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City introduces vendor-free zones

Customers at a food stall near Yuyuan Garden, an area set to be vendor-free — Wang Rongjiang

15 killed in Gaza school as Israel ignores UN plea

Medics at a hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip tend to an infant wounded in an Israeli airstrike yesterday. At least 15 people were killed and more than 100 were injured when Israeli tank shells tore through a crowded UN school sheltering Palestinians displaced by fighting.

More freedom set for booming game market

A character from a video game was set up yesterday in Shanghai New International Expo Center for ChinaJoy 2014, the country’s biggest annual game fair that opens today. — Dong Jun


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100m migrants on way to cities

CHINA will ensure the “orderly” migration of about 100 million rural workers into cities by 2020, supported by expanded social welfare...


US teens charged with murder of Chinese student

Four teenagers in the United States were charged on Tuesday with murder after beating a Chinese student to death with a baseball bat...


1,100 Chinese set to flee Libya

ABOUT 1,100 Chinese nationals are leaving warring Libya on roads, by air and are planning to leave by sea due to a deteriorating security...


Microsoft says it follows rules in China

MICROSOFT Corp’s China unit said yesterday it has always abided by laws and regulations in China and will “actively answer” questions...


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Couples look for new dating sites in city

Couples look for new dating sites in city

JOYCE Huang was excited and happy when her boyfriend, whom she’s dated for just...

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France’s anti-Semitic rumblings rattle Jews

“DEATH to the Jews!” In Paris and other French cities, the hate-filled words ring out. Attacks on synagogues have taken place...

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Wuhan’s direct link to Russia

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Two Russian tourists show off their boarding passes for China Southern Airline’s...

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Smoking out a bargain at 100 x price of gold

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THE heady, sweet smell of incense filled the small teahouse, where Mike Li and...

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More freedom set for booming game market

CHINA will simplify the procedures needed to launch video games and strengthen intellectual property rights to


City’s non-performing loan ratio rises

SHANGHAI’S non-performing loan ratio increased 0.05 percentage points by the end of June from a year ago, below


Leaf, Juke models do poorly in crash tests

THE four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal


Taicang port turns old rival Shanghai into partner

TAICANG port in Jiangsu Province launched a direct shipping route to Shanghai on July 21, providing a quicker,


Microsoft says it follows rules in China

MICROSOFT Corp’s China unit said yesterday it has always abided by laws and regulations in China and will “actively


Ningbo eases up on housing curbs

The city of Ningbo eased home buying restrictions yesterday after two other cites in the Yangtze River Delta lifted

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City introduces vendor-free zones City introduces vendor-free zones

ILLEGAL stallholders will be totally banned from many famous city spots under new regulations to be introduced


Rip-off tourist shopping spots blacklisted

CITY tour operators have been banned by their trade body from taking groups to two shopping spots that ripped off


Brother charged over death

A MAN whose sister died after he struck her during an argument has been charged with intentional injury, Hongkou


Wet and windy days as Nakri approaches

WET weather is forecast for today and the rest of the week, due to the effect of Tropical Storm Nakri, the city


Metro enforcement team issues 40 fines

FORTY fines were handed out by the new Shanghai Metro enforcement team in its first week, officials said yesterday.


Landline disruptions

LANDLINE telephones lines in Jing’an, Changning and Qingpu districts were disrupted by a technical glitch last


Taxi app firms face fines over illegal cabs

SOFTWARE companies behind third-party taxi booking app face fines if these are found to deal with illegal cabs,


Retail park told to pay staff wage arrears

THE owners of a huge shopping park with 4,000 retailers that closed suddenly last week have been ordered to pay

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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?



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

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

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National

Senior zoo official facing corruption charge

XIAO Shaoxiang, the former vice curator of Beijing Zoo, has been prosecuted for corruption. According to a statement


Hangzhou stray cats to lose their strut

Stray cats in Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang Province, will be rounded up and neutered, local authorities


Southern nightspots allowed to reopen

ALMOST 70 percent of the entertainment venues closed by police in Dongguan, south China’s Guangdong Province, in


Officials probed on lead from burglar

TWO senior officials in east China’s Anhui Province are being investigated by the Party disciplinary watchdog after

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Sharing old house of antiques brings nostalgia, joy to collector

AT the former residence of renowned author Eileen Chang’s uncle which is tucked into a quiet lane along Wanping


Fun Albarino wines great during the summer

EDITOR’S note This special 8-week series introduces the world’s best grape varieties for summer. Each week a new


Couples look for new dating sites in city

JOYCE Huang was excited and happy when her boyfriend, whom she’s dated for just over a month, arranged a special

World

EU funding raised as Ebola fears spread

FEARS that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to Europe grew yesterday, with the European Union allocating


17 killed, many feared buried, as landslide hits Indian village

TORRENTIAL rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India yesterday, killing


15 killed in Gaza school as Israel ignores UN plea

UNITED Nations officials told the Israeli military 17 times that a school in Gaza’s biggest refugee camp was a

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China sets football goals for schools

WITH China failing to qualify for the last three FIFA World Cups, the country has decided to improve football standards


Top stars to tee off in Shanghai

WORLD No. 2 Rory McIlroy is among a host of stars who have confirmed their participation for the US$7 million BMW


Barkley extends Everton stay, Reds sign Origi

HIGHLY regarded England midfielder Ross Barkley has signed a new four-year contract with Everton. “Ross Barkley


Tevez’s father kidnapped, then released

THE father of Argentine star Carlos Tevez was kidnapped early on Tuesday before being released hours later, a lawyer


Isner hopes to keep momentum going into US Open

JOHN Isner, coming off a victory last week in Atlanta, is counting on a solid showing at this week’s Washington


East Asia tops Shenxin in derby

Shanghai East Asia scored two late goals to beat city rival Shenxin 3-1 in a Chinese Super League derby match


Bolt denies criticizing Glasgow

USAIN Bolt denied reports yesterday that he called the Glasgow Commonwealth Games “a bit shit,” ahead of his appearance

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Loud, early morning dancing music sickens giant panda in zoo

A giant panda in a Nanjing zoo is suffering from an irregular heartbeat due to a group of noisy middle-aged women


24 bus stop shelters in Nanjing stolen overnight

TWENTY-FOUR bus stop shelters worth 1.4 million yuan were stolen on July 24 in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province,


India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

SURGEONS in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record



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