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Rapt attention at 5G event


China to get tough on soil pollution

CHINA aims to curb worsening soil pollution by 2020 and stabilize and improve soil quality by 2030, the State Council said in an action...


NK missile launch believed a failure

NORTH Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast yesterday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials...


Warning for Wanda after Snow White seen

Walt Disney is to “take action” after hearing reports of performers at Dalian Wanda Group Co’s new theme park in east China dressed...


China's manufacturing PMI flat in May

China's manufacturing sector expansion remains steady in May, official data showed on Wednesday. The purchasing managers' index (PMI)...


Stowaway, 16, hoped to get rich in Dubai

A Chinese teenager who stowed away on an Airbus A380 from Shanghai to Dubai, reportedly hoping to make a fortune by begging, is being...


Flood season starts with a bang

THE first thunderstorm of the flood season is expected to cause flooding and disrupt traffic, the Shanghai Meteorological Bureau said...


Biz Hub
Yuan’s central parity rate weakens

THE central parity rate of the yuan weakened further by six basis points yesterday to 6.5790 against the US dollar,...


Opposition to Midea’s bid for Kuka

TOP officials in Brussels and Berlin oppose a Chinese takeover bid of German industrial robotics supplier Kuka,...


Jail term for ex-Gome boss reduced

Chinese retailer tycoon Huang Guangyu, now in jail, was granted an 11-month commutation by a court yesterday....


Austin Reed to begin winding down

BRITISH fashion retailer Austin Reed Ltd will start winding down as no viable offer was received for the company...


HNA buys 13% of Virgin Australia for US$115m

CHINESE aviation and tourism giant HNA is buying a 13 percent stake in Virgin Australia, the airline said yesterday,...

Metro
Stowaway, 16, hoped to get rich in Dubai Stowaway, 16, hoped to get rich in Dubai

A Chinese teenager who stowed away on an Airbus A380 from Shanghai to Dubai, reportedly hoping to make a fortune...


Feeding time Feeding time

A girl feeds a goat yesterday at a special kid’s area that was set up at Shanghai Zoo to mark Children’s Day, which...


Flood season starts with a bang Flood season starts with a bang

THE first thunderstorm of the flood season is expected to cause flooding and disrupt traffic, the Shanghai Meteorological...


57 extra trains for the holiday 57 extra trains for the holiday

SHANGHAI Railway Bureau will run 57 additional return services during the duanwu holiday next week to handle increased...


Cabbie pays heavy price for sexual harassment Cabbie pays heavy price for sexual harassment

A taxi driver who sexually harassed a 14-year-old girl on Monday has been placed in detention for 10 days by police...


Support for traffic dragnet Support for traffic dragnet

PUDONG traffic police are being supported by hundreds of patrol officers and urban management team members in Huamu,...

Latest Poll

Making sure one’s child has table manners fit for Buckingham Palace has become a top educational priority for some Shanghai parents, who are forking out for expensive etiquette lessons to give their little princes and princesses a social edge in posh settings. Last month, a group of local children attended a special course in English table manners held by a UK children’s clothing brand. Parents paid the princely sum of 3,800 yuan (US$580) a head for the course. Do you think it necessary for Shanghai parents to do so? Related story »





National

New textbooks focus on traditional culture

CHINA’S primary and secondary school Chinese language textbooks have been revised to focus more on traditional...


Handbag auctioned for US$300,000

A diamond-encrusted crocodile-skin Hermes handbag with white gold details has broken the record for the world's...


Pottery art shines light on the past

THEIR feet were firmly on the earth, but their hearts and minds were in the stars. That’s the conclusion of archeologists...

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Feature

Once a vast lake, it is arid land now

ABOUT 100 years ago, Swedish explorer Sven Hedin reportedly discovered an amazing place where “sand dunes were...


New Haikou hotel wins over with classic, tasteful design

The Langham, Haikou is a new landmark in the city skyline....


Tips to maximize the magic of Disneyland

GUESTS to the soon-to-open Shanghai Disney resort can expect plenty of family fun and magical moments. But, as...

World

Taliban kill 16 bus passengers and kidnap dozens

THE Taliban yesterday killed at least 16 people and kidnapped dozens of others after pulling them off buses in...


‘Migrant traffickers’ picked up at sea arrested in Sicily

ITALIAN police have arrested 16 people suspected of trafficking migrants across the Mediterranean from Libya after...

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Sports

Guam ex-coach White joins second-tier Shenxin

FORMER Guam coach Gary White has joined the rush to Chinese football after signing on with second-tier Shanghai...


Aurier faces assault trial

PARIS Saint-Germain star Serge Aurier will be tried in September for an alleged assault on a police officer, a...


Warriors head back to NBA finals

STEPHEN Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and...


SIPG mulls philosophy amid big plans

SHANGHAI SIPG wants to play “aggressive football” as the club plans to develop its own football philosophy and...


Messi misses first day of tax fraud trial

THE trial of Lionel Messi on charges of tax evasion opened in Barcelona yesterday, but injury prevented the five-time...


Unlucky Reus out of Germany squad

WINGER Marco Reus was left out of Germany’s final Euro 2016 squad on his 27th birthday yesterday over injury concerns,...


Making a splash with one arm

Bethany Hamilton in action during surfing’s Fiji Women’s Pro at Tavarua yesterday. The one-armed American surfer...

Oddly Enough

Crocodile takes woman during night swim in Australia

A woman is feared dead after being taken by a crocodile following a late night swim with a friend at a beach in...


70-year-old Indian woman gives birth to first baby

AN Indian woman who gave birth at the age of 70 said Tuesday she was not too old to become a first-time mother,...


Chinese offense at guide to etiquette

A Japanese tourism board has called on foreign tourists to refrain from public “belching or flatulence” in an etiquette...


Gallery of fake paintings opens in Argentina

THE paintings in Buenos Aires' newest gallery may look like the work of great artists, but they are actually rip-offs...


Indonesian villagers 'mistook sex toy for angel'

Indonesian villagers thought they had been blessed by an angel fallen from heaven when a beautiful doll washed...



 

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