Metro Shanghai

Five hundred new titles at this year's Shanghai Book Fair


The annual Shanghai Book Fair was unveiled at 9 am on Wednesday. Since it was first launched in 2004, the book fair, which has the theme of “Love Reading, Love Life,” has grown into a nationally renowned cultural brand and a platform for national reading activities.

Municipal government launches detailed actions to turn city into global manufacturing hub

The municipal government held an official press conference on Monday to introduce 10 specific actions to realize its new goals to build Shanghai into global manufacturing hub.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 19:48:39

Local retail price of garlic recently drops

The local retail price of garlic recently dropped to just 6.5 yuan ($1.02) for 500 grams, compared with the peak price of 12 yuan one year ago, according to media ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:53:39

Shanghai launches actions to build brand

With these efforts, the municipal government aims to advance the city's manufacturing technologies, improve the intelligence level of manufacturing industries, and to upgrade local products' brand and quality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:40

Jiading will become manufacturing district

Shanghai rolled out detailed guidelines to build four new municipal brands (Shanghai Service, Shanghai Manufacturing, Shanghai Shopping and Shanghai Culture) between 2018 and 2020. The district also launched around 40 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:40

New local literature museum to open in metropolis

A new literature museum will be opened to the public in 2021, authorities from Hongkou district government recently announced. According to construction plans, the museum will be located on Haining ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:39

240 relics from sunken ships displayed in Shanghai

Visitors will glean an insight into the development of the Maritime Silk Road, the trade of porcelain products, ship manufacturing technology and Western navigational instruments throughout history.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:39

Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum to start expansion

Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum is expected to start its expansion project later this year after recently receiving government approval for its plan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 19:38:39

Waterfront along the South Bund will be finished by November

As Shanghai continues to make great efforts to renovate the riverside area along its Huangpu River, the South Bund waterfront is seeing progress and is expected to open to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:28:39

Foreigners from different countries compare themselves to Chinese tourists

Due to different social customs and cultural backgrounds, when Chinese are traveling overseas, sometimes their behavior is misinterpreted by foreigners as improper or rude.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:08:39

Shanghai aims to promote city through new municipal brands

Shanghai recently rolled out detailed guidelines to advance four new municipal brands that will improve the city's attractiveness, creativity and competitive strength: Shanghai Service, Shanghai Manufacturing, Shanghai Shopping and Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:43:39

Shanghai Marriage Culture Museum opens to public

As China's first provincial level museum of its kind, the new Shanghai Marriage Culture Museum showcases the historical evolution of Shanghai's marriage culture from the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) onward and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:33:39

Men steal takeaway meals after quitting jobs

Wang confessed to the police that he came to Shanghai in March to work, but he felt his job was too demanding and the payment too low, so he quit ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:18:39

Satisfaction level of Shanghai Metro rises

The survey focuses on five aspects of the city's subway system, including operational safety, vehicle condition, service quality, service convenience and complaints management.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:13:40

As a former expat, I miss the safety and security of Shanghai

During my daily commutes back in Shanghai, I never once encountered a thief or a thug. In Paris, however, I have already witnessed such shameful scenes at least five times ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:13:39

Local taxi drivers sell snacks in their cars

First-time buyers can purchase a snack at a discounted price of just 0.01 yuan (less than 5 cents) in order to try the new service.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:08:39

China's first provincial level marriage culture museum opens in Shanghai

Set up in Putuo District Resident Service Center, the museum is China's first provincial level marriage culture museum. It showcases the historical evolution of Shanghai's marriage culture from the Qing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 19:38:39

Encounter classic Chinese children's literature at People's Square

After the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival was announced at the Music Corner of People's Square Metro Station recently, it was time for commuters to be surprised once again, as ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:43:40

Blind singer not allowed at hotel with guide dog

A blind singer was refused by a local hotel due to his guide dog, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday. The singer was disappointed. But most hotels do not allow customers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:38:43