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Shanghai metro passengers need some lessons in manners

This morning at a Shanghai subway station, I watched a man on an escalator topple backward. The man was too engrossed in his phone to realize he had reached the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:28:40

Let them eat mooncake

People queue in front of a moon cake stand along Nanjing Road East on Wednesday. New batches of mooncakes are already available in the local market, mere weeks after Dragon ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:23:41

City walk Shanghai

Following specific walking routes, city walk provides its participants with an opportunity to discover the stories behind its local residents, buildings, roads, art and even the power lines running across ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/4 18:23:40

International juvenile football games kick off

The 2018 Shanghai International Juvenile Football Competition kicked off on Baiyangdian football field in Yangpu district Tuesday, Knews reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:43:40

TV drama Legend of Fu Yao successful overseas

Chinese domestic TV drama Legend of Fu Yao was broadcast overseas and has became quite popular in Pakistan in particular, earning high praise in the Daily Pakistan newspaper, Shanghai Observer ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:43:40

Spanish subway

A photo exhibition about the Metro de Madrid (the subway system of the capital city of Spain) is presently on display at Nanjing Road East metro station. A series of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:38:40

Western universities now accept gaokao, but don't act complacent

An increasing number of Western universities are recognizing the results of China's national college entrance exams (gaokao) as one assessment criteria to select students from China, instead of requiring them ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:38:39

Swimming skills and pool safety competition held in Shanghai

“Help, help!” a person screamed from the swimming pool. Upon hearing the cry, a lifeguard jumped into the water and rushed to the person's aid.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:28:39

University of New South Wales launches city innovation center

The University of New South Wales has officially launched a new interdisciplinary research center at one of China's leading technology hubs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/3 19:13:40

Shanghai police escort six criminal suspects 3,000 kilometers across China

On the night of June 25, 2018, Shanghai police, together with six criminal suspects who were caught carrying out cross-border telecommunication fraud, arrived at their final destination, Shanghai Hongqiao Railway ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/3 19:08:40

Local drivers fined for outdated information

Shanghai traffic police recently punished 16 drivers who did not update their driving license information, part of dozens of inspections of local vehicle owners involving 100 companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:33:41

Music in the Summer Air festival kicks off

The concert hall of Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will host this year's Music in the Summer Air (MISA) festival. From July 1 to 16, a total of 24 concerts are expected ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:33:40

A dish made from lotus

A canteen in Guyi Garden launched new dishes themed around the lotus flower on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:33:39

Slovenian book corner of Shanghai Library opens to public

On June 25th, the Statehood Day of the Republic of Slovenia, the opening ceremony of “Slovenian Book Corner” of Shanghai Library was held at 1555 Middle Huaihai Road, Xuhui district.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:28:39

A Combined Vision: Exhibition of Asian and European Classic Prints

This exhibition is jointly organized by Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum and Heilongjiang Art Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:18:39

A group exhibition: Hon – Niki de Saint Phalle & Shen Yuan

This summer, the exhibition “Hon – Niki de Saint Phalle & Shen Yuan” will present visitors with the classic works of two artists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:13:40

Don't let social media accounts shape your view of life

I do not simply deny the roles of these accounts covering almost all social platforms in China, but we can not hide ourselves behind the intangible web to follow ready-made ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:18:39

First symposium on Chinese universities

The first national symposium on Chinese universities operating schools abroad was held on June 28, Guangming Online reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:13:39