Shanghai Forum gathers world's wisdom on global challenges

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Shanghai Forum gathers world's wisdom on global challenges

Nation

China, Burkina Faso resume diplomatic ties

China and Burkina Faso signed a joint communique on Saturday to resume diplomatic relations.
Nation

Xi calls for international cooperation on big data industry

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for enhanced international exchange and cooperation on the development of big data industry.
World

Trump says US-DPRK summit likely remains as scheduled

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States will possibly reinstate the meeting with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un.
Metro

Shanghai Int'l Film Festival to hold 'Belt and Road Week'

The 2018 Shanghai International Film Festival will hold a "Belt and Road Week" to enhance cooperation in film among countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Metro

Metro Daduhui app supports WeChat Pay

Passengers will be able to use WeChat payment on their Matro Daduhui apps when passing turnstiles in Metro stations from May 28.
Metro

City Orienteering contest kicks off

The 2018 Shanghai City Orienteering Challenge attracted more than 20,000 participants.
World

California university president resigns as abuse scandal widens

The president of a California university resigned in the wake of a growing scandal over a former campus gynecologist who stands accused of sexually abusing thousands of students.
Metro

Jade Buddha Temple launches startup competition

The city's Jade Buddha Temple launched an entrepreneurship competition in Putuo District over the weekend to encourage and sponsor local graduates to start innovative businesses.
Art & Culture

Phoenix rising: return of the slinky dress

Qipao, the traditional Chinese body-hugging dress with high side slits,  is now enjoying a bit of a renaissance at the venerable Long Feng Chinese Clothing Store in Shanghai.

Lifestyle

Historical neighborhood fascinates many visitors

The Caoyang New Village was the first neighborhood opened to the outside world in 1953. It has since on the one-day itinerary to look at the daily lives of Shanghai people. 
Lifestyle

A workers' paradise still retains an old charm

The Caoyang No. 1 Village built in 1951 in Putuo District was designated as a cultural heritage site in 2004. Seating is an iconic part of the neighborhood. 
World

Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in New York

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was charged with rape and a sex crime in New York on Friday, in what was hailed a landmark for the #MeToo movement.
Metro

Heavy truck accidents kill 303 since 2017: traffic police

In most of the cases, the accidents took place when heavy trucks knocked down straight-going people on bikes and e-bikes when making a right turn.
Metro

Highly anticipated A Coffee reopens

A coffee shop run by autistic children reopened Friday at its new address.
Lifestyle

Expats set great store by Chinese consumers

Foreigners are increasingly doing business on online shopping platforms as Chinese people's demand for overseas goods grows.
Nation

Premier Li stresses economic restructuring for high-quality development

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for solid efforts in economic restructuring to maintain steady growth while moving toward high-quality development.
Metro

IKEA recall Sladda bikes after two injured due to design flaw

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has initiated a global recall of its bicycle Sladda, including 124 in China's mainland, after at least two cases of injuries have been reported.
Metro

Shanghai suffers massive flight delays due to inclement weather

Nearly 600 flights have been canceled and about 100 others were delayed at Shanghai's two airports on Friday due to thunder and heavy rain.
Economy

Beijing-based shared office provider to add new Shanghai location

Beijing-headquartered co-working space provider Kr Space said it plans to open 12 new locations in Beijing and Shanghai over the next three months to expand its footprint.
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