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Shanghai's newest landmark stunning with outstanding luxury


Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong on August 8, marking the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in China.

Shanghai selects most beautiful public toilets

Local authorities have collected, appraised and elected over the past two months 20 of the most beautiful public toilets citywide, Knews reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 18:03:42

Like watching grass grow

A visitor takes photos of a scenic view of luxuriant hairawn muhly (Muhly grass) on the East Bund in Yangpu district on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 18:03:41

Old residential building in Yangpu becomes a hit across the Pacific Ocean

No. 26 of Anshan No.3 Village, a residential building built in the 1960s, recently became a hit across the Pacific Ocean. The Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD) issued the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 17:53:40

Children of the stars

Autism, a once little-known term in China, is raising public concerns in recent years with an increasing number of people having been diagnosed with this mental disease. Globally, one in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:48:42

Consul General of Japan in Shanghai prepares for China import expo

China International Import Expo (CIIE), which will take place in Shanghai from November 5 to 10, is regarded as a significant move to further open the Chinese market to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:33:42

This Chinese female encourages you to experience the world alone

Weeks ago, I tried tempting my friends to travel with me over the forthcoming holiday, but something always came up such as they were suddenly too busy, changed their mind ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:18:40

Tourist service centers open at city airports

Two new tourist information and service centers in Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport opened to the public on Thursday, Shanghai Observer reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:13:40

China clean energy car competition hits city

The China Clean Energy Vehicle Championship 2018 (CEVC) hit Shanghai's Jia­ding district on Wednesday, with over 10 leading Chinese new-­energy vehicle enterprises participating in the race, according to Knews.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:08:41

The crusty crab

A hairy crab retailer picks up a crab at a local wet market in Yangpu district on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:08:40

Chinese men trying to impress women with good grooming

One of the most popular buzzwords on Chinese social media this year has been “jingzhunan,” which literally means “luxury pig man” in English. The term is used to describe a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:08:39

Legal institutions set up to support import expo

As China International Import Expo (CIIE) is approaching, four legal institutions specializing in foreign-related affairs were recently founded by local authorities to support legal issues, thepaper.cn reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:58:40

New rules, big fines, for Shanghai garbage sorting

A draft version of Shanghai's household waste regulation terms was handed in to the local authority on Tuesday afternoon, Knews reported. According to the draft, the authority will curb the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:58:39

Shanghainese showcase

Visitors look around an exhibition area which showcases Shanghainese daily life from past decades at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:53:39

Shanghai tourism bureau releases manufacturing attractions guide

Over 100 industrial locations were recently compiled into five tourism tours dedicated to the industrial development of Shanghai, thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 17:28:39

Salaries rise 64 times over past four decades

Shanghai has been leading most Chinese cities in terms of annual per capital disposable incomes following China's reform and opening-up, Laodong Daily reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:40

City police receive fewer 110 emergency calls

The total number of 110 (emergency) calls that local police received during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival holiday dropped by 13 percent compared with the same period in 2017; fewer serious ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:40

Quick, clear news releases leave no room for online rumors

We journalists usually have a different holiday schedule from the general public. This past Mid-Autumn Festival, I was on a standby situation Friday as we don't print the newspaper from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:08:39

Autumn, it feels like autumn

People walk along Nanjing Road West on Tuesday, the first working day after the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:03:39