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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.

Shanghai Marriage Culture Museum opens to public

As China's first provincial level museum of its kind, the new Shanghai Marriage Culture Museum showcases the historical evolution of Shanghai's marriage culture from the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) onward and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:33:39

Men steal takeaway meals after quitting jobs

Wang confessed to the police that he came to Shanghai in March to work, but he felt his job was too demanding and the payment too low, so he quit ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:18:39

Satisfaction level of Shanghai Metro rises

The survey focuses on five aspects of the city's subway system, including operational safety, vehicle condition, service quality, service convenience and complaints management.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:13:40

As a former expat, I miss the safety and security of Shanghai

During my daily commutes back in Shanghai, I never once encountered a thief or a thug. In Paris, however, I have already witnessed such shameful scenes at least five times ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:13:39

Local taxi drivers sell snacks in their cars

First-time buyers can purchase a snack at a discounted price of just 0.01 yuan (less than 5 cents) in order to try the new service.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/6 18:08:39

China's first provincial level marriage culture museum opens in Shanghai

Set up in Putuo District Resident Service Center, the museum is China's first provincial level marriage culture museum. It showcases the historical evolution of Shanghai's marriage culture from the Qing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 19:38:39

Encounter classic Chinese children's literature at People's Square

After the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival was announced at the Music Corner of People's Square Metro Station recently, it was time for commuters to be surprised once again, as ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:43:40

Blind singer not allowed at hotel with guide dog

A blind singer was refused by a local hotel due to his guide dog, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday. The singer was disappointed. But most hotels do not allow customers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:38:43

Blind singer not allowed at hotel with guide dog

A blind singer was refused by a local hotel due to his guide dog, Shanghai Morning Post reported Thursday. The singer was disappointed. But most hotels do not allow customers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:38:39

Shanghai will brand its global service ability

By 2020, Shanghai aims to remarkably increase its ability to allocate global resources, realize a high-quality development for the service economy, provide better quality of life for residents, and improve ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:13:41

New policies aim at high-end foreign talents

According to the policies, one high-end talent can recommend six team members to apply for the card; foreign talents working for the mentioned nine employers are allowed to do part-time ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:08:40

Banks enter Shanghai home leasing market

Property owners in Shanghai can now lease their home to a bank and receive a lump-sum long-term rental fee.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 18:08:40

Annual free outdoor music festival returns to the streets of Shanghai

JZ Spring 2018, an annual jazz music festival, was held from Monday to Wednesday along the city's downtown Nanjing Road West. With Jing'an Park at its core, the carnival extended ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 19:03:39

Adult Chinese men dating preteen girls is reprehensible

A healthy romantic relationship is based on mutual love and respect. But Zhang seems to prefer to be able to control this underage girl in an unhealthy combination of possession ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:58:39

Shanghai pilots senior consultancy services

The consultancies will provide senior care information, interpret policy and pair local elderly with suitable services, utilizing social service facilities, institutions and personal resources.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:53:39

Lottery winner can't collect big winnings

Wang ordered takeout food on a cellphone app in December 2017. The value of the invoice was 70 yuan. When tax authorities phoned her on April 10 to notify her ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:48:40

Lost baby girl returned home safe and sound

The girl's grandfather surnamed Wang had asked the stranger to watch the girl while he went to fetch his adult daughter-in-law. When Wang returned, both the baby and the stranger ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:48:39

Live poultry trading resumed in Shanghai

Shanghai resumed live poultry trading at its 117 designated trading spots Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:43:40