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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.

Pakistani's stem cell transplant in Shanghai

A 30-year-old Pakistani man successfully received transplantation of cord blood hematopoietic stem cells provided by China Stem Cell Group at Shanghai General Hospital's Southern Division in Songjiang district Wednesday, thepaper.cn ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 19:28:40

Shanghai's night bus lack passengers

Some night buses in Shanghai carry no passengers at night anymore, Shanghai Observer reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 19:28:40

China's first-ever unstaffed bookstore combines physical browsing experience with high-tech checkout service

On the green Guoquan Road leading to Fudan University stands a tiny bookstore. Over the past 14 years it has said goodbye to several generations of graduates –along with Shanghai's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/25 17:43:40

Foreigners in Shanghai express their opinions about local drivers

But for foreigners from countries where the automobile industry is already highly developed, what are their attitudes toward unmanned automobiles and how do they feel about Chinese drivers in general? ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 19:33:39

Chinese should say no to internet porn and predators

Vibrant, life-loving women with huge potential deserve safety and protection. With online porn, predators shame women and compromise human dignity. Do not let the predators prevail. Women should be brave ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 18:58:40

City to promote QR code tourism at local sites

Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration will perfect and promote the QR codes of the city's historic structures.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 18:58:39

Increase in prosecution of IP crimes in Shanghai

The 2017 procuratorate white paper on intellectual property (IP) issued by Shanghai People's Procuratorate shows that authorities approved 146 arrest cases and prosecuted 210 lawsuits of IP infringement in 2017, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 18:53:42

Lottery ticket addict imprisoned for arson

A 41-year-old local lottery ticket buyer was sentenced to prison for four years for arson by Pudong New Area People's Court, Shanghai Morning Post reported Tuesday. The unemployed man, surnamed ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 18:53:39

Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey Numan Kurtulmus arrives in Shanghai

The 2018 Turkey Tourism Year in China kicked off in Shanghai recently following its opening ceremony in Beijing on April 17. To celebrate the launch of the event, Turkish dance ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 18:33:39

Foreigners in Shanghai discuss deceitful females

A new Chinese buzzword, lü cha biao (green tea woman), refers to women who make their appearance look as pure as green tea, pretending to be sweet and innocent, but ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 18:58:39

China's first unmanned bookstore launches

On World Book and Copyright Day, which fell on Monday, Alibaba's Tmall and Zhida Bookstore debuted China's first unmanned bookstore.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 18:28:39

Untrustworthy groups face railway ban

National authorities recently released guidelines to promote the establishment of China's social credit system, in which untrustworthy people could be banned from riding trains during certain periods.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 18:28:39

Older communities in city demand upgraded security surveillance

A woman surnamed Qiu who lives in Shuangshan compound of Putuo district complained that her license plate was purposely damaged by someone.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 18:23:39

Shanghai parks extend opening times

Shanghai plans to extend the opening hours of parks around the city in order to accommodate the needs and demands of local residents, according to Jiefang Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:13:39

Tattoo art carnival held in Shanghai

The 2018 Shanghai (Spring) International Tattoo Art Carnival was held at Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center from Friday to Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 15:53:39

Pudong New Area's 28th anniversary of opening-up

April 18 marked the 28th anniversary of Pudong New Area's opening-up and development. If you want to know China's progress, you should study Shenzhen in the 1980s and Pudong in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:53:39

Which is more right in society: work to live or live to work?

Do we have to work to live or live to work? How many times has this sentence been heard and what is the right answer? Since humanity created the first ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:28:39

Shanghai Int'l Half Marathon beats the heat

Kenyan male runner Geoffrey Kimutai Koech and female runner Haftamnesh Tesfay Haylu from Ethiopia took the leads respectively among 15,000 runners in the 2018 Shanghai International Half Marathon held Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:23:40