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.

Chinese and international clothing designers gather for annual catwalk event

Shanghai Fashion Week SS2019 hosted various progressive and energetic events over the past week under the theme of “personal expression,” dedicating itself to a future fashion blueprint, industry inspiration and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:58:40

City hosts annual gathering of expats, food and goods from France

French bread (baguette) is beyond a doubt one of the most popular items of this fair.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:28:40

Pointing in the right direction

Airport employees direct passengers at the new Terminal One of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. The terminal reopened to the public officially on Monday after a three-year renovation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:18:40

Largest expo exhibit arrives in metropolis

After eight days of cleaning and assembling, the machine will be moved to another hall for installing and debugging.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:13:43

Shanghai improves green appearances for CIIE

Three large-scale flowerbeds have been set up in the city to create a colorful atmosphere as the China International Import Expo (CIIE) approaches.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:13:42

I welcome the new spending limits on wedding banquets

In order to maintain a good reputation and image, many couples and their parents sometimes spend hundreds of thousands of yuan on a wedding, though the average annual disposable income ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:13:42

French artist uses agar in new Shanghai exhibition

For this project, Blazy conducts a handicraft workshop of agar tableware two days a week in Shanghai. He provides technical training to three students majoring in different art subjects, giving ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 19:03:40

South Pacific island nation delivers goods for forthcoming China International Import Expo

The batch of goods were then stored in a warehouse specially used for CIIE.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 18:53:40

Over 400 new electric buses for import expo

They are also equipped with multiple facilities and functions including LED lights, a surround-view camera system and smart driving, which will improve driving safety.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 19:03:40

Vertical marathon in China's tallest building

It will take place inside China's tallest building, the 632-meter-high, 127-story Shanghai Tower in Lujiazui of Pudong New Area.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 19:03:39

WeChat parent groups clash with teachers over education

Teachers keep an authoritative front against parents just as they do with students.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:58:40

Celebrating Shanghai centenarians

Currently, Shanghai boasts 2,281 people aged over 100 years old, among whom 25 percent are males.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:58:40

International forum on the Belt and Road initiative held in Shanghai

The event featured one major forum and 12 sub-forums for delegates to share their insights on various topics under the Belt and Road initiative (B&R), including international relations, international economics, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:53:39

Northeastern Shanghai's Jiangwan wetlands benefit from local conservation volunteers

Jiang Kang, 61, has been volunteering at the Jiangwan wetlands in Northeastern Shanghai for four years in order to help conserve the region's “bird paradise.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:48:39

More Chinese are opting for staycations during holidays

The reason why people in these provinces spent seven consecutive days without leaving their homes is because of China's developed service industry and advanced internet technology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 19:18:40

Internet celebrity violates national anthem law

A female internet celebrity surnamed Yang was given a five-day administrative detention for violating China's national anthem law by Shanghai Jing'an Public Security Bureau.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 19:18:39

College students main volunteer force for expo

A total of 5,000 volunteers will be recruited at 100 “Youth Shanghai” city services stations to provide guides and other services to tourists from home and abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 19:13:40

When ancient and modern meet

Audience admires a light show presented at two 1,000 year-old pagodas at Nanxiang ancient town of Jiading district on Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 19:13:40