News in Photos

A picture is worth a thousand words.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Cherry season in full swing across Shanghai - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Cherry season in full swing across Shanghai

As spring arrives, cherry trees across the city are blooming. Our photographers share some of their best images of this season's spectacular blossoms.
Moments in March: Coronavirus puts pause on the world - World News
World

Moments in March: Coronavirus puts pause on the world

To slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, about one-third of the world population are now under lockdown. Here are photos from across the globe documenting this special period.
Burgeoning city returning to its glorious splendor - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Burgeoning city returning to its glorious splendor

Although masks are still a necessity, the city is slowly returning to the bustling metropolis it once was before being rudely interrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. 
Shanghai begins to bloom in the spring air - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Shanghai begins to bloom in the spring air

The winter has been somehow gloomy for Shanghai inhabitants because of the COVID-19 crisis. But fear not, spring has arrived.
February moments: Life in the time of COVID-19 - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

February moments: Life in the time of COVID-19

Over the past month, the coronavirus outbreak has affected nearly every aspect of daily life in Shanghai. But despite the crisis, people find ways to carry on.
January 2020: quiet city life with masks - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

January 2020: quiet city life with masks

There are no crowds or busy traffic on Shanghai streets these days. Our photographers got out and about to document the unusually empty streets of the city. 
City enters into spirit of the Spring Festival - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

City enters into spirit of the Spring Festival

Chinese New Year is upon us and locals are busy preparing food and flowers for the festival while the city is illuminated by lanterns, lights and other dazzling decorations.
Representatives through our lens on the first day of Lianghui - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Representatives through our lens on the first day of Lianghui

Foreign representatives joined hundreds of members of the CPPCC Shanghai Committee on the first day of the annual Two Sessions, which will run through January 20.
China completes commissioning of world's largest radio telescope - China Nation News
Nation

China completes commissioning of world's largest radio telescope

China completed commissioning of the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope on Saturday, putting it into formal operation after a productive three-year trial. 
Snapshots of the Spring Festival rush in Shanghai - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Snapshots of the Spring Festival rush in Shanghai

Starting today, millions of passengers are expected to depart from the city's rail stations and airports during the 40-day travel rush around the upcoming Spring Festival.
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