Hu Min

Chief Metro Reporter

Breathe Fuyang's fresh air the fast way

A high-speed railway train connecting Shanghai and Fuyang in neighboring Zhejiang Province carried its first passengers off to the spring countryside on Friday.

Buy your duty-free before leaving home

Fliggy, the online travel arm of Alibaba, has launched of an overseas shopping portal. Tourists are able to reserve goods in advance and pick them up overseas. 

Officials detect faults in children's clothing

Potentially hazardous children's clothing sold at the Mixc Shopping Center in Minhang District has been taken off the shelves.

Peach blossom festival begins this weekend

Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival bursts into bloom in the Pudong New Area on Saturday.

Marriage a struggle for many young couples

More than 50,000 couples divorced in Shanghai last year, with 56 percent aged 40 years old or below.

Social workers celebrated on World Social Work Day

Ten outstanding social workers were rewarded by city authorities and 10 outstanding projects were recognized.

Not-so-healthy health pots taken off the shelves

Some "health pots," a kind of electric kettle, were seized by market inspectors on Tuesday.

Panda's bare necessities improved on

The giant panda pavilion at Shanghai Zoo in Changning District is being expanded.

Raid was a shoo-in

A number of shoes sold at the Huijin Department Store in Xuhui District are suspected of being substandard.

Free trade zone helps hospital profit

There were concerns about the viability of a foreign-owned medical treatment institution in Shanghai, but preferential policies and government efficiency helped put these to rest.