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Hong Kong’s winners

Sean Lau from Hong Kong and Zhao Wei from China’s mainland pose with their trophies after winning the Best Actor and Best Actress awards for their roles in movies “Overheard 3” and “Dearest” at the Hong Kong Film Awards last night.

Ambitious gas project in full swing

A gas derrick sits at the snowbound village of Sabetta in the Kara Sea shoreline on the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic circle, some 2,500 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The Yamal LNG project that is aiming to extract and liquefy gas from the Yuzhno- Tambeyskoye gas field is scheduled to start production in 2017.

Kim greets soldiers on mountain

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greets Korean People’s Army pilots during a visit to the summit of Paektu, or Changbai Mountain, on Saturday. The North Korean leader told the troops that the hike provides mental energy more powerful than nuclear weapons.


Central bank bid to curb slowdown

CHINA’S central bank said yesterday it would cut the level of funds commercial banks must hold in reserve by 1 percentage point, the...


China concerned at spy plans by NZ/US

China has expressed concern about a report that New Zealand and United States spy agencies planned to hack into a data link between...


Queues snake around natural history museum on opening day

SHANGHAI Natural History Museum had to twice halt ticket sales on its opening day yesterday as it was swamped with visitors. Officials...


IS video shows slaughter of Ethiopian Christians

ISLAMIC State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists...


Public Services

Lighter smog but lower temperatures

Lighter smog but lower temperatures

OVERNIGHT rain and the arrival of a cold front will bring respite today from...

Foreign Views

US reveals insecurities in AIIB opposition

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank are poised to hold their annual meetings, but the big news in global...

Nation

2 killed in arson attack at KTV

Nation

Crowds gather round the scene of an arson attack in which two waitresses were...

Sports

City closes gap on United after West Ham stroll but loses Silva

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MANCHESTER City climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbor United...

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Central bank bid to curb slowdown

CHINA’S central bank said yesterday it would cut the level of funds commercial banks must hold in reserve by 1...


Australia, UK to work on ‘Google tax’

AUSTRALIA is to work together with Britain to pursue multinational firms shifting profits offshore to avoid paying...


Rules coming for exhibition business

CHINA is planning to boost development of the exhibition industry through market liberalization, according to a...


Rules coming for exhibition business

CHINA is planning to boost development of the exhibition industry through market liberalization, according to a...


China cuts power price for grids

China’s top economic planner will cut the prices of coal-generated power for grid companies and enterprise users....


Changan Ford unveils 3 all new sedans in city

ADHERING to the “1515 strategy” of Ford China since 2011, with promises of not only delivering 15 new vehicle models...

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City policies help entrepreneurs get a start

SHANGHAI residents and foreigners alike are taking advantage of new municipal policies aimed at giving entrepreneurs...


Pet pair held for turtle rustling

A PET store owner and his employee have been detained by police in Xuhui District in connection with the theft...


Lighter smog but lower temperatures

OVERNIGHT rain and the arrival of a cold front will bring respite today from yesterday’s pollution, which reached...


Queues snake around natural history museum on opening day

SHANGHAI Natural History Museum had to twice halt ticket sales on its opening day yesterday as it was swamped with...


More anonymity for food safety tip-offs

WHISTLEBLOWERS seeking more anonymity when giving food safety tip-offs will be eligible for rewards under new city...


Metro crowd control for auto show

PASSENGER restrictions are being introduced at Metro Line 2 East Xujing Station today to help handle crowds expected...


Hospital in 2nd false links probe

A PLASTIC surgery hospital is being investigated over allegations that it falsely claimed to be affiliated to a...

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National

Ma is China’s most generous philanthropist

ALIBABA founder Jack Ma was the most generous philanthropist on China’s mainland last year, according to the 2015...


Legal threat for group behind a 2nd palace

Managers at Beijing’s Old Summer Palace say they may take legal action if a controversial replica in east China’s...


Prosecutors rule out arrest in alleged abuse case

Prosecutors in Nanjing have denied a police request to formally arrest a woman on charges of physically abusing...

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Feature

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

Abbott gulps down beer in few seconds

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was caught on video downing a beer in a few seconds at a Sydney pub, prompting...


Lifeline for endangered Cuban crocs

Cuba’s efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a...


2 held in Pakistan over ‘honor killing’

A PAKISTANI man and his father have been arrested in the country’s latest so-called “honor killing” after they...

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Hamilton wins, Raikkonen steals second from Rosberg

DEFENDING world champion Lewis Hamilton made light of brake problems and a seamless switch from champagne to rose...


Villa fight back to end Gerrard's dream of birthday final

ASTON Villa fought back from 1-0 down with goals from Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph to beat favourites Liverpool...


Tuchel to take over from Klopp at Dortmund

BORUSSIA Dortmund has named Thomas Tuchel to succeed Juergen Klopp as manager on a three-year-deal, the Bundesliga...


City closes gap on United after West Ham stroll but loses Silva

MANCHESTER City climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbor United with a comfortable 2-0 English Premier...


Kiradech outlasts Li, Pan shines

Big-hitting Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat eagled the penultimate hole to force a playoff and then prevailed over Chinese...


Kvitova puts Czechs in Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitova celebrates after defeating France’s Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-4 to give the Czech Republic an unbeatable...


Modric out for season with knee ligament sprain

REAL Madrid suffered a huge injury blow ahead of its decisive Champions League quarterfinal, second leg against...

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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