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.

Historic wooden building moved to Shanghai, converted into bookstore

A two-story Chinese building over 400 years old has been relocated and renovated into a bookstore, which opened in Shanghai Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/28 18:53:40

Chinese-Norwegian financial cooperation seminar held in Shanghai

Financial experts, government officials and entrepreneurs from both China and Norway attended a seminar in Shanghai on Wednesday to further strengthen financial cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/28 18:48:40

Blood drive

A female sits for blood donation in Minhang district on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 18:13:41

Cambridge chancellor tours Shanghai school

David Cardwell, Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, met with students at Shanghai Thomas School to discuss how to better plan their studies and develop their comprehension abilities, Xinmin ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 18:13:41

Soft opening of city's first 'sharing kitchen'

The Market Supervision Bureau of Minhang district issued its first food business license for a “sharing kitchen” Tuesday. This brand new type of F&B operation has now entered its soft ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 18:13:40

What's wrong about older women waiting for marriage?

I myself am in my late-20s and am also beginning to feel the pressures and limitations that society places on us.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 18:08:40

Chinese-Canadian expands Silicon Valley education business into China

As the first employee of Udacity China in 2015, Robert Hsiung had a great dream and believed that education could change a person's fate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 16:58:40

Shanghai's own variety of melon, Nanhui 8424, in high demand as temperatures rise

Summer, the best season to eat watermelon, has arrived. The most favored variety of local watermelon is Nanhui 8424, which is from Pudong New Area.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/27 15:53:39

Mobile World Congress to be held in city

Mobile World Congress (MWC) will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from June 27 to 29, reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 17:43:40

Archeological dig

The Guangfulin Cultural Relics Park in Songjiang district features the Guangfulin Culture Exhibition Hall. It started operation on Tuesday. Prehistoric cultural remains were found underground there, making it a high-value ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 17:38:40

New music video features Shanghai roads

Shanghai Radio Station Dynamic 101 is recruiting candidates to shoot a music video for singer Dai Quan's new song, Shanghai Observer reported Monday. This single is about the people and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 17:38:40

Keeping cool

A child cools off in a water fountain in Jing'an district. Shanghai issued this year's first orange alert for heat on Tuesday, as the city experienced temperature highs of over ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 16:08:39

Global brains gather in Shanghai for new era of Chinese cinema

As one of the official forums of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival in 2018, a symposium called “Challenge VS Opportunity: New Era of Cinema” was held on June 21 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 15:48:39

Foreigners share graduation customs from their home countries

Scores from China's national college entrance examination, known as gaokao, were released recently, which touched the hearts of millions of students and their families. As the newcomers are about to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/26 15:43:39

Highlights of the launch of Shanghai-Global shopping ceremony

In order to make known the “Shanghai Shopping” brand, speed up the construction of an international consumer city, promote high quality development, create high quality life, conform to the trend ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 19:08:39

Overseas start-ups seek opportunities, investors, in the Chinese market

When you hear “start-up capital of the world,” what comes to you mind first?
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 19:03:39

Innovation labs to be established in schools

A 2018 blue book on information technology development in Shanghai basic education was released Monday. According to this paper, almost all schools at different stages in Shanghai have completed the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:58:40

Over 1,000 drug cases solved in five months

A total of 1,046 drug cases were detected and solved by Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau between January and May of 2018, with 6,217 drug addicts caught in the act, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:58:40