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Mall escalator swallows man's left leg near Zhongshan Park

12 European panda fans travel to China's Sichuan

Kobe Bryant begins his trip of China

Huge cupcake mosaic made to mark Singapore's 50th birthday

Empire State Building shines with light projections of endangered species


Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris

Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia...


China plans expanded serious illness insurance

THE Chinese government has proposed extending serious illness insurance to cover more of the population. The proposal by the State...


Funeral for Chinese guard killed in Somalia

A CEREMONY was held in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday for people to pay their last respects to a Chinese...


First charter flights link China, Denmark

CAPITAL Airlines will begin operating the first direct charter flights between China and Denmark in early September, the company has...


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Zimbabwe looks to extradite lion’s killer

Zimbabwe looks to extradite lion’s killer

ZIMBABWE intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a...

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Bigger may not be better for ‘super hospitals’

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JUST before midnight, the pavement outside the glowing high-rise towers of the...

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North Korea’s Kim claims historic gold

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NORTH Korean teen Kim Kuk Hyang made history on Thursday with her country’s...

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Russia cuts key rate

RUSSIA’S central bank cut its key interest rate by 50 basis points to 11 percent yesterday as expected, saying...


FedEx takeover probe

THE European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx’s proposed US$4.9 billion takeover of Dutch...


Uber says will invest US$1b in India

RIDE-HAILING service Uber has announced a US$1 billion investment for the Indian market for the next nine months...


Tech firms eye game market

HIGH-TECH firms including chip makers, smartphone vendors and data analysis firms, are seeking game-related market...


Rural e-commerce growth beats cities

A customer shops at an Alibaba rural service center in Jinjia Village, Tonglu, Zhejiang Province. E-commerce growth...


Honda showcases racing bike

Japan’s automaker Honda displays the company’s racing style road bike model “RC213V-S,” modified from the Moto...

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Surge in tourist complaints

THERE has been huge surge of complaints about tourism services, catering and accommodation in the first half of...


Buzz over firefighters ending hornet service

CITY residents who find hornets have built a nest in their homes will soon have to pay to have it removed. For...


8 arrests for recruitment scam

EIGHT people suspected of running a bogus recruitment agency scam have been arrested, the Putuo District People’s...


Probe into swaying high-rises that leave residents ‘seasick’

RESIDENTS in high-rise blocks in Jiading District say they are being made “seasick” by a strange swaying motion...


Almost 2m yuan scam cash recovered

POLICE have helped a city business recover almost 2 million yuan (US$ 322,139) after it was conned by online swindlers...

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A woman in Nanjing city recently complained to the media that she was denied access into a local cinema when she wanted to take in hamburger and French fries. The cinema only allows food and beverage bought from its own store. Despite the consumer association saying it was violating consumer rights, the "No outside food" rule is still in practice at some Chinese cinemas. What do you think of the rule?





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US baby milk producer pays US$12m after bribery charge

AMERICAN infant formula producer Mead Johnson Nutrition has agreed to pay US$12 million to settle federal civil...


4 jailed for fighting at HK airport

FOUR people from China’s mainland have been jailed in Hong Kong following a violent dispute at the city’s airport....


Woman dies as elevator malfunctions

A WOMAN was killed yesterday, apparently due to an elevator malfunction in her apartment building in Hangzhou,...

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‘Mei Lanfang’ bridges dance and Peking Opera

IN memory of Mei Lanfang, one of the most respected Peking Opera artists in modern history, a new dance drama named...


Flying Tigers’ interpreter keeps memory of legendary aces alive

John Yee is considered the last living member of the legendary US Flying Tigers....


Bittersweet memoirs of childhood in 1930s Shanghai

Patricia Luce Chapman was having tea at the Great Wall in Beijing in 1940 with her family and friends when a Japanese...

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Rolling Stone sued over Uni rape story

Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape...


Calais migrants ‘undaunted’

Migrants massed around the entrance to the Channel Tunnel said yesterday they would keep trying to sneak across...


India hangs convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts

Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India yesterday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting...

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WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

The World Anti-Doping Agency is alarmed by "wild allegations" made by two European media outlets of widespread...


Di Maria on verge of PSG medical, reports British media

Manchester United's Argentine winger Angel Di Maria is set to have a medical ahead of a proposed transfer to French...


China wins mixed 3-meter springboard diving at worlds

China dominated the first ever mixed three-meter springboard diving event at the world championships on Sunday. The...


Wolfsburg stun Bayern to win German Super Cup

German Cup winners Wolfsburg upset Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on penalties to win their first domestic...


Decent proposal! Italian wins swim gold and wedding promise

Italy's Simone Ruffini won the world championship men's marathon 25km open water gold medal on Saturday and celebrated...

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Party-animal badger found drunk on Polish beach

A female badger was recovering at a Polish animal shelter Wednesday, two days after the party animal was found...


UK boy makes stunning finding about old book he was given as a gift

IN an amazing twist of fate, a schoolboy opened a book and found it used to belong to a 13-year-old of the same...


'Cute black puppies' raised by villager for two years turn out endangered black bears

TWO Asian black bears mistakenly bred as “pet dogs” by a local villager for two years in Yunnan Province have been...



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