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Rescuers battle to free more trapped in debris after Taiwan quake

Hop on down, Miffy the rabbit gets her own museum

Family fun for New Year

Volcano lights up the sky


Everything you need to know about the 144-hour visa-exemption transit policy

Shanghai adopted a 144-hour visa-exemption transit policy concerning certain countries at certain domestic ports of entry starting...


Seven confirmed dead after powerful Taiwan quake fells buildings

A powerful earthquake in Taiwan felled a 16-storey apartment complex full of families who had gathered for Lunar New Year celebrations...

10-day-old baby among the dead as Taiwan quake fell buildings
Mainland offers Taiwan quake help

New year, new travel: more Chinese choose tourism over tradition

WHILE hundreds of millions of his Chinese compatriots pack into planes, trains, and automobiles to return to their ancestral homes...


Two Chinese "Red Notice" corruption fugitives repatriated

TWO of China's most wanted fugitives, who fled abroad a year and half ago under suspicion of jointly embezzling public funds of 29.96...


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Maestro reflects on ‘universal language’

Maestro reflects on ‘universal language’

Riccardo Muti, the 75-year-old Italian maestro known for both his talent and...

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1 killed as crane falls in Manhattan

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Emergency crews survey the scene yesterday after a massive construction crane...

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Shining example of green energy

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Light bounces off solar mirrors at the Noor 1 Concentrated Solar Power Plant,...

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US creates 151,000 jobs in January

ABOUT 151,000 jobs were created in the United States in January, a deceleration from recent months as firms shed...


Toyota lifts earnings forecast on strong Q3

Toyota has raised its full-year earnings forecast after its third-quarter profit rose by almost 5 percent as a...


Home prices increase 31% in 2015

SALES of new homes by floor area rose 12.8 percent last year to 20.1 million square meters, the Shanghai Statistics...


COSCO to bid for Greek rail network

CHINA’S COSCO is expected to make an offer for Greece's rail network after earlier becoming the sole bidder...


Total spending on advertising down by 2.9%

ADVERTISING expenditure fell 2.9 percent year on year in 2015, with a dip in traditional media sales weighing heaviest...

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Residents reach for library cards Residents reach for library cards

SHANGHAI residents are increasingly voracious readers, according to the latest figures from the Shanghai library....


Police prepare for New Year worshippers Police prepare for New Year worshippers

POLICE say they are prepared to deal with the large crowds of worshippers expected to descend on the City God Temple...


Blanket of pollution under sunny skies Blanket of pollution under sunny skies

THE smog blanketing the city yesterday is likely to persist and possibly worsen today under sunny skies, say forecasters....


Missing man found dead on mountain Missing man found dead on mountain

A Shanghai student who went missing last month during a trip to Huashan Mountain in Shaanxi Province has been found...


Broke welder ‘targets ATM’ Broke welder ‘targets ATM’

A migrant welder who allegedly attempted to steal money from an ATM by cutting it open early yesterday morning...

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The 2016 Chinese New Year falls on February 8, and it includes a week-long holiday. How will/did you celebrate it?





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Party brings ‘red envelopes’ into digital age

The Party has found a new way to court technology-savvy web users, setting phrases by President Xi Jinping as the...


Probe into official’s ‘severe violations’

Liu Zhigeng, vice governor of southern China’s Guangdong Province, is under investigation for “severe violations”...


The road home seldom easy for China’s workers

XU Shan has abandoned her plans to fly home for the Chinese Lunar New Year. It will be her third New Year holiday...

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Music is ‘real life’ for traveling performer

AT 74, pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim is still as passionate as ever when it comes to performing. Born...


Finding an appropriate home for the city’s history

EDITOR’S note: Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters....


Maestro reflects on ‘universal language’

Riccardo Muti, the 75-year-old Italian maestro known for both his talent and toughness on the podium, believes...

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Winner of US$63m could lose

The winner of a California Lottery jackpot has apparently let the US$63 million slip away....


Brazil will send Zika samples to US for testing

Brazilian officials say they’re sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the United States, a move...


Air crew punished for celebrity karaoke

India’s Jet Airways has grounded five of its crew members for allowing a Bollywood singer to perform over the in-flight...

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Another record transfer as Jiangsu shells out US$56m for Teixeira

IN another Chinese Super League transfer record, Jiangsu Suning paid 50 million euros (US$56 million) for Brazilian...


Fowler in early tie for Phoenix lead

Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead on Thursday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open....


Lowry, DeRozan combine to fire Raptors past Trail Blazers

Guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combined for 59 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Portland Trail Blazers...


Ko, Jang ahead of elite pack

World No. 1 Lydia Ko is tied for the lead at seven-under par after rain suspended play during the second round...


Pellegrini: I knew about Guardiola’s appointment

MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed suggestions that Pep Guardiola was manoeuvred into the...


CSL surges past EPL in spending

THE Chinese Super League has splashed out an eye-watering 258.9 million euros (US$$290 million) in the winter transfer...


Wenger’s fears over spending

EUROPEAN clubs should be worried by Chinese football’s display of economic might in the January transfer window,...

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Crocodile takes a swim in Florida swimming pool

A resident of the Florida Keys found a surprising visitor Thursday in his swimming pool: a more than six-foot-long...


A blending of architectural styles?

Photo taken on Dec. 6, 2015 shows the exterior of a building complex with both Chinese and western architectural...


‘Lump’ found in local woman's spleen was actually a fetus

SURGEONS at Renji Hospital yesterday removed a woman’s spleen after discovering that a mysterious lump inside it...


Uninvited guest welcomed to enjoy honey feast at village apiary

A wild giant panda showed up inside an apiary Tuesday afternoon in a village in Sichuan Province and did not leave...


Lawsuit filed in US on behalf of monkey who snapped selfies

US animal rights activists filed an unusual lawsuit on Tuesday on behalf of a macaque monkey who snapped selfie...



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