

As the holiday season approaches, large Christmas trees decorated with festive lights are showing up at commercial areas around the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:08:41

Foreigners in Shanghai share their television viewing habits

November 21 is also World Television Day, but do people still watch TV in this digital day and age?
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:08:40

Shanghai basks in radiant glory of seasonal chrysanthemum festivals

Almost all flowers wither in late autumn. All, that is, except for one species of flower, the chrysanthemum, which is currently in full seasonal bloom across Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 18:53:42

China decline claim groundless, male chauvinism criticized

The ability to make money is a valuable characteristic and very important in any society, not only China. The ability to earn also proves a person's intelligence, which can possibly ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:33:42

Highly educated groups lead in online learning

Fifty percent prefer to learn professional skills, such as computer science, language learning, economy and finance and business and management.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:33:41

Shanghai launches new laws protecting buildings

The draft regulation highlights that the possessors and users of excellent historical buildings should use, maintain and repair their own buildings in accordance with regulations and be responsible for these ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:28:41

Industrial nation

The exhibition collected over 1,300 important documents, precious photos, articles and models to showcase the development of Chinese industries since 1931. It will run until November 29.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 18:28:41

Shanghai streets to preserve fallen foliage

Three streets in Jing'an district will start to keep their fallen leaves from December 1, later by half a month than 2017, while four streets in Xuhui district will kick ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 17:38:39