Metro Shanghai

The new Sinologists of China's new era

It was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in October that socialism with Chinese characteristics had crossed the threshold into a new era, which is a “new historic juncture in China's development.” Indeed, the country has, in recent years, become far more open to the world. China studies have also become a popular subject in international academic and nonacademic fields.

Xuhui district to be innovation model base

Xuhui district will build up a national model base of mass entrepreneurship and innovation, district director Fang Shizhong announced Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 18:23:39

Legal Awareness Day held in Shanghai

The Legal Awareness Day 2017 was successfully held in Shanghai Thursday. During the campaign, the sixth security Internet information service unit selection ceremony was held.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 18:18:39

Word Matters

“I am not in accordance with her requirements.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 18:13:39

Shanghai expats discover that local life really is no bargain

As a part-time flâneur and long-term resident of Shanghai, I often hear snippets of advice passed around with respect to how to shop and bargain in various public markets around ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 18:13:39

Marriages made in heaven

Being a nation with a long history of etiquette, China has numerous rituals for different ceremonies. As one of the most important ceremonies that almost everyone attends at least once ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 18:08:39

The power of poems

British Council, the UK's international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities, recently launched “Poetry on the Metro” in Shanghai, a new nationwide campaign aiming make commuting more stimulating and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:38:39

Foreign students in Shanghai increases

The number of foreign students studying in Shanghai has increased by 13,000 to over 60,000 in the past five years, with 32 percent enrolled in a degree program, officials from ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:28:41

270 million Chinese youth use the Internet

China's youth Internet users reached 277 million, accounting for nearly one-third of the total number of Internet users. Young people's “net” age is becoming constantly younger yet facing the growing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:28:40

England is less tolerant of mixed-race couples than China

BBC News recently published a story headlined “British man's heavily-pregnant Chinese wife denied visa.” To me, it's absolutely outrageous that Britain, in this day and age, does not support or ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:28:40

Current: Contemporary Art from Scotland

Curated by Shanghai Himalayas Museum in collaboration with Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee in the UK and organized in partnership with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:23:40

Word Matters

“High-value items must be insured.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:23:40


A woman in Shanghai had her breasts groped by an express deliveryman while receiving a package at her home back in May.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:18:39

The Scholar and the Executioner

Shanghai Drama Arts Center will present The Scholar and the Executioner at the Majestic Theatre this Wednesday and Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 18:18:39

Urban change

The fourth Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment kicked off in Shanghai on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 18:13:39

The Tea Spell

Dance performance The Tea Spell originates from a group of antiques unearthed at Famen Temple located in Famen Town of Shaanxi Province, including exquisite tea sets used by Emperor Xizong ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 18:03:39

'Shanghai Craftsmen' selected for 2017

The Shanghai Federation of Trade Unions plans to select 1,000 “Shanghai Craftsmen” in order to build up a contingent of highly skilled personnel who will speed up the construction of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 17:48:40

Britain and Shanghai exchange math teachers

The launch ceremony of the 2017-18 England-Shanghai Mathematics Teacher Exchange Project was held at Shanghai Normal University Monday, reported Monday. Britain sent 70 teachers to Shanghai for two weeks; ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 17:48:39

American deadbeats are a dime a dozen in Shanghai

Every city has its own unique migrant issues and Shanghai is not excluded. But here, the problem seems to get a bit bipolar. You hear frequent complaints about how waidiren ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 17:43:40