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Panda triplets can see you now ...

Camera call for a rare set of panda triplets at the Chimelong Safari Park in south China’s Guangzhou City yesterday after the cubs had opened their eyes for the first time, something that usually happens about 45 days after birth. The cubs were born on July 28.

Exhibitors display lifestyle wares

Visitors watch artists paint cartoon characters on porcelain tableware at a booth at the Interior Lifestyle China 2014, which opened at the Shanghai New International Expo Center yesterday. Nearly 250 exhibitors are participating in the three-day exhibition.

September 18 Incident marked by bell ringing

A bell tolling ceremony is held yesterday in Shenyang, capital of Liaoning Province in northeast China, to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of the “September 18 Incident.” — Xinhua


China bid to settle border disputes

CHINA is determined to bridge differences over its shared border with India, President Xi Jinping said yesterday, adding that both...


10,000 banned items found by subway checks

ALMOST 10,000 forbidden items were detected during security checks on the city’s subway network between June and yesterday, Shanghai...


Tourism venues ready to cash in on holiday spike

MANY of China’s top-rated tourist attractions are raising prices in anticipation of a surge in visitor numbers during the National...


Is it game, set and match for Li Na?

Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam winner, is poised to retire, a move which would bring down the curtain on Asia’s most successful tennis...


Art and Culture

Buildings still useful in contemporary society

Buildings still useful in contemporary society

Famous Beijing journalist Wang Jun recently read a biography of architect Laszlo...

Foreign Views

Violence of the 20th century should be lesson in avoidance

One of the most noble and necessary tasks of the historian is to hold up for the rest of us an honest mirror of our past,...

Society

Kids, cows and an artistic parade

Society

Local talk show host and dancer Jin Xing poses with children after finishing...

World

Australian police foil IS terror plot

World

Police said yesterday they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia...

Biz Hub
City launch for international gold trading board

The Shanghai Gold Exchange launched its international trading board in the city’s pilot free trade zone yesterday,...


Japan logs trade deficit for 26 months amid slack demand

Japan logged a 948.5 billion yen (US$8.7 billion) trade deficit in August, the 26th straight month of red ink,...


Ericsson to stop making modems

Swedish telecom equipment company Ericsson said yesterday that it would stop developing modems, a decision affecting...


ECB plans to rotate governors vote

The European Central Bank detailed plans yesterday for changing the way the eurozone governors vote from next year,...


Repo rate lowered to ease liquidity

China’s central bank, for the second time in a week, moved to ease liquidity conditions and boost the economy.The...


Demand for junior staff as retailers expand

DEMAND for entry-level staff like sales clerk and cashier led to a strong hiring demand as Chinese retailers expanded...

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10,000 banned items found by subway checks 10,000 banned items found by subway checks

ALMOST 10,000 forbidden items were detected during security checks on the city’s subway network between June and...


Money lender sentenced to 5 years’ jail

A MAN has been sentenced to five years in prison for running an illegal money-lending company, the Jing’an District...


No payout for man rejected by cabby waiting for app fare

A MAN who filed a lawsuit against a taxi firm after being refused service by one of its drivers lost his case yesterday....


Maritime court marks 30-year anniversary

To mark its 30th anniversary, the Shanghai Maritime Court said it has handled more than 27,000 cases since its...


‘Seriously ill’ baby girl arrives in Shanghai

A BABY girl suffering from a serious infection and multiple organ failure arrived at Fudan University Children’s...


Hunt on for holder of US$1.2m lottery ticket

THE race is on to identify the holder of a 7.3 million yuan (US$1.2 million) lottery ticket, as the Sunday deadline...

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AN airline passenger who arrived in Shanghai from New York to find items worth 30,000 yuan

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Vendors at the city's iconic red newsstands are finding it increasingly difficult to eke out

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National

Official commits suicide following probe

AN official in east China hanged himself yesterday after being sacked following a corruption probe into his presence...


Charity in new row over use of warehouse

THE Wuhan Red Cross Society is still renting out a warehouse intended for emergency relief supplies to private...


Tourism venues ready to cash in on holiday spike

MANY of China’s top-rated tourist attractions are raising prices in anticipation of a surge in visitor numbers...

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Feature

Buildings still useful in contemporary society

Famous Beijing journalist Wang Jun recently read a biography of architect Laszlo Hudec and asked me, “Why does...


Young architect begins to make impact on vibrant city

The Union Building on Sichuan Road was Laszlo Hudec’s first big project for a Chinese client. Only eight years...


Stay tuned ... Hessler plots China return

Peter Hessler is about to publish an article about the garbage collector in his neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt....

World

Japan defiant as whaling meet votes against hunt

An international whaling conference voted yesterday against Japan’s highly criticized plans to resume whaling in...


Thai PM ‘sorry’ for bikini remarks on tourist deaths

Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha apologized yesterday for criticizing tourists who wear bikinis in...


UK Ebola survivor to help save US victim

A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling...

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Wozniacki, Suarez Navarro to meet in Pan Pacs quarters

Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied from a set down to beat qualifier Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia...


Another NFL player benched over abuse

With the National Football League reeling from a spate of violent off-field incidents involving players,...


Hsu seizes early lead at CTBC Ladies Open

Hsu Wei-ling demonstrated why she is the Chinese Taipei player to watch yesterday when the 20-year-old carded a...


German clubs draw first blood in Euro rivalry with English teams

German teams scored a point ­— or more accurately, seven — in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming...


Samper the latest gem after calm Barca debut

One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique’s stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he...


Solskjaer bids adieu to Cardiff

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as Cardiff City manager after less than eight months, following relegation...

Oddly Enough

Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in Ohio. Oxford police said...


These little girls look like twins but they are aunt and niece

THEY look like twins but these two little girls are aunt and niece, born a generation apart in neighbouring hospital...


Police photograph alleged sleeping Florida burglar

TALK about a heavy sleeper: Police say an accused burglar continued snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was allegedly...



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