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Historic public lavatory located on Wusheng Road gets an upgrade

A 60-year-old public toilet located at 10 Wusheng Road in Huangpu district is under reconstruction and expected to be completed by August 20, according to an article posted on Shanghaifabu, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:18:39

Domestic animation at city's CCG Expo 2018

China International Comics and Games Expo 2018 (CCG Expo 2018) is now open to the public, Jiefang Daily reported Thursday. For this year's expo, the exhibition area covers 55,000 square ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:40

Chinese fined for extra cigarettes into Thailand

A Shanghai traveler surnamed Yu was recently fined by customs inspectors for bringing extra cigarettes into Thailand. Under Thai legislation, foreign tourists can only bring in one carton of cigarettes, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:40

I think of myself as a troubadour, a village storyteller

View of a new wall painting, called "Troubadours," created by Spanish artist Dulk on a residential building along Dongfang Road in Pudong New Area Tuesday with a theme about caring ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:39

Steeper fines are needed to make Shanghai streets safer

I have been walking the same circuit for the past two years, and there's not a single day that passes where I don't encounter at least one near-injury.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:39

High-quality Chinese language interpreters are in high demand

With China's increasing power and influence in the world, the Chinese cultural and entertainment industry is also receiving more and more international attention. As an indispensable part of Chinese culture, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:28:39

Do you want to be my friend?

A Chinese-style robot displayed at China International Robot Show (CIROS) 2018 in Shanghai on Tuesday attracted the eyes of passersby.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:23:39

China's toilet revolution!

Shanghai is making giant strides in modernizing its public bathrooms. A number of unprecedented unisex toilets, “third toilets” and “smart toilets” with infrared sensors, are being constructed and installed around ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:13:39

Consuls general in Shanghai share their opinions and understanding of China's historic economic policy

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up policy that has brought about huge changes to the country as well as the world. The Global Times recently ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 19:53:40

City hosts World Artificial Intelligence Conference

Shanghai will host the 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference at the West Bund of Xuhui district from September 17-19, Wu Qing, deputy mayor of Shanghai, announced Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:33:42

Eight-day live broadcast of hand-painted mural

An online live broadcast that recorded the creation process of an indoor wall painting by French artist Dino Voodoo has drawn public attention, Shanghai Observer reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:33:41

The show must go on

Shanghai residents enjoy free outdoor movies along the waterfront in Yangpu district Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:33:40

Shanghai metro passengers need some lessons in manners

This morning at a Shanghai subway station, I watched a man on an escalator topple backward. The man was too engrossed in his phone to realize he had reached the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:28:40

Let them eat mooncake

People queue in front of a moon cake stand along Nanjing Road East on Wednesday. New batches of mooncakes are already available in the local market, mere weeks after Dragon ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:23:41

City walk Shanghai

Following specific walking routes, city walk provides its participants with an opportunity to discover the stories behind its local residents, buildings, roads, art and even the power lines running across ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:23:40

International juvenile football games kick off

The 2018 Shanghai International Juvenile Football Competition kicked off on Baiyangdian football field in Yangpu district Tuesday, Knews reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:43:40

TV drama Legend of Fu Yao successful overseas

Chinese domestic TV drama Legend of Fu Yao was broadcast overseas and has became quite popular in Pakistan in particular, earning high praise in the Daily Pakistan newspaper, Shanghai Observer ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:43:40

Spanish subway

A photo exhibition about the Metro de Madrid (the subway system of the capital city of Spain) is presently on display at Nanjing Road East metro station. A series of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:38:40