Metro Shanghai

Shanghai's newest landmark stunning with outstanding luxury

Marriott International Inc. announced the opening of JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong on August 8, marking the first JW Marriott Marquis hotel in China.

As winter falls, ski parks across the city are opening

The first snowfall of the season arrived in Shanghai last weekend, and while the snow quickly melted once it touched the ground, it left many local citizens who traditionally have ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 17:48:40

Changning district to develop economic demonstration zone

Changning district recently unveiled its plan to develop the Hongqiao Linkong Economic Demonstration Zone into an international aviation hub, a base for the headquarters of global aviation enterprises, a cluster ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 17:38:39

Man hit by falling cat looks for its owner

The accident happened Monday evening while the man, surnamed Liu, was taking a stroll in his community. “I was hit by a cat falling from sky. It struggled a while ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:03:41

Reservations for HPV vaccines scheduled

A 9-valent HPV vaccines manufacturer said that they are trying to increase supply, as demand is increasing globally. Moreover, the production process is complicated and usually takes over three months.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:03:40

It's high time for Chinese to have their own superhero!

My problem with this, however, is that no matter who the hero himself is, it's still an American-made, American-owned, American-written and American-directed movie. There is nothing “Chinese” about it except ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:58:41

Under the Christmas lights

A worker decorates trees with strings of lights along Nanjing Road West in Shanghai Tuesday. The new decorations will create a festive winter atmosphere in the city as the New ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:58:41

Global brands displayed at exhibition center in Hongqiao

The exhibited products include wines from Australia, hams from Spain, cars and milk powders from the US, chocolates from the Ukraine and personal care products from Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:53:41

City ranked as friendly toward local kids in new report

To raise children's participation level in the family, experts suggest Chinese parents give their kids more decision-making power, for instance, on which school to go. Also, schools and communities can ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:53:40

Frame of mind

A man takes photo of a painting exhibited in a gallery at the Rockbund area of Shanghai on Wednesday. Some authentic paintings from several leading European artists, including Oscar-Claude Monet, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:38:42

Small commodities market on Fuyou Road offers abundant

As Christmas looms, the market's maze-like halls and booths boast artificial wreathes and Christmas trees of different sizes and colors, spindles of resplendent ribbons and wrapping paper, and strings of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:18:41

Father and sick son perish in apartment fire

According to neighbors, the family has been living in their apartment for many years. The deceased son was in his 40s and allegedly suffered from a cerebral infection, which made ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:08:41

Sewage treatment plant gets awaited upgrade

A highlight of the upgrade is a sewage treatment system installed underground. It will be the largest underground treatment system in the city, processing 500,000 tons of waste water per ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:08:40

Phasing out university English degrees is not a bad thing

It's not difficult to understand why English degree programs are losing appeal in recent years among the Chinese. In the internet age, when everyone has easy access to English-language learning ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:08:39

'Tis the season

Two vendors make Christmas wreaths at the entrance of their shop on Tuesday at a shopping mall in Huangpu district, Shanghai. With Christmas around the corner, many local stores are ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:03:40

Foreign foodies

Foreigners check out Shanghai-style snacks being prepared at a food stall at Yuyuan Garden. Despite the recent cold weather, traditional Chinese food stalls in this area are still very busy ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:03:40

Shanghai and the UK participate in math teacher exchange

During these academic exchanges, Chinese and British teachers debate “who is busier?” The consensus is that being a teacher in the UK just might be harder than being a teacher ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 17:58:40

Palliative care summit held in Shanghai

As China's aging society deepens, palliative care has become a topic of great concern. Statistics from a palliative care summit recently held in Putuo district show that Shanghai is facing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 17:53:39

Why do virtue schools for Chinese women still operate?

Respect for women in my hometown needs some working on. One outdated idea there is that women should spend their time homemaking rather than on a career. Instead of allowing ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 17:58:40