Metro Shanghai

A problem shared is a problem halved

Sharing economy, also known as collaborative economy or peer economy, is an umbrella term for the general premise of unchanged ownership, temporarily transferring the right of usage to improve the utilization rate of resources so that both sides of supply and demand benefit.

Word Matters

“How is it possible to walk through?”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 17:28:39

Shanghai metro might need upgrades, but it’s still great

A recent survey undertaken by the Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission ranked the city’s metro lines from best to worst based on comments and complaints made by passengers. Over 15,000 people ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 17:28:39

Taxi companies to re-educate unruly drivers

Shanghai Urban Transportation Administrative Department recently issued a notice asking taxi companies to enforce reeducation of their unruly drivers, Shanghai Morning Post reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 18:03:39

Shanghai issues multilingual handbook

Shanghai debuted a Multilingual Handbook for Public Information Services during the 2017 Shanghai Book Fair, reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:58:40

Word Matters

“I just wanted to drive downtown.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:58:39

Delayed employment can have positive results for new grads

It was last semester, while throwing my body and soul into preparing for a GRE exam, that my best friend announced that she was interested in neither continuing her studies ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:58:39

Intelligent markets

Combining the convenience of the Internet and the excellence of Chinese rapid delivery services, intelligent markets (IM) are gaining popularity among Shanghai residents.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:53:39

Wuzhen Theatre Festival returns for fifth year

One of the most renowned stage events in China, the Wuzhen Theatre Festival, is returning for its fifth year. From October 19 to 29, 24 productions from 12 countries and ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 17:33:39

Drawing Conclusions

Shanghai residents read on average 6.64 books this year, a slight increase than last year, according to the latest report on reading habits.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 18:28:39

Singaporean consulate in Shanghai celebrates 52nd National Day

To celebrate Singapore’s 52nd National Day, hundreds of guests joined together for a banquet hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore in Shanghai last Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:18:39

Porsche catches fire from two charging e-bikes

Two e-bikes ignited spontaneously in a residential quarter Sunday night, causing a nearby Porsche Cayenne to also catch fire, Xinmin Evening News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:08:40

Seven arrested for illegal hunting of sparrows

Police of Jinshan district recently arrested seven poachers caught hunting 277 sparrows with large nets, Shanghai Morning Post reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:08:40

Word Matters

“People walking spotty dogs, now we are driving spotty cars!”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:08:39

Second-tier cities have advantages for Chinese grads

According to a new article in China Focus, Chinese graduates are increasingly choosing to work in second-tier cities. Referencing a survey carried out by, a popular Chinese recruitment website, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 17:08:39

Book browsing v2.0

With technological development in China altering people’s traditional reading habits, Chinese online book retailers are booming. Many have called it the end of days for physical bookstores. However, instead of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 16:58:39

New policy says no new shared bikes in Shanghai

To resolve the growing problem of excessive bike sharing, Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission announced Friday that no new shared bikes will be allowed into circulation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:33:39

Ninety-year-old Bund clock resumes ticking

The 90-year-old clock on the Shanghai Customs House tower has resumed working after brief maintenance Friday, according to
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:33:39

Think twice before paying for expensive private gym lessons

White-collar workers in Shanghai recently complained to local media that, after spending 28,000 yuan ($4,199) on one-to-one fitness training lessons at a local gym, their coaches continued to upsell them ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:28:40