Metro Shanghai

The new Sinologists of China's new era


It was announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in October that socialism with Chinese characteristics had crossed the threshold into a new era, which is a “new historic juncture in China's development.” Indeed, the country has, in recent years, become far more open to the world. China studies have also become a popular subject in international academic and nonacademic fields.

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

Railways issue Golden Week transportation plan

The Yangtze River Delta expects an estimated 25.8 million railway passengers during the coming October National Day holidays, with 2.35 million passengers being dispatched every day, according to Shanghai Railway ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:18:39

'Foreign trash' in China should be punished and kicked out

“It is a delight to have friends coming from afar,” is an old saying by Confucius commonly used by we Chinese today to express our welcoming nature toward foreigners arriving ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:18:39

Word Matters

“Bike-sharing companies are unwilling to claim their bikes.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:13:39

American as apple pie

There is a group of Americans here. They came to Shanghai decades ago driven by curiosity to explore this new land of opportunity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:08:39

One a penny, two a penny!

Shanghai residents queue up on Wednesday to purchase pork moon cakes, a seasonal snack, as Mid-Autumn Festival approaches. Photo: CFP
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 18:03:39

Tencent Mind Summit

The “10ading a Smart Future” 2017 Tencent Mind Summit was recently held inside the Shanghai Expo Center. Scott Brinker, concept founder of MarTech, and senior management from Tencent and GroupM ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:23:39

E-police utilized in Shanghai in two years

Shanghai recently brought into use the first set of electronic “e-police,” a device that can detect and capture nine types of traffic offenses, thepaper.cn reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Word Matters

“I saw a man climb out from his car's sunroof.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Chinese university curfews stunt students' personal growth

It is a familiar scene for Chinese university students: It's late at night, perhaps you were out having a feast with friends, or watching a movie, or even studying at ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Shanghai Yangtze River Bridge completes repairs

Repairs and maintenance of the steel deck of Shanghai Yangtze River Bridge, part of the G40 expressway between Shanghai and Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, is expected to finish just in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Suicidal tendencies

A Chinese girl recently cried out for help at Zhihu, China's equivalent of online Q&A forum Quora, because she did not know where else to find help for her American ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:13:39