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.

Crafts and collectables

A visitor attends the 2018 Craft Industry Exposition and Intangible Heritage of Traditional Arts Exhibition unveiled in Qingpu district on Saturday. The exhibition attracts thousands of attendees from local arts, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:58:39

Offshore drilling

A man puts out a fire during a marine drill recently held off the northern coast of Hangzhou Bay.The drill aimed to safeguard the transportation of hazardous chemicals and projects ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/25 18:53:39

Student sketches

Local primary and middle school students in Shanghai are about to begin their summer vacation, which officially begins July 1.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:13:40

Tourists rescued by police from two regions

Over 20 Shanghai tourists were trapped in Zhedong Grand Canyon, East China's Zhejiang Province, before being rescued Sunday morning by police from Shanghai and Zhejiang Province, Xinmin Evening News reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:13:39

Women-only swimming lanes in China are self-defeating

Why should women's freedom be restricted, while it is actually a man's responsibility to stop harassing and assaulting women? Maybe it's more sensible to designate a lane for men prone ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:08:40

Italian artist creates wall painting in Shanghai

This summer, 10 foreign and Chinese artists are expected to paint 10 colorful wall paintings around Shanghai, of which eight paintings have already been completed, Shanghai Morning Post reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:08:40

Popular bar street hosts 2018 World Cup viewing party

Chinese and foreign fans watched anxiously from sports bars along Laowaijie (Foreigners Street), a 500-meter-long street that has become a popular gathering spot for expats and Chinese residents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:08:39

Banks attempt to solve financing difficulties of small enterprises

Small and micro enterprises in China will gain more support to survive in the competitive market. Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China, said in a speech at ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 18:53:39


An important Irish traditional festival commemorating the renowned writer James Joyce, Bloomsday, which falls on June 16 every year, has been celebrated in Shanghai by the Consulate General of Ireland ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 20:08:40

Taking the stage

The International Symposium on Contemporary Theater Directing and Theater Director Education was held on June 16-18 in Shanghai. Experts and scholars in this field from eight countries attended the event ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:43:40

Watermelon Smile

A local fruit store puts up some cute stickers on its watermelons on June 21, the day of Summer Solstice
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:33:41

Xuhui makes locks for take-out food safety

The market regulation administration of Xuhui district and online catering service platform Meituan jointly launched a new special lock to prevent take-out food from being opened by others, Xinmin evening ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:33:40

Man arrested for groping young lady at subway

A local woman surnamed Pei did not expect that she would be followed into a local metro station by a pervert on her way home after work until the man ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:28:41

Yoga can further strengthen the Sino-Indian relationship

India and China have become Asian powerhouses, and cultural exchanges such as yoga between our two ancient civilizations will serve to further strengthen their ties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:28:40

501st Legion

When you hear “501st Legion,” what comes to your mind first? Is it a military, a game or a brand of trousers?
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 19:08:40

A New Chapter of Elite Education in East China

HRH The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the third son of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England, recently unveiled a commemorative plaque for Harrow International School Shanghai (Harrow Shanghai) ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 19:03:40

Ambulance response time down to 12 minutes

Earlier in April, Shanghai launched the “962120” hot line, the first medical service phone number in China for patients to leave hospitals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:53:41

Foreigner window at city's Free Trade Zone

The foreigner service window at the Shanghai Free Trade Zone is now more efficient, with the processing time being shorten to 14 workdays, Chinanews reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:53:41