Yang Meiping

Metro Reporter

Vocational school a golden opportunity for student

A suggestion from his father to learn auto parts repair has made Yang Shanwei China's first to win gold in auto body repair at WorldSkills Competition.

Lucky prisoners get taste of Spring Festival freedom

Several lucky prisoners are tasting freedom for the first time in years this holiday season, as part of a program initiated by the Ministry of Justice.

Assistant traffic police officers, couriers given places to rest during work

Workers and officers out on the street can now use 600 resting places which are equipped with seats, drinking fountains, microwave ovens, sockets and refrigerators. 

Prison experiment allows jailbirds to head home for Spring Festival

China is initiating a trial program in which selected prisoners are given parole to spend time with their families during the Chinese New Year.

Budding playwright stages first drama success

A budding writer had a dream come true when a drama she wrote was a hit on the city stage.

Admission policy change could ease student burden

Shanghai's education bureau said on Saturday that public and private primary schools will carry out admission procedures at the same time this year.

China experience helps most NYU Shanghai graduates succeed in career

The 261 graduates from the first class of the New York University Shanghai, have achieved an overall placement rate of 94 percent in a variety of professional and academic fields.

Shanghai company not to organize English test, apologizing for causing trouble

A local company that ran an English test in Shanghai said today that it would not organize the activity any more.

4 citizens helped to douse van fire

Surveillance camera shows four citizens, including two shop assistants, trying to extinguish the fire in a crashed van on Friday before the firefighters arrived.

Shanghai Ocean University signs Yangtze River research contract

The university signed a contract Friday with the Yangtze River fishery administration of the Ministry of Agriculture to cooperate in research on the protection of the river.