Metro Shanghai

Taking the stage


The International Symposium on Contemporary Theater Directing and Theater Director Education was held on June 16-18 in Shanghai. Experts and scholars in this field from eight countries attended the event and exchanged viewpoints.

Chinese and foreign females celebrate in Shanghai

An event to celebrate the 108th anniversary of International Women's Day was held at Shanghai's World Expo Museum on Friday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 19:18:39

Irish expats in Shanghai celebrate their culture with St. Patrick's Day

Following the long, cold winter, Shanghai is finally seeing green with the upcoming annual St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 18:28:39

China is managing to lure young international IT talent away from the Silicon Valley into the Chinese tech industry

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranks number one for computer science and engineering according to a ranking by the US News in 2016. However, an increasing number of overseas ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/2 17:37:45

Drivers should be cautious when using high beams

Shanghai transportation authorities are expected to take action toward bad traffic habits such as using high beam lights and erratically changing lanes, xinmin.cn reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 19:03:39

Walking On The Fade Out Lines

Walking On The Fade Out Lines, this exhibition tackles the angles that people “see” things and encourages us to explore the unknown.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 18:53:40

Chongming to become new-energy friendly

It will only take 60 minutes to drive from Chongming district to downtown Shanghai by 2035, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 18:18:40

Yangpu and Palo Alto become sisters

Shanghai's Yangpu district in China and the American city of Palo Alto in the San Francisco Bay Area of California on Monday formally entered into a sister-city relationship at Palo ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/8 18:18:40

Breast cancer rate declines among young

A survival rate report for breast cancer patients recently released by Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center shows that patients under the age of 35 diagnosed at this hospital account for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 18:18:40

Old money belonging to deceased woman found inside wall

An elderly local woman surnamed Shi thanked the employees of a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for spending hours helping her recover rotten cash left inside ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 18:18:39

Survey of professional Chinese females reveals inequality, uneven career opportunities

A new report on Chinese women's workplace status was released recently. The survey was carried out by zhaopin.com among female interviewees of varied ages and from different industries across the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 18:13:39

Military training for students kicks off in Shanghai

As a new semester starts in China, 3,200 freshmen students from nine secondary high schools in Fengxian district are presently participating in military training.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 18:58:39

Women's Day should not be tainted by commercialism

These days I keep receiving text messages from Tmall reminding me to check their discounted items on Thursday, “Queen's Day.” Just another Chinese marketing tactic targeting women on International Women's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 18:38:39

Recruitment fair for Yangtze Delta teachers

A recruitment fair for school teaching staff in the Yangtze River Delta region is expected to be held on the first floor of Shanghaimart on March 18, thepaper.cn reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 18:33:40

Shanghai launches testing of smart cars on public roads

Shanghai issued China's first batch of licenses allowing testing intelligent and connected vehicles (ICVs) on public roads on March 1. Previously, the road testing of these vehicles was only allowed ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 18:33:40

Over 6m people to attend Qingming Festival

It is expected that 10,400 tombs in cemetery parks across in Shanghai will be booked during the upcoming Qingming Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 18:33:40

Many self-service stores stop servicing Shanghai

More than 300 self-service convenience stores stopped their service in Shanghai recently as their owner declared it will exit the city's market
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 18:33:39

Fast fashion clothing stores fail inspection

Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce recently launched a market and quality sampling inspection against 93 types of “fast fashion” clothing in shopping malls located in Baoshan and Changning districts
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 19:28:39

Express delivery is big business in Shanghai

The total revenue of Shanghai's express delivery industry reached 87 billion yuan ($13.7 billion) in 2017, eastday.com reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 19:23:40