Metro Shanghai

School of Chinese Studies and Exchanges of Shanghai International Studies University holds city tour

About 40 newly enrolled international students from the School of Chinese Studies and Exchanges of Shanghai International Studies University had a one-day tour of Shanghai this past Saturday to get to know the city better.

Foreign shenanigans and fishy affairs in Shanghai

Foreigners are an exotic lot in Shanghai. Spotting a foreigner in the masses of local faces is bound to raise an eyebrow despite Shanghai being China's most international city, with ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 18:53:27

Word Matters

“Thumbs up for good deeds.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 18:53:25

Drawing Conclusions

Local farmers have started immersing fresh-picked vegetables in water storage tanks located out in the fields in order to keep their crops fresh.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 18:28:39

Entrepreneurial energy

According to media reports, the rate of entrepreneurship in Shanghai has grown from 4.9 percent in 2005 to 11.9 percent in 2016. This increase in start-ups has not only boosted ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 16:08:39

E-map of countryside parks attracts visitors

The newly opened Jiabei Country Park is offering visitors a free e-map, which provides information about locations of tourist attractions, restrooms and restaurants, as well as routes for sightseeing buses ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 18:23:39

Shanghai Metro to use facial recognition tech

Starting next year, a special app will allow passengers to use the Shanghai Metro simply with a QR code, Shanghai Morning Post reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 18:18:39

Word Matters

The owner of the restaurant wanted to lure more customers inside, saying he had no choice due to the fierce competition of Shanghai's F&B industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 18:18:39

Global carnival

2017 Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) International Carnival kicked off at its Hongkou campus Tuesday. For its fourth edition, the carnival aimed to promote cultural exchange and encourage communication between ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 18:13:39

The power of art

The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands recently presented its sixth exhibition of “Dutch Artists in Shanghai” at OFOTO gallery. The series, first launched in 2016, is an ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 17:33:39

With her own hands

Flower farmer He Chunmei and her flower fields are well-known in Fengcheng town of Fengxian district. From a migrant worker to a farm owner with her own 10 hectares of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 18:43:39

Fifty retro Qiangsheng taxis taken off the streets

Qiangsheng taxi company confirmed to Xinmin Evening News Monday that they will discontinue operations of its 50-fleet retro taxis, as the factory that manufactured this model has shut down the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 18:28:39

Over 3 million registered volunteers in Shanghai

Over 3.5 million registered volunteers in Shanghai are presently engaged in various local voluntary projects, Laodong Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 18:23:40

Chinese men should focus more on their appearance

While shopping with a South Korean girl recently, she told me that she felt the appearance of most Chinese men does not match with that of Chinese women.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 18:23:40

Like a mirror

Decades ago, many Chinese people spared no efforts and expense to immigrate to developed countries in order to pursue a better life and more job opportunities. Their offspring, however, are ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 18:23:40

Word Matters

“Shanghai Port intercepted a pest!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 18:23:39

Five books

Five contemporary and classic books, including the German translation of French Concession and the English translations of The Craft of Gardens, Myths & Legends of China, Shanghai: Mosaic of Dreams ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:53:40

Drawing Conclusions

The 2017 Shanghai Amateur Games – Basketball League – kicked off in April and closed Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:40:45

Aosen Fitness closes branches without refunds

Aosen Fitness, a popular local commercial gym chain, abruptly closed down seven branches across Shanghai last Friday with no notice, leaving members unable to cash out their prepaid membership fees, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/4 18:38:40