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Welcoming president to Macau

President Xi Jinping shakes hands with a girl as he receives a bouquet upon arriving in Macau yesterday to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its return to the motherland. — Reuters

Pointing out air pollution

A young visitor in a pollution mask at the wax museum in Taiyuan City, capital of Shanxi Province, strikes a pose beside a waxwork of late US pop singer Michael Jackson — who often wore a pollution mask. However, other wax figures in the museum are also sporting pollution masks after the museum launched a campaign in protest against air pollution.

Tactical unit put through its paces

Officers from the police tactical unit (PTU) arrive for a drill at the Oriental Pearl Tower in the Pudong New Area yesterday. The special unit has been set up to tackle possible terrorism or violent attacks.


Practical, enterprising and a fine tradition of loving the motherland

MACAU has made great achievements in economic and social development over the past 15 years, which is attributable to the full and...

Xi visits low-income families

China, Thailand eye closer agriculture, railway cooperation

VISITING Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday that China and Thailand have agreed to kickstart mutually beneficial cooperation on...


Shanghai to get a planetarium

LOCAL officials have approved the design of Shanghai Planetarium, which will be built near Metro Line 16’s Dishui Lake Station in Pudong’s...


China Mobile eyes 250 million 4G customers next year

CHINA Mobile, China's largest telecommunication service provider, has forecast that it will have 250 million 4G customers in 2015. The...


American Football

Jaguars hold off Titans

Jaguars hold off Titans

Leon Washington (left) of the Tennessee Titans is tackled by Craig Loston of...

Chinese Views

Hopefully, legal redress might suggest change

Justice may have arrived too late for Huugjilt, who 18 years ago was wrongly sentenced and executed for rape and murder,...

Transport

Bailout plan for Indian carrier

Transport

A SpiceJet aircraft taxis on the runway at the airport next to a slum area in...

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Journalist remembered for his dedication

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American Mark Leff, a former reporter, editor and producer at CNN who cultivated...

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Steel sector lifts shares to 4-year high

Shanghai stocks surged to a four-year high yesterday, led by the steel sector which was buoyed by an increase in...


Bailout plan for Indian carrier

A SpiceJet aircraft taxis on the runway at the airport next to a slum area in Mumbai yesterday. A former part-owner...


JDB loses herbal tea package patent case

JDB Group, a private herbal tea maker, lost its case in court yesterday and was ordered to pay 150 million yuan...


Ex-HSBC fund exec tried for insider trading

A former HSBC fund manager has confessed to his guilt in an insider trading case to earn 1.85 billion yuan (US$298...


Honda recalls vehicles over faulty airbags

Honda (China) has filed for a vehicle recall to commence on February 1, 2015, over reports of defective airbags,...


Shopping agents profit from ruble’s fall

In Blagoveshchensk on Russia’s side of the Chinese border, Mou Jiani has turned her home into a warehouse, stocking...

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Pudong airport landmark

THE Pudong International Airport yesterday welcomed its 50 millionth passenger since starting operations in 1999....


Scavenger hurt in scuffle

Shanghai Metro police said a scavenger hurt his head after being involved in a scuffle with a subway commuter at...


Sunny weekend expected

IT will be sunny weekend with temperatures ranging between 4 and 9 degrees Celsius today. The mercury will drop...


Huangpu privileges for innovative talents

HUANGPU District is wooing professionals from outside Shanghai to work in “innovative fields” with offers of local...


PTU to patrol Pudong to tackle violent crimes

THE Pudong New Area will have a police tactical unit (PTU), or a paramilitary riot control unit, in place from...


Tactical unit put through its paces

Officers from the police tactical unit (PTU) arrive for a drill at the Oriental Pearl Tower in the Pudong New Area...

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The average air quality in Shanghai was “good” or better on 239 of the 304 days through the

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Two-wheeled Segways and electric unicycles have been banned in the city’s subway stations due

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China, Thailand eye closer agriculture, railway cooperation

VISITING Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Friday that China and Thailand have agreed to kickstart mutually beneficial...


Pilot jailed over crash that killed 44 people

A court in northeast China yesterday jailed for three years the captain of a passenger jet that crashed four years...


Ex-HK official, tycoon found guilty for graft

A former top Hong Kong civil servant was yesterday found guilty of accepting HK$8.5 million (US$1.1 million) in...

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Loads of choices highlight winter TV season

The winter TV season looks like a winner. A wide range of genres including reality TV, talk shows, insight news...


French film devotee wins prestigious award

Wang Fang, associate professor and director of the Institute of World Film at Shanghai Normal University, has been...


Global premiere of 2014 Budweiser responsible drinking mini movie

The 2014 Responsible Drinking Campaign officially kicked off at Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower on December 7....

World

Volcano eruption in Indonesia forces airport to close

Indonesia temporarily closed a domestic airport yesterday after a volcano in the country’s east erupted, spewing...


Ban on tour to lift efforts to fight Ebola

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, urged local communities...


Road traffic noise hurts 1 in 4 Europeans

Harmful levels of road traffic noise affect one in four people in Europe and raise health risks ranging from sleepless...

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FIFA agrees to publish graft panel report but rules out revote

FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential...


Abidal quits for personal reasons

Former France defender Eric Abidal, who returned to playing after undergoing a liver transplant in April 2012,...


Milicic loses in kickboxing

Former NBA center Darko Milicic, a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years with various teams after being the second overall...


Nyman wins Val Gardena downhill for 3rd time

American racer Steven Nyman won the World Cup downhill on the classic Saslong course in Val Gardena, Italy, for...


Padres finalize deal for Kemp

The Padres signed off on the blockbuster deal to bring Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp to San Diego on Thursday after...


Atletico sets up Real Copa clash

Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic (right) heads the ball to score against third-division Hospitalet during...

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Philippines' Malabon Zoo celebrates 'Animal Christmas Party'

An orangutan dressed in Santa Claus costume hugs Filipino-Chinese zoo owner Manny Tangco in front of reindeers...


Ancient farmhouse unearthed in central Israel

An Israeli archaeologist works on the excavation site of a 2,800-year-old farmhouse in the the city of Rosh HaAyin,...


Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing. The unidentified lover in the central...



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