Metro Shanghai

China's millennial consumers are a driving force behind the global luxury market


According to the 16th edition of Bain & Company's annual global luxury study in December 2017, globally Chinese nationals purchased 32 percent of personal luxury goods in 2017.

National industrial heritage list released

On the list, Shanghai has six industrial heritages: General Bureau of Machine Manufacture of Jiangnan, Waibaidu Bridge, Fufeng Flour Factory, Fuxin Flour Factory, Yangshupu Waterworks and Shanghai Eastern Sewage Treatment ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:13:39

Police tackle traffic congestion due to snow

Public security data from Shanghai revealed that traffic congestion and related accidents dropped 17 percent and 20 percent respectively due to heavy police presence, Wenhui Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:08:40

Word Matters

“It's not the busiest time.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:08:39

Virtual games targeting single females lead to difficult reality

Modern Chinese society discriminates against women in a variety of way, but I never imagined that one must get married just to make their life complete. Only when one plus ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:03:39

To clone or not to clone

This is a major breakthrough in life science. But how are expats and locals in Shanghai reacting to the big news? The Global Times recently interviewed some people on the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:58:40

Word Matters

“Now more local people understand the importance of garbage sorting.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:48:39

Shanghai time-honored brands surge in sales

Major food enterprises in Shanghai are catering to Spring Festival sales as the Year of Dog approaches, Laodong Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:38:39

Intelligent micro food markets open in city

A micro food market was recently opened in Xinjiayuan community, Baoshan district, one of many new municipal practical projects for 2018, Xinmin Evening News reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:38:39

Hey all you single Chinese, blind dates are not so terrible

Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) holiday, an annual peak period for parents to arrange blind dates for their single adult children, is once again approaching. Blind dates, a somewhat outdated method ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:33:40

Snowed under

Thursday morning, Shanghainese woke up to find snow on their rooftops, cars and lawns, a rare scene in the city. The first flurries arrived Wednesday afternoon and quickly became a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:23:39

Drawing Conclusions

Hospitals across the city have launched contingency plans to deal with the recent heavy snowfall and icy roads, according to Wenhui Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:03:39

Shanghai to accelerate construction of world-class science city: mayor

Shanghai will speed up its development of a new “world-class” science city that aims to attract top talent and researchers from around the world, Mayor Ying Yong said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/25 18:03:39

Urbanization and de-urbanization

Shanghai's Fengxian district recently released its new Opinions on the Implementation of Fengxian's Rural Revitalization Plan (currently in the trial phase).
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 17:58:39

Citizens' average life expectancy hits high

Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning announced that, in 2017, the average life expectancy of citizens climbed to 83.37 years, with women to 85.85 years and men 80.98 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 19:13:39

Word Matters

“I have never felt so exhausted all my life.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 19:09:31

Popular new mobile game targets China's Zen-generation

A new mobile game called Travel Frog has taken China by storm. This game was developed by Hit-Point Co, a Japanese company. It starts with a tiny frog sitting at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 19:08:39

More than 700 Shanghai school libraries upgraded

Shanghai Municipal Education Committee announced Tuesday that more than 700 primary and middle schools across the city have functionally upgraded their libraries, Laodong Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 19:08:39

Laba Festival

As the last month on the Chinese lunar calendar approaches to close out the year, a holiday spirit is pervading Shanghai. Laba Festival, which falls on the eighth day of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 19:03:40