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.

Metro Line 2 breakdown at rush hour stays cool

Air conditioning fortunately stayed working during a malfunction along Shanghai metro Line 2 Wednesday morning at rush hour, said Shanghai Metro operators.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 18:23:39

Charity apprentice program for disadvantaged Chinese youth

“Give yourself a chance to make a difference.” When 18-year-old Li Danyue wrote this sentence on her WeChat introduction after first moving to Shanghai from Weinan, Shaanxi Province, she had ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 17:33:39

Shanghai summer school

Over 70 foreign students from 21 countries recently attended a three-day getaway to Anhui Province. Hosted by Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) as part of the Shanghai Summer School program, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 18:43:39

Chinese employers are easily exploited for paid time off

A Shanghai woman who requested a personal affair leave from her employer with the excuse of having to take care of her sick mother-in-law was sacked after it was discovered ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 18:38:39

Word Matters

“It’s like a fire burning across the street.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 18:33:40

Shanghai dialect being broadcast on airline

Shanghai Airlines launched a trial broadcast service in Shanghai dialect Saturday on some flights, according to Shanghai Observer.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 18:33:40

Sleeping capsules closed by fire safety authorities

Sleeping capsules, the latest product of China’s burgeoning shared economy, were swiftly shut down by Shanghai’s fire department Monday after a recent spate of media attention, the Shanghai Morning Post ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 18:33:39

Award-winning Norwegian documentary screened in Shanghai

Norwegian documentary Brothers was recently screened at Power Station of Art Museum in Shanghai, followed by an interactive meet-and-greet between the movie’s cast and crew and local audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 17:38:39

Drawing Conclusions

Shanghai has entered the hottest period of the summer, with temperatures soaring to at least 35 C in recent days.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:58:39

Third culture kid blues

A recent graduate from a renowned international high school in Shanghai, Alex (pseudonym, names in this article have been changed to ensure confidentiality) was only 13 when he first cut ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:13:39

Shanghai is not ready yet for cashier-less convenience stores

A new unmanned 24-hour convenience store was launched in Shanghai earlier this June by BingoBox, a chain headquartered in Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:08:40

Word Matters

“We need to lower her temperature immediately or her life will be in danger.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:08:40

Fake fruit label vendors busted by Pudong police

Pudong New Area police arrested a criminal ring for mislabeling domestic fruits as imported fruits at markets in Pudong New Area and Qingpu district, according to the Xinmin Evening News.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:08:39

Shared bike ‘graveyard’ found under bridge

A dozen shared bikes of different colors were found Sunday beneath Longzhugang Bridge in Putuo district after water levels lowered recently, reported the Xinmin Evening News.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:08:39

Summer camp for Chinese teens suffering from diabetes held in Shanghai

Last weekend, a group of teenagers suffering from Type 1 diabetes mellitus came to Shanghai for a summer camp for juvenile diabetics in order to help them and their families ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 17:43:39

Battle of the Buhurt

Clad in Ming Dynasty-era (1368–1644) armor and wielding a large sword, the warrior prepares to confront his challenger, shield in hand. As the two men collide, their metal weapons and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 18:13:39

Chinese-style faux-wedding photos are just good fun

Shanghai summer is in full bloom, and like perennial flowers, couples in full wedding regalia are once again popping up along the Bund and the former French concession’s sunlight-dappled streets ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 18:03:39

Word Matters

“Sleeping capsules are very practical.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 17:58:40