Metro Shanghai

Taking the stage


The International Symposium on Contemporary Theater Directing and Theater Director Education was held on June 16-18 in Shanghai. Experts and scholars in this field from eight countries attended the event and exchanged viewpoints.

Norwegian violinist to collaborate with Chinese composer Tan Dun

The Consulate General of Norway in Shanghai held a reception Tuesday celebrating an upcoming collaboration between Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing and Chinese composer Tan Dun.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 18:48:40

Police bust overseas purchasing fraud case

Police in Jiading district recently cracked a fraud case involving daigou (overseas shopping agents).
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:53:39

First batch of Longjing tea arrives in Shanghai

Affected by the unusual cold weather this spring, the harvest time for Longjing tea in Hangzhou was delayed to around the end of March, Shanghai Morning post reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:48:40

Chinese wedding pranks are no excuse for sexual harassment

An embarrassing scene happened at a wedding ceremony in February in East China's Jiangsu Province. The bridegroom's father embraced his new daughter-in-law and forcibly kissed her lips on stage. Instead ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:48:39

Kindergarten charges 1,000 yuan consulting fee

A parent surnamed Wang reported to media that she was charged 1,000 yuan ($158) by Julia Gabriel Centre, a private international preschool in Xuhui district for an “application and enrollment ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:43:39

School of Chinese Studies and Exchanges of Shanghai International Studies University holds city tour

About 40 newly enrolled international students from the School of Chinese Studies and Exchanges of Shanghai International Studies University had a one-day tour of Shanghai this past Saturday to get ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:13:39

Ireland minister for foreign affairs gives speech in Shanghai

Simon Coveney T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, visited Shanghai recently and attended a reception held by the Irish Consulate General in Shanghai to celebrate St. Patrick's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:08:39

Argentine tourism seeks more Chinese visitors

In Argentina there is a famous phrase, “I love you until China” to express the lasting deep love between people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 18:03:39

French scientific schooner Tara to visit China for first time

The French schooner Tara will make a stop at Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal from April 15 to 29, the Tara Expeditions Foundation in Shanghai announced Thursday. It will be ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 19:03:39

Happy holiday catching on around the world

March 20 is the International Day of Happiness, celebrated by the United Nations since 2013. But, what is it for?
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 18:53:40

Innovative talents see highest frequencies of job hopping

Innovative talents in China have the highest frequencies of job hopping in the country, according to an analysis conducted by LinkedIn based on its 39 million Chinese users, Shanghai Observer ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 18:53:39

The 33rd Adolescents Science and Tech Contest

The 33rd Shanghai Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest was held at Shanghai Science Hall on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 18:43:40

Private school tuition in Shanghai at all-time high

Tuition fees of private primary schools in Shanghai reached a new high at 80,000 yuan ($12,638) per semester, thepaper.cn reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 18:38:39

Post 90s generation suffer from insomnia

New research on the sleep quality of Chinese people shows that over 60 percent of those suffering from serious insomnia were born after the 1990s and live in mega-cities such ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 18:33:40

Gucun Park hosts big cherry blossom festival

A cherry blossom festival at Gucun Park, Baoshan district, received big crowds this past weekend. The festival will run through April 15, Xinmin Evening News reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 19:13:40

Handicrafts market fails to provide receipts

A handicrafts market on Wujiang Road in Jing'an district failed to provide consumers with product information and receipts, Xinmin Evening News reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 19:08:40

More charity in the city

Yu Shiyao, a woman from East China's Zhejiang Province, opened six O2O charity shops in Shanghai in 2017, providing hundreds of people suffering from disabilities with a chance to work ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 19:08:40

Raising a Chinese daughter is not so easy in this day and age

Up until the moment the nurse raised my new baby upside down in front of my eyes to check its gender, I had always hoped to have a boy rather ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 19:08:39