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No more unlicensed rides on scooties

A foreigner riding a scooter is stopped for inspection by police yesterday. Unlicensed scooters and mopeds are no longer allowed on Shanghai streets from this month with riders facing a fine of between 50 yuan (US$8.20) and 200 yuan.

Scaffolding collapses, 7 injured

Passers-by look at the scaffolding which collapsed at an under-construction building in Ningbo City, east China’s Zhejiang Province, yesterday. Seven workers were buried under the debris after the accident.

Work starts on pipeline to China

Russian gas giant Gazprom’s CEO Alexei Miller (left), Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd left) and Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli attend a ceremony marking the welding of the first link of “The Power of Siberia” gas pipeline outside Yakutsk in eastern Siberia yesterday as construction of the US$20.8 billion pipeline that will bring gas from the country’s far east to China began. Work on the Chinese section is due to start next year.


Microsoft gets 20 days to explain

MICROSOFT Corp has been granted a 20-day deadline by a Chinese regulator to explain why it held back on its “not fully disclosed information”...


No smoke without ire on flight to Beijing ...

China United Airlines is to order one of its captains to apologize and will compensate passengers for the way he and the cabin crew...


Farmers strike it big after returning to their land in a reversal of trend

FOR decades, China’s demographic has been farmers leaving the soil to seek their fortunes in city jobs. However, government efforts...


Universities make ‘ideological’ pledge

THREE top Chinese universities have vowed to strengthen “ideological” education among students and teachers. The comments came from...


World

UK crackdown on extremists

UK crackdown on extremists

Armed police officers in Downing Street, central London. Britain’s Prime Minister...

Foreign Views

For freelance journalists in war zones, dangers lurk and support is often lacking

Among journalists, there’s a well-known reality: in conflict zones,...

Consumer

Hainan scores world-beating record

Consumer

The interior of the Haitang Bay Duty Free Shopping Center is seen in Sanya,...

Sports

Peng, Swiss teen set up last-8 clash

Sports

China’s Peng Shuai knocked out her third seeded player in a row and Swiss teenager...

Biz Hub
China’s listed firms suffer drop in profit growth in H1

Profit growth of China’s listed companies dropped from a year earlier in the first half of this year as an economic...


Hopes for Shanghai-HK pilot lift shares

SHANGHAI stocks gained yesterday on hopes of a capital inflow as the launch of a pilot program to connect the Shanghai...


Senior regulator to head Shenzhen exchange

A senior official of China’s securities regulator has been appointed to head the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Wu Lijun...


Microsoft gets 20 days to explain

MICROSOFT Corp has been granted a 20-day deadline by a Chinese regulator to explain why it held back on its “not...


Barclays sells Spanish business for US$1.05b

BARCLAYS is selling its Spanish retail and corporate banking operations to Caixabank, the two companies said yesterday,...


August new home price falls for 4th month

THE weak momentum in China’s real estate market continued for the fourth straight month in August though the average...


Eurozone’s August PMI grows more slowly

EUROZONE manufacturing growth slowed slightly more than initially thought last month as new orders dwindled and...

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Elderly couple donate apartment for cause

After having donated 400,000 yuan (US$65,090) to rebuild a school in Shaanxi Province five years ago, an elderly...


Girl, 10, stays calm during burglary

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl is being praised for showing great maturity by staying calm during an unsuccessful burglary...


Pedestrian bridge for Zhongshan Park Station

CHANGNING District will build a 10-meter-tall two-tier pedestrian way at the Zhongshan Park Station on Metro Line...


Farmers strike it big after returning to their land in a reversal of trend

FOR decades, China’s demographic has been farmers leaving the soil to seek their fortunes in city jobs. However,...


Free walks of the city during tourism festival

LOCALS and tourists will not have to pay for walking tours of the city during the Shanghai Tourism Festival from...


Fuel gets cheaper as global crude prices fall

Fuel prices in Shanghai will be cheaper from today after China announced a cut in prices on the heels of falling...

Latest Poll

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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National

Reforms promote education equality

AS Chinese students filed into the classroom for the start of the new school year yesterday, parents were applauding...


Universities make ‘ideological’ pledge

THREE top Chinese universities have vowed to strengthen “ideological” education among students and teachers. The...


Grottoes sand erosion efforts bear fruit

THE renowned Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northwest China’s Gansu Province, have been protected...

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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

Americans held in North Korea issue plea for help

Three United States citizens held in North Korea pleaded yesterday for help to secure their release but said they...


Ukraine’s president slams Russia for its ‘undisguised aggression’

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko yesterday accused Russia of “direct and undisguised aggression” which he said...


Starving baby causes stir at film festival

A FILM portraying a New York City mother who starves her baby because she thinks he is saint-...

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Peng, Swiss teen set up last-8 clash

China’s Peng Shuai knocked out her third seeded player in a row and Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic beat a former...


Clarke heads home to Australia for treatment

Cricket Australia says captain Michael Clarke is heading home for treatment after re-injuring his hamstring in...


Falcao leads Euro transfer frenzy

Manchester United swooped from nowhere yesterday to make striker Radamel Falcao the surprise big signing on the...


Ernst wins maiden title

American Austin Ernst sank a short par putt on the 18th hole to defeat Kim In-kyung in a playoff to capture the...


Sam’s league dream still in limbo

Defensive end Michael Sam’s quest to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League remained...


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...


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...

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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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