Metro Shanghai

China's millennial consumers are a driving force behind the global luxury market


According to the 16th edition of Bain & Company's annual global luxury study in December 2017, globally Chinese nationals purchased 32 percent of personal luxury goods in 2017.

Airport security difficult during Spring Festival travel season

“There is no holiday for security personnel.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:18:39

Chinese campuses should establish sex-ed departments

Special female-managed departments dedicated to dealing with sexual harassment on campus should be established to help victims report their cases and offer them support and counseling.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:13:40

Yuyuan Shanghai hosts 23rd lantern show

Yuyuan Garden has turned its traditional garden into a sea of light. The show will run through March 5 and is free to all except from March 2 to 4.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 19:08:39

S.Korea Consul General in Shanghai sees warmer relationship with China

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games kicks off in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday. This is the first time for the country to host the Winter Olympics since the Seoul Olympic ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:58:40

Red Cross Shanghai gets 400th stem cell donation

By the end of 2017, over 150,000 volunteers have registered in Shanghai Marrow Donor Program.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:28:40

City police crack down on holiday drunk driving

The police advise drivers to stay away from alcohol if they feel the need to drive.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:28:39

Hospital launches new medical games counseling project

“Hospitals are no longer a scary place for children.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:23:40

It's time for China to regulate death-defying rooftopping

For the good of our society and to help save lives, it's about time that, at least in China, more effort should be made to highlight the profound difference between ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:23:39

Shanghai expats talk about their plans for Chinese New Year holiday

The entire city will see a week-long period of silence as stores close, streets empty and construction projects cease. But among Shanghai's large migrant population – which also includes foreign ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:13:39

Bookstore in Shanghai uses literature as a therapeutic treatment

Addressing the anxiety and uncertainty of the future of our world, a BBC culture column written by journalist Hephzibah Anderson said that “all good literature changes us, and a growing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 18:33:40

Candidates compete for Theatre Academy

Enrollment at Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) set a new record at 30,000 in January of 2018, with over 6,000 candidates competing for just 50 spots for a full-time undergraduate acting ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:48:40

On-site inspections for take-away food venues

Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration and other related departments jointly carried out public on-site inspections of take-away food stores on Monday and Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:48:40

Pudong International Airport upgrades to intelligent taxi system

“The new system cuts taxi wait times in half.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:48:39

One-hour reading apps are what busy Chinese need

In this information age, where the internet and social media are constantly saturated with content, ganhuo allow us to filter out useless information, fake news and bad books.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:43:39

Shanghai Ferry undergoes massive modernization campaign

As Shanghai's entire public transportation system, from street buses to subway, undergo much-needed upgrades, its age-old ferry service running along the Huangpu River, perhaps the most “old-fashioned” mode of public ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:03:39

Penguins waddle their way into Shanghai Zoo

Twenty-two penguins are currently residing at Shanghai Zoo, which has attracted many visitors despite the recent sub-zero temperatures, which the penguins themselves seem to enjoy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:48:39

Sentence for rapist of S.Korean woman

A young Chinese man accused of raping a foreign woman was sentenced to three years in jail with a four-year suspension by the Huangpu District People's Court, Shanghai Law Journal ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:43:40

Jing'an district will pilot new big-data program

Jing'an district was recently named as the pilot zone for Shanghai's big data urban and community management, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:43:40