Metro Shanghai

China's millennial consumers are a driving force behind the global luxury market

According to the 16th edition of Bain & Company's annual global luxury study in December 2017, globally Chinese nationals purchased 32 percent of personal luxury goods in 2017.

Five books

Five contemporary and classic books, including the German translation of French Concession and the English translations of The Craft of Gardens, Myths & Legends of China, Shanghai: Mosaic of Dreams ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:53:40

Drawing Conclusions

The 2017 Shanghai Amateur Games – Basketball League – kicked off in April and closed Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:40:45

Aosen Fitness closes branches without refunds

Aosen Fitness, a popular local commercial gym chain, abruptly closed down seven branches across Shanghai last Friday with no notice, leaving members unable to cash out their prepaid membership fees, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:38:40

Foreigner is hundred-millionth passenger

A 79-year-old American named Charles became the hundred-millionth railway passenger to depart from Shanghai, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:38:39

Empty-nest Chinese youth should get out and face reality

Along with China's rapid urbanization, an influx of ambitious young adults have swarmed into larger Chinese cities in recent years. However, many of them live solitary lives. November 11, also ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:33:40

Word Matters

“May this simple illustrated booklet help you with childbirth.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:28:39


Sitting in front of a vintage mahogany armchair, wearing a qipao and an old-fashioned hairstyle, a Chinese woman waits to be photographed in front of a half-century-old wooden Seagull-brand camera. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:23:39

Ancient art

A new exhibition showcasing ancient wall paintings from Shanxi Museum co-organized with Shanghai Museum opened to the public last week. It will run until March 4, 2018, at Shanghai Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 19:08:40

Shanghai is more accepting of expats than England

It wasn't until I left Shanghai and arrived back in my native England that I realized just how different foreigners are treated in different parts of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 18:58:40

Shanghai airports launch e-channel departures

Shanghai General Station of Immigration Inspection launched 26 new e-channels at the departure concourse of both Shanghai airports Friday, with 17 e-channels at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and nine at ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 18:58:40

Two foreign robbers caught by city police

Early morning Saturday, two foreign suspects involved in a robbery were caught just five hours after Shanghai police received a call from their victim, Xinmin Evening News reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 18:58:39

Word Matters

“It is the school and paradise of employees.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 18:53:40

Raise the red ribbon

AIDS remains one of the most serious health threats worldwide, with an estimated 36.7 million people living with AIDS or HIV in 2016, according to the United Nations AIDS Fact ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 18:53:39

Santa Clause is coming to town

Shanghai residents dressed in Santa costumes run along Huangpu River Saturday to raise money for young patients diagnosed with leukemia at Children's Hospital of Fudan University.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 18:38:39

Drawing Conclusions

Fan Yajuan, founder of Shanghai Xuhui Yueju Troupe, recently led a group of performers to teach elderly residents Yueju Opera (a performance originally from East China's Zhejiang Province) during a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 18:38:39

'Tis the season

Jingle Bells can now be heard playing on public PA systems, grocery stores and malls all across Shanghai, letting locals know that Christmas, no longer only a Western holiday, is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 18:23:39

Shanghai infants lead China in development

Babytree, one of the biggest parenting websites in China, released a new report on the physical and mental development level of Chinese infants nationwide, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 18:03:40

Cockroach in milk tea results in 50k yuan claim

Popular milk tea brand called Yidiandian is currently involved in a food safety scandal after a Jiangsu Province customer found a cockroach in her drink. Another customer, in Shanghai, also ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 18:03:40