Metro Shanghai

How Shanghai celebrates February 14


Hearts, roses, cupids and chocolates all contribute to the romantic and sweet ambiance of V-day.

Word Matters

“It is too hard for elders to climb stairs.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:08:39

An increase of older women snagging younger men in China has caught the public's attention

Tian Yu, 33, runs a media company in Beijing and her husband is six years younger than her. In addition, he is caring and handsome, which has made Tian's unusual ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:53:39

Word Matters

“This smart platform improves efficiency.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:33:39

It's not you, it's me. Why Shanghai expats are leaving?

Suddenly, it seems like expats are leaving Shanghai in greater numbers. Lured to other job postings, being repatriated by their company or just arbitrarily deciding that it's time to return ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:28:40

Drawing Conclusions

From Monday through December 29, qualified employees in Yangpu district will be allowed to apply for apartment with reduced rent, according to the district government.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:23:40

American woman praises a Shanghai hospital

In June of this year, the director of the cervical department of Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital performed ovarian cyst surgery for an American expat. Following her successful treatment, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:23:39

Facial recognition for toilet paper dispensers

The 2017 Chinese Toilet Revolution Innovation Expo kicked off Sunday with all-new toilet products and innovations, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:18:39

Fun with science

Abbott, the global healthcare company, and the Abbott Fund, its philanthropic foundation, kicked off the eighth year of Abbott Family Science Program Shanghai Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:53:39

Murder Ballad

The Chinese version of Murder Ballad, a popular off-Broadway musical, will return to Shanghai at the end of this month. Murder Ballad is about a young woman named Sara who ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:48:40

Word Matters

“I am still living on this stage.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:18:40

Shanghai garden joins Italian counterpart

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and Italy's Botanical Garden of Padua signed a cooperation memorandum Saturday, according to Shanghai Morning Post.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:18:39

Students at China cyber security competition

The 2017 National College Students Cyber Security Invitational tournament and the 3rd Shanghai College Students Cyber Security Competition were held at Donghua University on Friday, Laodong Daily reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:13:39

Hitchhiking apps gaining popularity, but safety required

Last week I hitchhiked from my school to my hometown. Not by sticking out my thumb and standing on the side of a road, like traditional hitchers, but by using ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:13:39

The Italian perspective

For the past 53 years, the city of Milan, Italy, has played host every April to one of the world's three most important design fairs. In 2017, Milan Design ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 17:28:39

Drawing Conclusions

A 2-year-old homeless Husky was found by local residents in Qingpu district Tuesday. A policeman surnamed Qiu took the lost dog to his station to wait for its owner, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:28:39

Sustainable business in globalization

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham) announced the newest winners of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards at a sustainability forum held last week at The Peninsula ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:13:40

Opening doors

The number of Chinese students enrolled in US institutions of higher education during the 2016-17 academic year grew to 350,755, a 6.8 percent increase from the previous academic year, though ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:08:39

Hitting the books

The fifth China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair will be held at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from Friday through Sunday, with over 60,000 books from China and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:03:40