Metro Shanghai

Marvel fans in China share their feelings about the death of a real superhero


For his many fans in Shanghai, where most local theaters screen all the latest Marvel movies, who is their favorite comic book character? And what do they want to say to the late great Stan Lee, should he be perched Spider-Man-like on a Shanghai rooftop above us listening to our lamentations?

Rise of fruit shopping apps won't affect Shanghai markets

It was during my recent return to Shanghai that I discovered that I could order fruits and vegetables using WeChat. I placed an order in the morning and had my ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 19:23:39

Polish writer Izabella Kaluta pens new book about China

“My book was intended to be a guide through Chinese culture for people and especially children who had no previous contact with China.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 19:18:39

List of protected historical and cultural buildings and parks in Shanghai

Shanghai Fabu, (the official social media of the municipal government), recently introduced 29 major historical and cultural sites protected at the national level in Shanghai to let residents and tourists ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 19:08:40

Meteorite in front of every eye

Shanghai Planetarium presented the crater and two meteorites at a press conference on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 18:38:39

It pays to be aware

In recent years, China has eased its employment policies to attract the best brains from overseas. No matter when you choose to get a Chinese work visa, knowing the application ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 0:03:41

Local education training market more regulated

Shanghai banned over 500 private after-school training institutions and 15 academic competitions, with local authorities further supervising other existing training institutions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 17:58:40

Nation ranks 24th in new governance index

China rose to 24, up four positions from the previous year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 17:58:39

Shanghai truly is China's most literary, most book-loving city

You wouldn't guess it from all the phone zombies on the subways and sidewalks here, but Shanghai truly is a literary city – perhaps China's most literary.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 17:53:41

The good ol' days

The recently opened street at Lujiazui area features the lifestyle of the 1930s Shanghai, where visitors can experience the old-fashion sentiment of the city's bygone era.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 17:53:40

Eighty-year-old eggshell painter keeping traditional Chinese art alive

For him, these egg treasures are not only pieces of art but also a cultural heritage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/23 17:48:39

Individual's manner vital to the image of any modern global city

Many travelers speak highly of Hangzhou, in East China's Zhejiang Province, and consider it an agreeable paradise through its perfect integration of natural scenery and modernization. The famous tourist attractions ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:23:40

What are the main barriers for foreigners to make friends with Chinese?

A growing number of foreigners are coming to China for traveling, studying or working. Statistics show that the number of foreign arrivals has increased 11.2 percent in the first half ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 20:18:39

Shanghai man who killed, froze wife on trial

Yang's family believe it was a premeditated murder and demanded justice, calling for the most severe punishment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:13:42

Unlicensed cosmetic surgeries in city soar

According to the city's health watchdog, the majority of employees and so-called “doctors” at unlicensed cosmetic surgery businesses do not have any medical qualifications or license to practice.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:13:42

Shanghai's ChinaJoy focuses more on tech, less on teats

To its credit, ChinaJoy cleaned up its act this year, with less cleavage and more cutting-edge contraptions. As numerous media reports and photo essays show, exposed breasts and thighs were ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:13:40

In the chapel in the moonlight

Shooting wedding photos at the Bund now costs more than 5,000 yuan ($730) and requires a reservation three months in advance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:08:40

Splish splash

Thursday marks chushu, the 14th solar term on the Chinese lunar calendar, indicating that summer is coming to an end.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:03:41

Can isoniazid force Chinese to be more responsible about their pets?

An August WeChat article titled “Leash your dog, isoniazid forces Chinese to raise their dogs in a more civilized way” went rival recently. The article said that sausages laced with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:03:40