Metro Shanghai

Foreign students in Shanghai talk about the Belt and Road initiative


2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The past five years saw an explosion of foreign students coming to China to study under this initiative. What has the Belt and Road initiative brought to these foreign students and their countries? How does it overlap with their personal future? The Global Times recently spoke with some foreign students in Shanghai about the initiative.

Young talents are integral to a growing metropolis' vitality: report

Shanghai now ranks first as the country's top city for conducting business, according to a new report from The Rising Lab, a big data department under Yicai Media Group. Shenzhen, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/2 18:18:39

Foreigners in Shanghai guess the meaning of Chinese idioms and expressions

Throughout history, Chinese have created many other phrases and idioms relating to food and eating, which sometimes confuses foreigners unfamiliar with a food-centric culture. The Global Times recently introduced some ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 18:38:39

In China or in France, in-laws are hard to get along with

Prior to marrying my French husband and moving to France with him, I always assumed that in-law relations would be simpler there. But to my surprise, it is just as ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 18:13:39

Newly renovated Huangpu River Cruise

A newly renovated Huangpu River Cruise ferry terminal along with an upgraded sightseeing ferry was put into operation Tuesday to provide better, more comfortable and more convenient services for tourists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 18:08:39

Traffic police assist with Bund tourist congestion

During the recent May Day holiday, over 2,000 traffic police were on standby at the Bund to ensure road safety.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 18:03:40

Police crack down on overloaded cars during May Day holiday

Pudong police stopped a 5-seat car with 6 passengers near Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower on Monday, Xinmin Evening News reported Tuesday. The driver was deducted 6 points and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 18:03:40

British landscape paintings exhibited in Shanghai

From Gainsborough and Stubbs, to Turner and Constable, Whistler and Nicholson – British art is largely associated with the work of its great landscape painters. A new exhibition being held at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/1 17:48:39

Foreigners in Shanghai compare their partying habits with the Chinese

As the weather gets warmer this spring, city dwellers in China are joining in on more outdoor night time activities and staying out later. Many foreigners, however, prefer going to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 19:48:40

Shanghai destroys pirated and illegal publications

The event demonstrates authorities' determination in intellectual property protection and building up a sound social environment in Shanghai for the healthy growth of local juveniles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 19:18:40

Shanghai railway stations increase operations for May Day holiday

Some tickets to popular destinations, such as Hefei in East China's Anhui Province, are already sold out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 19:08:41

Two events in Shanghai promote local language and culture

“In the future I'd like to be a teacher, to help American children know more about Chinese culture,” said Elmakias, who taught English to children in Northwest China's Gansu Province ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 18:53:40

More efficient admin approval policy for city

Newly issued management methods for the notification-and-promise system of the city's administrative approval policy will be implemented starting May 1.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 18:38:40

International Import Expo seeking volunteers

China International Import Expo (CIIE) launched its volunteer recruitment Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 18:38:40

Shanghai residents enjoyed more pollution-free days in 2017

Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau revealed that the average density of PM2.5 in 2017 was only 39 micrograms per cubic meter
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/26 18:33:40

Changli Road food street shut down for rectification

A popular Shanghai night spot near Changli Road and Licheng Road of Pudong New Area, known as Changli Road night fair, was shut down recently for concentrated rectification. Before that, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 20:33:40

Shanghai metro Line 2 breaks down

Part of Line 2 was hit with malfunctions in its signaling equipment Wednesday morning during rush hour, holding up many passengers. After about five hours, the problem was fixed and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 19:58:40

Expats in China suffer from a cultural crisis every three years

If you feel like your joy for China is starting to fade and that everything that once felt normal appears weird to you, then most probably you are a foreigner ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 19:38:41

Construction of new industrial worker team

The advice proposes to incorporate competition awards into the city's skilled personnel incentive system and give priority to skilled talents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 19:28:41