Metro Shanghai

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.

Applause for first Traditional Chinese Costume Day

April 18 marks the first-ever Traditional Chinese Costume Day, an event co-organized by the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League and anime-streaming platform bilibili.com to encourage young Chinese of ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 18:53:39

Foreign officials discuss China International Import Expo

“This expo will have significant influence on China's opening-up.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 18:48:39

What do foreigners in Shanghai think about each other?

As one of the world's biggest metropolises, Shanghai continues to attract foreigners from all over the world. According to a recent ranking released by the State Administration of Foreign Experts ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 18:43:40

I use the chopsticks to eat pot sticks

Pupils make colorful dim sum during the 15th Shanghai Eduexpo held at Shanghai Exhibition Center, which ends today. The exhibition showcases fruitful achievements in the field of aesthetic education that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 18:33:39

Shanghai hosts centennial celebration for Scottish writer

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon spoke about the importance of cultural connections between Scotland and China and women empowerment at the Muriel Spark Centennial Celebration held at Fudan University, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/17 17:38:39

Asian business aviation exhibition held in city

The 7th Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition will take place at Hongqiao International Airport from Tuesday through Thursday, Xinmin Evening News reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:58:40

Shanghai issues over 40,000 tax refund forms

After Shanghai first launched its new tax refund policy for overseas travelers in 2015, an estimated 337 tax refund stores in the city issued over 40,000 refund forms to around ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:53:40

China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair kicks off

“To carry forward the spirit of craftsmanship and show our artistic skills.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:53:39

Schooner chef d'oeuvre!

A cook of the French schooner Tara prepares food on the ship, which docks at Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal Monday. A floating laboratory under French nonprofit organization Tara Expeditions, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:43:41

Why do many Chinese look younger than their age?

It is said that “black don't crack,” but perhaps Asians are even better at looking young.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:43:39

Average one-way commuting distance in Shanghai reaches 12.4 kilometers

The average one-way commuting distance in Shanghai has reached 12.4 kilometers and takes 43 minutes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:38:40

Cook affordable seasonal Shanghai dishes in your own kitchen

Chinese people get used to eating different seasonal dishes in accordance with the solar calendar, especially here in the Yangtze River Delta region, where the four seasons and the climate ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/16 18:08:39

Foreigners in Shanghai react to Facebook data crisis

Facebook was recently involved in an information leakage case, after a UK company, Cambridge Analytica, hired by US President Donald Trump was given data of 50 million Facebook users, in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:58:40

Longines global horse race arrives in city

The 2018 Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour is expected to be held for the consecutive fifth time at the equestrian arena on Xueye Road in Pudong New Area on April ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:53:40

Shanghai tops foreigners' most attractive city list

Shanghai has topped the list of the most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners for the sixth consecutive year, Shanghai Observer reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:53:39

After marrying, I am happy with my new Chinese in-laws

In February I married a girl from Taizhou in East China's Zhejiang Province. Joining her, I became part of a completely different world to the one I was used to. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:48:40

Sanitation worker finds lost diamond ring in 4 tons of garbage

“I threw my diamond ring into the trash!”
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:48:39

Three-dimensional development

A 3D printed construction site is set up in Xinyi village of Fengjing town in Jinshan district on Saturday, being a part of maker space to welcome tourists from across ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 18:43:39