Metro Shanghai

Marvel fans in China share their feelings about the death of a real superhero


For his many fans in Shanghai, where most local theaters screen all the latest Marvel movies, who is their favorite comic book character? And what do they want to say to the late great Stan Lee, should he be perched Spider-Man-like on a Shanghai rooftop above us listening to our lamentations?

Chinese students studying abroad discuss their future plans

Dozens of representatives from overseas associations of Chinese students, most of whom are students studying abroad, gathered in Shanghai recently to share their ideas on the city's development as an ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 20:08:40

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss how to live in a neighborhood with a high education quality

Mencius' Mother Moved Three Times (“mengmu sanqian”) is a famous ancient parable which shows that it is a traditional Chinese virtue to attach importance to education.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:58:39

Pinduoduo clarifies counterfeiting accusations

Chinese e-commerce company Pinduoduo is facing wide accusations of counterfeiting less than a week after getting listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:43:40

Typhoon Jongdari to hit Shanghai this week

Typhoon Jongdari, currently lingering on the sea surface south of Kyushu, Japan, Tuesday is expected to start intensifying and moving westward, heading to China and making landfall in the coastal ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:43:40

Literary felines

A kitten licks its paw besides a pile of books on the desk of a new bookstore recently opened in Wujiaochang, Yangpu district. Besides selling books, coffee and snacks, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:43:39

High-speed railway lines have revolutionized China travel

Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway Co, of which China Railway Corp (CRC) is the largest shareholder, has started to prepare for an IPO according to a recent report in Caixin. China's railway ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:38:40

Incense and peppermints

A foreign tourist holds incense sticks at Jing'an Temple in Jing'an district on Tuesday, which marks the Enlightment Day of Bodhisattva Guanyin, the 19th day of the sixth lunar month. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:38:39

Foreigners taste-test frozen treats

What's better than savoring a delicious, creamy, cold ice cream under the scorching Shanghai sunshine? Nothing, really. In olden days, Shanghai residents bought locally made ice cream for just a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:13:39

Opening of Czech Republic's new pavilion in Shanghai FTZ

With closer exchanges, extensive cooperation and a deepening friendship, the Sino-Czech relationship has entered a historic new phase. Located in the heart of central and eastern European countries participating in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:08:39

Rehabilitation robot iReGo developed

Guo Shuai, a professor at Shanghai University, led his team to develop a medical rehabilitation robot.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:03:40

City establishes waste classification system

The Shanghai municipal government held a press conference on Monday to introduce action plans for Shanghai's establishment of an entire household waste classification system between 2018 and 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:03:39

Green thumb

A new kind of thumb-sized watermelon is being sold at a supermarket on Lianhua Road in Minhang district. Despite its super-mini size, its appearance and shape look exactly the same ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:58:40

Quality of food ordered online must be more transparent

The rapid development of online food ordering services in fast-paced cities like Shanghai bring convenience to office workers that have no time to prepare their own meals on weekdays. However, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:58:39

Smile, you're on candid camera!

A female pedestrian is captured jaywalking by surveillance cameras at the intersection of Lujiabang Road and Xizang Road South in Huangpu district on Monday. Her image violating traffic rules was ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 18:48:39