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.

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

Shanghai builds 32 new Huangpu cleaning ships

It can clean up to 400 tons of garbage floating in the river every hour, which is 30 to 50 tons more than normal waste-removal vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:48:42

Shanghai's paperless homework will affect student handwriting

In today's digital age, handwriting is already a declining skill. Can you remember the last time you used a pen?
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:48:41

Restricted waters

Local maritime authorities launched new waterway traffic restrictions along the Huangpu River and Shanghai portions of the Yangtze River from Tuesday through November 12, in order to maintain strict security ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:48:40

Upcoming China International Import Expo offers big opportunities for foreign products

It is regarded as a significant move for the Chinese government to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:43:41