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Mobile World Congress to be held in city

Mobile World Congress (MWC) will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from June 27 to 29, reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 17:43:40

Archeological dig

The Guangfulin Cultural Relics Park in Songjiang district features the Guangfulin Culture Exhibition Hall. It started operation on Tuesday. Prehistoric cultural remains were found underground there, making it a high-value ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 17:38:40

New music video features Shanghai roads

Shanghai Radio Station Dynamic 101 is recruiting candidates to shoot a music video for singer Dai Quan's new song, Shanghai Observer reported Monday. This single is about the people and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 17:38:40

Keeping cool

A child cools off in a water fountain in Jing'an district. Shanghai issued this year's first orange alert for heat on Tuesday, as the city experienced temperature highs of over ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 16:08:39

Global brains gather in Shanghai for new era of Chinese cinema

As one of the official forums of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival in 2018, a symposium called “Challenge VS Opportunity: New Era of Cinema” was held on June 21 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 15:48:39

Foreigners share graduation customs from their home countries

Scores from China's national college entrance examination, known as gaokao, were released recently, which touched the hearts of millions of students and their families. As the newcomers are about to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 15:43:39

Highlights of the launch of Shanghai-Global shopping ceremony

In order to make known the “Shanghai Shopping” brand, speed up the construction of an international consumer city, promote high quality development, create high quality life, conform to the trend ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 19:08:39

Overseas start-ups seek opportunities, investors, in the Chinese market

When you hear “start-up capital of the world,” what comes to you mind first?
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 19:03:39

Over 1,000 drug cases solved in five months

A total of 1,046 drug cases were detected and solved by Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau between January and May of 2018, with 6,217 drug addicts caught in the act, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:58:40

Innovation labs to be established in schools

A 2018 blue book on information technology development in Shanghai basic education was released Monday. According to this paper, almost all schools at different stages in Shanghai have completed the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:58:40

Crafts and collectables

A visitor attends the 2018 Craft Industry Exposition and Intangible Heritage of Traditional Arts Exhibition unveiled in Qingpu district on Saturday. The exhibition attracts thousands of attendees from local arts, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:58:39

Offshore drilling

A man puts out a fire during a marine drill recently held off the northern coast of Hangzhou Bay.The drill aimed to safeguard the transportation of hazardous chemicals and projects ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:53:39

Student sketches

Local primary and middle school students in Shanghai are about to begin their summer vacation, which officially begins July 1.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:13:40

Tourists rescued by police from two regions

Over 20 Shanghai tourists were trapped in Zhedong Grand Canyon, East China's Zhejiang Province, before being rescued Sunday morning by police from Shanghai and Zhejiang Province, Xinmin Evening News reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:13:39

Women-only swimming lanes in China are self-defeating

Why should women's freedom be restricted, while it is actually a man's responsibility to stop harassing and assaulting women? Maybe it's more sensible to designate a lane for men prone ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:08:40

Italian artist creates wall painting in Shanghai

This summer, 10 foreign and Chinese artists are expected to paint 10 colorful wall paintings around Shanghai, of which eight paintings have already been completed, Shanghai Morning Post reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:08:40

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.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:08:39

Banks attempt to solve financing difficulties of small enterprises

Small and micro enterprises in China will gain more support to survive in the competitive market. Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China, said in a speech at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 18:53:39