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.

Moving house

A man walks past a 116-year-old building along Jiangpu Road of Shanghai's Yangpu district on Wednesday. The district decided to protect the historic building by physically relocating it, as it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 19:28:40

All sweetness and light

An artist from Picto Facto, a French puppeteer group, performs during a light show on Tuesday Evening at Xintiandi of Shanghai's Huangpu district. The group danced together with local audiences, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 19:28:39

Who are the most admired individuals among Shanghai's post-2000 generation?

Yang believes idols can have a big impact on the values of today's youth. By analyzing idols of younger generations of Chinese, society can gain deeper insight into the morals ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 18:13:40

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 first eight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:38:39

Shanghai district tourism witnesses steady growth in 2018

The year 2018 witnessed the transformation and upgrading of Shanghai's tourism industry with distinctive tourism brands and high-quality tourism products in all places. Centering on the theme of “Charming Baoshan: ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:13:40

That groovy chick teaches tai-chi

Women do tai-chi at a green space in Shanghai on Tuesday. Many local elders choose to spend their morning leisure hours at parks doing martial arts, dancing, singing or playing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:08:39

Ride-hailing platforms ban unqualified drivers

Local authorities started talks with local ride-hailing platforms and initiated checks since September. Currently, information of registered cars, personnel and orders on these platforms is docked with the city's online ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 18:58:40

Cold front, snow, to hit Shanghai this week

Temperatures will drop to 6 to 7 C from Wednesday evening. On the mornings of December 29 and 30, the lowest temperatures in downtown areas will fall to around 1 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 18:58:40

X-ray specs

A man walks through a new security station at Shanghai Natural History Museum Station of Jing'an district on Tuesday. The newly installed machine at the checkpoint can detect dangerous goods ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 18:58:39

Smiling from beneath their parasols

Tourists have a rest under a large parasol installation at the Bund on Monday. Several such parasols have been installed recently for Bund visitors to hide from rain or shine.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 20:23:39

Schools to strengthen safety management

Shanghai's educational authority now requires all administrative departments in each district's primary and secondary schools, kindergartens and vocational schools to strengthen their safety management in order to ensure the safety ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 20:18:42

Shanghai to open new duty-free store downtown

A new duty-free store will be opened in downtown Shanghai in 2019, according to the local authority. The location has already been decided, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday. Local consumers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 20:18:41

Joy to the world

People take photos in front of a 20-meter-high Christmas tree located in downtown Shanghai's Jing'an district on Monday, Christmas Eve. Light installations across the city have created a festive atmosphere.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 20:18:40

Chinese parents must give our children a school-play balance

As a parent, I found primary school life totally different from kindergarten, as the older age group was far more demanding. Children in primary school need to get good scores ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 20:13:40

Chinese social media's top-10 buzzwords for 2018

Without fail, every year creative Chinese netizens deliver a wealth of new online expressions and slang. So what were the must-know words for 2018?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 19:58:40

Caohejing export processing center upgraded to comprehensive bonded zone

Since its completion in 2004, Caohejing Comprehensive Bonded Zone has gathered a number of hi-tech projects and top brand enterprises, including dozens of Fortune Global 500 companies such as Inventec ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 19:08:39

We'll cross that bridge later

A pedestrian walks over a bridge made with 3D printing technology at an innovation center in Shanghai on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 18:28:40

New campus bookstore opens at university

Da Xia Bookstore, located in East China Normal University (ECNU) in Putuo district, was officially opened on December 21, Shanghai Observer reported Friday. The campus bookstore has two floors with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 18:23:40