Metro Shanghai

Popular bar street hosts 2018 World Cup viewing party


Chinese and foreign fans watched anxiously from sports bars along Laowaijie (Foreigners Street), a 500-meter-long street that has become a popular gathering spot for expats and Chinese residents.

The number of foreigners working in Shanghai ranks first in China

After Shanghai issued new policies to attract more foreign talents in 2016, the number of foreign workers in the city has reached 215,000, the most in China, Shanghai ERC News ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:33:39

Wild animal park to upgrade security to keep out gate jumpers

Employees at Shanghai Wild Animal Park have set up wire meshing around the perimeter along with warnings to keep visitors from climbing over the park wall to avoid paying for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:18:39

Australian Writers Week hosts women authors panel in Shanghai

Prize-winning Australian authors Charlotte Wood, Alexis Wright and Fiona Wright arrived in Shanghai Friday to attend the Stella Stars session co-organized by M Restaurant Group and the Consulate General of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 18:08:39

Foreigners and Chinese in Shanghai share their opinions and preferences for mobile phones

Apple's iOS and Google's Android, both mobile operating systems created – almost at the same time – in 2007, are used primarily in mobile technology. But the battle between iOS ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:53:41

Local doctors carry out lectures on tuberculosis

March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day. The morbidity and death rate of tuberculosis (TB) is the second-largest among all contagions in China. To help more citizens become familiar with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:43:40

140,000 visits at Gucun Park cause traffic jams

Gucun Park's cherry blossoms attracted around 140,000 visits Saturday, resulting in traffic congestion around the vicinity, Jiefang Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:43:40

Shanghai should increase efforts on animals protection

After traveling thousands of kilometers from Shanghai to Paris in 2017, my cat has adjusted well to her new home. As an apartment cat, I never let her go outside ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:43:39

Shanghai sea burials are not allowed in the winter

A local resident surnamed Zhou said he planned to choose an eco-friendly sea burial for his father, who died in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:38:39

Consulate General of Hungary in Shanghai holds first BudapestFEST

The year 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the twinning between Shanghai and Budapest. To celebrate, the Consulate General of Hungary held its first BudapestFEST this weekend at the Oriental ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:13:40

Art exhibition in Shanghai covers post-WWII-era Rome art scene

A new exhibition titled “Roma 1950–1965” is being held at Prada Rong Zhai in Shanghai. Conceived and curated by Germano Celant and presented by Fondazione Prada, the event will run ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 17:13:39

Shanghai celebrates World Water Day

With the theme of “building beautiful lakes and a harmonious relationship between humans and water,” Shanghai celebrated World Water Day on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 19:03:40

Spanish-speaking Chinese pursues her dream as a cultural messenger, radio host and teacher

“A good day starts with a good morning,” says a sweet voice coming from live-streaming hostess Helen Huang, who is currently broadcasting from her own apartment in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:48:39

Local schools cooperate with science museums

A conference to promote cooperation between local schools and science educational museums was held at Shanghai Natural History Museum, Xinmin Evening News reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:23:40

Shanghai to upgrade and improve public toilets

Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau will improve public toilets, addressing issues such as long queues, bad smells and lack of toilet paper, thepaper.cn reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:23:40

The building deals with a thousand tons of daily garbage

A building located in Jiading district deals with around 1,350 tons of daily waste from all over the district, Shanghai Observer reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:23:39

Shanghai expats launch popular WeChat groups for buying and selling used stuff

Dan from the US moved to Shanghai in 2011. One year ago, when he was moving out of a big apartment to a smaller one, Dan found himself having to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:18:40

It's good to see more Chinese women enjoying sex toys

Though lacking many statistics, the Chinese female sex toy market is indeed rising. More and more Chinese women are treating themselves to dildos, vibrators, electric butterflies and so forth.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 18:18:40

Foreigners in China celebrate 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up

This year, China will celebrate its 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up, referring to the policy of internal reform and opening-up to the outside world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 19:18:40