Metro Shanghai

Italian students in China follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo

Back in the 13th century, a young Italian merchant named Marco Polo made his way to China via the ancient Silk Road. Stories of his adventures, encounters and observations were later compiled into The Travels of Marco Polo, one of the most well-known travelogues among Italians looking to trade with China.

Visit these historical protected communities and villages outside of Shanghai

The recently nominated Luodian town is located at the Northwest part of Baoshan district and was formed around the Tang Dynasty (618–907). Due to its proximity to rivers and the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:18:42

Shanghai's time-honored and protected buildings lovingly cared for

Ma believes that the maintenance of historical buildings should be based on the premise of “repairing the old as old” with an emphasis on keeping old-fashioned facades in line with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:08:42


Visitors look at historic photos at a themed exhibition held in a historical building along Huaihai Road Middle of Shanghai on Tuesday. Opening on Monday, the new exhibition celebrates the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:28:40

Fifty new high-end Benz ride-sharing cars released

Each car comes with an intelligent data-collection system which can be remotely controlled to protect the safety of the customers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:13:40

Shanghai and Hong Kong to cooperate in science

According to the agreement, both cities will encourage and support joint scientific research and construct labs between universities and scientific research institutes in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:13:39

Webcasting from urban schools can enhance rural education

Without these webcasts, rural students might always live in their “small countryside bubbles” and never know how their urban peers live – and, more importantly, why their urban peers have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:08:40

Deck the halls

A foreigner pays for Christmas products on Monday at Yiwu International Trade City in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province. The market welcomes the peak season every December. Orders come from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:08:39

Shanghai restaurants struggle to meet demand for CNY

The price for CNY dinner in Shanghai was reported to witness a 10 to 20 percent increase on average this year. But the rising prices have not affected the market. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:03:40

Dance celebration organized by Consulate General of Argentina in Shanghai

Tango is a partner dance that originated in the late 19th century in Argentina. At the beginning of the 20th century, dancers and orchestras from Buenos Aires traveled to Europe, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:53:39

Volunteers in Shanghai provide support to children with infantile autism

To properly serve local autistic children, the volunteers are given professional training before their service.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:43:41

Chinese and American scholars gather in Shanghai to discuss China-US ties

In January 1, 1979, China and the US established diplomatic relations. On December 14, 2018, a conference commemorating the 40th anniversary of China-US diplomatic normalization was held in Shanghai, attended ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:58:39

Arranging rice cakes

A worker arranges niangao rice cakes at a food factory in Haian of East China's Jiangsu Province on Monday. The city has a long tradition of making niangao at the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:53:39

First railway to cross above Huangpu River

A new stretch of the Line 5 subway from Minhang district to Fengxian district will be put into operation according to local authorities, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday. It will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:48:40

Smart upgrades for city's many vegetable markets

Wet markets of Shanghai have experienced great changes since 2005, from outdoor to indoor and from messy to clean.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:43:40

Youthful communication

Young foreigners from different countries and regions participate in an activity held in Shanghai over the weekend to celebrate the establishment of Shanghai International Youth Exchange Center. The center serves ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:43:40

Chinese relatives can be troublesome and gossipy

There are at least two “types” of annoying Chinese relatives. The first type are those who ask you for help anytime and anywhere as a matter of course. From borrowing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:43:39

Forum for co-development between China and the US held in Shanghai

In Allison's view, China is a rising and risen power and the impact of it is that as China realizes its own dream to “make China great again,” it is ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:38:39

Returned talents exceed 300k in Yangtze delta

The total number of overseas returned talents in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, and Hefei, exceeded 300,000, according to a job fair organized by Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association, Xinmin Evening News ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 18:18:39