Metro Shanghai

Popular bar street hosts 2018 World Cup viewing party


Chinese and foreign fans watched anxiously from sports bars along Laowaijie (Foreigners Street), a 500-meter-long street that has become a popular gathering spot for expats and Chinese residents.

Shanghai to strengthen residential fire safety

Shanghai had 4,211 fires in 2017, causing 50 injuries and 54 casualties. Economic losses reached around 76.5 million yuan ($12 million), thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 18:53:39

First training class for municipal frogmen held in Shanghai

The first training class for sewer divers in China was organized at Shanghai Jiao Tong University Underwater Engineering Institute Tuesday, Laodong Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 18:48:40

My overbearing mother ruined childhood puppy love for me

Like many typical Chinese parents, my mom tried hard to prevent me from having romantic relationships in high school and even in college.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 18:48:40

Decline in salary for postnatal attendants

For the first time in 20 years, the monthly salary of a yuesao (postnatal attendant) decreased to between 11,000 yuan ($1,742) to 15,000 yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 18:48:40

Controversial but common, blind dates are helping solve China's singles crisis

According to a 2017 online survey among over 2,000 people in first-tier cities, 82 percent said that they had experienced, or were experiencing, blind dating, chinanews.com reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 19:03:39

City to build base for films, television series productions

Shanghai will build its first high-quality film and television series base, authorities announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 18:58:39

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