Metro Shanghai

Young overseas Chinese share experiences starting up businesses in Shanghai


As China becomes more open and develops in a rapid way thanks to its reform and opening-up policy implemented in 1978, more and more overseas Chinese are riding in a different direction than their parents by coming back to China, a country where they already have blood ties, to seek better opportunities and realize their dreams.

New Shanghai History Museum venue to open this month

The long-awaited Shanghai History Museum will open free to the public at the end of March, Knews recently reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 18:53:40

You and I travel to the beat of a different drum

The opening ceremony of 2018 Miss Tourism World China Shanghai Division
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 18:53:39

Shanghai sees 230,000 consumer complaints

Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce received over 230,000 consumer complaints in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 18:48:40

City continues to expand its subway system lines

A new planning chart for Shanghai's underground metro was recently released. An additional 41 kilometers of track will be put into operation in 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 18:48:40

Discarded bicycles recycled into guardrails

A community in Baoshan district encouraged its residents to exchange their unused, discarded bicycles for daily supplies such as rice and food oil, Shanghai Observer reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 18:48:39

Locating a public toilet in China is no longer difficult

Due to language and cultural barriers, many foreigners feel frustrated when searching for a public toilet in China. Some of my foreign friends have complained about their embarrassing experiences.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 18:43:41

Shanghai to get own base for films, television series making

Shanghai will get its first high-quality film and television series making base, authorities said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 8:20:16

Parents picking up students must follow traffic regulations

A local parent told media that they have been busted for illegal parking eight times within two months by an electronic police surveillance system set up in front of their ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 19:03:39

Ancient Chinese embroidery makes modernized comeback

In Shanghai, the two most famous embroidery crafts – woolen needlepoint tapestry and Gu embroidery – are listed as Chinese intangible cultural heritage items but face a drastic shortage of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 18:53:40

Yunus Emre Institute of Turkey accepting applications for 2018 study abroad program

In 2009, the Yunus Emre Institute began offering students from around the world an opportunity to study the Turkish language in Turkey. Students are able to attend classes that correspond ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 18:38:40

Forest coverage in Shanghai at 16 percent

Forest coverage in Shanghai reached 16.2 percent and is expected to hit 18 percent by 2020, Laodong Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 18:38:40

Railway travel rises over Spring Festival holiday

March 12 is the last day of the Spring Festival travel period. In 2018, China Railway Shanghai Group transported altogether 70 million passengers within 40 days of the holiday period.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 18:38:40

Jiading district opens shelter for domestic violence victims

Shanghai's first fully equipped shelter for domestic violence victims was officially launched in Jiading district recently, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 18:38:39

A good ayi is hard to find anywhere in the world

Like many foreigners in Shanghai, I became spoiled by my ayi (domestic helper) while I was living there.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 18:33:40

City's new standard on custom-made furniture

Shanghai will implement a new standard on March 15, World Consumer Rights Day, to regulate its custom-made home furniture industry, people.cn reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 19:28:39

Shanghai's 2017 GDP per capita exceeds $19,000

Shanghai' economy grew 6.9 percent in 2017 to over 3 trillion yuan ($476.15 billion), maintaining a similar growing level as 2016, Wenhui Daily reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 19:23:40

Shanghai Yangpu Notary Public Office provides door-to-door services

Shanghai Yangpu Notary Public Office recently launched a door-to-door notarization service to help local companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 19:23:40

Second-tier Chinese cities offering better opportunities

I recently read about a young Chinese reporter who quit her job as an editor in South China's Guangdong Province to work at a small TV station in her small ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 19:23:39