Metro Shanghai

A problem shared is a problem halved


Sharing economy, also known as collaborative economy or peer economy, is an umbrella term for the general premise of unchanged ownership, temporarily transferring the right of usage to improve the utilization rate of resources so that both sides of supply and demand benefit.

Speaking of English

According to online statistics, almost 400 million Chinese people studied English in 2014. Students of all ages spend around 2,000 hours on average to acquire English proficiency. The total amount ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 18:18:39

Try some nontraditional US tourist attractions

Sports car driving in Las Vegas? Cruising, weaving and making fires in Guam? Eating an epic taco in Los Angeles? Groove with authentic jazz music at Chicago bars? Walk-in a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 17:13:39

Drawing Conclusions

Originating in the US, co-working has become popular among Chinese entrepreneurs and freelancers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 19:03:39

Shanghai cinema season

Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) returns! From Saturday to June 26, the 20th SIFF will be held at 45 cinemas throughout the city to view several hundred domestic and foreign ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 18:13:39

Tiger fathers do exist in SH: they’re simply called fathers

Whenever someone brings up the phrase “tiger parent,” you can expect a few winces here and there. Throw in some heated dinner table debates about Western versus Eastern values for ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 17:58:40

Word Matters

“I thought the job of Mobike repairman would be cool.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 17:58:39

Ex-employee sued for working for competitor

A software company sales manager, surnamed Lu, was recently ordered by Pudong New Area People’s Court to return his former company’s financial compensation along with a penalty of over 200,000 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 17:53:39

Meth is Shanghai’s most popular illegal drug

Latest statistics from the Shanghai Public Security Bureau show that, between January and May, Shanghai police cracked down on 1,032 drug cases and caught 1,058 suspects.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 17:53:39

KTGA Summer Fest-Make a Splash!

This summer sees the latest incarnation of Shanghai’s foremost market makers celebrated Fest series.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 16:53:39

Pink Touch

To promote touch football and group sports among women in Shanghai, environmental NGO Shanghai Roots & Shoots is organizing a sports salon with Shanghai Community Sports Club.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 16:53:39

Innovative Junior Achievement China Green Innovation Challenge in Shanghai

JA (Junior Achievement) China Green Innovation Challenge was recently held at Shanghai’s Changning Library.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 16:48:39

When a Chinese man loves a white woman

The brunette with sparkling blue eyes beneath long eyelashes could pass for any American exchange student. Dressed in a simple khaki shirt, blue jeans and a spiky bronze necklace, she ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:13:39

Learning Shanghai dialect is the best way to know locals

Every foreign visitor who stays in Shanghai for any significant length of time should learn some Shanghai dialect. It may be an obscure and difficult dialect to master, but its ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:08:39

Word Matters

“I’d rather make my waste profitable.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:03:40

Shanghai very generous about donating blood

Wednesday was the 14th annual World Blood Donor Day. The latest statistics show that 351,000 donors in Shanghai gave blood without any payment in 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:03:40

Apartment owner’s home decorated by neighbor

A property owner surnamed Wang who found his new apartment decorated by his next-door neighbor surnamed Pan refused to pay his property management fee.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:03:39

International Professional Women’s Society summit held in Shanghai

International Professional Women’s Society (IPWS) Leadership Summit powered by IE Business School recently took place in Xuhui district with more than 200 guests including experts, entrepreneurs, social contributors and young ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 17:18:39

Scholastic sporting

According to statistics, China’s universities can be divided into 12 types: comprehensive, normal, political and legal, language, art, sports and others. Most universities are known to the public, but few ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 18:13:39