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Busy day ahead for Shanghai’s snappers

The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is illuminated in four different colors last night ahead of the World Cities Day today. — Zhang Suoqing

Snow Dragon heading south

Chinese research vessel Xuelong (Snow Dragon) sets off from Shanghai yesterday on the country’s 31st Antarctic expedition, scheduled to return next April. An important task for the mission is the building of a base station for the Beidou navigation satellite system.

Guangdong the frontline as China takes measures to prevent Ebola

Medical workers deal with an Ebola “patient” in a drill held at the Ditan Hospital in Beijing yesterday. Authorities in the capital say that passengers returning from Ebola-hit areas are to be put under hospital observation if they have temperatures above 37.3 degrees Celsius at the airport.


Poor air blamed on local officials

LOCAL officials determined to grow their economies at any cost are ignoring China’s push to cut air pollution, opting instead to expand...

Lawmaker warns of rise in rate of cancer

Airport renovation biggest since it opened in 1921

THE Terminal 1 building at Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport is set to undergo its largest renovation since opening in 1921,...


Executed teenager’s case to be reopened

Authorities in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region are to reopen a case in which a teenager was executed after he was wrongfully...


Cheating probe means anxious wait for China’s SAT students

The United States College Board has said it will delay publishing its latest SAT scores for students living in China and South Korea...


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Carpets of color

Carpets of color

A woman gets a sneak preview yesterday of one of the displays at this year’s...

People

Professor’s passion to bring Western art to China

People

HONORE Daumier (1808-79), a famous French printmaker, caricaturist, painter...

News Feature

Modern pressure hitting couples in bedroom

News Feature

A survey and report on the sex lives of working people in China released on...

Biz Hub
China phones hurt Samsung profits

A woman walks past an advertisement for Samsung smartphone in Seoul yesterday. Samsung reported a near 50 percent...


Lenovo’s Motorola buyout done

Lenovo Group yesterday announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google in a US$2.9...


Exports, investments lift US economy 3.5%

The US economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains...


Xiaomi ranked world No. 3

Xiaomi Inc has become the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor and taken the lead in China since entering the...


Electricity powers stocks

Shanghai stocks yesterday rose for the third straight day as talks of reform gave a boost to the power sector....


Current account deficit up

China’s capital and financial account deficit widened in the third quarter as the country became a net capital...

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Weather warning for trick-or-treaters Weather warning for trick-or-treaters

A woman walks in the rain along Huashan Road yesterday. The heavy showers forecast for today are likely to disrupt...


Airport renovation biggest since it opened in 1921

THE Terminal 1 building at Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport is set to undergo its largest renovation since...


Cheating probe means anxious wait for China’s SAT students

The United States College Board has said it will delay publishing its latest SAT scores for students living in...


Food delivery services in spotlight

IN response to the growing trend for ordering food via online delivery services, the city’s food safety watchdog...


Busy day ahead for Shanghai’s snappers

MORE than 2,000 professional and amateur photographers across the city will today take part in a special event...


Children’s book show offers 50,000 titles

THIS year’s China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair will feature a dedicated area for the public, its...

Latest Poll

The giant floating Rubber Duck artwork created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman will take a swim between October 23 and November 23 in Jingtian Lake in Shanghai’s Century Park. Shanghai will be the third city, after Beijing and Hangzhou, in mainland to exhibit the Rubber Duck. The admission ticket will cost 40 yuan (US$6.5). Will you go see the duck?



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City police are investigating an incident on a crowded Metro train in which two young women

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The city's education commission has decided to remove eight classic Chinese poems from first-grade

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National

1st case for air ambulance

Medical staff ferry a man from a helicopter ambulance yesterday in Beijing. The patient, surnamed Kong, suffered...


No hiding place for 180 caught in ‘Fox Hunt’

A CRACKDOWN on corrupt officials fleeing abroad — dubbed operation “Fox Hunt” — has netted 180 suspects since...


Foreign chefs the new stars in Hong Kong

Foreign chefs have given Hong Kong more starred restaurants, according to Michelin’s 2015 guide to the southern...

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Embarking on cultural heritage preservation

THE Pudong New Area has much more to offer than skyscrapers, fancy shopping malls and great views of the city....


Modern pressure hitting couples in bedroom

A survey and report on the sex lives of working people in China released on Tuesday astonished the public — and...


Building a better tomorrow

Shanghai will celebrate the inaugural World Cities Day today to promote the international community’s interest...

World

More bloodshed in Jerusalem

An Israeli police officer aims his weapon during clashes with Palestinians inside the old city of Jerusalem yesterday....


Sweden makes ‘historic’ move to recognize Palestine state

Sweden yesterday officially recognized the state of Palestine, becoming the first major European country to do...


Progress, but virus still posing a threat

Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while Sierra Leone is “in a crisis situation which...

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Royal flush as Bumgarner to Giants’ rescue

THE San Francisco Giants rode workhorse left-hander Madison Bumgarner all the way to their third World Series crown...


Levy grabs early 1-shot lead in rainy Shanghai

A FLAWLESS 7-under-par round of 65 put Alexander Levy on top of the leaderboard after the first day of the BMW...


Meyiwa tribute

South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan says the country has been allowed to move its next African...


China’s Liang fined for tournament outburst

China’s Liang Wenbo has been fined 8,000 pounds (US$12,800) after admitting bringing the game into disrepute, the...


Roma pulls level at top after shock Juve defeat

GENOA handed Serie A leader and titleholder Juventus a dramatic first league defeat of the season when Luca Antonini...


Bulls pummel Knicks in Rose’s return

PAU Gasol scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut to help the Bulls spoil Derek Fisher’s first...


City form ‘worries’ coach as United battle looms

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he is “worried” about his side’s form after it was knocked...

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Hot dog! Fired Dublin worker wins US$25K over snack

AN Irish cinema may have just bought the world's most expensive hot dog for an unfairly fired worker. Ireland's...


Woman in her 80s does 100 press-ups in five minutes

Each morning 81-year-old Li Guochuan gets up at 5 am to perform a regiment of press-ups and sit-ups that would...


Crematorium fire after 363 kg body created flames that caused the ceiling to catch fire

AN 800 pound (363 kg) body caused a crematorium in Richmond, Virginia, to catch fire on Wednesday afternoon after...



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