Metro Shanghai

Happy holiday catching on around the world

March 20 is the International Day of Happiness, celebrated by the United Nations since 2013. But, what is it for?

Museum for Chinese painting and calligraphy

Original Yuan (1279–1368), Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasty-era paintings and calligraphy works now appear in Shanghai's first-ever museum specifically for Chinese painting and calligraphy, which recently opened in Shanghai's ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:40

Minhang afforested over 100,000 square meters

Between 2008 and 2017, 64 schools in Minhang district have contributed 100,000-square-meter three-dimensional green spaces for over 100,000 students, Knews reported Tuesday. Notably, 80 percent of these new green spaces ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:40

China's Double 11 festival isn't only for Chinese singles

I consider myself a shopaholic. I receive a strange joy when I go shopping. I can find myself practically talking to the mannequins, and I admit a mall dressing room ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:13:39

Word Matters

“Two Nobel Prize winners are expected to obtain Chinese green cards.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:08:39

Three women living in China tell how they played with fire and lost

If you thought only men stray, think again. Women also “step out” on their marriages and committed relationships. But men's stories are told publicly, so why do cheating women hold ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 19:03:39

Artificial intelligence tech in local clothing industry

The 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry kicked off at Shanghai New International Expo Centre on Monday, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday. A highlight of this year's expo was intelligent ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40

New-energy buses to be used in Chongming

Over 200 new-energy buses have been purchased and are ready for use in Chongming district, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday. Over 50 percent of all operational buses in the district ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40

Combating antimicrobial resistance

Research Councils UK recently held a workshop themed “science on tap: beat the bugs,” inviting experts from China and overseas to share their ideas on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:40

Comparing Shanghai and Parisian subway beggars

Comparing Shanghai, my previous home for the past six years, and Paris, my current home, is like apples and oranges. Nonetheless, these two international megalopolises share some similarities, one of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:39

Word Matters

“Six million visitors participated!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:33:39


The age of 30 is a critical time to Chinese people, which is exactly when most give up their personal dreams and choose to settle down to start their own ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:28:39

Drawing Conclusions

The 2017 Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon took place on Sunday at the Shanghai Tower, China's tallest building with 3,398 steps.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 18:23:39

Shanghai deals with passenger traffic volume

As a megacity, Shanghai faces a number of new safety and security challenges, including how to deal with its intense passenger traffic volume.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 17:43:40

Intelligence tech at city's public rental housing

Shanghai municipal government recently nominated nine public rental housing communities as the first-batch of its new innovative project, Jiefang Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 17:43:40