Metro Shanghai

How have Chinese people's traveling habits changed since China's reform and opening-up?


According to statistics released by National Bureau of Statistics, the number of trips made by domestic travelers rose from 524 million in 1994 to 5 billion in 2017. The number of overseas visits of Chinese citizens also increased from 3.73 million in 1994 to 135.13 million in 2016. But this was not the case in the 1970s and 1980s, when the concept of traveling was still unfamiliar to most ordinary Chinese residents.

Shanghai traffic police strengthen school safety

Driving over the speed limit, running red lights, illegal parking and not yielding to pedestrians on school blocks will not be tolerated.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 19:03:42

Fathers should not be praised for raising their own child

Why must women work and raise their child and clean their home without any participation from their husbands?
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 19:03:41

We are the lotus kids

The cold mist generated around the plants by an electric cooling system creates a fairyland atmosphere.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 18:58:40

Pediatric fun

A local pediatric hospital set up an “experience hall” in the station to educate people about child medical care.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 18:58:39

Indian Ministry of Tourism hopes to entice more Chinese travelers

Currently, 11,000 Indian nationals are working in the eastern China region, while over 2,600 Indian students study at various universities in this region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/3 18:53:39

2018 Shanghai Design Week kicks off in city

The three-day event was comprised of six themed exhibition halls which presented new ideas, new products, new brands, new technologies and new modes of original design at home and abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 19:18:39

Chinese women should not wear masks to win husbands

Once women put on this mask, however, our dates feel more like having a business meeting, where we make negotiations and deals about our so-called relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 19:03:39

Food safety inspection for school meal students

The inspection will last until September 21. It will include checking health certificates of catering staff, raw material purchases and the hygienic condition of kitchens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 18:58:40

Over 80% of new schools in Shanghai outskirts

Among them are 43 kindergartens, 32 primary and secondary schools, and one senior high school. This number accounts for 84 percent of all new schools opened for the autumn semester ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 18:58:40

Permits and connections

Lee became the first Taiwan resident to submit this application in Shanghai after a new regulation was recently implemented.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 18:58:39

Back to school!

The new semester of the city's high schools officially starts this weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 18:53:40

Shanghai district expected to become international business center

The fundamental goal of the guideline is to build Xuhui into an international commercial center with a high-efficiency business environment, a comfortable consumption and living environment, an innovative entrepreneurial environment ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/2 18:48:39

GroupM shares audience intelligence on social media

I expect that the next big platform will help consumers get the things that they want, when they want them, as easily and quickly as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:18:40

I would love to see Shanghai set up scenic live-streaming cams

There are in fact many similar networks – EarthCam is just one – that host live-streaming videos around the world. But guess which country was left out of the viewing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:13:42

CIIE spurs 'Chinglish' signage corrections

Chai Mingjiong, a professor at Shanghai International Studies University, noticed an elevator sign that said “Please Attention the Frequency Acceleration” which he changed to simply “Mind Your Steps.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:13:40

City makes achievements in bad driving crackdown

Road violations have been reduced, as local police have adopted new technologies such as surveillance and big data to upgrade the authority's ability to supervise traffic violations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:08:43

Reading and writing and arithmetic

Kids browse books at a bookstore in Shanghai on Wednesday. Reference and educational books have been selling well recently as a new school semester approaches.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:08:42

Chinese millennial freelancers in Shanghai share their stories

Being a freelancer sounds fun, but only those with true perseverance can handle it.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 18:08:40