Metro Shanghai

2018 in consular review: achievements and plans


Global Times asks Shanghai consuls general about their accomplishments over the past 12 months and what they hope for the future. Here are the final eight.

First batch of CIIE exhibits from Germany

The ship will travel along the route of the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road and is expected to arrive on October 9. Exhibits will be sent to the exhibition hall after ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:53:40

New facial recognition technology for freshmen

In addition to facial recognition systems being installed around campus, students can also register via the university's mini program on WeChat within 15 seconds.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:48:41

Window shopping

A customer browses for clothes at a time-honored clothing store along Shaanxi Road North on Sunday. The street features many local brands and shops, including food and fashion, and has ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:48:40

Chongming district pursues world-class development

The 2018 forum aims to build up a platform of international ­communication and cooperation so as to bring international vision and global wisdom to the district's world-class eco-island building cause ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:43:39

China International Industry Fair presents manufacturing achievements

“CIIF contributes a lot to the innovation and advancement of China's manufacturing industry.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 19:18:41

City to give big upgrade to its tourism industry

Shanghai will also boost the tourism industry in the Yangtze River Delta region together with neighboring cities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:58:42

International arts festival to arrive in municipality

An estimated 350 activities are expected to take place, attracting around four million visitors, the organizer announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:58:41

Shanghai should ban mobile phones from public schools

French president Emmanuel Macron won praise recently for banning students under 15 in France from using their mobile phones during the school day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:58:40

Our first day at school

Freshmen students at Tongji University and their parents walk through the campus with luggage on Wednesday, registration day. Over 4,000 undergraduate and 6,900 postgraduate freshmen will join the university this ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:53:40

On blue Venetian waters

People walk through a square in Shanghai's Jinshajiang Road of Putuo district on Tuesday that replicates a scene from Venice of Italy. The tall Roman pillars, winding green waters as ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:13:40

China Intl Industry Fair returns to municipality

This year is the 20th anniversary of CIIF and also the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up. CIIF will showcase China's latest manufacturing achievements integrated with the internet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:08:41

Facilities supporting CIIE to be completed soon

Environmental projects and facilities construction in Shanghai Hongqiao Central Business District are now coming to the final stage as the China International Import Expo (CIIE) is just two months away.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:08:40

Salads and superfoods are now surprisingly trendy in Shanghai

Chinese are traditionally not keen on eating uncooked vegetables; their cuisine emphasizes the extreme boiling or sauteing in hot oil anything green in order to make it edible. Thus, salads ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:03:41

Found treasures

A local secondhand bookstore organized the art exhibit, which features articles such as foreign currency, receipts, letters, photos and even college admission notices found over the years in secondhand books.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:03:40