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.

Chinese are divided over new Hangzhou dog-raising rules

As a Zhejiang citizen myself, I am ambivalent about these new dog-raising guidelines. On the one hand, I feel sad that many dogs are not allowed to get outside during ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:58:40

Shanghai to invest in medical innovation

Shanghai launched a medical project this year and planned to invest approximately 1.3 billion yuan ($187.2 million) on clinical health research and innovation over the next three years, Jiefang Daily ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:58:40

City will build young entrepreneurs team

It aims to help and support young entrepreneurs and create a sound business and development environment for local companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:53:41

Speaking in tongues

The event attracted 150 foreign students from 37 countries and regions who read classic Chinese literature on stage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:53:40

UK companies bring British cuisine and drink to China

Over 75 British companies and 500 products were also on display at an exhibition to showcase UK food and beverages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:48:40

Chinese traditional dance lessons becoming popular with expatriate children in Shanghai

Their teacher, Xiao Anshu told the Global Times that in Shanghai there are numerous training classes for foreign dance styles such as Latin, hip-hop and ballet. However, Xiao could not ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 18:38:40

English-only WeChat is Reverse Dashan Reaction Syndrome

Unlike Canadian Mark Rowswell (the brave student who came to Beijing in the 1980s to study Putonghua and became a famous TV celebrity... and an inspiration to millions of foreign ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 19:28:40

Our autumn months

To keep the special scenery of this season, the city has decided not to clean fallen leaves along some streets downtown as well as some parks during certain time periods.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 19:23:42

Shanghai Marathon sees 38,000 participants

Ethiopian runner Yebrgual Melese Arage won the female group championship of the Shanghai International Marathon Sunday in a new record of 2 hours 20 minutes 37 seconds, while the male ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 19:23:41

Overseas museum curators gather in city

According to the director of Canada Science and Technology Museum, excellent museums allow visitors to have a sense of immersion.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 19:23:40

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss the topic of sperm donations

Many Chinese presume that people from other countries where assisted reproductive technologies have been developing longer than in China do not feel shy or awkward about the topic of sperm ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 19:23:40


Liu expresses an intimate and sensual imagination that feeds on heterogeneous sources related to literature, history of art and popular culture from the Western and Eastern hemisphere, giving rise to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 19:03:39

First harvest of high-quality Jinsha oranges from Chongming Island

According to the district's agricultural authorities, each Jinsha Orange must live up to strict technical standards.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 18:58:39

Eco-hotel constructed in 88-meter-deep rock quarry opens in Shanghai

The 336-room hotel, occupying a total area of 61,087 square meters, was designed by architect Martin Jochman and has 18 floors, including two underwater and two above ground.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 18:53:39

Marvel fans in China share their feelings about the death of a real superhero

For his many fans in Shanghai, where most local theaters screen all the latest Marvel movies, who is their favorite comic book character? And what do they want to say ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 19:03:40

China International Travel Mart in Shanghai

China International Travel Mart (CITM) 2018 will be held from Friday to Sunday at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, with 2,245 booths from 107 countries and regions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 18:53:43

App for registering pet dog licenses to develop

A “Shanghai pet map” will also be available on this app, which identifies local pet agencies and pet hospitals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 18:53:42

Studying overseas is not a panacea for Chinese parents

Whenever a child fails an exam or does not perform well, the new solution for many Chinese parents is to think that they should simply send their child to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 18:48:42