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PLA unit shows off dancing robots

A People’s Liberation Army cadet adjusts dancing humanoid robots at the PLA’s Armoured Forces Engineering Academy in Beijing. The engineering academy opened to journalists yesterday with demonstrations of rolling tanks, bayonet drills and dancing Transformer-like robots.

Thousands delayed as power outage hits bullet train service

Thousands of passengers were delayed at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station yesterday, after 13 bullet train services were hit by a power problem. — Yong Kai

As Rammasun death toll reaches 46, another typhoon on the way

Soldiers help fishermen tie up their boats in preparation for the landfall of Typhoon Matmo in Fujian Province. Matmo is expected to make landfall on Taiwan early today and then hit China’s mainland.


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SFDA seals 100 tons of products from 9 firms

THE Shanghai Food and Drug Administration said yesterday that about 100 tons of food products from nine companies had been sealed as...

Probe widened as scandal spreads

No-questions-asked refunds for online goods

ONLINE shoppers will be entitled to no-questions-asked refunds within seven days of purchase, under a new local law proposed by legislators....

New law to place 5,000 yuan limit on prepaid cards

German group plans to launch hospital in FTZ

THE first wholly foreign-owned hospital will open in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone in about 18 months, Shanghai Daily...


Imax inks deal to open 19 giant-screen cinemas

IMAX and China’s biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant-screen cinemas in the world’s No. 2 movie market....


Travel

Spectacular trains through world’s landscapes

Spectacular trains through world’s landscapes

Put down your smart phones, and look out the windows — sometimes the best part...

Society

Patter of tiny feet, hooves and paws at zoo

Society

SHANGHAI Zoo has witnessed a baby boom in the first half of the year, with more...

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P2P car-rental platform zooms into city

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A new car-renting mode is gaining popularity in Shanghai. Last month PP Zuche...

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German group plans to launch hospital in FTZ

THE first wholly foreign-owned hospital will open in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone in about 18 months,


Alibaba teams with banks to provide loans to small firms

CHINESE e-commerce giant Alibaba yesterday joined seven domestic banks to increase the line of credit available


Coal conversion projects face stricter rules

CHINA has moved to regulate coal conversion projects after the industry expanded blindly in some areas, causing


Consumers remain confident

CHINESE consumer confidence remained stable in the second quarter of this year as spending continues to rise due


Imax inks deal to open 19 giant-screen cinemas

IMAX and China’s biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant-screen cinemas in the world’s


Expats find the good life at ifc residence

WHEN Lee Ellis, a 42-year veteran with Otis, was sent by the company back to China some two years ago, the Australian

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SFDA seals 100 tons of products from 9 firms SFDA seals 100 tons of products from 9 firms

THE Shanghai Food and Drug Administration said yesterday that about 100 tons of food products from nine companies


Thousands delayed as power outage hits bullet train service

Thirteen high speed trains from Shanghai to Beijing were delayed for up to an hour yesterday due to a power loss


Dad wins fees case ... but will he see cash?

A MAN has been awarded 230,000 yuan (US$37,030) compensation for fees he paid for his daughter to attend a cramming


Authorities prepare for arrival of Typhoon Matmo

LOCAL flood control authorities are preparing for the approaching Typhoon Matmo, which is expected to bring thundershowers


No-questions-asked refunds for online goods

ONLINE shoppers will be entitled to no-questions-asked refunds within seven days of purchase, under a new local


Nobel Prize winner Naipaul at book fair

NOBEL Prize winning writer Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul will meet Shanghai readers at the city’s annual book fair


Patter of tiny feet, hooves and paws at zoo

SHANGHAI Zoo has witnessed a baby boom in the first half of the year, with more than 130 animals from 37 species


New law to place 5,000 yuan limit on prepaid cards

PREPAID cards issued by local companies must have a limit of 5,000 yuan (US$800) under a draft of the city’s amendment

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On Sunday night, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration ordered the Husi Food processing plant in Jiading District to suspend operations following the broadcast of a Shanghai Television news program that claimed it used out-of-date meat. The company supplies several global fast food brands, including McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut, so who do you think is to blame for this latest food safety scandal?



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A MAN who indecently touched a woman’s thigh on a subway train in Shanghai was kicked out of

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Fine dining has soared to new heights, literally. A local hotel unveiled its restaurant in

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National

As Rammasun death toll reaches 46, another typhoon on the way

THE death toll from the strongest storm to hit China for decades has reached 46 with another 25 missing, authorities


Ex-policeman executed for ‘tea murder’

A FORMER police officer who shot dead a pregnant noodle stall owner while drunk because she didn’t serve tea was


Hundreds hit by 1b yuan jade scam

POLICE in southwest China’s Yunnan Province are trying to retrieve jade treasures that hundreds of people lost


Police free woman and kill kidnapper

POLICE in southwest China’s Yunnan Province rescued a woman from kidnappers, shooting dead one of the gang as he

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Spectacular trains through world’s landscapes

Put down your smart phones, and look out the windows — sometimes the best part of a journey is the journey itself.


Maya ruins and the Blue Hole await in Belize

The same turquoise waters that lure tourists to Caribbean destinations slosh around Belize’s island chain. But


‘Freestyle’ traveler likes guesthouses

‘freestyle’ traveler likes guesthouses Michele Lyu Nationality: Chinese Profession/Title: Hospitality/Director

World

No cease-fire in sight as Israel pounds Gaza

ISRAEL pounded targets across the Gaza Strip yesterday, saying no cease-fire was near as top United Nations and


Putin urges West to put pressure on Ukraine

PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin said Russia would use its influence with rebels to allow a full investigation into the


Rebels hand over bodies, black boxes

A TRAIN carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at a Ukrainian


Cameron: UK to unveil new steps to combat FGM

BRITAIN is to make it compulsory for teachers and health workers to report cases of female genital mutilation,

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WCup star Rodriguez inks 6-year Real deal

REAL Madrid has signed Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez from Monaco on a six-year contract, the La Liga club


Dunga succeeds Scolari to return as Brazil manager

BRAZIL named Dunga as its manager for the second time yesterday, two weeks after the Selecao were hammered 1-7


Van Gaal's United debut leads US 'invasion'

FIFTY years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing


Rogers romps to victory in 16th stage

FRENCHMAN Romain Bardet and American Tejay van Garderen’s Tour de France podium hopes suffered a major blow yesterday


Anderson hearing on Aug 1

THE International Cricket Council says England bowler James Anderson will face a full disciplinary hearing on August


UEFA shuts PSG stands over abuse of disabled Blues fans

PARIS Saint-Germain has been punished after disabled supporters of Chelsea were abused at a UEFA Champions League


Sterling meets Balmer over Clips deal

EMBATTLED Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday met with former Microsoft Corp chief executive officer

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Blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska. KNOM reports


Divorce cakes that are such a very tasteless way to celebrate

THE party was in full swing when Emma Hurley cut into her ornate cake. Her two young sons were eager to get their


Shocking! Baby born after lightning strike sports static-straight hair

KIMBERLY Gordon was delivered by emergency Cesarean section a year ago after her mother was struck by lightning



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