Metro Shanghai

A testament of will

The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.

Shanghai shops refusing cash are illegal: authority

With the increasing popularity of mobile payment apps, “cashless payments” have become China’s hottest tech trend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 17:48:39

Thirty-one transportation companies downgraded

Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission released its third quarter enterprise credit assessment of road transport companies. Fifteen companies failed to pass the assessment and will be degraded, while a total of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 17:43:39

Shanghai residents should be grateful for free public toilets

After I moved to Paris from Shanghai a month ago to start a new life, I naturally expected to experience many differences and make many changes and adjustments. Saying “bonjour” ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 17:43:39

Word Matters

“Online recruitment presentations are convenient.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 17:38:39

Lost Laowaijie

Shanghai’s Laowaijie (aka Foreigners Street) located on Hongmei Road in distant Minhang district, has long been a popular destination for expats seeking international food and booze.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 19:18:39

Communicating through music

A Sino-European orchestra concert was recently held at Shanghai Symphony Hall. Organized by the Delegation of the European Union to China, it was the first of a series of cultural ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 19:13:40

City’s deciduous tree roads to increase

Roads lined with deciduous trees (which shed their leaves annually) in Shanghai will increase from 18 to 29, including along Sinan Road, Julu Road, Guangfu Road, Yuncheng Road, Honggu Road ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 19:03:39

China International Industry Fair in Shanghai

The 19th China International Industry Fair will be held from November 7 to 11 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), according to a press release Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 18:58:39

Word Matters

“Please pay attention to the warning signs!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 18:18:39

Learning Chinese language opened doors for this African

I was lucky enough to go to a school in South Africa that offered Chinese as a compulsory third language; Afrikaans being my second and English my first. I started ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 18:18:39

Cinema paradiso

People around the world recently participated in a grand celebration of Italian culture and its language as part of the 17th Annual Week of Italian Language in The World. Every ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 18:48:39

Shanghai to recruit 10,000 new teachers

A new phase in Shanghai’s “teacher reserve and training program” recently launched. According to incomplete statistics, the number of teachers in Shanghai is expected to increase 9,400 in 2018, a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 18:28:39

City airports see rise in passengers, cargo

Shanghai aviation hub has “leapfrogged” in recent years, officer from Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission said at a press conference Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 18:23:40

Word Matters

“It’s been more than two months.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 18:23:39

Chinese have an obligation to teach our seniors social media

Many youth and young adults tend to believe the cliché that seniors aren’t interested in learning new things.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 18:23:39

Clothes encounters

Xitang, a scenic yet rather quiet ancient town in East China’s Zhejiang Province, livened up over the weekend as thousands of visitors dressed up in hanfu, the traditional costume of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 18:13:39

Drawing Conclusions

Those who are reluctant to work or behave indolently might have mental health problems, Health News reported Monday. Shanghai health authority recently launched an event to monitor the psychological health ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 18:43:39

Education expo

Studying abroad has become an increasingly popular choice among the Chinese, as China’s middle-class continues to rise. According to statistics released by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 18:33:40