Metro Shanghai

A problem shared is a problem halved


Sharing economy, also known as collaborative economy or peer economy, is an umbrella term for the general premise of unchanged ownership, temporarily transferring the right of usage to improve the utilization rate of resources so that both sides of supply and demand benefit.

Deepening ties unite NZ and Asia

A delegation of nine members from the Asia New Zealand Foundation (ANZF) paid a week-long visit to China from August 24-30 engaging in multiple exchanges and discussions with officials, experts, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:28:40

Shanghai to develop artificial intelligence zone

An artificial intelligence industrial cluster planned for Shanghai is expected to have a market value of tens of billion yuan by 2020, according to a report by thepaper.cn on Wednesday, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:18:40

Govt to punish firms that withhold wages

Shanghai government officials have begun a new crackdown on employers who illegally withhold wages from workers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:18:40

Word Matters

“It’s my fault for not properly educating my son.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:18:39

The China conundrum

Are Chinese good at math? Do all Chinese do kung fu? Do Chinese like to eat dogs? Can Chinese raise pandas as pets?
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 19:13:39

Photofairs Shanghai

Photofairs is dedicated to presenting fine art photography and moving images from leading international galleries and their artists in dynamic and cutting-edge destinations around the world. In its highly curated ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:58:40

Consulate helps deliver a lifesaving response

Staff at the Consulate General of India in Shanghai have been doing their bit to improve public awareness of basic emergency healthcare.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:43:40

Back to school to keep fit

Residents of Pudong New Area have been reaping the benefits of a new policy to open school sports facilities to the wider public.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:38:39

Word Matters

“A 1,000-yuan registration fee just to join a medical clinic is extortionate.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 18:13:39

No half measures in this year’s marathon

Organizers of this year’s Shanghai International Marathon have announced that the customary half marathon competition will not be taking place this year. However, the 42-kilometer Full Marathon, as well as ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 17:53:40

Woman scams 3 million yuan from house buyers

A woman from Songjiang district has been accused of defrauding 3 million yuan ($454,200) through a scam involving the phony sale of two apartments to more than 10 separate buyers. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 17:53:40

Get me a laowai!

Waiting in line for the results of her student visa medical in Beijing in 2006, German national Veli (not her real name) was approached by a stranger who asked if ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 17:38:40

Drawing Conclusions

Institute of Brain Science of Fudan University is researching human brain power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:18:39

Shanghai citizens satisfied with policies

Social policies launched by Shanghai’s municipal government have recorded an impressive 70 percent approval rating, according to a survey conducted by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. The survey questioned ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:13:40

Company punished for exploiting images

Authorities in Shanghai have fined a local Internet firm 15,000 yuan ($2,262.99) and suspended all trading for two months after the company uploaded insulting photos and memes of surviving “comfort ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:13:39

Time to stop relying on the Bank of Mum & Dad

The mother of a college-bound undergraduate recently sought help online with regard to how much she should give her student daughter as a monthly stipend. But the girl in question ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:13:39

Word Matters

“Doctors should call police if a patient is being abused by their own family members.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:08:39

Memories to cherish

Shanghai and overseas dignitaries marked the publication of a book last week detailing the experiences of Jewish refugees in the city during World War II.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 19:08:39