Metro Shanghai

Turning over a new leaf

As we bid farewell to 2017, New Year's resolutions are being made and shared online. It is that time of a year for people to reflect on the past and plan how they wish to improve in the coming year. However, research suggests that only a small fraction of people actually keep their resolutions.

Finding 'real' rappers in China

Recently, The Rap of China, a rap contest show aired on China's streaming platform, witnessed the thrilling moment when the mysterious contestant “you-know-who” took off his golden mask and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 16:58:39

Drawing Conclusions

China's human resources authority released notices recently calling for more regulated management in the job-hunting market, as some naive graduates may be particularly susceptible to scams and fraud, Shanghai Morning ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 18:58:39


Photofairs Shanghai is returning for its fourth edition from September 8 to 10 at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, bringing with it 50 galleries and institution from 16 countries and regions, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 18:33:39

Hongqiao plane crash rumormonger in custody

A rumormonger who cooked up fake news about an airplane crash at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport was placed into custody for five days, the official Sina Weibo account of Shanghai Municipal ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 17:48:39

Construction worker finds old cannonball

An old cannonball was found at a construction site in Chongming district, Xinmin Evening News reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 17:48:39

Word Matters

“Shanghainese are rushing to buy sleeping bags.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 17:43:39

Welcome to USC Village!

Gorgeous brick-red and ivory buildings, wide and clean streets, various shops and restaurants, a verdant lawn, a fancy “Hogwarts-style” dining hall with bright stained-glass windows … This beautiful resort-like compound ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 17:38:40

Henryk Tomaszewski

The Power Station of Art's design center presents China's first solo exhibition for Henryk Tomaszewski, the late Polish graphic artist.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 17:38:39

The return of Lady M

After being ordered to shut down by police Tuesday afternoon, American-brand cake shop Lady M, located at Shanghai IFC Mall in Pudong New Area, reopened Wednesday morning to hundreds of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 11:03:39

Pretending to be into Game of Thrones

Here are some simple tricks and basic facts that will help you survive this Game of Thrones fever, if you haven't seen it or you are not caught up.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 5:03:40

Local sushi restaurant accused of copying

Sushi Ichi, a Shanghai-based restaurant, denied accusations of copying a Michelin one-starred restaurant in Japan, Xinmin Evening News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:58:39

Bike-sharing insurance and association launched

China's first bike-sharing insurance platform was launched at the inauguration of the new Shanghai bike-sharing association, affiliated with Shanghai Bicycle Association, Laodong Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:58:39

Word Matters

“The minibus was turned into canned meat.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:53:39

Norwegian ambitions

“Salmon, the fjord, Aurora Borealis, tall people, long cold winters ... ” These are some of the general impressions of Norway most foreigners have of the northern country, this Global ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:43:39

Symmetry, stability and balance

While covering the Oslo Runway event in Norway in August, this Global Times reporter encountered a strange phenomenon. Her Asian face and live-streaming Putonghua session on popular Chinese social media ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:23:39

College student has heart stroke during plane flight

A 21-year-old female college student had a heart stroke during a flight from Guiyang, capital of Guizhou Province, to Shanghai Friday. Fortunately she was attended to by Zhou Jia, vice ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:25

Authorities meet with offending taxi companies

Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission have released a new list of complaints of the city's taxi industry from the first half of the year, reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:24

China needs to address its growing addiction to games

Last week, while hanging out at a mall with one of my classmates, we saw a large screen showing some exciting game battles being broadcast from mobile phones. Nearby, 10 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:24