Metro Shanghai

Taking the stage


The International Symposium on Contemporary Theater Directing and Theater Director Education was held on June 16-18 in Shanghai. Experts and scholars in this field from eight countries attended the event and exchanged viewpoints.

Newly opened Shanghai History Museum compiles a millennia of local relics

What was Shanghai like 6,000 years ago? You will find the answer at the new Shanghai History Museum (Shanghai Revolution Museum), the first to comprehensively reflect the entire history of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 16:08:40

City's first APM line to start trial operations

Shanghai's first unmanned APM (automated people mover) line, Pujiang, will be on trial operation starting March 31, thepaper.cn reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:43:39

Shanghai aims to attract top worldwide talents

Talents are now the most important resource for the development of Shanghai. An official talent conference was held by the municipal government Monday; a new series of policies to attract ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:38:40

Chinese parents should pay for their children's misbehavior

A teenager's bad behavior recently sparked anger online after the fourth grader purposely pushed a pregnant relative, causing her to stumble.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:38:40

Travel routes to Thailand have most complaints

“Among all outbound destinations, Thailand is the most complained country.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:33:39

Spring is in the air

Mercury hit 22 C in Shanghai Tuesday, although the long cold winter season only recently ended. The rapidly changing local climate makes city residents unsure about how to dress. While ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:33:39

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