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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.

Paris is great, but I prefer maternity care in Shanghai

After recently moving from Shanghai to Paris, in addition to dealing with many new cultural differences, I now have my biggest challenge yet: finding an ideal obstetrics-gynecologist.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 18:03:39

Word Matters

“20 yuan per plant; if you fail to keep it alive, you can exchange it for a new one.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 18:03:39

Painting dreams

Italian muralist Francesco Camillo Giorgino, better known as Millo, is responsible for brightening up Daxue Road in Yangpu district by transforming the bleak, boring walls of its several buildings into ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 17:43:39

Two steps faster

Decades ago, many Chinese people spared no efforts and expense to immigrate to developed countries in order to pursue a better life and more job opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:58:39

Shanghai man on trial for killing, freezing wife

A man surnamed Zhu who was accused of murdering his wife (surnamed Yang) and freezing her body in a refrigerator for about three months, is currently on trial at Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:48:38

City launches physical education reform

Three new innovative forms of physical education (PE) courses were presented at Shanghai Zhixing High School in Baoshan district, thepaper.cn reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:48:37

Word Matters

“Your car can find a parking lot by itself.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:48:35

Let's do fitness

As China's living standards continue to improve, many people are paying more attention to their health, wellness and physical appearance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:43:21

New ecological industrial park in northern city

Many enterprises from Shanghai have, in recent years, moved to Dafeng district, Yancheng, East China's Jiangsu Province, also known as “North Shanghai,” with help from government subsidies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:40

Finding a middle ground

Aakash Odedra, a British dancer and choreographer of Indian ethnicity, recently made his debut at Shanghai International Dance Center with “Rising,” a 70-minute solo dance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:40

Museum for Chinese painting and calligraphy

Original Yuan (1279–1368), Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasty-era paintings and calligraphy works now appear in Shanghai's first-ever museum specifically for Chinese painting and calligraphy, which recently opened in Shanghai's ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:40

Minhang afforested over 100,000 square meters

Between 2008 and 2017, 64 schools in Minhang district have contributed 100,000-square-meter three-dimensional green spaces for over 100,000 students, Knews reported Tuesday. Notably, 80 percent of these new green spaces ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:40

China's Double 11 festival isn't only for Chinese singles

I consider myself a shopaholic. I receive a strange joy when I go shopping. I can find myself practically talking to the mannequins, and I admit a mall dressing room ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:39

Word Matters

“Two Nobel Prize winners are expected to obtain Chinese green cards.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:08:39

Three women living in China tell how they played with fire and lost

If you thought only men stray, think again. Women also “step out” on their marriages and committed relationships. But men's stories are told publicly, so why do cheating women hold ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 19:03:39

Artificial intelligence tech in local clothing industry

The 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry kicked off at Shanghai New International Expo Centre on Monday, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday. A highlight of this year's expo was intelligent ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40

New-energy buses to be used in Chongming

Over 200 new-energy buses have been purchased and are ready for use in Chongming district, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday. Over 50 percent of all operational buses in the district ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40

Combating antimicrobial resistance

Research Councils UK recently held a workshop themed “science on tap: beat the bugs,” inviting experts from China and overseas to share their ideas on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40