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Shanghai to develop artificial intelligence centers, platforms and institutes

Twenty AI innovative centers, platforms and institutes targeting the core areas of the AI chain are expected to be built across the city with the combined efforts of regional district ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:33:40

Official corruption must be alerted and prevented

Shanghai Discipline Inspection Commission revealed six corruption cases of officials who violate the Communist Party of China's (CPC) disciplines.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:43:39

Voice-activated ticket service used at stations

A new voice-activated ticket machine has been installed at Metro Line 1 Shanghai South Railway Station, jfdaily.com reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:42:15

Mooncake madness

Employees from a food store in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province showcase handmade mookcakes on Monday. Mid-Autumn Festival this year will fall on September 24, and mooncakes are ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:42:14

World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018 kicks off in Shanghai

Imagine one day you begin your morning with a cup of coffee made by a robot, order some fresh-cooked breakfast from an unmanned convenience store and commute to work on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:13:39

Foreigners suggest how to save in one of China's most expensive cities

Many Chinese have been talking about consumption downgrading recently as housing and commodity prices continue to skyrocket in cities like Shanghai, making many middle-class residents feel “poor.” Instead of saving ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 17:43:39

Breast-fed or bottle, it doesn't matter in France or China

Aggressive promotions of baby formula in China and a slow legislation process to supervise baby formula aged 6 months and older have contributed to the decline of breast-feeding in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:53:39

New roads to be finished to facilitate import expo

The planned roads will not only facilitate CIIE, but also will help improve the traffic condition in surrounding areas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:48:39

Model science and tech city to be constructed

This model city is located in a high technology industrial development zone at a point of convergence between Shanghai and Suzhou, covering an area of 5 million square meters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:43:40

The bagpipe players

A group of Scottish performers play their traditional music on Sunday at the 6th International Sparkling Wine Festival and Wine Carnival, which ran from September 13 to Sunday at Jing'an ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:43:39

Table tennis tech

WAIC, running from Monday to Wednesday in Shanghai, will feature cutting-edge technologies, applications and researches in the AI field.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:38:40

Chinese and expat joggers pick up litter along their routes

Interestingly, another “mission” of this trip, apart from running, was to pick up litter along their running routes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:18:39

UK university students in Shanghai attend Study China program

Chinese calligraphy is a unique skill reflecting a calligrapher's emotions, like sadness or happiness. It has a large number of admirers at home and abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 16:53:39

Fans taken out of Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai

Fans were forcefully removed from a Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 21:29:42

Metropolis hosts forum on autism research

Most people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) aged between 19 and 44 can not live independently, psychological expert Guo Yanqing said at the First Shanghai International Forum on Autism Research ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:18:42

Thirty percent of city grads to start up business

Many graduating students take a more prudent attitude on their start-up plan. Only 5 percent would like to take action as soon as they graduate, while 33 percent prefer to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:13:41

Scooters should be banned from Shanghai sidewalks

They honk at us to jump out of their way – as if pedestrians had anywhere else to walk – or sometimes they will try to maneuver around you, clipping ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:13:41

29th Shanghai Tourism Festival

A spectator stand for a tourism festival parade of floats and performing groups is under construction at the intersection of Huaihai Road Middle and Longmen Road on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 19:13:40