Metro Shanghai

An increase of older women snagging younger men in China has caught the public’s attention

Tian Yu, 33, runs a media company in Beijing and her husband is six years younger than her. In addition, he is caring and handsome, which has made Tian’s unusual marriage the envy of all her female friends.

The Italian perspective

For the past 53 years, the city of Milan, Italy, has played host every April to one of the world’s three most important design fairs. In 2017, Milan Design ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 17:28:39

Drawing Conclusions

A 2-year-old homeless Husky was found by local residents in Qingpu district Tuesday. A policeman surnamed Qiu took the lost dog to his station to wait for its owner, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:28:39

Sustainable business in globalization

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham) announced the newest winners of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards at a sustainability forum held last week at The Peninsula ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:13:40

Opening doors

The number of Chinese students enrolled in US institutions of higher education during the 2016-17 academic year grew to 350,755, a 6.8 percent increase from the previous academic year, though ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:08:39

Hitting the books

The fifth China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from Friday through Sunday, with over 60,000 books from China and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:03:40

20 takeout food services share one license

A Shanghai woman surnamed Fang vomited and had watery stool after eating a box lunch ordered online, reported Thursday. Fang tracked down the address of the business and was ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:53:39

3.84 million non-motorized violations

According to Shanghai traffic police, there have been 3.84 million cases of non-motorized vehicle traffic violations since January 2017, reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:48:40

China and Chinese tourists should not lose faith in Paris

Recent news about a group of 40 Chinese tourists who were robbed and attacked with tear gas in Paris shocked both countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:48:39

Word Matters

“I saw many parents throwing away unopened food into garbage cans.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:43:39

Eco Design Fair

This past weekend, tens of millions of people across China were captivated by the myriad of special deals and sales promoted as part of China’s so-called Singles’ Day sales celebration ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 18:08:40

Unmanned aerial vehicles patrol traffic

Traffic police in Pudong New Area are now using unmanned aerial vehicles (aka drones) to catch drivers behaving illegally on highways. The new technology has helped catch hundreds of traffic ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:58:41


US News & World Report, an authority in global education rankings for over three decades, recently announced its 2018 Best Global Universities. America once again leads the rankings, with 221 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:53:40

Word Matters

“Shanghai Tower is the cleanest building in the city.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:38:39

Time for Chinese women to shame our sexual harassers

Over the course of just a couple of weeks, many once-omnipotent Hollywood heavyweights have been dwarfed by allegations of sexual harassment.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:23:40

Shanghai diabetes morbidity rate 17 percent

Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning announced that, among local permanent residents aged 35 or older, 17.6 percent have been diagnosed with diabetes, with the morbidity rate of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:23:39

Interning in Shanghai

Veselina has participated in four internship programs in Shanghai since leaving her native Bulgaria seven years ago to attend college in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 18:43:40

A better tomorrow

JS Cheung-Ah-Seung was born in southern France and grew up on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. It is 10,000 kilometers from France, pretty much the same distance from China. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 18:43:40

Through the trees comes autumn with her serenade

Mother and child stroll under maple trees at “maple island” in Langxia town, Jinshan district, Saturday. As Shanghai enters late autumn, maples on the island have turned to brilliant yellows ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 18:38:40