City saw steady growth in 2018, but autos weigh


City saw steady growth in 2018, but autos weigh


Worldwide financial center by 2020

Shanghai has announced a set of measures that will see the city become a center of international finance by 2020.

Commercial makeover revitalizes another old residential compound

Home to about 1,200 families, 97 percent of residents in Zhangyuan have agreed to move out of the area between Weihai Road in the south and Wujiang Road to the north.

Mobile carriers plan to spend big on 5G

But services will only be available to businesses at first.

Irrationality plaguing human decision-making on big issues

Dan Ariely, MIT professor of economics and bestselling author, shared his perception of irrationality in workspace, housing and stock markets and even relations between countries.

New Year treat for top Changning talent

Changning District will invite family members of its top professionals who cannot go home because of work to enjoy the reunion in Shanghai.

Waterway safety and traffic under maritime authority's control

The maritime authority strengthened waterway traffic management as well as safety inspection of international cruises with the approach of Spring Festival holiday travel peak.

Shanghai AI firm taps into global market

CC Intelligence sees strong growth and will spend big on R&D.

Prison time for hukou scam father

A father who forged his daughter's birth certificate to get her a Shanghai hukou (household registration) was sentenced to a detention of two months and 10 days with a fine.


ByteDance in deal with Smartisan

Both companies are out to take on market king WeChat.

Spirit of Fu Lei is alive and well in Zhoupu

Renovation of Fu's childhood home is well underway and the restored structure is scheduled to be open to the public in April. Construction of a library will also be completed soon.

Smart toilet covers sold online fail quality check

Nearly 40 percent of smart toilet covers sold on four online shopping sites that were inspected by the city's market watchdog failed tests.

China continues strengthening ivory ban

A new public campaign has been launched nationwide to reinforce the ivory ban in tourism ahead of the upcoming holiday season.

Shelters help homeless to keep warm in winter

The intensified patrols target homeless seniors with dementia, minors and those with medical conditions who may find it especially difficult to get through the winter.

Singing praise of city's move to clamp down on excessive noise from motor vehicles

 According to a recent report, which cited local traffic police, 165 vehicle owners were fined in December for excessive vehicle noise. 

France, Germany sign treaty to tackle EU crisis

The treaty pledges stronger political, economic and defence ties and restates their commitment to the EU.

Hungarian ensemble celebrates the new year

The 4th Hungarian New Year's Concert at the Moore Memorial Church in Shanghai also marked the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Hungary and China.

Ba ends Shenhua contract for 'personal reasons'

Senegal striker Ba still had half a year remaining on his contract with the Chinese Super League club. His next employer is Turkish league leader Istanbul Basaksehir.

Stocks dip on IMF outlook

The IMF's latest downward revision of growth dragged down market sentiment.

Shanghai's GDP up 6.6% in 2018

City statistics bureau highlights increase compared to a year earlier with an output total that indicates steady growth.