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Taking down Bolt is not easy, but a cameraman gives it a try

‘Neglect of duty’ probe in tianjin

1 dead in Taiwan bus accident


On-air killer’s final, brutal sign-off

EVEN after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after...

Tragedy of morning team

Escalator inspections reveal extent of risk

SAFETY officials have completed checks on 2,600 escalators across the city and ordered the indefinite suspension of 33 machines deemed...


Airline hits turbulence over nosy nuptial policy

SHANGHAI Airlines yesterday defended its policy of approving its employees’ marriage plans, saying it was necessary to ensure “flight...


Tiny panda just too small to survive

One of the two giant panda twins born at Washington’s Smithsonian National Zoo over the weekend died yesterday, turning unexpected...


Feature

China tipping toward new gratuities policy

China tipping toward new gratuities policy

MANY an American has returned home from a trip to China, telling friends in...

Society

Learning skills for life

Society

A doctor (right) demonstrates CPR to a group of youngsters yesterday at a first...

World

Austria finds 20 bodies of migrants in a truck

World

AUSTRIAN police yesterday discovered the badly decomposing bodies of at least...

Biz Hub
Hard work needed to meet economic goals

OFFICIALS must work hard to meet China’s fiscal revenue, investment and foreign trade targets as they are “very...


China eases expat home purchase rules

Restrictions on property purchases by overseas institutions and individuals have been eased, according to a statement...


Prospects abound in VR content sector

China lacks content for use in virtual reality devices and this absence will open up opportunities for content...


Wanda seals World Triathlon deal

DALIAN Wanda Group Co, controlled by China’s richest man Wang Jianlin, has agreed to buy World Triathlon Corp,...


PetroChina’s H1 net profit slumps 63%

PetroChina Co, the country’s biggest oil and gas producer by volume, said yesterday that its net profit plunged...

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Forecasters blame lack of wind for recent pollution Forecasters blame lack of wind for recent pollution

THE air in Shanghai was heavily polluted yesterday, as the air quality index (AQI) hit 213 at 1pm. Between June...


Timetables changed to cut waiting on subway

WAITING times at selected sections on Metro lines 3, 4, 11 and 16 will be shortened in a bid to reduce congestion...


Escalator inspections reveal extent of risk

SAFETY officials have completed checks on 2,600 escalators across the city and ordered the indefinite suspension...


Airline hits turbulence over nosy nuptial policy

SHANGHAI Airlines yesterday defended its policy of approving its employees’ marriage plans, saying it was necessary...


Ambulance service facing crisis

LOCAL health authorities are considering ways to restructure the city’s ambulance service in a bid to improve response...

Latest Poll

A recent report said China Telecom Shanghai has denied claims that it has slowed down connections to overseas websites to encourage customers to sign up to premium services. Frustrations in trying to connect to overseas sites are simply down to large numbers of users and limited Internet resources, insisted the telecoms giant. This follows complaints from customers at the delays trying to connect to sites such as Amazon and Apple’s App Store. What do you think? Related story »





National

45 jailed on terror, human trafficking

Forty-five people have been given jail terms ranging from four years to life imprisonment in China’s northwestern...


Uber driver robs, molests passenger

Chinese police have arrested an Uber driver suspected of robbing and molesting a female passenger at knifepoint,...


Charity website owner held for rape, fraud

A CHARITY website operator has been arrested for fraud, rape and forced prostitution of underage girls....

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Feature

Artist uses classic form to depict modern concerns

Bringing something new to Chinese ink-wash painting while still honoring the conventions of the genre would be...


They don’t make them like they used to

Most historical buildings along Wukang Road are either garden villas or small apartment buildings....


Strong shift toward modern architecture takes root

THE Cape Town Apartments on Wukang Road are a miniature version of the nearby Normandie Apartments. Known by locals...

World

Former media boss held for murder

A former Indian media executive has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her daughter for having an affair with...


Warsaw’s controversial rainbow art removed

Warsaw’s iconic and controversial rainbow art, once installed by an old cloister and then a symbol of Poland’s...


Aussie state bans film on children with gay parents

A FILM about children with same-sex parents has been barred from being shown in public schools throughout Australia’s...

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Champions League draw smiles on Barca, Man Utd

REIGNING champions Barcelona and returning giants Manchester United were dealt favourable hands in the Champions...


Wolfsburg close to agreeing De Bruyne deal with City

VFL Wolfsburg on Thursday confirmed German media reports they are close to agreeing a transfer fee with Manchester...


China among 4 nations vying for worlds

Argentina has pulled out of the running to host the 2021 and 2023 world championships, leaving just four countries...


Burgess named in England WCup squad

SAM Burgess has been selected in England’s 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup after playing just one international...


Japan pledges new World Cup venue list

JAPAN promised yesterday a new list of venues for the 2019 World Cup after rugby’s governing body demanded fresh...


Lightning Bolt lights up Bird’s Nest

WHEN time came for Usain Bolt to celebrate a record 10th world championship title, a clumsy cameraman got a little...

Oddly Enough

‘Lump’ found in local woman's spleen was actually a fetus

SURGEONS at Renji Hospital yesterday removed a woman’s spleen after discovering that a mysterious lump inside it...


Guinness: 26-year-old cat in US is world's oldest alive

A 26-year-old cat named Corduroy has been named the oldest living cat by Guinness World Records. The cat is owned...


Two-headed cobra finds home in zoo, but needs specialist help to survive

A zoo in the southwestern city of Nanning recently adopted a two-headed cobra. The rare creature has already survived...



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