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Splish splash

Thursday marks chushu, the 14th solar term on the Chinese lunar calendar, indicating that summer is coming to an end.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:03:41

Can isoniazid force Chinese to be more responsible about their pets?

An August WeChat article titled “Leash your dog, isoniazid forces Chinese to raise their dogs in a more civilized way” went rival recently. The article said that sausages laced with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 19:03:40

Private collection of hundreds of old dresses donated to Shanghai History Museum

An exhibition of 72 Shanghai-style qipao is presently being exhibited at the Shanghai History Museum, presenting the history, development, and culture of the garment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/22 18:53:40

Belt and Road culture and tourism forum at Shanghai Book Fair

There are two primary ways to gain knowledge: reading and travel. While the former allows people to draw experiences based on the accumulation of our forefathers; the latter allows people ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:38:27

Shanghai should not let other cities appropriate our talents

With this in mind, the Shanghai government ought to open more channels for nonlocal talents who are thinking about settling in the city. Why should Shanghai sit idle as other ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:28:41

Rainbow trout cannot be salmon: expert

According to a professor from Shanghai Ocean University, rainbow trout can not be labeled as salmon but it is safe to eat raw if it is raised in clean conditions. Noticeably, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:23:41

Princeton students learn, perform Peking Opera

A training program teaching 20 Princeton University students to learn Peking Opera kicked off in Shanghai on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:18:42

Blossoming out

Wang Huiying, a 79-year-old resident, shows off ornaments she made using fragrant seasonal blossoms to potential customers strolling along Huaihai Road Middle in Shanghai. The elderly lady said she has ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:18:41

Paper marbling

Turkish intangible culture heritage including marbling, calligraphy and book ornamentation made by well-known contemporary Turkish artists are now on display during the week-long event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:13:40

Foreigners in Shanghai share their opinions and experiences about school rules on appearance

In China, elementary and secondary schools decide and implement their own designated dress codes. However, one school's codes in particular has triggered anger among its students and parents. A high ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/21 19:08:40

Municipality to evaluate dangers of signboards

In order to establish a long-term mechanism of evaluating potential falling objects, all districts in Shanghai have agreed to take action to make exterior shop signage lighter, inviting a specialized ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 19:03:40

Half-price sites for city's fall tourism festival

The 29th Shanghai Tourism Festival will open on September 15 and last until October 6. According to the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration, there are 75 tourist destinations with a 50 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 19:03:39

Where the water lilies grow

A mother and her daughter photograph water lilies at the Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden on Saturday, when the water lily exhibition opened. Over 300 species of water lilies from across ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:58:40

Finding a partner in Shanghai is actually not that difficult

In today's world, the chance of finding love on any given day is reported to be just 1 in 562, according to a 2017 article in the Daily Mail. Similarly, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:58:39

A turn-up for the books

Readers browse discounted books at the Shanghai Book Fair as it approaches its conclusion over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:53:39

New breed of physical bookstores on the rise in city

In 2017, over 20 physical bookstores were opened in Shanghai and 20 more are expected to open later this year, according to Xu Jiong, head of Shanghai Municipal Press and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:48:40

Chinese and foreign writers gather at Shanghai International Literary Week 2018

Traveling is an important part of the leisure lifestyle. But what does it mean to ordinary people? And what motivates us to travel to different regions and countries? At the opening ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:48:39

Controversial pilot program provides household registration to graduates

Shanghai authorities recently announced that the city will explore a new green channel mechanism to attract graduates from high-level universities. Peking University and Tsinghua University will be the first two ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/20 18:43:39