Metro Shanghai

A problem shared is a problem halved

Sharing economy, also known as collaborative economy or peer economy, is an umbrella term for the general premise of unchanged ownership, temporarily transferring the right of usage to improve the utilization rate of resources so that both sides of supply and demand benefit.

The return of Lady M

After being ordered to shut down by police Tuesday afternoon, American-brand cake shop Lady M, located at Shanghai IFC Mall in Pudong New Area, reopened Wednesday morning to hundreds of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 11:03:39

Pretending to be into Game of Thrones

Here are some simple tricks and basic facts that will help you survive this Game of Thrones fever, if you haven’t seen it or you are not caught up.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 5:03:40

Local sushi restaurant accused of copying

Sushi Ichi, a Shanghai-based restaurant, denied accusations of copying a Michelin one-starred restaurant in Japan, Xinmin Evening News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:58:39

Bike-sharing insurance and association launched

China’s first bike-sharing insurance platform was launched at the inauguration of the new Shanghai bike-sharing association, affiliated with Shanghai Bicycle Association, Laodong Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:58:39

Word Matters

“The minibus was turned into canned meat.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:53:39

Norwegian ambitions

“Salmon, the fjord, Aurora Borealis, tall people, long cold winters ... ” These are some of the general impressions of Norway most foreigners have of the northern country, this Global ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:43:39

Symmetry, stability and balance

While covering the Oslo Runway event in Norway in August, this Global Times reporter encountered a strange phenomenon. Her Asian face and live-streaming Putonghua session on popular Chinese social media ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 17:23:39

College student has heart stroke during plane flight

A 21-year-old female college student had a heart stroke during a flight from Guiyang, capital of Guizhou Province, to Shanghai Friday. Fortunately she was attended to by Zhou Jia, vice ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:25

Authorities meet with offending taxi companies

Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission have released a new list of complaints of the city’s taxi industry from the first half of the year, reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:24

China needs to address its growing addiction to games

Last week, while hanging out at a mall with one of my classmates, we saw a large screen showing some exciting game battles being broadcast from mobile phones. Nearby, 10 ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:12:24

Word Matters

“If you were a tree, would you be comfortable if someone dragged you?”
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:03:39

Spendthrift students

The mother of a Chinese college-bound student recently sought help from the online community with regard to how much money she should give her daughter as a monthly stipend. Originally ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:53:39

On the fast lane

On Monday, Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy and Industry of Israel, Trade & Investments Mission to China of Embassy of Israel and Economic & Trade Mission to East China ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 17:18:39

Flowing moonlight – Wu Muye piano recital

Chinese pianist Wu Muye was born in 1985 and started to learn piano at the age of four.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 15:08:39

Expats from a war-torn country make the most out of life in work and study while living in China

Ehab Ghanem walked into the cafe with a briefcase in hand. He ordered a cup of espresso, then sat down beside the casement window facing towards the street and turned ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 16:18:39

Drawing Conclusions

A-week-long safety education campaign for students in Shanghai kicked off at a local primary school Monday, according to a report by Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 19:03:40

A storm is brewing

As a favorite season of Chinese poets and artists since time immemorial, autumn inspires with its crisp climate and golden foliage. Thus, it has long been the preferred time to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:28:39

Wet market pick-pocket gang caught in Pudong

A criminal gang that stole 5,000 yuan ($765.27) from a wet market customer were brought to justice, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 17:23:40