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Foreign students in Shanghai talk about the Belt and Road initiative


2018 marks the 5th anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The past five years saw an explosion of foreign students coming to China to study under this initiative. What has the Belt and Road initiative brought to these foreign students and their countries? How does it overlap with their personal future? The Global Times recently spoke with some foreign students in Shanghai about the initiative.

Historic Yangpu district town house relocated

Forty-four households living on Yangshupu Road in Yangpu district signed agreements to demolish their residential buildings to make space for the relocation of a nearby 116-year-old three-story town house, one ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:23:39

Shanghai teens compete in reading marathon for World Book and Copyright Day

Sixty-five local teenagers competed in a six-hour long reading marathon at Shanghai Children's Library Saturday to welcome this year's World Book and Copyright Day which fell on April 23.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 20:18:39

One-day tour recommendations near Shanghai

In many Chinese literature essays, writers describe April as the most beautiful season on earth. Although the saying goes that “Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/22 14:33:39

Horses are not allowed in residential communities

“It's stinky to raise a horse in a residential community, especially as the weather is becoming hot,” a local resident complained to media after a horse was tied to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 20:03:40

Is Shanghai really an ideal city for expats?

Shanghai is home to about 25 million people, including approximately 150,000 foreigners – the second highest of any Chinese mainland city. Clearly, there must be a variety of factors that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:23:40

Fourth World RV Conference to be held

The 4th World RV Conference, about the room vehicle (RV) industry, is expected to be held in Shanghai in October, Knews reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:13:41

Shanghai ranks 17 on global innovative city list

A consulting institution affiliated to Shanghai Municipal Development & Reform Commission recently released an evaluation report about global technology innovation centers. According to the report, among 20 top global innovative ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:13:40

Qingpu district a key area for China's express industry

“Five out of seven top express delivery companies have based their headquarters in Qingpu district.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 19:08:40

City and Edinburgh cooperate in modern dance performance

China Shanghai International Arts Festival (CSIAF) and Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) recently signed a cooperation memorandum in Shanghai to co-produce The Rite of Spring, a Chinese contemporary dance performance choreographed ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 20:13:40

Metropolis makes progress to develop one-stop service platform

The Information Office of Shanghai Municipality held a press conference recently, during which Zhou Bo, executive vice mayor of Shanghai, briefed the media about the latest efforts and progress Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 20:13:40

Feeling so fly like a G6

The 7th Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE 2018), the largest of its kind in Asia, opens at the business aviation base of Hongqiao International Airport Tuesday. About 30 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 19:28:40

Man murders prostitute, dumps body in manhole

A man in Shanghai murdered a middle-aged prostitute and dumped her body into a manhole, Shanghai Television reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 19:23:41

Shanghai working space companies consolidate

Shanghai's co-working space giant WeWork is said to purchase rival working space Naked Hub, while People Squared (P2) plans to buy Workingdom, Jiefang Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 19:23:40

Idol fans who cause cyber violence are mentally unstable

In this era of inter-tainment (internet entertainment), the relationship between stars and fans has become a win-win cooperation: stars receive attention and make money from fans, and fans chase idols ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 19:18:40

Open road test for intelligent connected vehicle without accidents

“The development of intelligent vehicles has accelerated the city's pace.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 19:13:41

How do Shanghai university students feel about schools offering HIV self-test kits on campus?

HIV self-test kits are now being sold in vending machines at three Shanghai universities, namely Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance, Shanghai University, and Tongji University, Xinhua News Agency ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/18 19:13:40

Bullet train ticket fares are now based on market

Ticket prices for bullet trains have been adjusted according to the market instead of adopting a fixed ticket pricing system, Shanghai railway authority told thepaper.cn Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 18:53:40

Price guidelines for housekeeping services

Shanghai Women's Federation released a new series of price guidelines for the city's housekeeping services industry, including nursing care for the elderly, maternal-child nursing and hourly-paid housekeeping, the municipal government ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 18:53:40