Metro Shanghai

A testament of will


The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.

Shanghai Zoo orangutan celebrates first birthday

On October 26th of 2016, the primate area of Shanghai Zoo delivered good news that an orangutan named Feifei had given birth to a male cub. Shanghai Zoo solicited the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 18:03:39

Expats on list of rising Shanghai entrepreneurs

Three expatriates were listed among the top 10 rising entrepreneurs in Shanghai during a recent startup contest, Laodong Daily reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 17:58:40

Word Matters

“It was hard to hire workers due to the tough conditions.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 17:58:40

Live and let live-stream

Live streaming has, in just the past couple of years, gained massive popularity among Chinese people, especially younger generations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 18:28:39

Spicy King pepper eating competition Saturday

A “Spicy King” competition will be held at Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden Saturday morning. The garden invites anyone with strong taste buds to participate in this contest by nibbling on ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:08:40

Shanghai releases longevity statistics

Local authorities released statistics about Shanghai’s centenarians as well as a list of the current 10 oldest males and females living in the city, reported by thepaper.cn Wednesday. Luo Shimin, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:08:40

Word Matters

“Any miss could possibly knock me out.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:08:39

Teaching, learning, caring

The second annual Internet-Plus Volunteer Teaching meeting was held at Tongji University in October. Present at the meeting were numerous nonprofit organizations, including the Chi Heng Foundation and Internet-based education ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 17:03:39

Crab prices drop due to abundant breeding

The price for portunid (any crab in the Portunidae family) has declined recently despite being in season, Laodong Daily reported Monday. Compared to last year, the price of top-class portunid ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 18:43:40

Smart manufacturing industry in Shanghai

A forum held Monday by city authorities revealed the “1+X” layout of Shanghai’s future smart manufacturing industry, according to thepaper.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 18:43:39

Word Matters

“Mom will always love you.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 18:33:39

Bandha on the Bund

Two foreigners practice yoga along the Huangpu River early Tuesday morning. Photo: VCG
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 18:23:39

Working it out

The Global Times recently interviewed several foreigners in Shanghai about how their job hunt here has gone for them.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 18:03:39

Viva Piazzolla!

Like sushi and Japan, samba and Brazil and beer and Germany, tango is a cultural artifact that both defines and is defined by Argentina.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 17:48:40

Mastery approach

How to maintain students’ mental and physical well-being while under intense pressure from exams and homework? What enlightenment can British- and Chinese-style schools impart for each other? And how can ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 19:08:39

Drawing Conclusions

A high school classroom in Songjiang district has been transformed into an aquarium, where students can now learn about, study and research fish and aquatic life, Jiefang Daily reported Monday. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 18:18:40

Bioblitz Shanghai encourages nature

The 2017 Bioblitz was held Sunday at Shanghai Botanical Garden, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday. Bioblitz refers to a period of biological surveying that records living species within a designated ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 18:18:39

Jing’an uses WeChat to manage basketball courts

Two local outdoor basketball courts in Jing’an district will be managed via WeChat, Laodong Daily reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 18:18:39