Metro Shanghai

A gentleman's guide

Skincare products, perfumes, shampoo and gels, trendy clothes, accessories, cosmetics... These things are no longer limited to women, at least not in China. More and more local men are investing in their appearance. The global male grooming market was valued at $47.2 billion in 2015, and the number is expected to reach $60.7 billion by 2020, according to statistics released by Euromonitor.

QR codes affixed to over 350 historical buildings

QR codes have been affixed to 351 historic buildings across Shanghai for residents and tourists to scan and obtain background information about these sites, according to a meeting held by ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:23:40

Shanghai's dissonant urban cacophony is driving me mad!

“Shanghai is too noisy, but I live too comfortably to be motivated to do anything about it.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:23:39


Rows of freshly painted village houses in Jinshan district stand against the background of a blue sky and cumulus clouds on Thursday. Typhoon Maria brings cool winds and fair-weather relief ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:18:40

Swedish-born Chinese relocates to Shanghai for better business opportunities

A 30-year-old Swedish-Chinese national, Yaou Wu, has become the Vice President China for SaltX Technology, a listed Swedish energy storage company which has invented a cost-efficient way to preserve large ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:18:39

Foreigners in Shanghai share their opinions about family life, raising children

World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the importance of population issues, is observed on July 11 every year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:13:39

Shanghai vows to further expand opening-up

Shanghai issued 100 new measures Tuesday to make further efforts toward the city's opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:18:41

On a fairy tale high

A village house painted in bright colors in Jiading district gives people the illusion of entering a fairy world on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:08:42

Financial scam targets Chinese student, parent

Shanghai police are currently investigating a scammer posing as a policeman who targeted a Chinese student surnamed Wang in Germany, Xinmin Evening News reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:08:40

Customers should still have the right to make cash payments

As a frequent user of my mobile phone, I have grown used to buying everything via mobile payment apps. However, some recent experiences have changed my supportive attitude toward this ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 17:58:41

Schoolboy defending

Kids play soccer at a parent-child sports game held in Changning district on Tuesday. The event aimed to introduce local children to the joys of soccer, trigger their interest in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 16:53:40

Chinese females in the local technology industry talk about their careers, gender issues

Gender imbalance is an issue affecting tech industries worldwide. With the rapid rise of technology in China in recent years, discussions about gender roles, career opportunities and challenges are also ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 16:48:39

Young European and Chinese classical musicians perform in Shanghai

The Second EU-China Orchestra Exchange Program is being held from July 5 to 13 in Shanghai, part of a two-year “Experience Europe” public diplomacy program run by the Delegation of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 16:23:40

Consuls general in Shanghai share their opinions and understanding of China's Belt and Road initiative

The Global Times recently interviewed seven consuls general in Shanghai about their understandings of the changes in their jurisdiction areas in China and impacts on their own countries brought along ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 19:08:40

Fair-weather friends

A group of foreigners take a selfie on the Bund against the background of a blue sky and cumulus clouds on Tuesday. Shanghai experienced a fair-weather day Tuesday following the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:48:39

Edible sunscreen caps ruled ineffective by FDA

Edible sunscreen capsules popular among Chinese consumers were recently declared “functionless” by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Shanghai Morning Post reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:47:26

Kid A and his OK computer

A child is wired into his computer at Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall on Tuesday. Running through Sunday, a series of science-related events will be open to the public. Photo: ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:43:40

City launches new urban noise map system

Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences has developed the first “urban noise map” management system, which automatically updates related data about noise in the city, Jiefang Daily reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:43:40

Shanghai should promote youth soccer for fun and fitness

Even though China failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals following its last and only appearance in the 2002 competition, the country in recent years has come to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:38:39