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The first performance of Chevrolet World Music 2017 was held last month in Shanghai, with throngs of audiences and participants showing up. The month-long festival successfully concluded with its largest-scale performance on Wednesday evening.

Missing children found at Shanghai railway stations

Shanghai railway stations received 165 missing child reports this summer, according to the Shanghai railway department.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 18:18:40

Food delivery apps seek whistleblowers

Ele.me, a takeout food delivery service app, is calling on the public to help catch “bad delivery drivers” by launching a tracking system that allows anyone to report traffic violations ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 18:18:40

Great opportunity for China to develop summer camp culture

With the brutal summer hitting Shanghai, the city is once again silent. University students return to their distant hometowns, expats go traveling, local residents and office workers hide out in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 18:18:40

wordmatters

“It’s cool to sleep on the Bund.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 18:13:40

Summer reading list

Shanghai Book Fair will return next month with “love reading, love life” as its theme from August 16 to 22.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 18:13:39

Island country promotes new priority travel destinations

Indonesia intends to develop 10 priority travel destinations that the country hopes will draw mass tourism away from Bali to other less-known regions as part of its ambitious target to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 18:08:39

Shanghai has become China’s tattoo mecca, but societal stigmas still exist

One of the most reputable tattoo artists in Shanghai, Zhuo Danting, is a sight to behold.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 18:13:39

Outdoor sanitation workers provided relief

Shanghai has constructed over 3,500 rest stations at local bus stations, convenience stores and gas stations, providing outdoor sanitation workers with water, food-heating and a respite from the recent record-breaking ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 18:03:39

Milk teas loaded with sugar, fat and caffeine

Certain milk teas contain high levels of sugar, caffeine and fat, the Shanghai Consumer Council recently revealed after testing 51 samples of 27 different popular milk tea brands in Shanghai, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 18:03:39

wordmatters

“The temperature will drop to 34 C by the end of the month.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 17:58:39

Chinese teen makes decision to attend American high school

As a 14-year-old Chinese student about to graduate middle school in Shanghai, I have been hearing many stories, both positive and negative, about attending overseas boarding schools, which is where ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 17:58:39

First shipment of newly approved Costa Rican cash crop arrives in Shanghai

Costa Rican pineapples are now available on Chinese e-commerce platforms as well as big retail outlets after the Central American country received official permission in May.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 17:53:39

Shanghai workshop uses melodies to soothe stress

Feeling stressed out after a long day at work? Fed up with Shanghai’s (c)rush-hour commute? Music just might be what you need to heal your body and sooth your mind.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 10:53:39

Drawing Conclusions

Over 500 educational training organizations without business licenses or qualification certificates are gradually being forced to shut down by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission after inspecting nearly 7,000 educational training ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:53:39

Dog day afternoons

Anyone fortunate enough to have an air conditioning system in their home or office is probably not going to be stepping outside these days. With record-breaking highs and a citywide ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:43:39

Word Matters

“It’s so noisy that I can’t sleep!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:33:40

China is leading the global path for blockchain investments

“What a time to be alive,” a good friend of mine in Shanghai used to say whenever he came across an intriguing development or innovation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:33:40

Tropical cyclone will reduce city’s heat wave

Shanghai issued a second red heat wave alert as temperatures in downtown Xujiahui area exceeded 40 C at 1 pm Monday, according to the news portal eastday.com.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:33:39