Metro Shanghai

How have Chinese people's traveling habits changed since China's reform and opening-up?


According to statistics released by National Bureau of Statistics, the number of trips made by domestic travelers rose from 524 million in 1994 to 5 billion in 2017. The number of overseas visits of Chinese citizens also increased from 3.73 million in 1994 to 135.13 million in 2016. But this was not the case in the 1970s and 1980s, when the concept of traveling was still unfamiliar to most ordinary Chinese residents.

Foreigners in Shanghai share opinions about actors and movies

As xiaoxianrou and xiaoxianhua (young Chinese celebrities who are good looking and have large followings but often lack true talent) now occupy most entertainment business resources in China, others who ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:23:40

Plants vs people

A woman rides a float decorated with lights at an outdoor festival held at The Hub Mall of Hongqiao in Shanghai on Tuesday. With flowers, fire and fairyland as its ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:13:41

New era, new women

Also, discrimination in the workplace against women has in fact been rising since the launch of China's new second-child policy in 2016. Considering the possibility that a female worker will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/28 18:13:40

Hanfu revival is not a symbol of China's nationalism

It is obvious that for many hanfu lovers, learning about and wearing traditional Chinese clothing is a personal hobby and does not have any secret connotations or cult-like symbolism, which ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:28:41

Manufacturing Shanghai

A man takes photos of exhibits at an event on Tuesday displaying 500 leading and influential achievements that Shanghai has made in the industrial field since China's reform of opening-up. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:28:40

Report shows gender discrimination persists

The age of Shanghai women getting married or delivering a child has seen a sharp rise, according to a report released by Shanghai Women's Federation on Tuesday. Discrimination against women ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:23:40

City contributes most in bank card consumption

A new report released on a think tank forum shows that the average monthly consumption payment via bank or credit cards in four cities – Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Suzhou of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:18:41

Fogging up

China's meteorological authorities issued an orange alert for fog at 6 am on Tuesday morning. Jiangsu, Shanghai and northern Zhejiang Province are expected to see heavy fog from Tuesday to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:18:40

Outcome Media company Xaxis targets China with disruptive digital advertising

Though today's netizens are far more reluctant to click on online ads, programmatic advertising can help change subconscious consumption behaviors in a mutual beneficial way for both the advertisers and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 19:08:40

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss the fanatical culture of superstar fandom

Chinese fans are famously fanatical about their favorite idols. In addition to the usual likes, shares and comments of Chinese idols' posts on social media, they are also willing to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/27 18:43:40

Animal cloning is a selfish act by humans who miss their pets

Since there is a failure rate, two or three surrogate animals are usually used for one clone. This means that to create a clone of your pet, several animals of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:13:40

15th World Wushu event to take place in Minhang

This biennial event will open in October of 2019, and is expected to attract over 1,200 athletes and referees from about 100 countries and regions. To prepare for the event, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:13:40

Cultural Industries Expo to be held in Shanghai

The expo, including exhibitions, forums and other related activities, will gather China's leading cultural companies to show the leadership of the Yangtze River Delta region in cultural industries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:08:40

Saturday, in the park

Visitors enjoy the resplendent scenery of early winter at a park in Shanghai on Sunday. Many woodland areas around the city are turning different colors as cold weather quickly approaches. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:08:40

Asian Le Mans Series 2018/19 season opens at Shanghai International Circuit

The Number 8 car from Swiss racing team Spirit of Race won the LMP 2 class and finished first overall after a 4-hour endurance race. The Asian Le Mans Series ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 19:08:39

Virgin Atlantic launches new economy products to better serve Chinese consumers

Nowadays, Virgin Atlantic has become the second largest international airline of the UK. The company regards China as a very key market and has been making great efforts to serve ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:48:41

China Shanghai International Arts Festival concludes

The closing performance, ballet Don Quixote, was choreographed by Alicia Alonso, a Cuban ballet choreographer and general director of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, based on the novel with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:48:39

Family time

The exhibition features old certificates, tickets, historic photographs and letters, presenting the development of the local family culture since China's reform and opening-up, with multimedia, material objects and interactive experiences. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/26 18:38:41