Metro Shanghai

Shanghai's newest landmark stunning with outstanding luxury


Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong on August 8, marking the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in China.

Smart upgrades for city's many vegetable markets

Wet markets of Shanghai have experienced great changes since 2005, from outdoor to indoor and from messy to clean.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:43:40

Youthful communication

Young foreigners from different countries and regions participate in an activity held in Shanghai over the weekend to celebrate the establishment of Shanghai International Youth Exchange Center. The center serves ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:43:40

Chinese relatives can be troublesome and gossipy

There are at least two “types” of annoying Chinese relatives. The first type are those who ask you for help anytime and anywhere as a matter of course. From borrowing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:43:39

Forum for co-development between China and the US held in Shanghai

In Allison's view, China is a rising and risen power and the impact of it is that as China realizes its own dream to “make China great again,” it is ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:38:39

Returned talents exceed 300k in Yangtze delta

The total number of overseas returned talents in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, and Hefei, exceeded 300,000, according to a job fair organized by Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association, Xinmin Evening News ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 18:18:39

Districts will have winter sports centers by 2022

Shanghai recently launched the project to bring winter sports to local campuses, aiming to popularize basic knowledge of the Olympic winter games and competitions through physical education classes, sports activities ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 18:13:40

March of the lunar pigs

A vendor and her customer look for New Year decorations at a small commodities market near Yuyuan Garden of Shanghai on Saturday. With the Chinese Lunar Year of the Pig ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 18:13:40

Senior citizens still have lots to contribute to our society

It's important to remember and admit that the elderly are talented resources who are in fact far more capable than those of us in our 20s, 30s and 40s, simply ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 18:13:39

Two-day Comicup exhibition brings erciyuan culture to Shanghai

Shanghai is famous for its openness and diversity. While two-dimension, or erciyuan, subculture, is less accepted in China's smaller cities and rural areas, it is highly welcomed among Shanghai citizens, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 17:53:40

British Council announces 2018 teaching awards

The award welcomed applications from nonnative English teachers of Chinese nationality. Short videos illustrating their teaching methods in the classroom were submitted. An expert panel organized by the council selected ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 17:18:39

Photo exhibit showcases region's folk culture

Nearly 200 black and white photos with a theme of Shanghai and Jiangnan (the region south of the Yangtze River) culture were put on display at Shanghai Changning Folk Culture ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 18:18:45

Vocational student employment 99 percent

According to new statistics released by the local authority, the employment rate of students in 75 vocational schools reached 98.75 percent in 2018, 0.38 percent more than that of 2017, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 18:18:44

All said, Shanghai is pretty great for raising children

A new survey of 3,600 children between the ages of eight and 18 attending local schools in Shanghai was recently released, Shanghai Observer reported, revealing their satisfaction levels toward the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 18:13:41

Judgment day

Yang Gannian (left) and his wife stand outside Shanghai High People's Court on Thursday after the trial was over.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 18:13:40

As winter falls, ski parks across the city are opening

The first snowfall of the season arrived in Shanghai last weekend, and while the snow quickly melted once it touched the ground, it left many local citizens who traditionally have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 17:48:40

Changning district to develop economic demonstration zone

Changning district recently unveiled its plan to develop the Hongqiao Linkong Economic Demonstration Zone into an international aviation hub, a base for the headquarters of global aviation enterprises, a cluster ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 17:38:39

Man hit by falling cat looks for its owner

The accident happened Monday evening while the man, surnamed Liu, was taking a stroll in his community. “I was hit by a cat falling from sky. It struggled a while ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:03:41

Reservations for HPV vaccines scheduled

A 9-valent HPV vaccines manufacturer said that they are trying to increase supply, as demand is increasing globally. Moreover, the production process is complicated and usually takes over three months.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:03:40