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Moscow may face new EU sanctions

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko (left) and European commission president Jose Manuel Barroso shake hands after their meeting at the EU Council building in Brussels yesterday. — AFP

Awesome artwork abounds

A woman studies a painting by a South Korean artist yesterday at an exhibition titled “The Moment, We Awe,” at the Sanshang Art Gallery in Hangzhou. The event features 35 works by 12 South Korean contemporary artists.

Art feast for readers

Shanghai Daily readers study a digital artwork by Shanghai-based group art Island6 yesterday during the Readers' Day event at a downtown boutique hotel in Shanghai. Teamed up with Hong Kong-based art agency Llmart, Shanghai Daily stages a one-month exhibition titled "Wait a Moment," featuring artworks by 10 young artists from China and the West.


Xi: Military must be more innovative

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping has called for more innovation from China’s armed forces as the world witnesses a “military revolution.” “The...


Man held for rape, murder of uni student in Zhejiang

A MAN was detained yesterday morning by police in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, in connection with the suspected murder...


Former auto executive in graft probe

CHINA’S anti-graft watchdog has said it is investigating a former senior executive of carmaker FAW Group Corp for corruption, the latest...


Alibaba to float next week

E-COMMERCE giant Alibaba Group is planning to make its debut on the New York stock market in the week of September 8, an insider said...


Style

Nails take on heightened role as accessory

Nails take on heightened role as accessory

MOVE over, studded bracelets and chandelier earrings. Right now, it’s all about...

Badminton

Lee, Li reach final at worlds

Badminton

WORLD No. 1 Lee Chong Wei secured a third straight men’s singles finals appearance...

Sunday

Writer’s effort to get PM to read

Sunday

YANN Martel is a Canadian author best known for the 2002 Man Booker Prize-winning...

Biz Hub
Alibaba to float next week

E-COMMERCE giant Alibaba Group is planning to make its debut on the New York stock market in the week of September...


Chrysler to recall cars

CHRYSLER’S local unit will recall 25,505 cars on the Chinese mainland due to a flaw that could cause fires, the...


Tianjin fair focuses on unmanned aerial vehicles

A CH-4 drone with wings spanning as long as 18 meters is displayed at the 2014 International Drone Fair in Tianjin...


Google in race to build fleet of package-delivery drones

Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic...


Apple picks special place for product launch

Apple’s latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big...

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Art feast for readers Art feast for readers

Shanghai Daily readers study a digital artwork by Shanghai-based group art Island6 yesterday during the Readers'...


Hands up who loves less homework

First-graders at Hai Tang Primary School in Jinshan District are all smiles as they show off their new Chinese...


Boy wins payout after penis hurt by toilet seat

The incident happened on July 31 last year, when the child, nicknamed Liang Liang, was using a toilet at a 4-star...


Arrests of 6 Husi execs approved

LOCAL prosecutors yesterday approved the arrests of six executives of Shanghai Husi Food Co, the company at the...


Jewish museum gifted refugee’s passport

THE Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum recently took possession of a passport that once belonged to a German-Jewish...


Critical moms and babies saved by local hospitals

The level of care provided to pregnant women and newborn babies in Shanghai has improved significantly over the...


Ex-health boss tried in US$2.4m graft case in Shanghai

A FORMER senior health official yesterday stood trial on corruption charges after failing to account for more than...

Latest Poll

AN airline passenger who arrived in Shanghai from New York to find items worth 30,000 yuan (US$4,967) had been stolen from his luggage will receive just US$30 per kilogram for his loss. The traveler was one of three passengers on the same China Eastern Airlines flight earlier this month reporting thefts from their luggage. The carrier said the compensation is in line with the ?international civil aviation convention? for missing luggage on international flights. What do you think? Related story »



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Vendors at the city's iconic red newsstands are finding it increasingly difficult to eke out

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On Sunday night, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration ordered the Husi Food processing

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National

Copy cups

Shanghai-based art collector Liu Yiqian uses his phone to film artists as they work on their designs for “chicken...


Translator of Western novels commits suicide

THE amateur translator who made dozens of Western literary classics, including George Orwell’s “1984” and “Animal...


Man held for rape, murder of uni student in Zhejiang

A MAN was detained yesterday morning by police in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, in connection with...

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Feature

Ridding kids’ texts of poems spurs debate

IT must be music to the ears of children who will start primary school on Monday. As part of the city’s efforts...


Findings of parent survey

A SURVEY conducted by smmail.cn, a government-run comprehensive service portal, among 1,780 parents shows 70 percent...


More old Chinese customs come under modern threat

A COUPLE of items in the headlines this week are shining a spotlight on threats to some age-old Chinese traditions...

World

Moscow may face new EU sanctions

EUROPEAN Union leaders met in Brussels last night to discuss how to handle the escalating conflict in Ukraine,...


Woman survives Ebola after taking experimental drug

A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to...


JIT investigates into Flight MH17 crash: Dutch media

AUTHORITIES from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine have signed an agreement to set up a joint investigation...

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Sports
Costa fires six-goal Chelsea to victory

DIEGO Costa scored twice as Chelsea continued their winning start to the Premier League season with a remarkable...


Redknapp reveals Remy set for Chelsea switch

CHELSEA are set to sign France striker Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers before Monday's transfer deadline, according...


Di Maria learns money doesn't always talk in Premier League

THERE was little fanfare but a few lessons perhaps learnt as the most expensive player in the history of English...


Lee, Li reach final at worlds

WORLD No. 1 Lee Chong Wei secured a third straight men’s singles finals appearance at the badminton world championships...


Man United reaches agreement to sign Blind

MANCHESTER United announced on Saturday that they have reached an agreement to sign versatile Netherlands international...


Chinese amateur Wang soars to Xiamen Challenge victory

Chinese amateur Wang Ziyi saved the best for last yesterday when she holed out from 40 yards off the green for...


Women seeds sent packing in US Open shock

THE US Open women’s draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets on Friday but it was business as usual on the...

Oddly Enough

Parents of rare disease boy praised for their devotion

DOCTORS from a leading American hospital have praised an 11-year-old boy’s parents for the care they’ve given their...


Man climbs through hole in a wall to steal cash from China Post

A man climbed through a hole in the exterior wall of a China Post outlet yesterday and stole about 40,000 yuan...


His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

HERMAN "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job. Goldman...



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