Metro Shanghai

The power of art


The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands recently presented its sixth exhibition of “Dutch Artists in Shanghai” at OFOTO gallery. The series, first launched in 2016, is an ongoing program to introduce and promote established and emerging Dutch visual artists from various disciplines to the Shanghai public, including painting, photography and sculpture exhibitions.

Woman rescued after attempted suicide at river

A 49-year-old woman surnamed Liu, upset over a family quarrel, jumped into a river in Pudong New Area during an attempt to kill herself Sunday night, Xinmin Evening News reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 17:48:40

Shanghai has 5,465 shared parking spaces

With the increasing popularity of private cars, it has become extremely difficult to find parking spaces in Shanghai. To this end, a project for developing more parking spaces was implemented ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 17:48:40

Droning on and on

A multi-rotor drone sits on display at Chang Yang Valley, the main venue of the 2017 National Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week, Saturday. High-tech products including military and civilian stealth ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 17:48:39

A problem shared is a problem halved

Sharing economy, also known as collaborative economy or peer economy, is an umbrella term for the general premise of unchanged ownership, temporarily transferring the right of usage to improve the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 17:28:39

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

Swire Properties has partnered with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A), the world’s leading museum of art and design, to bring its critically acclaimed exhibition – “Shoes: Pleasure and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:28:40

Expatriates in China are asking, who moved my cheese?

China’s recent ban on the importation of soft cheeses from Europe has dismayed long-term expats here and caused a flutter of worry to run through its foreign-run food and beverage ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:28:39

Air defense evacuation drills in Xuhui district

September 16 was the 17th National Defense Education Day in China, and also an air defense warning test day in Shanghai. The Shanghai Municipal Civil Defense Office and the Xuhui ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:23:40

Old Buddhist temple moved successfully

After two weeks of intense construction and close monitoring, the high-profile shifting project of Shanghai’s 135-year-old Jade Buddha Temple was completed on September 17.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:23:39

Private Letters of Suzhou Wu School Artists

In ancient China, letters were compared to koi fish, wild goose, messenger birds and clouds. Letters were a medium of communication, traveling miles and miles, carrying people’s worries, longings and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:23:39

Word Matters

“Within a month he made 225 calls.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:18:39

Balkrishna Doshi: Celebrating Habitat – The Real, the Virtual and the Imaginary

This will be the first retrospective exhibition in China for Balkrishna Doshi, India’s highly acclaimed architect, urban planner, educator, academician and institution builder.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:13:39

Balkrishna Doshi: Celebrating Habitat – The Real, the Virtual and the Imaginary

This will be the first retrospective exhibition in China for Balkrishna Doshi, India’s highly acclaimed architect, urban planner, educator, academician and institution builder.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:08:39

A History of the World in 100 Objects

In the study of any culture, a universal conundrum is how to avoid interpreting that culture’s history through a narrative of Self and Other.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 19:08:39

Foreigners venture off the beaten path into interior provinces

More and more foreigners are arriving in China to explore the mysteries of this ancient country. Just in the first half of this year, China received 14.25 million visits from ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 18:28:39

Viva Mexico!

Mexican Consulate General in Shanghai celebrates 207 years of independence
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 17:48:39

Explore Oslo treasures

Middle class Chinese families are expanding their travel destinations from Asia to America, and from West to northern Europe. Distance is no longer a concern for those who desire authentic ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:33:39

Drawing Conclusions

A policeman was seen comforting a child who was frightened by a traffic accident Wednesday in Jing’an district, Shanghai Observer reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:28:39

Authorities give warning to transport companies

The Law Enforcement Department of Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission met with 22 companies suspected of overloading trucks Wednesday morning, Xinmin Evening News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:18:40