Metro Shanghai

2018 in consular review: achievements and plans


Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the final eight.

Tourist service centers open at city airports

Two new tourist information and service centers in Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport opened to the public on Thursday, Shanghai Observer reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:13:40

China clean energy car competition hits city

The China Clean Energy Vehicle Championship 2018 (CEVC) hit Shanghai's Jia­ding district on Wednesday, with over 10 leading Chinese new-­energy vehicle enterprises participating in the race, according to Knews.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:08:41

The crusty crab

A hairy crab retailer picks up a crab at a local wet market in Yangpu district on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:08:40

Chinese men trying to impress women with good grooming

One of the most popular buzzwords on Chinese social media this year has been “jingzhunan,” which literally means “luxury pig man” in English. The term is used to describe a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:08:39

Legal institutions set up to support import expo

As China International Import Expo (CIIE) is approaching, four legal institutions specializing in foreign-related affairs were recently founded by local authorities to support legal issues, thepaper.cn reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:58:40

New rules, big fines, for Shanghai garbage sorting

A draft version of Shanghai's household waste regulation terms was handed in to the local authority on Tuesday afternoon, Knews reported. According to the draft, the authority will curb the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:58:39

Shanghainese showcase

Visitors look around an exhibition area which showcases Shanghainese daily life from past decades at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:53:39

Shanghai tourism bureau releases manufacturing attractions guide

Over 100 industrial locations were recently compiled into five tourism tours dedicated to the industrial development of Shanghai, thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:28:39

Salaries rise 64 times over past four decades

Shanghai has been leading most Chinese cities in terms of annual per capital disposable incomes following China's reform and opening-up, Laodong Daily reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:40

City police receive fewer 110 emergency calls

The total number of 110 (emergency) calls that local police received during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival holiday dropped by 13 percent compared with the same period in 2017; fewer serious ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:40

Quick, clear news releases leave no room for online rumors

We journalists usually have a different holiday schedule from the general public. This past Mid-Autumn Festival, I was on a standby situation Friday as we don't print the newspaper from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:39

Autumn, it feels like autumn

People walk along Nanjing Road West on Tuesday, the first working day after the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:03:39

French musical Les Misérables stirs Shanghai audiences

French musical Les ­Misérables recently debuted at SAIC·Shanghai Culture Square, concluding with a 20-minute standing ovation from the audience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 17:18:39

City students celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Over 50 local schools and 800 students and teachers celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday by attending traditional cultural activities such as paper cutting, drama performances and hand-making mooncakes, Xinmin Evening ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:18:40

Taekwondo national youth series concludes

A national youth Taekwondo race concluded its Shanghai competition in Jiading district on Monday, Knews reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:18:40

Every city has a dark side; Paris and Shanghai are no exceptions

After I moved to France from Shanghai in 2017, I was amused by the need to “pay to pee” in Paris and the problem of people peeing on the street ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:18:39

Long way down the holiday road

Visitors walk along the East Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street on Monday during Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Tourist destinations in the city attracted throngs of visitors during the three-day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:13:39

How do Indian expats in Shanghai perceive Chinese people and society?

China's fast development and emerging opportunities have attracted a growing number of Indians to their Eastern neighbor. But due to extremely different cultural and social backgrounds, both countries are still ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:43:40