Metro Shanghai

How Shanghai celebrates February 14


Hearts, roses, cupids and chocolates all contribute to the romantic and sweet ambiance of V-day.

To wear or not to wear thermal underwear is the question

During British Prime Minister Theresa May's recent visit to the Forbidden City in Beijing, her image of wearing a long black coat without any leggings raised heated discussions on Sina ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:43:39

Shanghai sees mass departure of travelers ahead of Chinese New Year

Less than one week before Chinese New Year, which falls on February 16 this year, railway stations and airports in Shanghai are witnessing their annual travel rush as many nonlocals ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:38:39

Exhibition featuring copies of Buddha statues and murals along the ancient Silk Road

In the dim orange light, vividly carved Buddha statues and elaborately painted murals with gorgeous colors are orderly displayed in the exhibition hall, bringing visitors back to the ancient Silk ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:33:39

Shanghai sewers struggle to handle waste

Over 1 kilogram of domestic waste is generated each day in Shanghai, with 60 percent being kitchen garbage, according to Knews.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:33:40

Heavy traffic congestion before holiday expected

In an effort to keep traffic moving along steadily and drivers safe and civilized, tens of thousands of transportation department employees will be on hand to provide help to drivers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:18:40

Shanghai attracts most headhunters in China

The average commission a headhunter in Shanghai can earn for each offer is 49,058 yuan ($7,761), ranking second after Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:18:40

Airport security difficult during Spring Festival travel season

“There is no holiday for security personnel.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:18:39

Chinese campuses should establish sex-ed departments

Special female-managed departments dedicated to dealing with sexual harassment on campus should be established to help victims report their cases and offer them support and counseling.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:13:40

Yuyuan Shanghai hosts 23rd lantern show

Yuyuan Garden has turned its traditional garden into a sea of light. The show will run through March 5 and is free to all except from March 2 to 4.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:08:39

S.Korea Consul General in Shanghai sees warmer relationship with China

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games kicks off in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday. This is the first time for the country to host the Winter Olympics since the Seoul Olympic ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:58:40

Red Cross Shanghai gets 400th stem cell donation

By the end of 2017, over 150,000 volunteers have registered in Shanghai Marrow Donor Program.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:28:40

City police crack down on holiday drunk driving

The police advise drivers to stay away from alcohol if they feel the need to drive.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:28:39

Hospital launches new medical games counseling project

“Hospitals are no longer a scary place for children.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:23:40

It's time for China to regulate death-defying rooftopping

For the good of our society and to help save lives, it's about time that, at least in China, more effort should be made to highlight the profound difference between ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:23:39

Shanghai expats talk about their plans for Chinese New Year holiday

The entire city will see a week-long period of silence as stores close, streets empty and construction projects cease. But among Shanghai's large migrant population – which also includes foreign ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:13:39

Bookstore in Shanghai uses literature as a therapeutic treatment

Addressing the anxiety and uncertainty of the future of our world, a BBC culture column written by journalist Hephzibah Anderson said that “all good literature changes us, and a growing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 18:33:40

Candidates compete for Theatre Academy

Enrollment at Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) set a new record at 30,000 in January of 2018, with over 6,000 candidates competing for just 50 spots for a full-time undergraduate acting ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:48:40

On-site inspections for take-away food venues

Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration and other related departments jointly carried out public on-site inspections of take-away food stores on Monday and Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:48:40