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Colorful Sino-Russian Culture Fair

The fifth Sino-Russian Culture Fair has opened in Heihe, in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province. The Russian handicrafts have won great popularity among the Chinese visitors, according to Xinhua News Agency.

Clowning it up at parade

Clowns pose during a parade in the historical center of Guatemala City in the framework of the Sixth Latin American Clown Congress on Tuesday.

Drought lingers in Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia

Bottom of a canal is parched by the sun in Xinzhuang Village of Chengzi Township in Chifeng City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, July 29, 2014. Chifeng City has suffered from drought since June 23, affecting local farming and husbandry.

Mrs. Globe pageant gets under way

Guests launch the 18th Mrs. Globe in Beijing today.

'Human skin' chair feels and smells like flesh for US$4,000

British designer Gigi Baker is behind the seats and footstools that replicate the exact feel snuggling up to an obese male's belly. The handmade 'skin stool' and 'skin chair' is meant to recreate the sensation of sitting on a naked body.


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China to help 100 million without urban ID records to settle in cities

CHINA plans to help about 100 million people without urban ID records to settle in towns and cities by 2020, the State Council, China's...


President Xi’s anti-corruption drive snares its biggest ‘tiger’

CHINA’S former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the past decade, is being investigated...

Vice governor of China's Hainan province removed from post
Graft-busters expelled from Party, public office
Five Chinese officials probed for corruption

China Southern Airlines jetliner heading for Phnom Penh returns after smoke filled cockpit

A China Southern Airlines airliner made an emergency return back to Guangzhou en route to Phnom Penh this noon because of a situation...


‘Cooperation’ eases problems of disruption at city’s airports

A RED alert that had been warning of “specially severe” disruption to flights at Shanghai’s two airports was downgraded to the second...


Entertainment and Culture

Showing off Shanghai works

Showing off Shanghai works

Participants from Russia, New Zealand, Nepal and Korea show their works after...

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City establishes strong ties with South America

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COOPERATION between China and South American countries has gradually turned...

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Controversial educator converts to Buddhism

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CELEBRITY Chinese educator Li Yang has converted to Buddhism at a renowned temple,...

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Deep property downturn would knock up to 2 points off China’s GDP, Moody’s projects

THE effect on China’s economy of a sharper-than-expected downturn in the property sector would be marked but manageable,


Consumers' mood picks up slightly but remains subdued

CHINA consumer sentiment increased slightly this month, but confidence remained relatively subdued in spite of


Zhejiang University-affiliated hospital to use Alipay for patients' bill payments

ALIPAY, the popular payment service by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said yesterday that the Sir Run Run Shaw


Govt confirms Microsoft probe

THE State Administration for Industry & Commerce yesterday confirmed it has begun an anti-monopoly investigation


Fosun, SFG agree film industry fund

FOSUN International and Shanghai Film Group yesterday announced plans to establish an investment foundation to


Giant, Tencent team up on web games, novels

GIANT Interactive and Tencent Literature yesterday announced plans to work together to produce computer games based


Ex-Merchants Securities exec given 8 years’ jail

A former executive of China Merchants Securities has been sentenced to eight years in prison and had personal assets

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‘Cooperation’ eases problems of disruption at city’s airports ‘Cooperation’ eases problems of disruption at city’s airports

A RED alert that had been warning of “specially severe” disruption to flights at Shanghai’s two airports was downgraded


Teacher makes connection with Shanghai public through Metro and bus map

IT’S fair to say that Shanghai’s Metro system is pretty comprehensive, its 14 lines (and counting) stretching out


Survey finds little appetite for food safety hotline

LESS than a fifth of Shanghai residents would use the city food safety tip-off hotline, a survey has found. When


Graduate held after massage woman killed

A COLLEGE graduate has been detained after a woman offering massage services was murdered in her downtown home.


Another hot day, but rain returns tomorrow

CLEAR skies with occasional clouds should continue today, with temperatures of up to 34 degrees Celsius. But the


‘Smash glass here’ notices for buses

NOTICES are being fixed to the windows of city buses telling passengers where to strike the glass with hammers


Fugitive arrested for online game scam

A FUGITIVE has been arrested at Caoyang Road Metro Station over a 6,000 yuan (US$970) fraud in an online game.


Frosty reception for icehouse business

RESIDENTS in a traditional community in Hongkou District say an illegal ice storage business there is making their


Growing friendships among paddy field artwork

Singles pose for a photograph in a paddy field in Jinshan District yesterday. More than 50 single men and women

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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

Dozens killed in Xinjiang attacks

DOZENS of civilians were killed or injured in a terrorist attack early Monday morning in northwest China’s Xinjiang


90-degree running track cuts corners

COUNTY officials in Heilongjiang Province painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations


President Xi’s anti-corruption drive snares its biggest ‘tiger’

CHINA’S former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the past decade,


Former senior adviser charged with taking bribes

A FORMER senior political adviser from south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has been charged with taking

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Cork pops up in everything from shoes to necklaces

CORK. It’s not just for wine stoppers and bulletin boards anymore. Embraced by some progressive furniture makers


Italy’s Veneto region hosts emerging designers

IN the heart of Italian manufacturing and production facilities in the Veneto region, the fair “Origin, Passion


Harmony and geek chic

CHEN Chu splits her time between her hometown of Shanghai and Milan, Italy. She specializes in luxury jewelry and

World

Observers turned back from Ukraine crash site

INTERNATIONAL observers have turned back from another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight


Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

AN Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western


Afghanistan president’s cousin killed

A COUSIN and close associate of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai was assassinated yesterday by a suicide


Israeli shelling cuts power in Gaza

ISRAEL escalated its military campaign against Hamas yesterday, striking symbols of the militant group’s control

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United need time to learn my methods: Van Gaal

NEW Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has warned fans not to expect instant success, saying it will take


Shanghai to host skating worlds

Shanghai will host the first ISU World Figure Skating Championships in China next year, organizers of the event


Lifter facing sex assault trial

A COMMONWEALTH Games weightlifter from Papua New Guinea is to go on trial in the host city of Glasgow this week,


Nigerian teen tests positive as Games rocked by 1st dope case

THE Commonwealth Games were rocked by a first doping case yesterday. Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha was provisionally


US judge approves record sale of Clippers

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the US$2 billion sale of the team


Messi tax fraud case to go ahead

A SPANISH judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor’s request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and


Ecclestone offers to pay US$36m to end trial

FORMULA One magnate Bernie Ecclestone yesterday offered to pay 25 million euros (US$36 million) in damages to settle

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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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