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.


A man works on a model of a dinosaur at the Shanghai Comic Convention on Sunday. The event mainly focuses on American animation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 18:33:39

Shake it off, shake it off

A dancer performs at a parade during the 10th Shanghai Baoshan International Folk Arts Festival on Sunday. A dozen art groups from China and abroad joined the parade on Mudanjiang ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 18:28:40

Executives from CIIE participants share plans for upcoming import expo

Our interviewees today are Tomizawa Katsuyuki, corporate executive, chief representative in China, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Andy Ho, member of the executive committee and CEO of Philips China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 19:23:39

Best-selling helicopter displayed at import expo

Helicopter AW189, worth 200 million yuan ($29 million), arrived at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) Sunday morning, making it the exhibit with the highest value in the aeronautics ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 18:43:40

New foreign services center in Hongqiao

Foreigners can now fill in their registration form of temporary residence and drop off their application materials for a foreigner's working permit on site.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 18:43:39

Spooky with Shanghai characteristics

First starting in London in 1974, The Dungeon combines immersive performances, themed adventures and special effects to bring spooky sensory stimuli to visitors.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 18:38:40

Celebrating international arts

The performance was part of Art Space, a featured program of the China Shanghai International Arts Festival, which aims to bring high-quality performances from local and foreign theaters to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 18:38:40

80 retail stores in Jing'an district adopt seven-day unconditional refund policy

To win back their old customers, a total of 80 brands in Jing'an district of Shanghai recently started to offer unconditional refund services within seven days. Participating stores include popular ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 18:18:39

Executives from CIIE participants share plans for upcoming import expo

The Global Times recently interviewed a number of executives from some of the exhibitors attending the upcoming CIIE. They will introduce how they are preparing for the forthcoming event, their ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 19:48:43

Regional cooperation in search and rescue

Over 60 experts from 12 countries and regions, including Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, India and Australia, as well as maritime organizations, gathered in Shanghai on Thursday to share their ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 19:13:41

New occupations earn higher incomes in China

As opposed to traditional jobs, over half of all new occupations earn more than 5,000 yuan ($720) per month; about 35 percent earn more than 8,000.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 19:08:41

Prude Chinese women should let male doctors examine breasts

Last month, I visited a public hospital for my regular breast exam (for hyperplasia sufferers it should be checked every six months). Once again, I had a male doctor. Bizarrely, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 19:08:40

Those blues-in-the-night lights

Citizens admire a new waterfall “light belt” at the Bund Wednesday, which opened to the public recently after an upgrade to welcome the China International Import Expo (CIIE). The waterfall ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 19:03:40

Blaster master

A security guard holds an electron gun on Thursday. The gun is used to shoot down unregistered drones flying at low altitude near the National Exhibition and Convention Center, where ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 18:58:40

Import expo opens up opportunities for China real estate market

With more than 15,000 professionals operating in 68 countries and regions, Colliers provides a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide, and has achieved a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 18:53:40

Listening to Thunder in Silence

The play features the life and thinking of Chinese people on the eve of China's reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 19:13:40


In this exhibition, Ecuadorian artist Nelson Santos presents a series of drawings and paintings that explore the notions of landscape, territory and inhabiting.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 19:08:40

City improves business environment for CIIE

Consumer rights, intellectual property protection, advertising supervision and trademark registration fall under their purvey.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:53:41