Metro Shanghai

How have Chinese people's traveling habits changed since China's reform and opening-up?


According to statistics released by National Bureau of Statistics, the number of trips made by domestic travelers rose from 524 million in 1994 to 5 billion in 2017. The number of overseas visits of Chinese citizens also increased from 3.73 million in 1994 to 135.13 million in 2016. But this was not the case in the 1970s and 1980s, when the concept of traveling was still unfamiliar to most ordinary Chinese residents.

Municipal authority to elect best taxi drivers

Among the 40 shortlisted candidates are veteran drivers with 30 years of experience and younger drivers born after the 1980s.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:58:40

Shanghainese snacks available at import expo

To cater to the global tastes of expo attendees, the center added about 30 canteens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:42

Falling down

Since October 5, the daily average temperature in the city has been below 22 C, which means autumn has officially arrived in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:41

Upstanding service

The first Fuxing bullet train themed around the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) starts operations officially on Wednesday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:40

Argentine dance school opens new branch in Shanghai

The Cultural Consul of Consulate General of Argentina in Shanghai, Delfina Caula, said one of the cultural bridges between China and Argentina is tango, which is not only about dance ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:42

Tennis pros celebrate 10th anniversary of Rolex Shanghai tournament

Two tennis pros, Alexander Zverev from Germany and Marin Cilic from Croatia, showed up at a press conference in Shanghai Monday night in Huangpu district.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:41

Hongqiao airport opens self-service check-in

Self-service is available at check-in, luggage dropping, security check and boarding.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:53:41

Court launched for import expo in Shanghai

Officials said the court aims to provide equal assistance to both domestic and overseas commercial bodies with professional and international commercial mediation based on international economic and trade rules.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:53:40

Gym upgrade

Covering an area of about 30,000 square meters, the new version will contain seven floors, with four underground, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:53:39

Intelligent toilet paper

After scanning the QR code on the machine and logging onto a program, users will be issued an 80-centimeter long tissue paper.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:48:39

American dancing troupe teaches students at New York University Shanghai

Qarrianne Blayr, a female dancer from DCDC, enlivened the atmosphere through a set of body language moves, twisting her body exaggeratedly, shaking her limbs with rhythm and showing funny expressions, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:43:40

Immersive nostalgia show staged at Shanghai Dashijie

Meet 1978 is an immersive exhibition featuring the recreated scenes of lane houses, family lives and old neighborhoods of Shanghai in the early stages of China's reform and opening-up, displaying ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:38:40

Why this actress became more popular after a second divorce

The failure of her marriage didn't seem to affect the mood and career of the 32-year actress.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 19:03:39

Over 20 million railway trips made in region

Most trips was made for family visits or sight-seeing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:58:40

Shanghai's Golden Week holiday travel trends

Traveling abroad has been on the rise due to rising consumption levels of Chinese citizens and increasing facilitation of cross-border traffic and entry and exit procedures.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:58:40

Shanghai devilwood

Osmanthus has blossomed throughout the city recently, attracting droves of residents and tourists to admire the fragrant flower.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:58:39

Inter-provincial card offers economical tourism options for Yangtze River Delta region

Taking advantage of China's high-speed railway system, the Yangtze River Delta region is trying to establish the same-city effect which makes traveling around the region more easy and convenient.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:53:39

Flowers of the night

A woman takes photos of lanterns designed by intangible cultural heritage inheritors at Shanghai's Jinjiang Park on Sunday evening, the last day of the National Day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:38:40