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Rehabilitation robot iReGo developed

Guo Shuai, a professor at Shanghai University, led his team to develop a medical rehabilitation robot.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:03:40

City establishes waste classification system

The Shanghai municipal government held a press conference on Monday to introduce action plans for Shanghai's establishment of an entire household waste classification system between 2018 and 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:03:39

Green thumb

A new kind of thumb-sized watermelon is being sold at a supermarket on Lianhua Road in Minhang district. Despite its super-mini size, its appearance and shape look exactly the same ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:58:40

Quality of food ordered online must be more transparent

The rapid development of online food ordering services in fast-paced cities like Shanghai bring convenience to office workers that have no time to prepare their own meals on weekdays. However, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:58:39

Smile, you're on candid camera!

A female pedestrian is captured jaywalking by surveillance cameras at the intersection of Lujiabang Road and Xizang Road South in Huangpu district on Monday. Her image violating traffic rules was ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:48:39

Popular literary events return to the city in August

Shanghai Book Fair will return from August 15 to 21 at Shanghai Exhibition Center and 100 other affiliated venues scattered around the city. Over 500 new books are expected to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 18:03:40

Foreigners in Shanghai debate the merits of health supplements

Health supplements usually help people gain necessary nutrients to improve functions of the human body in a safe way. However, as most supplements do not take immediate effect, some people ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:58:39

Five hundred families move out of lane houses

A total of 521 families from one old neighborhood in Yangpu district participated in local housing reform and are expected to move from their ancient lane houses, Shanghai Observer reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:48:40

Data on local residents' job confidence released

Shanghai Municipal Human Resource and Social Security released a report on local residents' job-hunting confidence, showing over 50 percent of interviewees are “confident” in finding decent jobs, Shanghai Observer reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:48:40

Summer fever

A shared bicycle maintenance worker takes a slice of watermelon from an unmanned self-help refrigerator on Baiyu Road in Putuo district on Saturday. The freezer is loaded with free drinking ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:48:39

Why is it so difficult to find a husband in Shanghai?

I've just returned back to Shanghai and met up with my Chinese friends, who almost a year later are still searching for the right guy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:43:39

Where the sidewalk ends

On Saturday, at the height of the city's summer travel season, throngs of tourists from home and abroad stroll along the sidewalk leading from Nanjing Road East down to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:38:39

New guidelines to improve healthcare in SH by 2035

In response to Shanghai residents' demands for better and more diverse healthcare services, the municipal government has recently launched new guidelines to improve city healthcare services by 2035.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:43:42

Israel visa center opens in Shanghai

The Israel Visa Application Centre (VAC) in Shanghai held its grand opening on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:38:42

As Shanghai's ancient shikumen houses crumble, one shikumen community begins to bring new life to old Shanghai

For tourists, Shanghai's shikumen (stone gates, a traditional local architecture) houses are a signature part of the Shanghai cityscape.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:33:42

Putuo to develop Wuning innovation axis

Putuo district has released a five-year action plan on the innovation development of Wuning Road, a main thoroughfare connecting Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:28:42

Renovations begin for major import expo

From November 5, the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held for six days at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) located in Qingpu district.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:28:41

Afternoon riders take note of their subway car's new décor

A subway car in China International Import Expo (CIIE)-themed livery starts service on metro Line 2 this Wednesday. Three more expo trains will debut soon, with one on Line ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 20:28:40