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Miss Universe China crowned in Shanghai

Minions visit Great Wall in Beijing

'Supermoon' seen over city of Buenos Aires

77 museums from Berlin join 'Long Night of Museums' event

China's Fantastic 4 take historic silver in 4x100m


Downpours expected in southern China

STRONG rain will lash most of southern China in the next three days. It will sweep Guangxi, Guangdong, Hainan, Fujian, Taiwan, Tibet,...


Bangkok bomb suspect uncooperative: Thai army chief

THAILAND'S army chief on Sunday said the man arrested in connection with last week's deadly Bangkok bomb blast was not cooperating,...


China rescues 620 smuggled turtles and tortoises

FRONTIER police in south China have seized 620 turtles and tortoises, including 510 under state protection, smuggled from Vietnam. The...


China plays down yuan depreciation's trade impact

THE Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has defended China's overhauling of its exchange rate formation mechanism, a move which has seen a significant...


World

Palestinians scuffle with Israeli soldier

Palestinians scuffle with Israeli soldier

Palestinians scuffle with an Israeli soldier as they try to prevent him from...

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Celebrities shed facades in reality show TV mania

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CHINA’S television is flush with celebrity reality TV shows in which famous...

Sports

Liu clinches first gold for China at worlds

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WITH China’s first gold of the world championships virtually assured, the only...

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Japan GDP yet to escape the doldrums

THE backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting...


Industrial profits fall on weak GDP

PROFITS of China’s industrial companies fell further in July amid increased signs that the world’s second-biggest...


Shares rise for 2nd day on stability measures

SHANGHAI shares extended their recovery for a second day yesterday as the Chinese government will continue to stabilize...


Nokia in China telecom equipment JV

NOKIA and Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell will set up a China telecommunications equipment joint venture next year...


Shanghai to build up insurance hub quickly

SHANGHAI will accelerate building the city into a global insurance hub as part of its broader goal to become an...


Hard time for Swiss watchmakers

People are seen in a Swiss watchmaker shop in Hong Kong yesterday. Swiss watchmakers are facing turbulent times...

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Forecasters blame lack of wind for recent pollution Forecasters blame lack of wind for recent pollution

THE air in Shanghai was heavily polluted yesterday, as the air quality index (AQI) hit 213 at 1pm. Between June...


Timetables changed to cut waiting on subway

WAITING times at selected sections on Metro lines 3, 4, 11 and 16 will be shortened in a bid to reduce congestion...


Escalator inspections reveal extent of risk

SAFETY officials have completed checks on 2,600 escalators across the city and ordered the indefinite suspension...


Airline hits turbulence over nosy nuptial policy

SHANGHAI Airlines yesterday defended its policy of approving its employees’ marriage plans, saying it was necessary...


Ambulance service facing crisis

LOCAL health authorities are considering ways to restructure the city’s ambulance service in a bid to improve response...

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A recent report said China Telecom Shanghai has denied claims that it has slowed down connections to overseas websites to encourage customers to sign up to premium services. Frustrations in trying to connect to overseas sites are simply down to large numbers of users and limited Internet resources, insisted the telecoms giant. This follows complaints from customers at the delays trying to connect to sites such as Amazon and Apple’s App Store. What do you think? Related story »





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45 jailed on terror, human trafficking

Forty-five people have been given jail terms ranging from four years to life imprisonment in China’s northwestern...


Uber driver robs, molests passenger

Chinese police have arrested an Uber driver suspected of robbing and molesting a female passenger at knifepoint,...


Charity website owner held for rape, fraud

A CHARITY website operator has been arrested for fraud, rape and forced prostitution of underage girls....

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Artist uses classic form to depict modern concerns

Bringing something new to Chinese ink-wash painting while still honoring the conventions of the genre would be...


They don’t make them like they used to

Most historical buildings along Wukang Road are either garden villas or small apartment buildings....


Strong shift toward modern architecture takes root

THE Cape Town Apartments on Wukang Road are a miniature version of the nearby Normandie Apartments. Known by locals...

World

Former media boss held for murder

A former Indian media executive has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her daughter for having an affair with...


Warsaw’s controversial rainbow art removed

Warsaw’s iconic and controversial rainbow art, once installed by an old cloister and then a symbol of Poland’s...


Aussie state bans film on children with gay parents

A FILM about children with same-sex parents has been barred from being shown in public schools throughout Australia’s...

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China's Fantastic 4 take historic silver in 4x100m

The Chinese men's relay team worked miracle on Saturday when they captured a historic 4x100m relay silver medal. The...


Mourinho won't buy his way out of trouble

Jose Mourinho has no plans to spend big in the final few days of the transfer window in a bid to end champions...


Pellegrini keeps cool after City's red-hot start

Manuel Pellegrini insists it is far too early for Manchester City to get carried away despite opening up an eight-point...


Mayweather jabs back at Rousey over earnings

VERBAL sparring between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued as the unbeaten welterweight champ...


Bale double helps Benitez to first Madrid win

Gareth Bale silenced his critics by scoring twice as Rafael Benitez got his first win as Real Madrid coach with...


Emotions run high for family after Day wins

JASON Day was just six years old when his father gave him a gift that would change his life forever. Alvin Day...


Jarryd Hayne edges closer to NFL dream

Australia rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has taken a giant stride towards securing a place on the San Francisco...

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‘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...


Guinness: 26-year-old cat in US is world's oldest alive

A 26-year-old cat named Corduroy has been named the oldest living cat by Guinness World Records. The cat is owned...


Two-headed cobra finds home in zoo, but needs specialist help to survive

A zoo in the southwestern city of Nanning recently adopted a two-headed cobra. The rare creature has already survived...



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