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Queuing for mooncakes

Some time-honored food shops in Shanghai have already started to sell mooncakes even though the Mid-Autumn Festival is still about one month away.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:58:40

Shanghai's nightlife needs more alternative dance clubs

The other great myth of Shanghai is calling it “the city that never sleeps.” Search-engine that tired cliche + Shanghai and you will pull up dozens of articles calling it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:53:40

200 electric taxis to be deployed for CIIE expo

These new-energy vehicles use batteries that can operate for 260 to 270 kilometers before requiring a recharge. The battery can be fast-charged 80 percent in approximately 40 minutes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:48:41

City promotes sports industry innovation

Chen Qun, vice mayor of Shanghai, introduced the municipal government's latest 30 guidelines for the development and innovation of the city's sports industry at a press conference on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:48:40

Model citizens

People inspect a model at a patriotic education base on Wednesday. Since July, many local youth have joined the activity to honor China's revolutionary martyrs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:43:42

Trekking along Huihang Ancient Trail

“Because one does not practice well in his past life, he is born in Huizhou (a historical region in southeastern China) in the present life.” This is a lyric from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 18:38:40

Over 200 UK university students get taste of Chinese language and culture

“It's nice to see how modern China has become, and how global a city like Shanghai really is now,” 21-year-old Tiffany Campbell, a student from University of the West of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:53:39

We must learn how to protect elderly residents in hot weather

So whenever you hear an old person complain “there is no need to turn on the AC,” they probably do not know what they are saying. As my mother gets ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:38:40

New measures for exit/entry to be implemented

Those measures include allowing mainland residents to apply for replacement and reissuance of exit-entry documents, such as a passport, at any exit-entry authorities. Residents can apply for exit-entry documents ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:38:40

Shanghai sports sector to become more developed

Data from the application guide of related funds reveal that authorities capped the amount of funding support for general and major projects at 5 million yuan ($733,333) and 10 million ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:38:39

We love Lele!

Lele, the official mascot of the Shanghai Tourism Festival, shows up on Nanjing Road East on Monday to help create a festive atmosphere for the upcoming event. The 29th Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:33:40

Consul General believes China and Singapore enjoy diverse cooperation

As a global financial center, Singapore plays an important role in China's Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:33:39

Fifty mosquito repellents proven to be ineffective

An expert suggested that babies should not use such products.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 18:23:40

Shanghai student beats older neighbor to death

Eventually Qu dropped to the ground and died from multiple internal fractures. Further investigation is underway.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 18:23:40

Shanghai losing talent, but it has nothing to do with a hukou

While I agree that a hukou can help attract competent talents to a city, I don't think it is the decisive factor why Shanghai is losing its appeal among millennials ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 18:23:39

Smart trash sorting

Over 30 such machines have been installed in some communities around Shanghai as the city promotes resource recycling. People are encouraged with certain cash rewards to sort and recycle via ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 18:18:39

Annual UK business and culture showcase to be held in Shanghai

For Chinese citizens who have never been to the UK, Best of British, an annual exhibition and celebration of English brands and culture, is an excellent channel for them to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 18:13:39

Seventh moon

Two cosplayers at a comic event in Shanghai on Saturday. The day also marks the Zhongyuan Festival, also known as ghost festival, which usually falls on the 15th day of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 19:28:40