Shanghai Metro

Dress code gets a dressing down

The Shanghai Metro has come under fire for urging female passengers to 'have self-respect' and not wear revealing summer clothing - fashion advice that some condemned as sexist and inappropriate.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 12:00am

Satisfy your appetite in stylish Shanghai

Shanghai is China's capital of all things cosmopolitan, and this extends to its food. Here are three popular eateries when you're visiting the city.

Goga, 1 Yueyang Lu, near Taojiang Lu; Tel: +86 21 6431 9700

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

High-speed rail travel halted by rain

High-speed-rail passengers were hit with extensive delays in Shanghai yesterday after a train was stranded on the line at Hongqiao station - apparently due to rain.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Shanghai closing in on HK as shopping mecca: SHKP

Shanghai shop rents are showing signs of catching up with those in Hong Kong, buoyed by growing demand from big global brands hoping to capture a slice of wealthy mainland shoppers' demand for luxury merchandise.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Subway Managers Sacked for crash

Twelve people have been 'severely dealt with' in connection with last week's subway crash in Shanghai that injured almost 300 people.

Xinhua reported last night that three members of the Shanghai Metro management staff, who were in charge of Line 10's control centre at the time, have been fired.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:12pm

All too common disasters are a sad reality of life

Another day, another disaster - it often seems that way on the mainland.

Floods, chemical spills, major fires and mine collapses occur with such regularity, it is hard not to become numb to the news.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Operator admits human error

Shanghai Metro, under renewed fire after admitting human error was the cause of Tuesday's train collision, yesterday posted a fresh apology for the accident, thanking the company's critics for their 'scolding'.

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Crash 'could have been avoided'

Tuesday's crash on Shanghai's subway system has triggered a surge of fear and anger among mainlanders, with most pointing fingers at the government for the nation's public transport safety woes.

29 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Under-fire signal firm linked to 20 rail projects

More than 20 rail projects across the mainland are using signalling components and control equipment supplied by Casco Signal, the company whose malfunctioning devices were initially implicated in both the deadly Wenzhou high-speed-train crash in July and Tuesday's Shanghai subway collision.

29 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

270 hurt as trains collide in Shanghai

At least 271 passengers were injured when two trains collided on Shanghai's subway system yesterday, barely two months after a deadly high-speed railway crash.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai's blueprint for global business

Following on from its ambitions of becoming a global financial and shipping centre, Shanghai has drawn up plans to turn itself into an international trading hub.

But few substantive policies have been offered in the official blueprint.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Error sends Shanghai Metro train wrong way

A Shanghai Metro train took a wrong turning during peak hours on Thursday due to a signalling error, the operator confirmed yesterday.

No one was hurt and all passengers alighted safely at the next station before doubling back to continue their journeys, according to a statement posted on the official website of the Shanghai Shentong Metro Company.

30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

This hotel is a marvel to behold and, like The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, also boasts a number of feats, including having Shanghai's highest al fresco dining and wining venue, awe-inspiring designs, plus unrivalled views over the city.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai Urban drives on with offshore growth

Shanghai Urban Construction Group, a major Shanghai-government-owned building firm, is aggressively expanding abroad, despite risks such as physical attacks on its staff in Angola.

On June 28, the company established SUCG International to operate its international businesses.

13 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai bid for tax-free tourist zone

Shanghai hopes to set up a tax-free shopping zone for tourists beside its Disney theme park - still under construction - or around Pudong International Airport, mainland media reported yesterday.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am