Metro Shanghai

Foreign students in Shanghai talk about the Belt and Road initiative


2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The past five years saw an explosion of foreign students coming to China to study under this initiative. What has the Belt and Road initiative brought to these foreign students and their countries? How does it overlap with their personal future? The Global Times recently spoke with some foreign students in Shanghai about the initiative.

China is a great place to eat affordable delicious meals

The first time I tried these small restaurants I must admit that I was a bit skeptical but now I love them and I noticed how much the Chinese love ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:38:39

More Shanghai residents dining out, those aged between 15 and 44

61 percent of all Shanghai residents often dine out, which is much higher than the national average of 42 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:33:39

2018 STC Triathlon Shanghai Jinshan City Beach Triathlon takes place

The event attracted more than 900 players from 30 countries and regions for some fun under the Shanghai sun.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:28:40

Domestic brands showcased at Shanghai exposition

Themed China Brand World Sharing, the expo presented the development history, achievements and prospects of Chinese brands via showcasing platforms and modern exhibition technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:28:39

Graduates from NYU Shanghai share their experiences

At the end of this month, a new batch of students will graduate from New York University, Shanghai (NYU Shanghai). Among them are foreign students who aspire to become experts ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/13 18:18:40

Foreigners' attitudes toward wearing other culture's traditional costumes

“In Western countries a lot of people are wearing Chinese traditional clothes, which I think is a good thing, even if they don't know the meaning of these clothes. They ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:33:40

City launches 5G, 4K, HD and VR test services

By 2020, Shanghai will take the lead in completing the new generation information infrastructure with 5G as the core.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:13:44

Shanghai divorce rate not 38 percent: authority

The local civil affairs bureau clarified that it never released any statistics on divorce rates in 2017. The best way to calculate a divorce rate is the proportion of divorced ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:13:42

Woman fired because of her teeth

The company has allegedly conducted employment discrimination, according to lawyers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:13:41

Exhibit on Chinese brands kicks off in Shanghai Thursday

Since 2017, China has set May 10 as China Brand Day to promote and encourage the development of its local brands, representing its profound change from China Speed to China ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:08:40

Chinese biotech firm WuXi AppTec listed on Shanghai Exchange

Chinese contract research outsourcing provider WuXi AppTec made its debut on the Shanghai Stock Exchange Tuesday, marking the first Chinese unicorn firm to be listed domestically.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 18:53:44

Shanghai university launches innovation center in San Francisco

Shanghai Dianji University (SDJU), a Chinese public university of applied technology, on Tuesday opened an international center to tap into Silicon Valley.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 18:53:42

Female driver accidentally crashes into home

A thrilling scene occurred in Guangming village of Fengxian district recently when a female accidentally drove her car into a roadside house due to an operational mistake.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 18:48:40

City experiences domestic housekeeping boom, but uneven quality and pricing are concerns

In recent years, the competence and qualifications of ayi, many who migrate from the countryside and do not have college degrees, have become big concerns among urban Chinese residents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:28:40

Ten billion yuan invested in commercial streets

Nanjing Road is known as “China's first commercial street” and Huaihai Road boasts a history of about 100 years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:13:43

Only half of city's shared bikes are usable

Many in Shanghai have recently found that the number of usable shared bikes has dramatically decreased, while the number of broken shared bikes has increased.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:13:41

Douyin is destroying Chinese millennials and Gen-Z kids

There's nothing wrong with adults who have strong self-control browsing Douyin in their downtime. However, for many juveniles, Douyin is turning them into brain-dead zombies, robbing them of their attention ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:08:42

Foreigner arrested for stealing electric bike

The foreigner was detained but argued he had some hallucinations and therefore not responsible for his illegal actions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:08:40