Metro Shanghai

A testament of will

The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.

Concert by Trio Zadig

The Zadig Trio was founded by three young musicians sharing the same passion for chamber music.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 17:23:40

Drawing Conclusions

A set of trial industry guidelines were released Thursday to regulate the booming bike-rental industry in Shanghai, according to the municipal government.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 19:08:39

Staging avant-garde

Organized by Shanghai Federation of Literary and Art Circles & SMEG Performing Arts Group, presented by Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, the ACT Shanghai International Theater Festival 2017 (ACT 2017) will ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:58:39

Fire safety awareness for Shanghai residents

To celebrate the 26th National Firefighting Publicizing Day, which falls on November 9, various events promoting fire safety are being carried out in different districts of the city as part ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:23:40

Word Matters

“You can catch 20 rats at this shopping mall every day.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:23:39

Three inventors win gold at China industry fair

Three companies introduced their award-winning products at the 19th China International Industry Fair Thursday, according to a press release.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:23:39

The new lingua franca

The first bilingual English-Chinese primary school in Europe was opened in the UK this September, Financial Times reported. According to media, a rising number of upper-class British parents are investing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:13:39


When digital media develops in a dramatic and rapid way, communication modes experience substantial changes and updates. Data and technology play an indispensable role in this process.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 19:48:39

Innovative, smart, green

The 19th China International Industry Fair, a world-class annual gathering of international industrial manufacturers, kicked off Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 19:38:39

Ctrip nursery teacher abuses child on video

A video of a child being abused by a Ctrip nursery teacher has been widely circulated.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 19:13:39

Chinese wives expect to be given an apartment

A new survey by matchmaking website revealed that over half of all single Chinese people born after the 1990s agree with premarital cohabitation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 19:08:43

Reverse culture shock for expats is real, but also funny

Last month, I happened upon a video by a so-called comedy troupe based in Shanghai named Mamahuhu.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 19:08:43

Word Matters

“Life-saving backpacks help you escape a high-rise.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 19:08:41

Roots, family, culture, history

Sidney Cheung, lead instructor at Capstone Shanghai Ltd, was born in 1987 in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:58:39

Long john silvers

Tuesday marks the beginning of winter according to the 24 Solar Terms. As temperatures rapidly drop in Shanghai, one of the most dreadful seasons of the region (second to summer) ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:38:39

Lounging around

A free outdoor workers’ lounge, located on Gushan Road in Pudong New Area, provides couriers, deliverymen, sanitation workers, taxi drivers and construction laborers a 5-square-meter space equipped with television, air ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:28:39

Word Matters

“It’s all about getting high scores.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:22:39

Taxi stands on the Bund will help eliminate black cabs

When I read that Shanghai recently introduced five waiting stands for taxis at the Bund, my first reaction was: bien joué (well done)! It shows the local government’s determination to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:22:39