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China stocks continue to plunge after one-day rally

An investor checks the board at a securities company in Haikou today. Chinese shares plunged today after a sharp rally today, returning to the downward trend that has been occurring for two weeks, despite government efforts to boost the market.

Premier Li attends welcoming ceremony held by his French counterpart

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R C) attends the welcoming ceremony held by his French counterpart Manuel Valls (L C) in Paris, France, June 30, 2015. --Xinhua

Hollywood royals Affleck, Garner announce divorce

In this February 24, 2013 file photo, actor/director Ben Affleck and wife actress Jennifer Garner arrive on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. People Magazine on June 30, 2015 confirmed that after ten years of marriage the pair have decided to divorce.

142 body bags recovered, 59 bodies identified from Indonesia's plane crash: official

Indonesian rescue personnel work at the scene of an Indonesian military C-130 Hercules aircraft crash in Medan yesterday. The military transport plane crashed shortly after takeoff from a city on Sumatra island, exploding in a ball of flames in a residential area.


BRICS Contingency Fund expected to be operational in 30 days

THE BRICS Contingency Fund, initiated by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), will be operational in 30 days, the...


Weak China PMI in June

CHINA'S manufacturing activity remained lukewarm in June, while the service sector improved slightly, indicating complications in the...


'Cute black puppies' raised by villager for two years turn out endangered black bears

TWO Asian black bears mistakenly bred as “pet dogs” by a local villager for two years in Yunnan Province have been sent to the provincial...


Shanghai dialect sitcom to debut on Drama Channel

Shanghai dialect sitcoms have faded out of people's sight for several years now. The genre used to flourish on the radio and TV, often...


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Reconnect with childhood at Suzhou gardens

Reconnect with childhood at Suzhou gardens

Dubbed “Garden City” and “Venice of the East” in the past, Suzhou is still today...

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Rains set to return today

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Adults and children play in a fountain yesterday in downtown Shanghai. The mercury...

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China’s unending struggle in the fight against poverty

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THE shabby cabin home to Eri Shujin’s five-member family is just a walled space...

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Mizuho Bank to issue offshore yuan bond

Mizuho Bank, Japan's second-largest lender by assets, plans to issue offshore yuan bond in Japan and list it for...


FTZ key place to attract foreign investment

The Shanghai (China) Pilot Free Trade Zone is playing an increasingly important role in attracting foreign investors...


Hershey prioritizes China business

US chocolate and confectionery maker Hershey Company said it plans to deepen market penetration and expand market...


Firms modernize the look of our home interiors

German ceramics manufacturer Villeroy & Boch displayed its latest designs at the Kitchen and Bath China 2015 exhibition...


New houses cost climb in June

THE average cost of new houses in China climbed for the second consecutive month with more cities registering price...


Apparent oil need up as demand grows

China’s apparent oil demand in May rose 8.2 percent from a year earlier to 43.8 million tons on the back of growing...

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Green card rules relaxed in bid to retain cream of overseas workers Green card rules relaxed in bid to retain cream of overseas workers

FOREIGNERS seeking to make Shanghai their permanent home will find it easier to do so from today due to the introduction...


US$100,000 payout for father who never was

A MAN who sued his ex-wife after finding out he was not the biological father of their 35-year-old son has been...


Theater to put poems on display

SHANGHAI Grand Theater has launched a public selection of the English translated version of “The Gold-Woven Melody,”...


Airport to help kids flying alone

CHILDREN flying solo out of Pudong International Airport can now take advantage of a new guardian service....


US$4m fund offers access to research for small firms

HUNDREDS of technology-based small firms will from today be able to redeem more than 24 million yuan (US$3.9 million)...


27 shops, malls chosen for VAT-free shopping

OVERSEAS visitors to Shanghai will from today be able to claim VAT refunds on selected purchases at 27 shopping...

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The annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival has been a traditional carnival for local residents to get together with family and friends — and consume copious amounts of dog meat. Thousands of dogs are expected to end up on the chopping block during the festival, which has become increasingly controversial in China. Many well-off citizens have started to fight what it sees as barbarous abuse of man’s best friend. What do you think? Related story »



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A recent poll by Shanghai Normal University finds more than 80 percent of local foreign residents

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Fudan University has been accused of plagiarizing a Tokyo University publicity film in its

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Market for returned relics opens

A MARKET for returned cultural relics has opened at the Beijing Tianzhu Free Trade Zone....


Criminals on Internet get younger

Hong Kong has busted 99 cases of selling infringing goods on the Internet with the arrest of 112 people in the...


Praise for Party secretaries

President Xi Jinping has called on secretaries of Communist Party of China committees at county level to be loyal...

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Bridging the present and the past in stone

IT’S hard to escape the beauty and folklore of bridges when thinking about Suzhou. Although Baodai Bridge is perhaps...


Culinary bliss awaits at Fairmont Yangcheng Lake

Widely recognized as a signature feature of Fairmont Yangcheng Lake, the hotel’s Yue Feng Island Organic Farm has...


A city called the ‘Venice of the East’

TWO-FIFTHS of Suzhou’s municipal boundaries are in water, including Taihu Lake and the Grand Canal. The city has...

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Ebola returns to Liberia as youth succumbs

LIBERIA announced the return of Ebola yesterday following the death of a 17-year-old boy, dealing a worrying blow...


Missing US tourist found alive 5 years on

An American tourist who vanished from northern Australia five years ago, with his kayak found submerged near a...


Paris nod for 1st new skyscraper in 40 years

Paris city councillors voted yesterday in favor of hotly-contested plans for a giant triangular tower that would...

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Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay

Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final...


Federer, Nadal, Kvitova go through in style

IT looked all too easy for the champions at the All England Club in southwest London. Defending women’s champion...


Sisters pull out of doubles

SERENA and Venus Williams yesterday withdrew from the Wimbledon women’s doubles, a title they have won five times....


The heat is on at scorching Wimbledon

AS is so often the case, the weather was the No. 1 topic of conversation at Wimbledon yesterday but for once it...


Shenhua sued for breach of contract

Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC has become embroiled in a legal tangle after a Yunnan company asked the club for...


Chile banking on subdued Sanchez

Chile needs Alexis Sanchez to recover his best form as it tries to end an almost century-long wait for a first...


It’s a Real experience for Guti

FORMER Real Madrid player Jose Maria “Guti” Gutierrez Hernandez was on hand as the Real Madrid Foundation Campus...

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Kitten survives unhurt after being fed through shredder on industrial recycling machine

An abandoned kitten in UK had a lucky escape when the box it had been dumped in was fed into industrial machinery...


Huge crustacean caught in the English Channel has claws so big they could crush a man's wrist

THIS massive crab caught in the English Channel has claws so powerful they could crush a man's wrist. The giant...


Huge crustacean caught in the English Channel has claws so big they could crush a man's wrist

THIS massive crab caught in the English Channel has claws so powerful they could crush a man's wrist. The giant...



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