Metro Shanghai

A gentleman's guide

Skincare products, perfumes, shampoo and gels, trendy clothes, accessories, cosmetics... These things are no longer limited to women, at least not in China. More and more local men are investing in their appearance. The global male grooming market was valued at $47.2 billion in 2015, and the number is expected to reach $60.7 billion by 2020, according to statistics released by Euromonitor.

Come on with the rain, I've a smile on my face

A man holds an umbrella while strolling along the Bund Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:53:40

China is more open to foreign languages than France

Yes, Paris has more foreign immigrants than Shanghai, but this seems to have made our nation all the more xenophobic toward foreign languages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 18:48:40

Shanghai can do much more to make this city bicycle friendly

Today, fitness-savvy citizens in Shanghai ride Ofo and Mobike bicycles not only for commuting purposes, but also as a personal statement to be part of the new green and healthy ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:08:40

City enters into wet, humid plum-rain season

Shanghai is expected to experience frequent rainy weather from Tuesday through Sunday as the region enters the wet, humid plum-rain season, Shanghai Observer reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:03:40

Local dialect is an important cultural brand

A Shanghainese movie adapted from a well-known local opera play, Thunderstorm, was shot recently, Xinmin Evening reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:03:40

Slowly we unfurl as lotus flowers

A pond in People's Park, Huangpu district, is blossoming with lotus leaves on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:03:39

Shanghai's three-year (2018-20) action plan to build itself into an international shipping center

The 13th Five-Year period is of critical importance to the city's plan to build itself into an international shipping center by 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 18:58:39

Intercultural couples, foreign entrepreneurs share their Chinese stories

When asked to offer Sino-foreign couples tips to keep their marriage happy, Juli Min, a Korean-American writer and lecturer who married a Chinese man, said onstage that her personal goal ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 18:53:39

Young overseas Chinese share experiences starting up businesses in Shanghai

As China becomes more open and develops in a rapid way thanks to its reform and opening-up policy implemented in 1978, more and more overseas Chinese are riding in a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 20:03:39

Grand re-opening of New Zealand Central in Shanghai

The grand reopening of New Zealand Central, which was established by the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) to promote economic and trade relations with China, was held in Shanghai ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:58:39

Floating is the power we need to beat daily stress

Another trend to combat stress is floatation. Yes, you read that correct. You can now float your woes away.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:48:39

Record railway passenger volume for festival

Over 7 million passengers traveled by rail in the Yangtze River Delta region during this year's Dragon Boat Festival holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:43:41

Xujiahui's landmarks present local culture

Some cultural landmarks in Xujiahui district are under repair and expected to re-open to the public officially before Spring Festival in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:43:39

Movie poster mania

Visitors observe and take pictures of movie posters about the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 19:33:39

China's new shared nursing apps hinge on qualifications

But in reality, nurse sharing is more like an O2O platform that allows users to book nursing services at home, linking nurses to users with one simple swipe on your ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:13:39

Applications accelerated for permanent residency

A total of 1,881 foreigners were approved by the State Immigration Administration as permanent residents in China between April 2 to June 2.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:08:40

Shanghai celebrates 15th World Blood Donor Day

Over 500,000 blood donations were collected in Shanghai in 2017; about 362,600 people donated their blood for free in Shanghai in 2017, Xinmin Evening News reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:08:39

Shanghai's aging population requires more green spaces, walking paths

In the early morning hours of Shanghai, it is common to see senior citizens doing exercises in parks downtown.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:03:39