Metro Shanghai

A problem shared is a problem halved

Sharing economy, also known as collaborative economy or peer economy, is an umbrella term for the general premise of unchanged ownership, temporarily transferring the right of usage to improve the utilization rate of resources so that both sides of supply and demand benefit.

Tencent Mind Summit

The “10ading a Smart Future” 2017 Tencent Mind Summit was recently held inside the Shanghai Expo Center. Scott Brinker, concept founder of MarTech, and senior management from Tencent and GroupM ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:23:39

E-police utilized in Shanghai in two years

Shanghai recently brought into use the first set of electronic “e-police,” a device that can detect and capture nine types of traffic offenses, reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Word Matters

“I saw a man climb out from his car’s sunroof.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Chinese university curfews stunt students’ personal growth

It is a familiar scene for Chinese university students: It’s late at night, perhaps you were out having a feast with friends, or watching a movie, or even studying at ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Shanghai Yangtze River Bridge completes repairs

Repairs and maintenance of the steel deck of Shanghai Yangtze River Bridge, part of the G40 expressway between Shanghai and Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, is expected to finish just in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:18:40

Suicidal tendencies

A Chinese girl recently cried out for help at Zhihu, China’s equivalent of online Q&A forum Quora, because she did not know where else to find help for her American ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:13:39

Travel Tel Aviv

On Tuesday, a Hainan Airlines flight departed from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and landed in Tel Aviv, Israel, the next morning, making Shanghai the third Chinese city with direct flights ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:33:39

New standards for Shanghai public toilets

Shanghai recently launched new standards for public toilets to better serve the people, reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:18:40

SH hospitals allow non-local medical insurance

Shanghai recently realized a national medical insurance network by opening an insurance clearing service at 449 designated local hospitals for nonlocal people who have accounts outside Shanghai, Jiefang Daily reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:18:40

Word Matters

“We didn’t get any extra compensation.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:18:40

Horse majeure

A tour guide makes an introduction to the visitors. Legacy of Cultural Treasures: King of Intangible Cultural Heritage – Chinese Zodiac Exhibition will officially open to the public at the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:08:40

Chinese design

Many Chinese brands are striving to improve their presence and recognition in the global market. To win the hearts of foreign customers, local manufacturers are now not only making more ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:08:39

Drawing Conclusions

A local resident surnamed Tao was surprised to learn that he must pay more than 10,000 yuan ($1,543.88) to clean his own construction waste, Shanghai Morning Post reported Monday. Tao ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:43:39

Show of force

From September 8 to 10, the 10th annual Expat Show was held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. Started in 2007, the event has become Shanghai’s biggest gathering for expat communities ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:33:39

Large air raid shelter found in Penglai Park

Staff of the civil defense office of Huangpu district recently discovered an old 1,600-square-meter air raid shelter beneath some rockwork at Penglai Park, reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:08:40

Shanghai Orient plans to renovate, open outlet

After closing one department store on Nanjing Road East for renovations and an upgrade, another Orient Shopping Center (OSC) located in Yangpu district, is now planning a major refurbishment, Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:08:40

Word Matters

“My husband found a cockroach in his won ton!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:08:39

Shanghai just might become the new sports capital of China

Shanghai is a city on the move. Not just figuratively, but in the streets and parks there is a pulsing wave of activity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 18:08:39