Metro Shanghai

Italian students in China follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo

Back in the 13th century, a young Italian merchant named Marco Polo made his way to China via the ancient Silk Road. Stories of his adventures, encounters and observations were later compiled into The Travels of Marco Polo, one of the most well-known travelogues among Italians looking to trade with China.

When cars fly

A 1.4-ton flying car stands in the exhibition hall of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) on Monday. Developed by Slovakian company AeroMobil, the vehicle can switch between a car ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 19:18:40

Vehicles banned from East Yan'an Road Tunnel

According to the notice, from 7 am to 8 pm every day until Tuesday, all passenger vehicles with non-local car plates are banned from elevated roads.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 20:48:39

China VEX Robotics Competition in Shanghai

Nearly 2,000 contestants from 25 provinces across the country attended the 2018 China VEX Robotics Competition at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai on Saturday, reported on Saturday. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 20:43:40

Young Chinese consumers are fed up with gender-biased ads

As an increasing number of Chinese women are fighting for their own destinies, it is extremely unwise for advertisement creators (usually PR firms hired by mega-corporations such as JD) to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 20:43:39

Jinbao bus

Buses decorated with China International Import Expo (CIIE) mascot Jinbao stop along a street in Shanghai on Sunday. The expo will officially start on Monday and run until November 10.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 20:38:40

China International Import Expo takes over Shanghai

The first-ever China International Import Expo (CIIE) will take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from November 5 to November 10.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 20:38:39

Iconic Chinese brand EP YAYING celebrates 30th anniversary

EP YAYING first took the stage of China Fashion Week in 2005. Now walking the stage to celebrate its 30th anniversary was extraordinary for Zhang Hwaming, chairman of the fashion ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 20:13:39

Company top management talk about plans for upcoming CIIE import expo

Our interviewees today are Vladimir Makatsaria, chairman of Johnson & Johnson China and Leon Wang, executive vice president, international and China president of AstraZeneca.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 19:03:41

Over 500 local training institutions shut down

To maintain order in China's compulsory education field, local education authorities started in 2017 to regulate training centers, private school education and compulsory education.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:43:42

International Children's Book Fair in Shanghai

During the event, over 200 events will be held both in the exhibition hall and other public spots across the city including libraries and popular bookstores. Renowned writers of children's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:43:42

Trick or treat!

Girls in Halloween costumes work on a pumpkin at Shanghai Zoo on Wednesday. The zoo organized a Halloween party for kids to learn and observe the dietary habits of different ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:43:40

Under helicopter skies

Helicopter AW189 stands by at an exhibition booth on Thursday, waiting for visitors during the forthcoming first China International Import Expo (CIIE).
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:38:40

Permanent display center in downtown Shanghai hosts expo exhibits

As one of the 30 perennial display and trading platforms of CIIE authorized by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, the Orient International Import Country (Region) Commodities Center will serve ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:18:41

Shanghai forum discusses supply-side structural reform for a new age

International cooperation is one of the most brought-up phrases by speakers who shared their expectations to further and deepen scientific and innovation cooperation with the platform of Pujiang Innovation Forum. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:28:43

Company top management talk about plans for upcoming CIIE import expo

Our interviewees today are Lim Chee Yiong, president of Zeno Group, Stephen Shafer, president of 3M Greater China Area and Huang Chenhong, global executive vice president and president of Greater ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:23:40

Foreigners can report entry information online

Foreign visitors qualified for Shanghai's 144-hour visa-free transit policy can now report their entry information in advance by using an online system, Shanghai Observer reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:08:42

Food and ag section of CIIE expo celebrate green

The food and agricultural products sector of CIIE covers about 60,000 square meters, boasting the most represented countries and regions and enterprises at the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:08:42

Chinese apps and games must crack down on child predators

Previous reports have exposed a popular children's social networking platform, where many male pedophiles lure young girls by funding or prepaying their game accounts in exchange for live nude chats ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:08:40