Metro Shanghai

Grass-roots staff making efforts to enhance residents' basic knowledge of law

Due to the efforts made by people like Wu and Jiang, residents in the Hongqiao subdistrict have more legal knowledge. More than 80,000 residents are living in this subdistrict, including 18,000 expats. The community has a solid foundation to serve as trial ground for legislative affairs.

Raise the red lantern

People look at lanterns at a market in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province, on Wednesday. China has a long tradition of raising red lanterns to celebrate Chinese lunar new year. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:28:40

Japan to simplify visa transactions for Chinese

According to the Consulate General of Japan in Shanghai, Chinese tourists who have visited Japan at least twice in the past three years using an individual tourist visa will not ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:23:44

Artificial intelligence tourism bus launched

When passengers purchase a bus ticket through a mobile phone app, their phone camera will recognize their face and bind the tickets to them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:23:43

Shanghai really needs more pedestrian-only walking streets

That tract of Suzhou Road South is on the verge of becoming an upscale and trendy waterfront, but holding it back from realizing its full commercial glory is that the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:23:41

A cover-up

The city is making preparations to make sure its plants survive the low temperatures as winter arrives.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:18:42

Visit these historical protected communities and villages outside of Shanghai

The recently nominated Luodian town is located at the Northwest part of Baoshan district and was formed around the Tang Dynasty (618–907). Due to its proximity to rivers and the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:18:42

Shanghai's time-honored and protected buildings lovingly cared for

Ma believes that the maintenance of historical buildings should be based on the premise of “repairing the old as old” with an emphasis on keeping old-fashioned facades in line with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:08:42


Visitors look at historic photos at a themed exhibition held in a historical building along Huaihai Road Middle of Shanghai on Tuesday. Opening on Monday, the new exhibition celebrates the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:28:40

Fifty new high-end Benz ride-sharing cars released

Each car comes with an intelligent data-collection system which can be remotely controlled to protect the safety of the customers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:13:40

Shanghai and Hong Kong to cooperate in science

According to the agreement, both cities will encourage and support joint scientific research and construct labs between universities and scientific research institutes in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:13:39

Webcasting from urban schools can enhance rural education

Without these webcasts, rural students might always live in their “small countryside bubbles” and never know how their urban peers live – and, more importantly, why their urban peers have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:08:40

Deck the halls

A foreigner pays for Christmas products on Monday at Yiwu International Trade City in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province. The market welcomes the peak season every December. Orders come from ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:08:39

Shanghai restaurants struggle to meet demand for CNY

The price for CNY dinner in Shanghai was reported to witness a 10 to 20 percent increase on average this year. But the rising prices have not affected the market. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:03:40

Dance celebration organized by Consulate General of Argentina in Shanghai

Tango is a partner dance that originated in the late 19th century in Argentina. At the beginning of the 20th century, dancers and orchestras from Buenos Aires traveled to Europe, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:53:39

Volunteers in Shanghai provide support to children with infantile autism

To properly serve local autistic children, the volunteers are given professional training before their service.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:43:41

Chinese and American scholars gather in Shanghai to discuss China-US ties

In January 1, 1979, China and the US established diplomatic relations. On December 14, 2018, a conference commemorating the 40th anniversary of China-US diplomatic normalization was held in Shanghai, attended ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:58:39

Arranging rice cakes

A worker arranges niangao rice cakes at a food factory in Haian of East China's Jiangsu Province on Monday. The city has a long tradition of making niangao at the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:53:39

First railway to cross above Huangpu River

A new stretch of the Line 5 subway from Minhang district to Fengxian district will be put into operation according to local authorities, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday. It will ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 18:48:40