Metro Shanghai

Foreigners contemplate the future of cashless society


Mobile payment is now widely used in most cities of China thanks to recent technological innovations. With a smartphone and payment apps, people can almost buy anything, from room service in a five-star hotel to stinky tofu from a street stall.

Shared-bike scavengers

A man salvages components and parts of discarded shared bikes in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 18:08:39

Random International: Everything & Nothing

Yuz Museum Shanghai presents “Everything & Nothing,” Random International's first solo exhibition in Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 17:38:39

Christian Boltanski: Storage Memory

Through July 8, the Power Station of Art will host Storage Memory, China's first major solo exhibition of acclaimed French artist Christian Boltanski.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 17:33:39

The Global Times visits one of China's primary Party schools

Established in 2005, CELAP has trained over 100,000 Chinese cadres and played a key role in strengthening the Party's governance capability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 19:08:39

12 supporting roads for China Import Expo open

As China International Import Expo approached, the construction of supporting facilities around National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) (NECC), the main venue of this expo, enters the final stage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 18:58:39

Kids Run series for Shanghai Marathon

The 2018 Nike Kids Run, which is a part of the Shanghai International Marathon series, was launched Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 18:53:40

Tech-company containers

Passers-by walk through a number of “container offices” located inside Wisdom Bay in Baoshan district on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 18:53:40

Shanghai and Paris both have fantastic subway systems

Many foreigners will agree that one of the things they like most about Shanghai is its cheap and convenient public transport system.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 18:53:39

Shanghai launches policies to lure overseas talent

Silvia Guatelli, a recent biology graduate from the University of Milan, decided to come to Shanghai to look for a job after the city stepped up its search for more ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:53:39

Close ties

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of independence of the state of Israel, the Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai recently organized a gala event and design competition award ceremony called ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:48:39

Shanghai's first coffee shop staffed by autistic students

A Coffee, Shanghai's first nonprofit cafe staffed by autistic children, reopened on May 25 on Hanzhong Road after relocating from Jing'an Park.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:43:40

Chinese people ought to open their hearts to foreigners

How many friends do you have? And if you are Chinese, how many of your friends are foreigners? I am assuming the proportion would run to just a few.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:38:40

Pakistani transplants Chinese umbilical blood

Tahseen Dilbar, a 30-year-old Pakistani man who came to Shanghai for a hematopoietic stem cell transplant in April, has recovered after a 30-day treatment at Shanghai General Hospital, eastday.com reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:38:39

Overseas students join city sports competition

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance won first, second and third places at the Shanghai trial of the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:33:40

New flavors of zongzi

Some local time-honored brands are creating new and unusual flavors of zongzi.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 18:33:40

Foreigners in Shanghai debate the safety of car-hailing apps

Earlier this month, the brutal rape and murder of a 21-year-old Chinese female flight attendant by a Didi driver brought the safety issue of online taxi-hailing business to the spotlight. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/22 19:08:39

Extended metro Line 13 routes completed

The second and third phases of metro Line 13 routes were completed on Wednesday, with a total length of 36.8 kilometers; passengers can ride the new routes by the end ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/30 18:08:40

Employment report on nonlocal workers

Shanghai Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau released a new report about the employment status of the city's nonlocal workers in 2018, People's Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/30 18:08:40