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.

The skinny on shared bikes

Bike-sharing services first appeared in Shanghai in 2016 and were a pleasant surprise to local residents, instantly solving the “last 1 kilometer travel” problem that had troubled many local commuters ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 18:23:39

Do what you want, the way you want to

An armored robot strolls through the 2018 China International Cartoon & Game Expo (CCG EXPO) on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:13:39

Train tickets under influence of typhoon

Under the influence of Typhoon Maria, Shanghai Railway Bureau has suspended selling sections of train tickets from July 10 to July 12, reported on Monday
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:08:40

Robber disguised as delivery man arrested

A thief under the disguise of a delivery man robbed a local woman last Wednesday before finally being arrested by police, Shanghai Observer reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:08:40


Kids play among huge chess pieces in a mall in Putong New Area on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:08:39

Hyper-violent US should no longer be a Chinese obsession

The Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. issued an official notice on June 28 warning Chinese citizens traveling to America that “US order is not good, and shootings, robberies and theft ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:03:40

2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference to be held in Shanghai

At this historic moment when a new round of technological and industrial reforms have been launched amid growing demand for high-quality development in China, the 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:03:39

Foreigners from different countries debate the use of Chinese sun-brellas

“What's up with Chinese people and umbrellas in the sun?” a foreign netizen posted online recently, his confusion stirring up heated discussions about the use of parasols in modern ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 18:53:40

Man plays with fire on metro, detained by police

Around noon on June 30, a man on Shanghai subway Line 4 lit a piece of paper on fire, Knews reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 18:03:39

Baiyangdian Cup!

Young foreign soccer players hold up a trophy at the awards ceremony for the Baiyangdian Cup Shanghai International Youth Football Tournament on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:58:40

Woman kills husband's friend over World Cup

The 2018 World Cup continues to be one of the hottest events of the summer. Recently, however, a family dispute over the World Cup turned into a fatal knife attack, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:58:40

Why this Chinese is reluctant to give herself an English name

In the popular TV series Women in Shanghai, advertisement company freshman Luo Haiyan was laughed at by her colleagues for having no English name. “What's your English name? You don't ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:58:39

Lotus lean on each other in union

Visitors enjoy lotus flowers glistening in the rain at Gucun Park over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:43:39

National Chinese vocational skills competition at Kunshan

A nationwide vocational skills competition was held at Kunshan, East China's Jiangsu Province last week. Twenty-four individuals from 12 shortlisted teams underwent a grueling five-hour technical and mechanical skills contest, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:23:39

Historic public lavatory located on Wusheng Road gets an upgrade

A 60-year-old public toilet located at 10 Wusheng Road in Huangpu district is under reconstruction and expected to be completed by August 20, according to an article posted on Shanghaifabu, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 17:18:39

Domestic animation at city's CCG Expo 2018

China International Comics and Games Expo 2018 (CCG Expo 2018) is now open to the public, Jiefang Daily reported Thursday. For this year's expo, the exhibition area covers 55,000 square ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:40

Chinese fined for extra cigarettes into Thailand

A Shanghai traveler surnamed Yu was recently fined by customs inspectors for bringing extra cigarettes into Thailand. Under Thai legislation, foreign tourists can only bring in one carton of cigarettes, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:40

I think of myself as a troubadour, a village storyteller

View of a new wall painting, called "Troubadours," created by Spanish artist Dulk on a residential building along Dongfang Road in Pudong New Area Tuesday with a theme about caring ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 18:38:39