Metro Shanghai

Italian students in China follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo


Back in the 13th century, a young Italian merchant named Marco Polo made his way to China via the ancient Silk Road. Stories of his adventures, encounters and observations were later compiled into The Travels of Marco Polo, one of the most well-known travelogues among Italians looking to trade with China.

Shanghai issues measures to improve services trade

The release of the two documents means that Shanghai has set up the negative list approach for cross-border services trade at the free trade zone.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:28:40

Fiji celebrates 48th anniversary of independence in Shanghai

“CIIE will no doubt offer us a great platform to further assist us our Fijian exporters to better understand the huge Chinese market and to explore potential trade and cooperation ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:18:41

Shanghai adjusts workdays for import expo

November 3 (a Saturday) and 11 (a Sunday) will be adjusted to official workdays in the city, with November 5 and 6 adjusted to off days
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:13:41

King and Queen of Norway to visit city

On October 17, King Harald and Queen Sonja and other high-level Norwegian officials will arrive in Shanghai by train; they will meet municipal officials as well as the city's Norwegian ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:03:41

Campus bureaucracy harms China's younger generations

I wonder if these kids know that only a government official such as a provincial governor can be labeled “ministerial rank.” Nonetheless, a more serious question is why so many ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 19:03:40

Only red lipstick

Kicking off at Xintiandi in Huangpu district on Wednesday, the event has attracted many outstanding and influential Chinese fashion designers and brands.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 18:58:40

Top five attractions in Shanghai for overseas tourists during a visa-free transit

The Global Times has drawn up a must-see list – all accessible by subway – for those who want to spend their time in Shanghai in the most authentic way.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 19:13:40

Why French children have shinier teeth than Chinese

Many Chinese, especially the older generation, do not regard rotten teeth as a problem.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:58:41

Municipal authority to elect best taxi drivers

Among the 40 shortlisted candidates are veteran drivers with 30 years of experience and younger drivers born after the 1980s.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:58:40

Shanghainese snacks available at import expo

To cater to the global tastes of expo attendees, the center added about 30 canteens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:42

Falling down

Since October 5, the daily average temperature in the city has been below 22 C, which means autumn has officially arrived in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:41

Upstanding service

The first Fuxing bullet train themed around the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) starts operations officially on Wednesday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:53:40

Argentine dance school opens new branch in Shanghai

The Cultural Consul of Consulate General of Argentina in Shanghai, Delfina Caula, said one of the cultural bridges between China and Argentina is tango, which is not only about dance ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:42

Tennis pros celebrate 10th anniversary of Rolex Shanghai tournament

Two tennis pros, Alexander Zverev from Germany and Marin Cilic from Croatia, showed up at a press conference in Shanghai Monday night in Huangpu district.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:41

Hongqiao airport opens self-service check-in

Self-service is available at check-in, luggage dropping, security check and boarding.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:53:41

Court launched for import expo in Shanghai

Officials said the court aims to provide equal assistance to both domestic and overseas commercial bodies with professional and international commercial mediation based on international economic and trade rules.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:53:40

Gym upgrade

Covering an area of about 30,000 square meters, the new version will contain seven floors, with four underground, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:53:39

Intelligent toilet paper

After scanning the QR code on the machine and logging onto a program, users will be issued an 80-centimeter long tissue paper.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:48:39