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.

Local authorities issue tourism routes for expo

Suzhou of Jiangsu Province and Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province will be the most popular cities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:28:40

Shanghai matchmaking event should not have age restrictions

However, if someone is rejected by such large-scale matchmaking events simply due to their age, they will lose confidence in the institution of marriage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:28:39

Dog will hunt

A man trains a dog at the 17th annual French Week on Sunday. The week-long event, held at Yandang Road of Huangpu district, came to an end on Sunday. Special ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:23:40

Picture this...

A little girl sitting on her dad's shoulders takes photos of fruit on a tree during a walking race held in Luojing town of Boshan district Sunday. More than 3,000 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:23:40

Eighty-year-old Yangpu Library reopens following lengthy renovations

The 80-year-old building, located at 128 Hengren Road , once served as the former Shanghai Library during the 1930s. Designed by the then-famous architect Dong Dayou, the library was partly ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:18:39

Chinese and Norwegian experts discuss green solutions for Arctic development

How can humans maintain a balance between sustainable use and prudent conservation of the Arctic?
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 18:03:40

Citizens show talent at cultural heritage display

In front of a Huangpu district display area, an 8-year-old girl named Jin Youqi made colorful paper cuttings, including patterns of Chinese Zodiacs, butterflies and portraits.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:18:40

Group visitors allowed at international import expo

To provide a better exhibition experience, the expo will only allow in group visitors on November 9 and 10 due to traffic and safety concerns and venue capacity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:18:39

Half an iron man

A female athlete embraces a child and a friend at the IRONMAN 70.3 Shanghai on Sunday. The event, also known as a “half ironman,” was held at the city's Chongming ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:08:39

Volunteering offers students academic and career hints

For college students who will serve at CIIE next month, I would suggest to them that they take this rare and important opportunity to do more than just volunteering.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 18:03:41

Now & Beyond: Hu Xiangcheng Solo Exhibition

Hu Xiangcheng, the artist, uses different items including waste products, scaffolding, plastics, metal and LED lights to create artistic installations and integrate them into specific space structures of the museum, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 17:18:39

Fijian Consul General in Shanghai braces for forthcoming China International Import Expo

"We have a national booth located in the Pacific Pavilion. We will showcase a few of our well-known products, especially those already entered into the Chinese market and tourism related ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 16:38:39

Isn't it good

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway pose for photos at the Bund on Thursday morning. The royal couple visited Shanghai and witnessed the signing of framework contracts for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 19:03:40

Medical care treatment plans deployed for CIIE

The plan covers treatment for both ordinary patients and the wounded, who will be taken care of by designated personnel throughout the treatment process. A green channel, emergency charge service ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:53:41

Tenth annual singles matchmaking party

The maximum age of attendants is limited to 40, compared to the previous 45. Nearly 300,000 people registered to join the 10th matchmaking party.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:53:40

Best of British

John Edwards (left), British Consul General in Shanghai, delivers a speech on Thursday at the Best of British, an annual exhibition and celebration of English brands and culture. The event ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:48:41

Expatriates share their opinions about controversial Trump administration

The US has never had a president as controversial as Donald Trump. Since coming to power in January 2017, the Trump administration has faced numerous scandals and criticism from home ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:23:40

What's all the fuss about?

To cope with the impact of climate change, Liu suggested that people focus on five priority areas. These priorities are water, health and environment, energy and infrastructure, agriculture and ecosystems, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 17:43:40