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Kite fair held in China's Shandong

Participants fly kites during a kite fair held in Weifang, east China's Shandong Province, April 18, 2015. Kites-flying fans from China and abroad took part in the fair on Saturday.

Parts of Gansu witness snowfalls

A resident rides a motorcycle in snow in Dongxian Autonomous County, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 18, 2015. Parts of Gansu witnessed snowfalls and a sudden drop in temperature on Saturday.

Japanese WWII surrender photos debuted

A museum in central China's Hunan Province debuted 32 photos on Friday that were donated by a US veteran documenting Japan's surrender in the province in August 1945.

Premier praises financial role

Premier Li Keqiang (center) gestures during an inspection of the National Development Bank in Beijing yesterday. Li said the country should push forward reforms in the financial sector to support growth of the real economy.

It’s a beast of an attraction

A family enjoys a sneak preview of the new Shanghai Natural History Museum yesterday during a trial operation. The museum, within the grounds of Jing’an Sculpture Park, makes its official opening tomorrow.


2 killed after falling from platform at local construction site

TWO workers were killed after they fell from a platform at a construction site in suburban Fengxian District this afternoon. The two...


China home prices fall in March

HOME prices declined in most Chinese cities in March as 50 saw month-on-month price drops among 70 surveyed cities, the National Bureau...


Malaysia, China extend currency swap deal

THE Malaysian central bank said Saturday that it has signed an agreement with China's central bank to extend currency swap deal. The...


AIIB to complement ASEAN infrastructure need: Malaysian official

MALAYSIA supports China's initiative of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which will help ASEAN countries to fulfill...


World

Do you get a roll with that?

Do you get a roll with that?

Bosnian chefs take part in a Guinness Book of World Records attempt to create...

Foreign Views

Identifying greatness in quest of education

I am delighted to kick off my column in Shanghai Daily today with an interview I recently completed with Dr Howard Gardner...

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Chinese soccer on upswing with big investment

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FOR Chinese Super League (CSL) club Shanghai Shenhua, the new season has brought...

Sports

Sui, Han top pairs short program

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China’s Sui Wenjing and Han Chong led the pairs short program at the figure...

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Coca-Cola China to buy Xiamen Culiangwang

COCA-COLA China yesterday announced its intention to make a cash offer to acquire 100 percent equity interest of...


Negative list for investors to go nationwide

THE negative list method of specifying sectors off limits to foreign investors, which is being tried out in the...


Samsung sells S6 models

SAMSUNG Electronics started sales of its latest Galaxy S flagship models in China yesterday, which are seen as...


Weibo pushes interactive ads

SINA’S microblogging site Weibo has launched an updated version of a self-service advertising system for verified...


Logistics revenue up 6.9%

THE revenue of China’s logistics sector rose 6.9 percent year on year in 2014, driven by the online retail sales...


US$9.2b A380 engine deal

DUBAI’S Emirates Airline yesterday awarded a record engine deal worth US$9.2 billion to Rolls-Royce. The engines...


Historic French football club sold

THE sale of historic French football club FC Sochaux by carmaker Peugeot to a Chinese high-tech company has sparked...

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2 killed after falling from platform at local construction site

TWO workers were killed after they fell from a platform at a construction site in suburban Fengxian District this...


Complaints about travel companies up fourfold

ONLINE travel services were the subject of 1,900 complaints in the first three months of the year, the Shanghai...


New tourist bus service offers double-decker fun

A NEW sightseeing bus service that will carry tourists around the North Bund area in Hongkou District will go into...


The shows will go on

SHANGHAI is considering legislation to better manage street artists next year, Hu Jinjun, director of the Shanghai...


Standards drafted

SHANGHAI’S tourism authorities are drafting the country’s first operating standard for conference service agencies....


US$16m for new library

FUDAN University yesterday received a donation of 100 million yuan (US$16.1 million) from Powerlong Group Group...


Nanpu Bridge off limits

NANPU Bridge will be closed for five hours tomorrow morning for maintenance checks, the city’s traffic authority...

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Drivers of cars that don’t have Shanghai license plates now face being banned from the city’s

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The zodiac animal of China’s coming Lunar New Year has caused much confusion in the English-speaking

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National

Sichuan’s ex-political adviser prosecuted for graft

THE former top political adviser in southwest China’s Sichuan Province has been prosecuted for taking bribes, the...


Radiation levels at nuclear plants ‘normal’

FOLLOWING the announcement that construction approval had been given to two new reactors, a nuclear safety official...


Beijing’s pollution efforts fail

Beijing’s average PM2.5 density last year was more than double the official level targeted nationwide....

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Publicity-shy landscape artist finds inspiration in tradition

WITHOUT a mobile phone or a name card, it can be hard to get in touch with Xiao Haichun, a man whom many see as...


Architect enlists peers to furnish new bar

CHINESE architect Bu Bing commissioned 14 peers to help him design furniture for Gallery, a cafe and bar he opened...


Part-time playwright finds full dose of success

YU Rongjun, also known as Nick Yu, likes to call himself an amateur playwright. His 50th work, “The Crowd,” a drama...

World

‘Dragon’ delivers supplies to astronauts

SpaceX’s unmanned “Dragon” cargo ship arrived yesterday at the International Space Station, carrying food and supplies...


Mexicans roped in to find stolen material

AUTHORITIES have appealed for help among Mexico’s population to locate stolen radioactive material, as the fourth...


People and dogs show deep bonds: study

Dogs are called “man’s best friend” — women’s, too — and scientists say the bond between people and their pooches...

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Chelsea looks to overcome United hurdle

CHELSEA will face an in-form Manchester United as they try to move one step closer to the Premier League title...


American Uihlein leads in windy Shenzhen

PETER Uihlein made five birdies in gusty conditions and shot a 4-under 68 yesterday to take a one-stroke lead after...


Djokovic, Berdych enter semis

NOVAK Djokovic powered his way into the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday with a 6-0, 6-3 win over...


Bayern doctor quits

BAYERN Munich “regretfully” accepted the surprise departure of long-time team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt,...


Balotelli most abused in UK

LIVERPOOL and Italy striker Mario Balotelli has received more than 4,000 racist messages via social media this...


Wins for Napoli, Sevilla

NAPOLI put a foot in the Europa League semifinals with a perfectly crafted 4-1 win at VfL Wolfsburg on Thursday...

Oddly Enough

New species of mushroom that looks like a man discovered by roadside in UK

A new species of mushroom that looks like a man has been discovered by the side of a road, Daily Mail reported....


Rare creature with 'Teddy Bear Face'

The Ili pika, a rare animal with a teddy bear face and bunny-like ears, finally has been found and photographed...


US couple gets married around the world, holds 38 weddings in 83 days

AMERICAN couple, Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard, have come up with the ultimate way to celebrate their love:...


US woman: Stomach pains led to surprise birth in shower

A woman stepped into the shower this week to help ease the discomfort of stomach pains. She emerged holding a newborn....



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