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.

Don't let parental anxiety influence our children's future

We all have sent our child to learn Chinese calligraphy, mathematics, English and drawing, because Chinese parents are becoming more and more anxious about our children's education.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:28:40

Asia's largest circus tent opens in Shanghai

The flowing tent theater took four years to build, and is the result of a global collaboration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:28:39

Scientific knowledge promoted to grass roots

The purpose of the event was to promote lifelong learning and provide visitors with five experiencing zones under different themes, such as safety science knowledge, social science knowledge and natural ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:23:40

Runners-up

Participants of the 2018 Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon pose for photos Sunday. The race took place at the city's landmark 632-meter-high Shanghai Tower in Lujiazui of Pudong New Area ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:18:39

In search of the golden horse

A man walks by an installation of a horse with colorful wings standing on Fuxing Road West of Shanghai on Sunday. The horse is part of a new street-side exhibition ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 18:13:40

New Lu Ban school kicks off to teach Shanghai urban planning techniques to foreigners

Seeping through is the study of ancient Chinese building culture as well as the most advanced up-to-date building techniques and standards, with both class teaching and on-site tours of landmarks ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 17:28:39

Shanghai's hi-tech enterprises benefit from governmental guidelines

The municipal government will also simplify the application process of documents for companies to be officially recognized as new hi-tech enterprises; patent examination speed will also be enhanced.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 17:13:39

Foreigners in Shanghai share opinions about Asian otaku culture

The Asian internet is in fact becoming more and more obsessed with anime characters, where many otaku men have romantic relationships with cartoons and dolls.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:43:41

City has 31 bookstores on university campuses

Different from ordinary brick-and-mortar bookstore or chain brands, campus bookstores (usually with a university press as its major operator) have more academic goals in terms of selecting books, market position ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:18:41

China international arts festival concludes

More than 10,000 artists from 63 overseas countries and regions and 22 domestic provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions presented their fabulous performances to over 5 million people. Notably, the capacity ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:18:40

Was Nicki Minaj scammed by a Shanghai music festival?

In essence, the concert promoters are leveraging the band's name to sell tickets in advance in order to pay the performer in advance, which is often the only way to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:13:41

The great outdoors

As cold weather arrives in the city with rain and wind, the occasional sunny day attracts droves of local residents to get outside for some fresh air and exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:13:40

Making light of the holidays

A lighting ceremony featuring a distinctive Christmas tree and other artistic lighting installations was held in Xintiandi on Wednesday evening to welcome Christmas and the approaching New Year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 18:03:40

City attracts thousands of foreign-funded projects since reform

According to statistics released by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, the top 100 foreign-funded companies in Shanghai had total revenues of nearly 2.94 trillion yuan ($423.5 billion) in 2017, ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/22 17:58:41

New Yorkers explore Chinese cuisine during Shanghainese food festival

Nestled between the Yangtze River and the Pacific Ocean, Shanghai's defining character of openness, creativity and tolerance has helped cultivate its spectacular culinary culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/22 17:58:40

Rain rain go away

According to Shanghai's meteorological authorities, a cold front will hit the city soon.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:42

Chinese white-collar workers should pay attention to health

A healthy lifestyle isn't built overnight, but it doesn't collapse overnight either.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:41

Cargo ship capsizes, two mariners rescued

A passenger ship from Wusong of Baoshan district heading to Hengsha of Chongming district spotted the mariners just 10 minutes after setting out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 19:13:41