Metro Shanghai

World class!

The first performance of Chevrolet World Music 2017 was held last month in Shanghai, with throngs of audiences and participants showing up. The month-long festival successfully concluded with its largest-scale performance on Wednesday evening.

Public concern about Shanghai’s 24-hour parks continues

For a metropolis like Shanghai, parks with green areas are quite important. In addition to serving as “urban lungs” that can purify the air and breathe new oxygen back into ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 16:53:39

Shanghai’s international schools are not ‘international’

Expat parents in Shanghai often complain about the exorbitant price of international school tuition, but another significant cost often goes ignored.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:53:39

Electronic police devices prevent jaywalking

Additional electronic police devices were installed at intersections of Nanjing Road West and Changde Road, Huaihai Road Middle and Chengdu Road South, as well as Huaihai Road Middle and Xiangyang ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:48:40

29th Summer Universiade kicks off

The 29th Summer Universiade will kick off in Taipei, Taiwan, this month, with 14 competitions to be held on the occasion, Jiefang Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:48:39

Word Matters

“Look! We are fine, don’t be scared!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:48:39

Sugar & spice

They’re cute, confectionery-like, well-choreographed and catty. SNH48 GROUP, Shanghai’s own 300-strong sisterhood of show business, took the stage along with idol groups from other cities Saturday for its fourth annual ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:42:30

Women in Business CONNECTORS Breakfast

The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai’s Women in Business Focus Group, International Professional Women’s Society and Australian Chamber of Commerce Shanghai announced their second CONNECTOR event this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:42:29

British Chamber hosts meet and greet for Chinese returnees

This summer, The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai’s Chinese Returnee UK Alumni Focus Group brings the UK Alumni Mixer Series back to the Chamber’s office.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 17:33:40

Wushu summer

Peruvian Mauricio Ortiz, with a tiger claw gesture, squats and then jumps, kicking his right leg straight in the air.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:28:39

Second-child birth rate in Shanghai is decreasing

Data shows that recent increase in Shanghai’s birth rate has been slowing, according to Laodong Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:18:40

Shanghai ‘not ready’ to employ Filipino nannies reported that five Chinese cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen will allow employment of Filipino domestic workers, which caused heated discussions on the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:18:40

China should protect sexual assault victims, not perpetrators

From a young age, women learn to fear walking the streets alone at night. Some of us grip our phones or keys more tightly when we enter an elevator or ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:08:40

Word Matters

“I lost consciousness.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:08:39

Growing number of foreign students in Shanghai learning Chinese writing

Chinese calligraphy, an ancient writing art, has developed various styles throughout the history of China. As a valuable and unique part of local culture, it continues to attract handwriting enthusiasts ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 17:33:39

China attracting a growing number of foreign students

Summer school is a topic that Chinese parents who plan to send their children to study abroad are constantly concerned about. Many elite universities in the United States promote their ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:53:39

Word Matters

“Someone just took your money!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:38:39

15th ChinaJoy breaks attendance records

On Sunday, the 15th annual ChinaJoy, short for China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference, came to a close. The Shanghai event saw a record-breaking 342,700 visits, 17,200 more than last ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:13:39

Xuhui district starts sports park construction

Xuhui district has started construction on a new sports park in Xujiahui, according to local news portal To prepare for the project, illegal buildings were demolished and shops moved ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:08:40