Metro Shanghai

A gentleman's guide


Skincare products, perfumes, shampoo and gels, trendy clothes, accessories, cosmetics... These things are no longer limited to women, at least not in China. More and more local men are investing in their appearance. The global male grooming market was valued at $47.2 billion in 2015, and the number is expected to reach $60.7 billion by 2020, according to statistics released by Euromonitor.

Local drivers fined for outdated information

Shanghai traffic police recently punished 16 drivers who did not update their driving license information, part of dozens of inspections of local vehicle owners involving 100 companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:33:41

Music in the Summer Air festival kicks off

The concert hall of Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will host this year's Music in the Summer Air (MISA) festival. From July 1 to 16, a total of 24 concerts are expected ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:33:40

A dish made from lotus

A canteen in Guyi Garden launched new dishes themed around the lotus flower on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:33:39

Slovenian book corner of Shanghai Library opens to public

On June 25th, the Statehood Day of the Republic of Slovenia, the opening ceremony of “Slovenian Book Corner” of Shanghai Library was held at 1555 Middle Huaihai Road, Xuhui district.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:28:39

A Combined Vision: Exhibition of Asian and European Classic Prints

This exhibition is jointly organized by Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum and Heilongjiang Art Museum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:18:39

A group exhibition: Hon – Niki de Saint Phalle & Shen Yuan

This summer, the exhibition “Hon – Niki de Saint Phalle & Shen Yuan” will present visitors with the classic works of two artists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:13:40

Don't let social media accounts shape your view of life

I do not simply deny the roles of these accounts covering almost all social platforms in China, but we can not hide ourselves behind the intangible web to follow ready-made ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:18:39

First symposium on Chinese universities

The first national symposium on Chinese universities operating schools abroad was held on June 28, Guangming Online reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:13:39

Tax refund in city 75 percent of national total

According to Shanghai Municipal Tax Service, 49,000 tax refund applications for 48,000 overseas tourists have been successfully handled 70 million yuan ($10 million) in refunded taxes, with the sales of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:10:55

Puppy love

Animal lovers participate in a free dog adoption event held in a community in Jing'an district on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:08:40

Hanfu catwalk show presents beauty and innovation of China's traditional clothing

On the evening of Saturday, a hanfu-themed catwalk show took place in downtown Jing'an district, at which dozens of artists, professional models as well as internet celebrities together displayed ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 19:08:39

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss 2018 FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup raised its curtain with a glitzy opening ceremony in Moscow on June 14. The world's most talented players and teams gathered in Russia fighting for ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 18:43:40

Onward and forward

Soldiers push forward despite the heavy rain on June 22, kicking off a one-week physical training course of the Shanghai Armed Police Corps.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 19:23:40

Flies found in Haidilao Hot Pot food pre-IPO

A customer complained about flies in her food at the Jinsong branch of Haidilao Hot Pot, making it more difficult for this leading hot pot restaurant to get listed on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 19:18:42

Beluga whales in Shanghai go to Iceland

Sea Life Trust, a British marine life protection charity, announced on Wednesday that two beluga whales in Shanghai Chang Feng Ocean World will move to a natural bay reserve in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 19:18:41

Most men ashamed to acknowledge their ED problem

With a clever Chinese name (Wei ge, literally “great brother”), Viagra enjoys a large customer base in China. Even though its global sales decreased 10 percent in 2014, its sales ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 19:18:40

To the folks on music row

A man plays a folk musical instrument. A Shanghai folk musical instrument company launched a new string instrument on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 19:13:40

How to tell the Chinese story to build a positive country image

Over 200 scholars from Chinese and Western universities, institutes and think tanks along with veteran journalists from domestic and foreign media recently attended the second annual China's Image and Global ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 19:08:40