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.

Unmanned bus on trial operations at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Users can scan a QR code via WeChat at certain locations to “call” the bus to pick them up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:03:40

Smaller museums throughout Yangtze River Delta region offer a unique glimpse into local culture

Shanghai boasts many large and famous museums, exhibition halls and galleries, but if you have grown tired of looking at dinosaur fossils and old vases and want to see something ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 18:58:41

2018 China International Bicycle Fair peddles into Shanghai

Thanks to the rising shared bike industry in China, bicycles have returned to the streets of Shanghai in full force. China manufactured 88.3 million new bikes in 2017 and exported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:38:39

China must step up its tech to trap online child predators

When it comes to online child porn in China, more legislation and stricter punishments are desperately needed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:28:39

Two drivers arrested for fighting along a road

Nonetheless, Gu became angry and forced Tao to the side of the road. The two engaged in a fistfight while their respective passengers, both young women, also began fighting and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:18:40

Senior care consulting service available in city

Shanghai currently has 703 nursing institutions for the aged, 127 community elderly homes and 560 day care service centers for seniors.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:18:39

Red Cross holds promotional activities in Shanghai

May 8 marks the 71st World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:13:39

Jing'an launches new measures to attract top talent

Specifically, the local government offers a maximum housing subsidy of 500,000 yuan to top talents who purchase an apartment in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 20:08:39

Municipal government launches detailed actions to turn city into global manufacturing hub

The municipal government held an official press conference on Monday to introduce 10 specific actions to realize its new goals to build Shanghai into global manufacturing hub.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 19:48:39

Local retail price of garlic recently drops

The local retail price of garlic recently dropped to just 6.5 yuan ($1.02) for 500 grams, compared with the peak price of 12 yuan one year ago, according to media ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:53:39

Shanghai launches actions to build brand

With these efforts, the municipal government aims to advance the city's manufacturing technologies, improve the intelligence level of manufacturing industries, and to upgrade local products' brand and quality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:40

Jiading will become manufacturing district

Shanghai rolled out detailed guidelines to build four new municipal brands (Shanghai Service, Shanghai Manufacturing, Shanghai Shopping and Shanghai Culture) between 2018 and 2020. The district also launched around 40 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:40

New local literature museum to open in metropolis

A new literature museum will be opened to the public in 2021, authorities from Hongkou district government recently announced. According to construction plans, the museum will be located on Haining ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:39

240 relics from sunken ships displayed in Shanghai

Visitors will glean an insight into the development of the Maritime Silk Road, the trade of porcelain products, ship manufacturing technology and Western navigational instruments throughout history.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:48:39

Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum to start expansion

Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum is expected to start its expansion project later this year after recently receiving government approval for its plan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/7 19:38:39

Waterfront along the South Bund will be finished by November

As Shanghai continues to make great efforts to renovate the riverside area along its Huangpu River, the South Bund waterfront is seeing progress and is expected to open to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:28:39

Foreigners from different countries compare themselves to Chinese tourists

Due to different social customs and cultural backgrounds, when Chinese are traveling overseas, sometimes their behavior is misinterpreted by foreigners as improper or rude.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/7 19:08:39

Shanghai aims to promote city through new municipal brands

Shanghai recently rolled out detailed guidelines to advance four new municipal brands that will improve the city's attractiveness, creativity and competitive strength: Shanghai Service, Shanghai Manufacturing, Shanghai Shopping and Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:43:39