Metro Shanghai

2018 in consular review: achievements and plans

Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the final eight.

US Consulate General in Shanghai serves up nutritious, athlete-friendly food

“US Beef Tomahawk in Black Pepper Coffee Crust” enjoyed the greatest popularity among the tennis players.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:03:39

Another Way of Telling

Another Way of Telling showcases almost 100 works from the rich, dynamic careers of Anna Fox and Karen Knorr, two leading documentary photographers in the UK.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:43:41


The exhibition includes 185 related antiques such as paintings and sculptures created for Napoléon, his manuscripts and writings, clothes, precious ornaments, furniture and daily or military necessities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:38:42

Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865-1945

Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945 aims to offer viewers a rich prelude to the American art of the post-war period through 80 paintings and prints created between 1865 and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:38:40

Shanghai issues measures to improve services trade

The release of the two documents means that Shanghai has set up the negative list approach for cross-border services trade at the free trade zone.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:28:40

Fiji celebrates 48th anniversary of independence in Shanghai

“CIIE will no doubt offer us a great platform to further assist us our Fijian exporters to better understand the huge Chinese market and to explore potential trade and cooperation ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:18:41

Shanghai adjusts workdays for import expo

November 3 (a Saturday) and 11 (a Sunday) will be adjusted to official workdays in the city, with November 5 and 6 adjusted to off days
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:13:41

King and Queen of Norway to visit city

On October 17, King Harald and Queen Sonja and other high-level Norwegian officials will arrive in Shanghai by train; they will meet municipal officials as well as the city's Norwegian ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:03:41

Campus bureaucracy harms China's younger generations

I wonder if these kids know that only a government official such as a provincial governor can be labeled “ministerial rank.” Nonetheless, a more serious question is why so many ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:03:40

Only red lipstick

Kicking off at Xintiandi in Huangpu district on Wednesday, the event has attracted many outstanding and influential Chinese fashion designers and brands.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 18:58:40

Top five attractions in Shanghai for overseas tourists during a visa-free transit

The Global Times has drawn up a must-see list – all accessible by subway – for those who want to spend their time in Shanghai in the most authentic way.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 19:13:40

Why French children have shinier teeth than Chinese

Many Chinese, especially the older generation, do not regard rotten teeth as a problem.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:58:41

Municipal authority to elect best taxi drivers

Among the 40 shortlisted candidates are veteran drivers with 30 years of experience and younger drivers born after the 1980s.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:58:40

Shanghainese snacks available at import expo

To cater to the global tastes of expo attendees, the center added about 30 canteens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:42

Falling down

Since October 5, the daily average temperature in the city has been below 22 C, which means autumn has officially arrived in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:41

Upstanding service

The first Fuxing bullet train themed around the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) starts operations officially on Wednesday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:40

Argentine dance school opens new branch in Shanghai

The Cultural Consul of Consulate General of Argentina in Shanghai, Delfina Caula, said one of the cultural bridges between China and Argentina is tango, which is not only about dance ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:42

Tennis pros celebrate 10th anniversary of Rolex Shanghai tournament

Two tennis pros, Alexander Zverev from Germany and Marin Cilic from Croatia, showed up at a press conference in Shanghai Monday night in Huangpu district.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:41