Metro Shanghai

Shanghai's first exhibition on local maritime architecture opens


On June 9, Shanghai Jinshan Museum held the opening ceremony of a three-month exhibition featuring the historical site of the city's first boat-shaped architecture and the cultural relics unearthed there.

Animal lovers and industry insiders explain why China's pet industry is booming

Katrina is an English teacher based in Shanghai. About three years ago she started to raise cats; she now owns three with different colors. Like Katrina, a growing number of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:28:39

Consulate General of Israel holds tie and scarf design contest

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the state of Israel, the Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai launched a tie and scarf design contest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 16:53:39

Ecuadorian cacao arrives Shanghai

The Consulate General of the Republic of Ecuador in Shanghai held an opening ceremony for an event called “Cacao, the Fine Aroma of Our Identity” on Thursday. Chocolate lovers will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 16:48:39

6,000 years of history collected at new Shanghai museum

The new Shanghai History Museum (Shanghai Revolution Museum) opened its door to the public Monday morning, attracting thousands of visitors. The museum hosts 6,000 years of history and cultural relics ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 19:03:39

City's business scene gets needed upgrade

Shanghai authorities have implemented 16 new regulative documents and programs related to the reform of the local business environment, the municipal government announced Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:33:40

New measures make airport lines faster

For many passengers, the unavoidable long waits at Shanghai airports are the worst part of their trip. To shorten waiting times at local airports, Shanghai General Station of Immigration Inspection ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:33:40

The number of foreigners working in Shanghai ranks first in China

After Shanghai issued new policies to attract more foreign talents in 2016, the number of foreign workers in the city has reached 215,000, the most in China, Shanghai ERC News ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:33:39

Wild animal park to upgrade security to keep out gate jumpers

Employees at Shanghai Wild Animal Park have set up wire meshing around the perimeter along with warnings to keep visitors from climbing over the park wall to avoid paying for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:18:39

Australian Writers Week hosts women authors panel in Shanghai

Prize-winning Australian authors Charlotte Wood, Alexis Wright and Fiona Wright arrived in Shanghai Friday to attend the Stella Stars session co-organized by M Restaurant Group and the Consulate General of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:08:39

Foreigners and Chinese in Shanghai share their opinions and preferences for mobile phones

Apple's iOS and Google's Android, both mobile operating systems created – almost at the same time – in 2007, are used primarily in mobile technology. But the battle between iOS ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:53:41

Local doctors carry out lectures on tuberculosis

March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day. The morbidity and death rate of tuberculosis (TB) is the second-largest among all contagions in China. To help more citizens become familiar with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:43:40

140,000 visits at Gucun Park cause traffic jams

Gucun Park's cherry blossoms attracted around 140,000 visits Saturday, resulting in traffic congestion around the vicinity, Jiefang Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:43:40

Shanghai should increase efforts on animals protection

After traveling thousands of kilometers from Shanghai to Paris in 2017, my cat has adjusted well to her new home. As an apartment cat, I never let her go outside ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:43:39

Shanghai sea burials are not allowed in the winter

A local resident surnamed Zhou said he planned to choose an eco-friendly sea burial for his father, who died in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:38:39

Consulate General of Hungary in Shanghai holds first BudapestFEST

The year 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the twinning between Shanghai and Budapest. To celebrate, the Consulate General of Hungary held its first BudapestFEST this weekend at the Oriental ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:13:40

Art exhibition in Shanghai covers post-WWII-era Rome art scene

A new exhibition titled “Roma 1950–1965” is being held at Prada Rong Zhai in Shanghai. Conceived and curated by Germano Celant and presented by Fondazione Prada, the event will run ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:13:39

Shanghai celebrates World Water Day

With the theme of “building beautiful lakes and a harmonious relationship between humans and water,” Shanghai celebrated World Water Day on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 19:03:40

Spanish-speaking Chinese pursues her dream as a cultural messenger, radio host and teacher

“A good day starts with a good morning,” says a sweet voice coming from live-streaming hostess Helen Huang, who is currently broadcasting from her own apartment in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:48:39