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.

New anti-fireworks song goes viral

“I can't help sing this song.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:38:40

Shanghai workers earning higher salaries, annual awards

As a reward for an employee's hard work over the past year, annual bonuses are integral to corporate culture and their respective workforce. But with Spring Festival just around the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:38:39

The color of bronze, the moon in your ear

As a new cold front sweeps across the city, sales of tangpozi are soaring.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:23:39

New citywide survey on annual work bonuses

Twenty-two percent of respondents felt their bonus is more than enough to cover Spring Festival expenses, but 23 percent think it is not enough.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:18:40

Shanghai cooperates with British cities

Statistics from Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce show that the value of trade between Britain and China was 72.4 billion ($11 billion) in 2017, up 7.92 percent from 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:18:39

Word Matters

“I'm in good health.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:13:40

We ACG lovers are definitely not 'monsters' as some say

When an ACG fan turns off his laptop and puts down his cellphone, he becomes like any other ordinary person you encounter on the street: a lawyer, a doctor, a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:13:39

Shanghai University of Sport hosts youth soccer culture exchange

A week-long winter camp for youth soccer culture exchange was recently held at the Shanghai University of Sport (SUS). Eighty teenagers aged 9 to 12 from countries and regions along ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:03:40

First Honors List for Enterprises in Chongming district

To foster more top-notch enterprises is essential for building Chongming into a world-class eco-island. Recently, Chongming district government released its “No.1 Document” in 2018, in which the Measures of Chongming ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:03:40

Darjeeling, Assam and Nilgiri

The Consulate General of India in Shanghai along with the Shanghai Tea Institute recently organized the 2018 India Tea Promotion Seminar. The event was attended by nearly 100 participants in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 19:03:39

Drawing Conclusions

After bidding farewell to last week's brief yet heavy snowfall that turned Shanghai into a rare winter wonderland, in recent days the city has been suffering from heavy pollution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:48:39

Shanghai provides self-service exit-entry travel

Shanghai General Station of Immigration Inspection now provides passengers using automated border control lanes with self-service exit-entry travel record statements free of charge, without needing an additional exit or entry ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:28:40

Railway administration expands operations

The railway department added 17 Fuxing bullet trains running from the Yangtze River Delta region to East China's Jiangxi Province and Central China's Hunan Province to cope with this year's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:28:39

Word Matters

“It's for your own good!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:23:40

Imitating the Western-style education will result in nothing

A math question from a Chinese school's fifth-grade test has caused heated discussions online. The question is, “There are 26 sheep and 10 goats on a ship, so what's the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:23:39

12th Shanghai Biennale international contemporary art event arrives November

The 12th Shanghai Biennale, an international contemporary art event, will take place at the Power Station of Art (PSA) of Huangpu district from November 10, 2018 to March 10, 2019 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:18:39

One Dalmatian

A special exhibition featuring dogs kicked off at Shanghai Science and Technology Museum Wednesday to welcome the coming Year of the Dog.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:13:39

The martial artists of Shanghai Armed Police Corps

Shanghai Armed Police Corps conscientiously safeguard the city's security and remain an everlasting deterrent to potential crime. To do so, they undergo rigorous training to improve their comprehensive capabilities and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 18:08:39