Metro Shanghai

Italian students in China follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo


Back in the 13th century, a young Italian merchant named Marco Polo made his way to China via the ancient Silk Road. Stories of his adventures, encounters and observations were later compiled into The Travels of Marco Polo, one of the most well-known travelogues among Italians looking to trade with China.

Taiwan residents obtain local residence permits

The first batch of 30 Taiwan residents successfully obtained Shanghai residence permits on Wednesday, Xinmin Evening News reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:53:40

At the truck stop

Visitors admire an exhibit of a truck showcased at Jing'an International Sculpture Exhibition, which runs from Thursday to December 20. The exhibits are from 40 artists from 14 countries and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:43:41

Industrialization nation

Visitors walk in front of a row of mechanical arms at China International Industry Fair 2018, a leading event for equipment manufacturing in China, on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:33:40

New exhibition from British Museum arrives

Themed “A Journey Through Time,” the exhibit will present 40 official replicas from the British Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:53:40

Silk Road musical instruments on display

The exhibition runs until November 30.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:53:39

I was fined for not giving way to a pedestrian, but it's fine

There is criticism concerning privacy protection among the public, but in fact the cameras protect the majority the public's life and assets to a larger extent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:48:39

Perfect parking

Shared bikes must be parked in an orderly way according to new regulations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:43:41

Rural folk art

The seven-day exhibition, starting Monday, displays over 80 folk paintings from Jiashan county of East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:43:40

Shanghai Transport & Port Research Center releases 2018 report

Investment in Shanghai transportation infrastructure in 2017 was 72.76 billion ($10.61 billion) yuan, up 4.2 percent from 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:38:39

Shanghai to develop artificial intelligence centers, platforms and institutes

Twenty AI innovative centers, platforms and institutes targeting the core areas of the AI chain are expected to be built across the city with the combined efforts of regional district ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 19:33:40

Official corruption must be alerted and prevented

Shanghai Discipline Inspection Commission revealed six corruption cases of officials who violate the Communist Party of China's (CPC) disciplines.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:43:39

Voice-activated ticket service used at stations

A new voice-activated ticket machine has been installed at Metro Line 1 Shanghai South Railway Station, jfdaily.com reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:42:15

Mooncake madness

Employees from a food store in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province showcase handmade mookcakes on Monday. Mid-Autumn Festival this year will fall on September 24, and mooncakes are ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:42:14

World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018 kicks off in Shanghai

Imagine one day you begin your morning with a cup of coffee made by a robot, order some fresh-cooked breakfast from an unmanned convenience store and commute to work on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 18:13:39

Foreigners suggest how to save in one of China's most expensive cities

Many Chinese have been talking about consumption downgrading recently as housing and commodity prices continue to skyrocket in cities like Shanghai, making many middle-class residents feel “poor.” Instead of saving ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 17:43:39

Breast-fed or bottle, it doesn't matter in France or China

Aggressive promotions of baby formula in China and a slow legislation process to supervise baby formula aged 6 months and older have contributed to the decline of breast-feeding in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:53:39

New roads to be finished to facilitate import expo

The planned roads will not only facilitate CIIE, but also will help improve the traffic condition in surrounding areas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:48:39

Model science and tech city to be constructed

This model city is located in a high technology industrial development zone at a point of convergence between Shanghai and Suzhou, covering an area of 5 million square meters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 17:43:40