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Looking great on first day of school

Five pairs of twins, all first graders at Chibi Road Primary School in Nanjing, capital city of Jiangsu Province, run on campus to celebrate the start of a new chapter in their young lives. Millions of students across the country started a new semester today.

The world's largest duty free shop opens in China's Sanya

People do shopping at the Sanya Haitang Bay International Shopping Mall in Sanya, south China's Hainan province, Sept. 1, 2014.

Miss Hong Kong 2014 crowned

From left to right, first runner-up Erin Wong, champion Veronica Shiu and second runner-up Katherine Ho.

Gridlock in the capital

Vehicles are seen near Liujiayao Bridge in Beijing this morning, the first day of the new semester for primary and middle school students. Severe traffic jams are expected this month due to a rise in tourists, big events and shopping promotions for both the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day holiday.


New home prices drop in 74 out of 100 Chinese cities

WEAK momentum extended for the fourth consecutive month in China's residential property market despite at a slower pace, a report released...


Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incident

China United Airlines today agreed to apologize and compensate some passengers after six people were caught smoking on or just outside...


China manufacturing gauges weaken, indicating economic slowdown

CHINA'S manufacturing sector grew at a slower pace for the first time in five months, indicating a faltered recovery in the world’s...


Wang Rulin appointed as Shanxi Party chief

Wang Rulin has been appointed secretary of the Shanxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), replacing Yuan Chunqing,...

Official from Shanxi investigated for taking bribes

World

Yellow rubber duck Danube in Budapest

Yellow rubber duck Danube in Budapest

Thousands of rubber ducks float down the Danube in front of the Parliament building...

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Girl digging on Oregon beach dies after sand hole collapses on her

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A 9-year-old girl who was digging in a large sand hole on an Oregon beach suffocated...

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‘Trousers’ tower taking its time ...

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The developer of a 4.5 billion yuan (US$733 million) building in Suzhou that...

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China’s revised Budget Law voted to clear ambiguity and loopholes

China’s top legislature yesterday adopted a revision to the Budget Law which clears ambiguity and closes loopholes...


Airline’s H1 profit dives nearly 98%

China Eastern Airlines, one of the country’s leading carriers, has posted a 97.76 percent plunge in net profit...


Investors stick by Moutai even after H1 profit posts 1st-ever fall

CHINESE premium liquor maker Kweichow Moutai Co suffered its first-ever drop in first-half profit, but investors...


Europe climbs ladder in offshore yuan trading

EUROPE is poised to become the second-biggest offshore yuan market after Hong Kong, following the recent designation...


‘Ability to assemble data quickly is significant’

Effective risk management means avoiding the types of losses suffered by others in similar situations, said David...


Insurers are desperate for incentives to help expand policy products, investment channels

After Kate Mao, a 30-year old office worker, discussed insurance with her agent, several work colleagues shared...

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City adds 50 new schools to meet rising demand City adds 50 new schools to meet rising demand

GIVEN the baby boom and influx of migrant families, the Shanghai Education Commission yesterday announced the opening...


Upgrades make life easier for detainees

IN keeping with modern times, Shanghai has upgraded its detention centers in the city and now allows those held...


Parents bemoan loss of ‘matchmaking’ park

A CRACKDOWN on matchmaking activities at People’s Park in downtown Shanghai has disrupted what was a lucrative...


3-tier price system in place for natural gas

A NEW three-tier price system for natural gas comes into effect today with those consuming heavily to pay higher...


Man held for chucking signboard on subway

A MAN surnamed He, 23, has been detained for throwing a signboard onto the tracks at Luoshan Road Station on Metro...


Police hunt for parents of baby left on moped

Police are looking for the parents of a 1-week-old baby girl who was left behind on a stranger’s moped.The infant...

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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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‘Trousers’ tower taking its time ...

The developer of a 4.5 billion yuan (US$733 million) building in Suzhou that has been mocked for looking like a...


September 30 approved as Martyrs’ Day

China’s top legislature yesterday approved the establishment of a national day to commemorate martyrs.The decision...


Special courts to consider IPR cases

China is to set up special courts for intellectual property rights cases in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou.Members...

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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

Dead doctor’s widow shows Ebola signs

The widow of a doctor who died from Ebola in Nigeria’s oil city of Port Harcourt has also tested positive for the...


Iraqi forces free Shiite town from 6-week siege by IS

Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen yesterday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist...


Putin eyes ‘statehood’ talks on east Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin called yesterday for immediate talks on the future of war-torn east Ukraine, saying...

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Falcao swoop fails to answer United's case for the defence

WITH most Manchester United fans praying for much-needed defensive reinforcements, manager Louis van Gaal made...


Real Madrid confirms loan deal for Javier Hernandez

EUROPEAN champions Real Madrid confirmed the signing of Mexican international striker Javier Hernandez on a season-long...


China's Peng into US Open quarter-finals

CHINA'S Peng Shuai reached the first Grand Slam singles quarter-final of her career Sunday, toppling 14th-seeded...


Sociedad comeback stuns Madrid, Barca win at Villarreal

REAL Sociedad produced a stunning fightback from 2-0 down to beat European champions Real Madrid 4-2 on Sunday....


Wozniacki shocks Sharapova to reach US Open last eight

FIVE-TIME Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova joined the exodus of US Open top seeds on Sunday, succumbing in three...


Spain's Marin stuns Li as Chen beats Lee

SPAIN'S Carolina Marin pulled off a monumental upset as she beat Chinese world number one Li Xuerui to win the...


Liverpool thumps toothless Spurs, Arsenal held by Leicester

LIVERPOOL produces an irresistible performance to dismantle a toothless Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 and Arsenalwere held...

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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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