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.

China takes lead in Asian-Pacific industrial manufacturing industry

The 20th China International Industrial Fair (CIIF) came to an end Sunday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). The conference attracted 174,000 domestic and foreign visits over five ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:28:39

Shanghai's growing appetite for premium steak prime for profit

Back in May, expats in Shanghai were shocked by the abrupt news that American restaurant Outback Steakhouse had, overnight, shut down all six of its branches here after five successful ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:23:40

Cold weather soon to relieve city of humidity

Shanghai Meteorological Service released a thunderstorm yellow alert on Thursday at noon, which is expected to bring cold weather into the city leading up to the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:18:41

AI demonstration opens to public till Sep 23

The three-day main venue forum of World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) 2018 came to an end on Wednesday while the application demonstration area will remain open to the public until ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:18:40

Pretty as a picture

Visitors admire a photo exhibit at Photofairs Shanghai at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on Thursday. Alongside classic masterpieces, contemporary photography in all its forms are on display.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:13:40

Mexicans in Shanghai celebrate 208th anniversary of independence

The Consulate General of Mexico in Shanghai celebrated the 208th anniversary of the independence of Mexico last week. Mexican expats, Shanghai government officials and industry representatives attended the festive event. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 17:53:40

Say hi to smart cars

Unmanned vehicles are no longer a sci-fi fantasy, with Shanghai's opening of 31.6 kilometers in Jiading district and Lingang area for intelligent vehicles on Tuesday, following the first 5.6 kilometers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:28:40

What do expats think of the rise of e-bikes, mopeds and motorcycles in Shanghai?

In the majority of international cities, an intense pace of life has encouraged commuters to rely on a variety of modes of transport. The Global Times hit the streets of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:18:40

Chinese security guards need more professional training

China's LGBT community sighed with relief after news broke Monday that police sentenced to detention two security guards who beat up female audience members at British singer Dua Lipa's Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:58:40

Candidates for 'Shanghai Craftsmen' announced

A total of 98 candidates were selected among over 550 participants for the title of “Shanghai Craftsmen” on Wednesday, Knews reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:53:41

Taiwan residents obtain local residence permits

The first batch of 30 Taiwan residents successfully obtained Shanghai residence permits on Wednesday, Xinmin Evening News reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:53:40

At the truck stop

Visitors admire an exhibit of a truck showcased at Jing'an International Sculpture Exhibition, which runs from Thursday to December 20. The exhibits are from 40 artists from 14 countries and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:43:41

Industrialization nation

Visitors walk in front of a row of mechanical arms at China International Industry Fair 2018, a leading event for equipment manufacturing in China, on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:33:40

New exhibition from British Museum arrives

Themed “A Journey Through Time,” the exhibit will present 40 official replicas from the British Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:53:40

Silk Road musical instruments on display

The exhibition runs until November 30.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:53:39

I was fined for not giving way to a pedestrian, but it's fine

There is criticism concerning privacy protection among the public, but in fact the cameras protect the majority the public's life and assets to a larger extent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:48:39

Perfect parking

Shared bikes must be parked in an orderly way according to new regulations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:43:41

Rural folk art

The seven-day exhibition, starting Monday, displays over 80 folk paintings from Jiashan county of East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:43:40