Metro Shanghai

A testament of will

The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.

Word Matters

“I hope he can feel society’s warmth.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 18:33:39

Hashtags are not enough to break stigma of sexual assault

Earlier this month, The New York Times reported that movie producer and Hollywood studio executive Harvey Weinstein had engaged in alleged sexual misconduct with numerous actresses, models and employees of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 18:33:39

You might save a life in 5 minutes by learning CPR

Safe Kids Worldwide and Shanghai Children’s Medical Center jointly launched the “5 minute learning cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)” project Monday morning at Shanghai Children’s Medical Center Station on Metro Line 6, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 17:58:40

International schools in Shanghai lack teachers

With the increase of international and bilingual schools in recent years, more good teachers are needed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 17:58:39

Ferryboat serenade

Located in Baihe town of Shanghai’s Qingpu district, Wanshi Ferry Crossing is the only ferry service operated along Suzhou Creek. The 110-meter-long voyage, which takes only 90 seconds, has been ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 17:58:39

Racist advertising and products are probably just desperate PR

Is there any more satisfying indulgence than the sweet nectar of moral social outrage? Far from insulating us from the thrust and parry of debate in the outside world, expat ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 19:03:39

Heavy air pollution and cold front hit Shanghai

Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center reported that severe air pollution occurred in Shanghai at Sunday noon. The local air pollution index reached 217, reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 18:43:39

Automatic noodle machines shut down

Three automatic noodle machines appeared in Shanghai recently. It took less than a minute to pay for and prepare the instant noodles, which cost less than 10 yuan per bowl.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 18:28:39

Word Matters

“Let’s take good care of them in their old age.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 18:23:39

Little dead are out in droves, I remember Halloween

Chinese and foreign partygoers dressed up in ghost costumes join a Halloween party held at Shanghai’s Kingboard Square Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 18:23:39


The 10th Shanghai International Magic Festival (SIMF), held from Thursday to Sunday, took locals for a ride of illusions, dreams and fantasies. Initiated in 1994, the biennial event has become ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 17:53:39

PSA Collection Series – Li Shan

This event comprehensively focuses on Li Shan’s BioArt-themed projects, a first in China. Among the pieces on display, two involve living organisms, while the remaining are plans, sketches, drawings and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 17:48:39

Cello recital by Trey Lee

Hailed a “miracle” by Gramophone magazine, Hong Kong-born cellist Trey Lee collaborates with artists and orchestras such Maazel, Ashkenazy, Bashmet, Sinaisky, Mikko Franck, Philharmonia London, Philharmonic Orchestra Radio France, Munich ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 17:43:40

Hongbao blues

There is a long tradition in China which dictates that if someone attends a Chinese wedding, he should offer a hongbao (wads of cash stuffed in a red envelope) to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 17:43:39

Drawing Conclusions

As a result of artificial intelligence advancement, many companies in China are now pursuing business ventures in cashier-less stores.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 18:43:39

Shanghai fright fest!

Halloween is upon us! Ghosts, goblins, witches, monsters and jack-o’-lanterns are currently creeping their way through the dark streets of Shanghai and into the city’s theaters, markets and haunted houses. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 18:28:40


Shanghai International Nature Conservation Festival concluded Friday following seven days of events, lectures and films held to raise public awareness about nature and environmental protection in and around the city. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 18:23:39

Red couplets

Two women show Chinese calligraphy at a Chongyang Festival event, also known as Double Ninth Festival, which falls on Saturday this year, at Jing’an Park Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 18:03:40