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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.

Drawing Conclusions

From now through August 31, 28 parks across Shanghai will offer 150 free outdoor screenings of movies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:08:39

Share and share alike

It is not news to anyone that, over the past year or so, there has been a “sharing economy boom” in Shanghai and China. It is an industry that is ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:08:39

10th Shanghai International Children’s Theatre Festival kicks off

As summer vacation goes on, local parents are still busy signing up for summer camps or interest classes for their children or traveling around with them to enrich their holiday ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:03:39

24-hour self-service travel permits to Hong Kong

Twenty-four-hour self-service travel permits to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan were rolled out recently at the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, Laodong Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:53:40

Israeli modern dance company debuts in China

People are faced with challenges of all sorts in contemporary life, from capitalism to consumption to individuals’ behaviors and their consequences. SOL, an Israeli modern dance company, created a new ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:53:39

Son and mother sue hospital for mix-up

A man surnamed Wang recently sued Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital, where he was born 28 years ago, after discovering that he is in fact not the biological son ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:48:39

Journalism student thrives in Shanghai media internship

When I first started my internship at the Global Times Metro Shanghai, I was just an over-anxious teenager eager to make a solid first impression at one of China’s largest ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:48:39

Word Matters

“My finger survived, beyond expectations.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:43:40

Sitting idol

Showgirls at the 15th ChinaJoy (China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference) which received a large throng of visitors over the past weekend, with 121,500 people on Saturday alone, set a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:43:40

Sleepless in Shanghai

The recent explosion of 24-hour convenience stores, restaurants, parks, gymnasiums and bookstores are helping give Shanghai a new reputation as a sleepless metropolis.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 17:03:39

Zhongshan Park cleans up, attracts 2 million

As of last Sunday, Zhongshan Park has received over 2 million visitors since it officially opened around the clock one year ago, making it the most popular “night run” public ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:28:40

ChinaJoy gaming fair 2017 arrives in Shanghai

The 15th ChinaJoy (China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference), the biggest in Asia, opened at Shanghai New International Expo Centre Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:28:40

International schools in Shanghai are not international

International schools in Shanghai are very expensive, ranging from 200,000 yuan ($29,707) to 300,000 yuan per academic year, but since school lunches are not included, the average expat family may ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:28:39

Word Matters

“I have removed coins, screws, fish bones and jujube cores from patients’ digestive tracts.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:23:40

Foreign Students’ Chinese Dreams

Several international students participating in the Shanghai Summer School program recently shared with the Global Times their experiences after one month of intensive language learning and cultural exploring activities in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:23:39

International Professional Women’s Society Mentor Walks 2017

IPWS, M on the Bund and the Shanghai chapters of AmCham, AustCham and BritCham have banded together again in 2017 to introduce a monthly Mentor Walks program to communities in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:08:39

AfCham to host Shanghai event on air and sea trade routes in the continent

The history of international trade between Africa and China is long-standing and rising in recent years. Importing from China is one of the top choices for African businesses seeking cost-effective ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 18:03:39

Drawing Conclusions

Shanghai’s weather bureau will soon launch a digital positioning service that provides residents with on-the-spot weather forecasts, such as when a certain area is going to rain and for how ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 17:58:39