Metro Shanghai

Grass-roots staff making efforts to enhance residents' basic knowledge of law


Due to the efforts made by people like Wu and Jiang, residents in the Hongqiao subdistrict have more legal knowledge. More than 80,000 residents are living in this subdistrict, including 18,000 expats. The community has a solid foundation to serve as trial ground for legislative affairs.

Long way down the holiday road

Visitors walk along the East Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street on Monday during Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival. Tourist destinations in the city attracted throngs of visitors during the three-day holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 18:13:39

How do Indian expats in Shanghai perceive Chinese people and society?

China's fast development and emerging opportunities have attracted a growing number of Indians to their Eastern neighbor. But due to extremely different cultural and social backgrounds, both countries are still ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:43:40

China takes lead in Asian-Pacific industrial manufacturing industry

The 20th China International Industrial Fair (CIIF) came to an end Sunday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). The conference attracted 174,000 domestic and foreign visits over five ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 17:28:39

Shanghai's growing appetite for premium steak prime for profit

Back in May, expats in Shanghai were shocked by the abrupt news that American restaurant Outback Steakhouse had, overnight, shut down all six of its branches here after five successful ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:23:40

Cold weather soon to relieve city of humidity

Shanghai Meteorological Service released a thunderstorm yellow alert on Thursday at noon, which is expected to bring cold weather into the city leading up to the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:18:41

AI demonstration opens to public till Sep 23

The three-day main venue forum of World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) 2018 came to an end on Wednesday while the application demonstration area will remain open to the public until ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:18:40

Pretty as a picture

Visitors admire a photo exhibit at Photofairs Shanghai at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on Thursday. Alongside classic masterpieces, contemporary photography in all its forms are on display.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 18:13:40

Mexicans in Shanghai celebrate 208th anniversary of independence

The Consulate General of Mexico in Shanghai celebrated the 208th anniversary of the independence of Mexico last week. Mexican expats, Shanghai government officials and industry representatives attended the festive event. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 17:53:40

Say hi to smart cars

Unmanned vehicles are no longer a sci-fi fantasy, with Shanghai's opening of 31.6 kilometers in Jiading district and Lingang area for intelligent vehicles on Tuesday, following the first 5.6 kilometers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:28:40

What do expats think of the rise of e-bikes, mopeds and motorcycles in Shanghai?

In the majority of international cities, an intense pace of life has encouraged commuters to rely on a variety of modes of transport. The Global Times hit the streets of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:18:40

Chinese security guards need more professional training

China's LGBT community sighed with relief after news broke Monday that police sentenced to detention two security guards who beat up female audience members at British singer Dua Lipa's Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:58:40

Candidates for 'Shanghai Craftsmen' announced

A total of 98 candidates were selected among over 550 participants for the title of “Shanghai Craftsmen” on Wednesday, Knews reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 18:53:41

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