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Xinjiang shaken but safe after 6.2 quake strikes

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Stunning Buddhist relics found in town that was key to city’s history

PRECIOUS Buddhist relics from an ancient town in Qingpu District have been found. The discovery was made when the foundations of a...


Slam dunk for Jordan on trademark

BASKETBALL legend Michael Jordan now owns his Chinese name after the nation’s highest court sides with him following a years-long legal...


Surprise surge in Foreign trade

CHINA’S foreign trade surged in yuan terms in November, indicating stronger external and domestic demand, at least in the short term,...


Fake passport used for 17 years

A woman who used a fake passport to study abroad 17 years ago has been sentenced to six months, with a six-month reprieve, for illegally...


No more free meals as graft war shapes a new civil service

MA Huisen used to have four or five lunches a day, though not because he was gluttonous, but because officials were taking advantage. “We...


Child clothing tests find poor standards

MORE than a quarter of children’s clothing sold at 17 department stores across the city that were checked by the market watchdog failed...


Idyllic setting for extraordinary accomplishments

THE modern Gothic building at 320 Yueyang Road has been a palace of scientific progress since its completion in the summer of 1931. “Shanghai...


Biz Hub
China set to drive global auto sales in 2017

China will continue to be the most important growth driver of the global auto industry in 2017 as it is this year,...


ECB to cut asset buys in surprise move

The European Central Bank caught financial markets off guard yesterday by announcing it would trim asset buys from...


Platform opens to better bill trading

CHINA yesterday launched a platform for commercial paper trading in Shanghai to better regulate the trading for...


DJI’s flagship store

DJI, the world’s top drone maker, will open its first flagship store in Shanghai tomorrow to further tap the domestic...


US block sees Chinese firm scrap tech deal

A Chinese company yesterday said it has scrapped plans to buy German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron after...

Metro
Man ‘cheated’ by cousin in US$7m scam Man ‘cheated’ by cousin in US$7m scam

A businessman, cheated by his cousin in a 50 million yuan (US$7.3 million) investment scam, then allegedly fell...


Driving a better deal on lessons Driving a better deal on lessons

ALL driving schools in Shanghai will introduce a pay-by-the-hour system from next year, the city government said...


Scientists offer sufferers some hope on PTSD Scientists offer sufferers some hope on PTSD

LOCAL scientists found neuron from embryonic stem cells can help to erase post-traumatic stress disorder after...


Special green car plates issued Special green car plates issued

SHANGHAI traffic police have issued a total of 1,294 new special car plates for clean energy vehicles for the first...


Port emergency test Port emergency test

AN exercise was held in Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port yesterday to test the port’s ability to an emergency...


Bathing breakthrough Bathing breakthrough

TWENTY-SIX automatic bathing machines will be introduced to communities in nine districts to serve elderly residents,...

Latest Poll

Smoking will be banned in all indoor public venues and workplaces in Shanghai from March next year. The ban will cover hotels, restaurants, offices, airports, railway stations and entertainment venues after a new smoking regulation was approved by local lawmakers. Smoking will also be banned in government agencies’ offices, meeting rooms and canteens. Which public area do you find most troubled by smoking issue in Shanghai? Related story »





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No more free meals as graft war shapes a new civil service

MA Huisen used to have four or five lunches a day, though not because he was gluttonous, but because officials...


Xinjiang shaken but safe after 6.2 quake strikes

A MAGNITUDE 6.2 earthquake hit China’s far western region of Xinjiang yesterday, the China Earthquake Administration...

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Feature

Motherhood points novelist in new direction

FOR Hong Ying, it’s crucial to develop the interests and talents of children while they’re young. “Parents need...


China writers suffer from lack of good translations

Jeremy Stevenson, an American who likes to read, got interested in Chinese novels after reading a translation of...

World

Ex-French minister jailed for tax fraud

Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac was sentenced yesterday to three years in prison in one of the biggest...


EU mulls sending refugees back to Greece

The European Union’s executive said yesterday that member states should be allowed to send some asylum-seekers...

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China coach: Competition more fierce

THE competition in short track speedskating is getting fiercer so South Korea is no longer China’s only opponent,...


Top-ranked Ko splits with instructor Leadbetter

LYDIA Ko has split with instructor David Leadbetter after three years. Leadbetter confirmed on Wednesday that...


Isinbayeva role draws WADA flak

EVEN before today’s publication of a new report into alleged state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes, Russia...


FIFA boss touts Asia backing for 48-team WCup

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino yesterday said Asian countries backed his plan to expand the World Cup to 48 teams...


Sevilla, Porto claim final Champions League slots

Sevilla and FC Porto grabbed the final two spots in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday, while...


Abuse at London clubs probed

British police said they had launched an investigation into allegations of historical child sex crimes at London...


Antlers sink Auckland with late strike

Kashima Antlers midfielder Mu Kanazaki (center) heads the ball to score the winner against Auckland City during...

Proposed Esso strike stopped by Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has issued an order preventing more than 600 Esso workers from striking...


Further legal action planned against Adani's $22-billion Carmichael coal mine

Traditional owners are set to launch further legal action against Adani's Carmichael coal mine...


Massive' electricity woes as serious as water supply to SA irrigators

The price and reliability of electricity supply have emerged as issues as serious as adequate water...


Call to end CUB beer and cider boycott after deal struck

A deal has been struck between Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) and maintenance workers at the...


7-Eleven and Fairwork sign deal to combat exploitation

The Fairwork Ombudsman (FWO) has signed a landmark deal with convenience store chain 7-Eleven to...


Australian economy shrinks 0.5pc in worst fall since GFC

Australia's economy shrank 0.5 per cent in the September quarter, well below already pessimistic...

 

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