Metro Shanghai

World class!

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.

Residents demand fake rain from weather bureau

Shanghai meteorological service announced that they have no plans to introduce artificial rain to cool down hot weather, according to the Laodong Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:28:39

Surviving summer

Surpassing 40.9 C at 2 pm, Friday set a new historic high in Shanghai. Most office workers ran their air conditioners all day while those unlucky tourists caught outside beneath ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 18:03:39

New queue-booking app might harm the city’s food industry

It is a typical phenomenon in Shanghai for locals to queue up outside popular food and beverage shops or restaurants for the latest popular delicacy or foodie trend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 17:58:40

Word Matters

“My friend and I had infectious diarrhea!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 17:58:39

Educated woman caught stealing cafe’s iPad

Putuo district police recently caught a well-educated woman stealing an iPad at a cafe, reported the Xinmin Evening News.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 17:58:39

Parents of child killed on Ofo bike sue company

The parents of a 12-year-old boy, who was hit by a bus while riding an Ofo bike, sued Ofo and Shanghai Hongmao Car Rental Company for a total of 8.78 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 17:53:39

Argentina launches gastronomic tourism package matching regional foods and places

As a major food producer, Argentina is now hoping to upgrade its gastronomic tourism by matching places, cultures, landscapes and activities with new senses and flavors along a “gastronomic route” ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 17:43:39

Tiny dancers

With mathematical Olympiads in China suspended for being a stressful burden on students, arts- and music-related extracurricular activities for children have been heating up this summer. The 2017 Little Star ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:33:39

Shanghai lacks personal space, but it’s not always a bad thing

Having grown up in Shanghai for the past 16 years, I am sometimes ashamed to admit that personal space is something I still value greatly, instead of apathetically discarding it ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:28:40

Word Matters

“Crayfish are getting so expensive!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:28:39

Red heat alert to hit Shanghai this weekend

Red alert, the highest for high temperatures, will hit Shanghai from Friday to Monday, with forecasted temperatures expected to reach at least 40 C, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:28:39

Chongming bird killer caught, imprisoned

Shanghai Railway Transportation Intermediate Court sentenced a man to three months of imprisonment Wednesday for killing wild birds in Chongming district, according to
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:23:39

Drawing Conclusions

Scorching days ahead for Shanghai, with temperatures hitting 37 C and higher, will drive even more local residents into their neighborhood public swimming pools. A total of 732 pools across ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 16:53:39

Student company and social innovation competitions held in Shanghai

The 2017 JA China Company of the Year Competition and Social Innovation Relay were carried out simultaneously last Sunday at Fudan University. During the events, high school students from across ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 16:48:39

Cooling down

As Shanghai’s temperatures soar to nearly 40 C, many local residents turn to age-old techniques to relieve themselves. But how are foreigners in the city responding to the sweltering summer ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 18:33:40

Shanghai’s outmoded buses desperately need a tech upgrade

The Shanghai subway system is gloriously fast, clean and technologically advanced. As a New Yorker who spent many years backing away from NYC’s perilously open subway tracks, enduring its confusing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 18:28:40

Word Matters

“I bring my son because he doesn’t know what outdoor movies are.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 18:28:40

Crackdown continues against scooters & bikes

Shanghai traffic police have extended their ongoing traffic crackdown on scooters and shared bikes, according to the Shanghai Morning Post.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 18:28:39