Metro Shanghai

Foreign students in Shanghai talk about the Belt and Road initiative


2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The past five years saw an explosion of foreign students coming to China to study under this initiative. What has the Belt and Road initiative brought to these foreign students and their countries? How does it overlap with their personal future? The Global Times recently spoke with some foreign students in Shanghai about the initiative.

Chinese mythology reignites contemporary imaginations

Do Chinese kids know better about biblical Genesis stories than folk legends, such as the giant who created the world by separating earth from heavens, or the sharp archer that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 18:33:40

Travel Frog souvenirs sell out at China Post

The first postal souvenirs for mobile phone game Travel Frog became available from Sunday in Shanghai, Chinanews reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 18:33:39

Lost Vietnamese tourist found on subway

A Vietnamese senior was found by metro staff after getting lost on the Shanghai Metro, thepaper.cn reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 18:28:40

Staircase wit

A 39-step staircase in front of the Grand Gateway 66 Plaza will be re-developed into an open area for culture and arts by the end of 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 18:28:39

Shanghai Science Festival

Shanghai Science Festival will run from May 19-26. The festival, established in 1991, is China's first government-organized science festival. During this year's festival, 143 local higher education institutions and key ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/21 18:23:39

Foreigners in Shanghai differentiate Chinese rich and poor people with those in their own countries

Every society has rich and poor people, but the differences between these two groups in some countries are bigger than in other places.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:38:39

Hong Kong's Swire Properties launches innovative high-end apartments in Miami

Swire Properties Inc, a leading Hong Kong-based real estate developer, held a press conference with commercial real estate services firm CBRE Group at the Middle House in Shanghai on May ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:23:40

Shanghai builds new food tracking system

According to the city's food and drug watchdog, more than 90 percent of food and agricultural products included in the government list will be integrated.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:23:39

City launches new touristic bus routes

The newly released bus routes are equipped with the most advanced luxury tourist coaches and recreational vehicles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:18:40

Villagers in Jinshan district under attack from monkeys

Local police and animal experts have tried to catch these monkeys using food traps and tranquilizer guns, only to find that the monkeys will quickly move on to another ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:18:40

Shanghai's ancient Jiangnan culture exudes fresh vigor

While China's annual Dragon Boat Festival is still more than a month off, Zhang Guozhong, a representative inheritor of the national intangible cultural heritage, the “Luodian Dragon Boat Racing Tradition,” ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:18:39

Young Chinese should reconsider survival challenge

It is understandable that the organizer hoped to test young Chinese people's survival skills in modern society. Unlike many Western kids who earn pocket money through part-time jobs after school, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/20 18:13:39

Chinese artists, educators hope to spread China's ancient paintings, music and poetry to children

Cram schools targeting English competitions were once prevalent among Chinese students. And a variety of English language qualifications and certificates were once a stepping stone for job applicants to obtain ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 19:23:40

City starts summer shape pruning for roadside trees

Summer is the peak season for growing plants in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 19:08:41

Betty Woodman's first Asian exhibition and Zhao Yang's exhibition

This dual exhibition features the works of two artists of different genders, backgrounds, geographies and traditions, creating a dialogue on the theme of “body” and “gestures” and the spaces in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 19:03:40

Omni-channels for fresh food

During the summit, Alibaba and Win-Chain signed a declaration with 20 global fresh food giants present.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:53:40

Counterfeit Chinese visa gang busted by police

Forty-three foreigners are suspected to have obtained Chinese visas illegally through this gang. Their visas have been revoked.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:48:42

Shanghai is first city in China to issue official licenses to professional street artists

Be it in New York, Paris or London, one can always find local street artists on the sidewalks playing a guitar, painting a canvas or acting as a statue.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:48:41