Metro Shanghai

Too short to teach?


Do Western countries also have similar requirements about a person's weight and height? Would this be considered “discrimination” in Western society? The Global Times set out across Shanghai to ask these and other questions to foreigners living or traveling here.

Local residents welcome warm arrival of spring

The long, cold winter has officially come to an end, with various species of flowers currently blooming across Shanghai in celebration of spring.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 18:53:40

Companies shamed for unpaid social insurance

Shanghai Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau announced that 50 companies across the city had not paid or fully paid their social insurance premiums as of March 22, Laodong ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 18:23:40

Civil disputes on metro occur during peak hours

According to official statistics, over 70 percent of civil disputes involving metro transportation in Shanghai occur during morning and afternoon rush hours on weekdays, Laodong Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 18:18:40

Be cautious when buying foreign products from a daigou

Daigou (an overseas shopping agent, literally “buying on behalf of someone” in Chinese) is a gray market in China. Although daigou are not legal, it widely exists in the country, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 18:18:40

Shanghai school principal apologizes for getting angry

“I am ashamed of my behavior.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 18:08:40

Ancient One Yuan Teahouse in neighboring Huzhou strives to exist amidst modern cafes

With coffee shops of both international and domestic brands now occupying nearly every street corner in China's first- and second-tier cities, the market share for traditional local teahouses has shrunk ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 17:48:40

Newly opened Shanghai History Museum compiles a millennia of local relics

What was Shanghai like 6,000 years ago? You will find the answer at the new Shanghai History Museum (Shanghai Revolution Museum), the first to comprehensively reflect the entire history of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 16:08:40

City's first APM line to start trial operations

Shanghai's first unmanned APM (automated people mover) line, Pujiang, will be on trial operation starting March 31, thepaper.cn reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:43:39

Shanghai aims to attract top worldwide talents

Talents are now the most important resource for the development of Shanghai. An official talent conference was held by the municipal government Monday; a new series of policies to attract ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:38:40

Chinese parents should pay for their children's misbehavior

A teenager's bad behavior recently sparked anger online after the fourth grader purposely pushed a pregnant relative, causing her to stumble.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:38:40

Travel routes to Thailand have most complaints

“Among all outbound destinations, Thailand is the most complained country.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:33:39

Spring is in the air

Mercury hit 22 C in Shanghai Tuesday, although the long cold winter season only recently ended. The rapidly changing local climate makes city residents unsure about how to dress. While ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:33:39

Animal lovers and industry insiders explain why China's pet industry is booming

Katrina is an English teacher based in Shanghai. About three years ago she started to raise cats; she now owns three with different colors. Like Katrina, a growing number of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 18:28:39

Consulate General of Israel holds tie and scarf design contest

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the state of Israel, the Consulate General of Israel in Shanghai launched a tie and scarf design contest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 16:53:39