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.

Bike-sharing insurance and association launched

China’s first bike-sharing insurance platform was launched at the inauguration of the new Shanghai bike-sharing association, affiliated with Shanghai Bicycle Association, Laodong Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:58:39

Word Matters

“The minibus was turned into canned meat.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:53:39

Norwegian ambitions

“Salmon, the fjord, Aurora Borealis, tall people, long cold winters ... ” These are some of the general impressions of Norway most foreigners have of the northern country, this Global ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:43:39

Symmetry, stability and balance

While covering the Oslo Runway event in Norway in August, this Global Times reporter encountered a strange phenomenon. Her Asian face and live-streaming Putonghua session on popular Chinese social media ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:23:39

College student has heart stroke during plane flight

A 21-year-old female college student had a heart stroke during a flight from Guiyang, capital of Guizhou Province, to Shanghai Friday. Fortunately she was attended to by Zhou Jia, vice ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:25

Authorities meet with offending taxi companies

Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission have released a new list of complaints of the city’s taxi industry from the first half of the year, reported eastday.com Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:24

China needs to address its growing addiction to games

Last week, while hanging out at a mall with one of my classmates, we saw a large screen showing some exciting game battles being broadcast from mobile phones. Nearby, 10 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:24

Word Matters

“If you were a tree, would you be comfortable if someone dragged you?”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:03:39

Spendthrift students

The mother of a Chinese college-bound student recently sought help from the online community with regard to how much money she should give her daughter as a monthly stipend. Originally ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:53:39

On the fast lane

On Monday, Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy and Industry of Israel, Trade & Investments Mission to China of Embassy of Israel and Economic & Trade Mission to East China ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:18:39

Flowing moonlight – Wu Muye piano recital

Chinese pianist Wu Muye was born in 1985 and started to learn piano at the age of four.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 15:08:39

Expats from a war-torn country make the most out of life in work and study while living in China

Ehab Ghanem walked into the cafe with a briefcase in hand. He ordered a cup of espresso, then sat down beside the casement window facing towards the street and turned ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 16:18:39

Drawing Conclusions

A-week-long safety education campaign for students in Shanghai kicked off at a local primary school Monday, according to a report by qq.com Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 19:03:40

A storm is brewing

As a favorite season of Chinese poets and artists since time immemorial, autumn inspires with its crisp climate and golden foliage. Thus, it has long been the preferred time to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:28:39

Wet market pick-pocket gang caught in Pudong

A criminal gang that stole 5,000 yuan ($765.27) from a wet market customer were brought to justice, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:23:40

Vendor of German medicines arrested

A Shanghai man was arrested for allegedly selling unlicensed foreign medicine on Chinese online trading platforms, thepaper.cn reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:23:39

Word Matters

“The has-been mailbox goes viral again.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:18:40

Home-court advantage

Pierre Do from France, a PhD student majoring in hydraulic engineering at Tsinghua University, is certain that he wants to work in China after he graduates. His only challenge is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 18:28:39