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APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting held in Beijing

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli (C, front) and other delegates pose for a group photo before attending the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) 2014 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Beijing, capital of China, October 22, 2014. --Xinhua

Annual pumpkin exhibition held in Germany

Children make pumpkin lanterns during the annual pumpkin exhibition in Klaistow, south of Berlin, Germany, on October 21, 2014. The exhibition will last till November 2, with over 100,000 pumpkins in nearly 450 different varieties on display.

China resumes motorcycle escorts for foreign leaders

Photo taken on October 21, 2014 shows motorcycles escorting the motorcade of Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in Beijing, capital of China. China on Tuesday resumed motorcycle escorts for visiting foreign leaders.

Time is expensive — at US$16m!

Daryn Schnipper, chairman of Sotheby’s Watch Division, shows “The Henry Graves Supercomplication” handmade watch by Patek Philippe which was completed in 1932 at Sotheby’s auction house in London yesterday. This masterpiece of horology is estimated to sell in excess of 10 million pounds (US$16 million) when it is auctioned on November 11 in Geneva.


Chinese premier urges more aid to Ebola fight

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday called for more humanitarian aid to the Ebola fight as China continued its strong commitment...


Shanghai FDI soars 44.6% in September

FOREIGN direct investment in Shanghai surged 44.6 percent from a year earlier to US$2.7 billion in September, a record in terms of...


New lunar mission to test Chang'e-5 technology

China will launch a new lunar mission this week to test technology likely to be used in Chang'e-5, a future lunar probe with the ability...


Taiwan's food safety office opens amid scandals

Taiwan's administrative authority launched a food safety office on Wednesday to tighten control and soothe public outrage amid a string...


Travel

Flapping their wings in Shanghai

Flapping their wings in Shanghai

Living in downtown Shanghai, most of the wildlife I see consists of sparrows...

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Pay wirelessly with Apple Pay on iPhone6

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A worker demonstrates Apple Pay inside a mobile kiosk sponsored by Visa and...

World

Russia blames ‘negligent’ airport bosses for Total CEO’s fatal crash

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Russian investigators yesterday accused senior airport officials of criminal...

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China makes progress in rebalancing economy, JPMorgan says

ALTHOUGH economic growth slowed down in the third quarter, there are signs that China has made positive progress...


German Chamber opens office in Taicang

THE German Chamber of Commerce announced today a plan to establish a representative office in Taicang of the neighboring...


Tencent targets younger generation in product design

TENCENT seeks to expand its influence among a younger generation of Internet users through product designs and...


Chinese family firms bullish about future

Family businesses in China have achieved revenue growth above the global average over the past year and they are...


New home deals in China drop, project investments rise slowly

The value and volume of new home sales in China fell at nearly the same pace in the first nine months of this year...


JPMorgan fined for rigging Libor rates

The European Commission fined US bank JPMorgan more than 61 million euros (US$78 million) yesterday for its role...

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Ex-medical school official at center of corruption probe

The former deputy director of Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s School of Medicine has been put under investigation...


Innovation on the agenda

More than 80 high-ranking officials from China and abroad will attend the Pujiang Innovation Forum this weekend...


Metro waiting times shortened

Trains will run more frequently and for longer on Metro lines 13 and 16 from Friday, the operator said yesterday.On...


Woman dies at ‘clinic’

A WOMAN was found dead on Monday at an illegal medical clinic that operated from an apartment above a wet market...


Airport bus terminal change

The terminal station for Airport Bus No. 4 in Hongkou District is set to move 400 meters on Saturday. The address...


Man charged after ‘losing’ son

A MAN who left his 3-year-old autistic son in a Shanghai hospital and then told police he had gone missing has...

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The giant floating Rubber Duck artwork created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman will take a swim between October 23 and November 23 in Jingtian Lake in Shanghai’s Century Park. Shanghai will be the third city, after Beijing and Hangzhou, in mainland to exhibit the Rubber Duck. The admission ticket will cost 40 yuan (US$6.5). Will you go see the duck?



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City police are investigating an incident on a crowded Metro train in which two young women

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The city's education commission has decided to remove eight classic Chinese poems from first-grade

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National

Probe into missing 25m yuan land cash

AN investigation has begun into the disappearance of 25 million yuan (US$4 million) compensation paid out following...


Tracking health of tattooed women

AUTHORITIES are tracking the health records of the last group of women whose faces were tattooed in a tribal tradition...


4,600 increase in number of China’s centenarians

CHINA was home to 58,789 centenarians at the end of June — up 4,600 on the same time last year, according to figures...


Tidy sum for millionaire binman

There probably aren’t many millionaires willing to work as sanitation workers for US$392 a month.But 46-year-old...

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Dogs welcome at St. Louis museum about, well, dogs

Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis...


Flapping their wings in Shanghai

Living in downtown Shanghai, most of the wildlife I see consists of sparrows and insects.But many may be surprised...


Love knows no bounds in the Greek legend of ‘Orpheus & Eurydice’

Ballet National de Marseille will perform the Greek legend “Orpheus & Eurydice” in Shanghai this Friday and Saturday...

World

Syrian father helps IS stone his daughter to death

An elderly Syrian took part in stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery, in a video posted on YouTube...


Australia teen jihadist vows to fight

A TEENAGER who ran away from Australia to join jihadists in Iraq and Syria has reappeared months later in a video...


West Sierra Leone sees sharp rise in Ebola cases

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone — on the other side of the country from where...

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Magnificent seven for Bayern as goals rain down

BAYERN Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners...


World number one Lee failed drug test: report

BADMINTON world number one Lee Chong Wei recently failed a drug test, Malaysian media reported late Tuesday, in...


City in trouble after CSKA draw

MANCHESTER City face a massive task to qualify from Champions League Group E after letting slip a two-goal lead...


Marathon training helps Wozniacki go the distance

CAROLINE Wozniacki said training for a marathon had given her the edge Tuesday after she won a three-hour WTA Finals...


Federer flirts with perfection in late-season surge

LIFE couldn't be better - or more surprising - for Roger Federer as the 33-year-old takes aim at multiple major...


McIlroy skips Shanghai events over legal dispute

Rory McIlroy said that mediation in a lawsuit with his former management company has failed, and he will skip his...


Keita survives high-speed crash

Lazio forward Keita Balde walked away from a high-speed car crash which caused extensive damage to a 180,000-euro...

Oddly Enough

Hot dog! Fired Dublin worker wins US$25K over snack

AN Irish cinema may have just bought the world's most expensive hot dog for an unfairly fired worker. Ireland's...


Woman in her 80s does 100 press-ups in five minutes

Each morning 81-year-old Li Guochuan gets up at 5 am to perform a regiment of press-ups and sit-ups that would...


Crematorium fire after 363 kg body created flames that caused the ceiling to catch fire

AN 800 pound (363 kg) body caused a crematorium in Richmond, Virginia, to catch fire on Wednesday afternoon after...



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