Metro Shanghai

China's millennial consumers are a driving force behind the global luxury market


According to the 16th edition of Bain & Company's annual global luxury study in December 2017, globally Chinese nationals purchased 32 percent of personal luxury goods in 2017.

Citizen satisfaction of government hits high

Local residents' satisfaction score for government projects in 2017 reached 90 points, about 1.8 point higher than in 2016, thepaper.cn reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 19:13:40

Shanghai built 224 km of greenway in 2017

According to Shanghai City Appearance & Environmental Sanitation Administration Bureau, the city built 224 kilometers of greenway in 2017, 12 percent more than the planned length, with accumulated 447 kilometers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 19:13:40

Chinese women should be less obsessed with surgery

A WeChat public account about beauty and cosmetic surgery has become hugely popular among my friends, most of whom are college-age Chinese girls and young office women. The account introduces ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 19:13:39

Word Matters

“We need never worry again about getting on the subway if we don't have coins.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 19:08:39

84-year-old man paints his love for the metropolis

An elderly man in Shanghai named Cao Yuliang has made headlines recently for his illustrated metro tour guide of Shanghai, published in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 15:03:40

Long Museum of Modern Art inaugurated

Long Museum of Modern Art, a new art gallery in Shanghai, was inaugurated in Gucun town, Baoshan district on January 7.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 15:03:39

Foreign roommates: the pros and cons

You might be ready to live alone in Beijing, but you probably can't afford it. The capital is the most expensive city in the country when it comes to housing. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 15:48:39

Unlocking five ultimate secrets to doing business in China

Did you know that the answer “yes” is not necessarily an indication of agreement in China, that signing a contract may just mean the beginning of the real negotiation and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 15:03:39

Drawing Conclusions

A mouse was seen jumping on a display case window of a bakery in a shopping mall at Nanjing Road West, Xinmin Evening News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 19:03:39

Go west

More university graduates in Shanghai are now willing to work in central or western China or key national industries. The average annual salary of top university graduates has also increased, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 18:48:39

Grand Finale by Hofesh Shechter Dance Company

Grand Finale is the latest work by renowned choreographer Hofesh Shechter.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 18:38:39

Maternity matrons could earn 30k yuan per month

As Chinese New Year approaches, many migrant workers in Shanghai's housekeeping industry are leaving to return home, creating a shortage. Some housekeeping companies said the salary level for ayi (housekeepers ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 18:13:39

Shanghai customs sees surge in seafood imports

Statistics from the Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau show that imports of aquatic products for 2017 came out to 52,900 shipments, with their total imported value being $810 million, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 18:08:40

Word Matters

“Where did that Arowana in your hand come from? Are you stealing my fish? ”
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 18:08:39

Shanghai frontier officers protect migratory birds

Due to its special geographical location and natural condition, Chongming Island tends to attract birds migrating from Siberia to Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 18:53:39

Polluted air, water to be cleared up by 2020

Shanghai's environmental protection authority is seeking public advice on a planned guideline to protect the city's environment between 2018 and 2020, Jiefang Daily reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 18:48:40

City's housing rental market is now more tenant-friendly

Buying an apartment in first-tier Chinese cities like Shanghai tends to cost several million yuan or even tens of million depending on the location.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 18:48:40

Shanghai Spring Symphony Concert

In 2001, he conducted a series of modern works of famous American contemporary composers during a modern music festival of Florida.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 18:48:40