(3)  |  Check Out   Sign Up  |  Login hello, |  Log out  Advanced Search

Follow us @  | City English service hotline: 962288 |  Mobile Version  |  THU, APR 18, 2013

Shanghai

Mostly Cloudy/Haze

°C  |  °F 23°C 31°C

Shanghai Daily,上海日报

Baby boom at the zoo

Newborn animals at the Shanghai Zoo include (clockwise from upper left) a zebra, lion-tailed monkey, Burmese python and hornbill. The zoo, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, has successfully reproduced many animals and now is home to more than 5,000 animals, covering 450 species.

Chinese president arrives in Havana for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R Front) arrives in Havana on July 21, 2014 for a state visit to Cuba.

Investigators given access to remains of victims of MH17

Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and members of a Dutch forensic team inspect the remains of victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at a refrigerator wagon in the eastern Ukrainian town of Torez yesterday. The head of the forensic team said a train loaded with bodies was expected to leave later yesterday to a place where “we can do our work.” The smell of decay was overwhelming at the train station and many with the inspectors wore masks or pressed cloths to their faces.


Photo Sets | Video | Cartoon | Infographics

Free Wi-Fi service at Hongqiao Airport simplified, expanded

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport today upgraded its free Wi-Fi service at both terminal buildings so passengers can gain access without repeated...


Power failure delays 13 bullet trains from Shanghai to Beijing

Thirteen high-speed trains leaving Shanghai for Beijing were delayed up to one hour today due to equipment malfunction on the railway...


China urges cooperation in MH17 crash investigation

China on Tuesday called on all parties involved to cooperate with the international investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines...


Doctors remove needle from little boy’s brain, plan surgery on twin brother

Surgeons took out a 2.5-centimeter-long syringe needle from the brain of a 2-year-old boy yesterday in Zhengzhou, capital of central...


Society

Crocodile sent to zoo

Crocodile sent to zoo

A SIAMESE crocodile caught by residents in the Pengyuepu river in Zhabei District...

Society

Managers help with bus checks

Society

A BUS company is sending managers and dispatchers to help with security checks...

Nation

Tricky business of learning

Nation

A keeper tries to train giant panda Yuanzai in Taipei Zoo yesterday with half...

Biz Hub
Consumer confidence and spending potential continue to rise

CHINESE consumer confidence climbed to 111 points from a year ago in the second quarter, with spending continuing


Alibaba gets 7 banks to raise loan limit for its B2B vendors to 10 million yuan

ALIBABA joined hands with seven domestic commercial banks to launch an updated credit loan with the highest line


Record growth of mobile Internet users

MORE than 83.4 percent of Chinese netizens accessed Internet by mobile phones in the first half of this year, surpassing


Murdoch hopes to make inroads into China with Time Warner deal

RUPERT Murdoch’s plan to buy Time Warner would help the 21st Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China,


Sales boost hiring and wages in 2nd quarter

RISING sales helped boost hiring and wages at US businesses in the second quarter, and companies are optimistic


Residential property sales stay sluggish

NEW residential property sales continued to remain sluggish in Shanghai, staying below the 150,000-square-meter

Our Apps

Metro
Power failure delays 13 bullet trains from Shanghai to Beijing Power failure delays 13 bullet trains from Shanghai to Beijing

Thirteen high-speed trains leaving Shanghai for Beijing were delayed up to one hour today due to equipment malfunction


Free Wi-Fi service at Hongqiao Airport simplified, expanded

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport today upgraded its free Wi-Fi service at both terminal buildings so passengers can gain


Authority won’t explain why 200 flights canceled at city airports

SHANGHAI’S air traffic control authority has refused to explain why almost 200 flights were canceled at the city’s


Diver Daley’s aircraft in emergency landing

A plane carrying British diver Tom Daley from Shanghai to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia


Migrant worker makes liaising with city career

YUAN Jing, 39, came to Shanghai as a migrant worker more than 20 years ago in search of a job. It was an unlikely


Typhoon set to put end to hot spell

TYPHOON Matmo, which is approaching Taiwan, may bring an end to the current heatwave later this week if it makes


5,000 heavy polluters flout ring road ban

MORE than 5,000 “yellow-label” — or heavily polluting vehicles — have been detected entering the city’s Outer Ring


Managers help with bus checks

A BUS company is sending managers and dispatchers to help with security checks on its vehicles, following a spate

Latest Poll

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?



View All Polls

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

Detail »

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

Detail »



National

Chinese president arrives in Havana for state visit

CHINESE President Xi Jinping arrived here Monday for his first state visit to Cuba since taking office. In Cuba,


China alert against typhoon Matmo

China's National Disaster Reduction Commission and Ministry of Civil Affairs on Tuesday called on local authorities


Doctors remove needle from little boy’s brain, plan surgery on twin brother

Surgeons took out a 2.5-centimeter-long syringe needle from the brain of a 2-year-old boy yesterday in Zhengzhou,


Man held over killing of sisters ‘bore grudges against family’

A MAN was held by police yesterday in connection with the murder of two young sisters on Sunday in Hangzhou, capital


China will not replace US in Afghanistan

CHINA is not seeking to fill a void left in Afghanistan by the withdrawal of American troops but will play a “huge”

View more » Travel

Feature

Allegorical tale of US family

A psychological and symbolic play, “I Dream of Sheep,” written and directed by American born Chinese theater graduate


Face of Chinese emigration seen changing

CHINESE husbands are the training school for those who want to go abroad.” This is a classic line in the critically


Kudos to Shanghai for organizing outdoor markets

MANY cities on China’s mainland lack organized outdoor food centers and night markets, which are a colorful and

World

Party as Britain's little prince celebrates first birthday

BRITAIN'S Prince George was to celebrate his first birthday on Tuesday with a party fit for a future king as his


Moscow subway chief fired after deadly crash

RUSSIAN news agencies say the head of Moscow's subway system has been fired in the wake of a rush-hour derailment


Scarlett Johansson set to 'wed fiance Romain Dauriac next month'

PREGNANT actress Scarlett Johansson is said to be getting married next month, Daily Mail reported yesterday. The


Body of S. Korea's sunken ferry owner found

A body, which was found 40 days ago in South Korea's southern city of Suncheon, has been confirmed as that of the

View more »

In-depth Reports

Minhang

Autotalk

The Weekend

iDEALShanghai

Travel

Songjiang

Sports
Real Madrid signs Golden Boot Rodriguez

REAL Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on


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


United's Evra joins Juventus

MANCHESTER United's France international Patrice Evra has joined Juventus on a two year contract, the two clubs


England captain Gerrard retires from internationals

ENGLAND captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, the Football Association


After claret jug, McIlroy wants green jacket

RORY McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf’s oldest major championship.


Bolt not likely to face Gatlin this year

USAIN Bolt will return to Rio de Janeiro next month to run a special 100 meters on the beach, he said on his website


Sharma fires India to 95-run win at Lord’s

ISHANT Sharma claimed seven wickets to bowl India to a 95-run victory over England in the second test at Lord’s


Tomic climbs to 70 in rankings after Bogota victory

AUSTRALIA’S Bernard Tomic climbed from 124 to 70 in the latest ATP rankings published yesterday on the strength

Oddly Enough

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



°C | °F

Loading...
Loading...

Loading...

Details »


Loading...

More »

Loading...

More »

 

Copyright © 2001- Shanghai Daily. All rights reserved.Preferably viewed with Internet Explorer 8 or newer browsers.