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Finally laid to rest after 100 years

Members of the 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment stand over a coffin holding the remains of a World War One soldier during a re-burial ceremony. Fifteen British soldiers were buried in northern France on October 22, close to the spot where they were cut down by German machine gun fire exactly 100 years ago.

‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ in London

Photo taken on October 22, 2014 shows the ceramic poppies, part of an art installation "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" in the moat of the Tower of London, in London, Britain. By its completion on Armistice Day in 2014, the moat will contain 888,246 ceramic poppies, each of which symbolizes a military fatality in the World War I.

The art of recycling

Visitors look at some of the artistic creations on show yesterday at the “Residual Value — 2nd Environmental Art Exhibition” at the central greenbelt in Shanghai’s Lujiazui financial zone. All of the pieces at the event, which is free to the public and continues until the end of the month, are made from recycled materials such as car tires, cola bottles and old window frames.

Qinghai performers hit right note

Members of a troupe from northwest China’s Qinghai Province perform on Nanjing Road Pedestrian Mall yesterday. The daily performances by different organizations at the Century Plaza are part of the Shanghai International Arts Festival, which runs through November 16.


China's pursuit of rule of law wins world recognition

THE latest gravity assigned by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to advance the rule of law in China in an all-round manner has been...


HK Occupy movement impedes democracy: newspaper

A newspaper commentary warned that the "Occupy Central" movement in Hong Kong is actually impeding the region's democratic development....

Hong Kong police detain 8 in occupied area Mong Kok
HK LegCo meeting adjourned due to insufficient quorum

Facebook to hire more Chinese staff, Zuckerberg says

FACEBOOK will recruit more Chinese staff in 2015 to help domestic firms expand their overseas business, though the social network is...


Century Park caves into complaints over inflated fee to see Rubber Duck

Century Park’s admission fee returned to 10 yuan (US$1.6) after its officials were accused of profiteering over the arrival of the...


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TCM calls for pre-winter diet changes

TCM calls for pre-winter diet changes

The last solar term in autumn, Shuang Jiang (Frost’s Descent), that falls today,...

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Northern China braves the smog

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A woman walks in smog-shrouded Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, yesterday when...

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Many graduates still find a difficult job market

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It took Carrie Xu half a year to land her first job in marketing at a state-owned...

Biz Hub
AIG seeks to insure firms’ path overseas

American International Group, the world’s largest insurance group, aims to open offices in almost all of China’s...


Tencent looks to younger group of users

Tencent wants to develop more products and services based on the behavior of a younger generation of Internet users...


Projects to lift slowing economy planned

China’s top economic planner yesterday said it has approved feasibility reports on five airport and three railway...


Danshen sales top US$4.9b annually

More than 30 billion yuan (US$4.9 billion) worth of Danshen products were sold annually in China, accounting for...


US consumer prices edge up

United States consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight...


China pushes for wind power in H1

China saw robust development of wind power in the first half of this year while the European green sector struggled,...

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Keep seat belts in the open, taxi drivers told

CABBIES are being urged by the city transport authority to keep seat belts in full view to ensure that passengers...


Campaign targets cherry-picking cabbies

PLAINCLOTHES traffic law enforcement officers have launched a campaign to catch city taxi drivers who refuse to...


Qinghai performers hit right note

Members of a troupe from northwest China’s Qinghai Province perform on Nanjing Road Pedestrian Mall yesterday....


Riverside running track under starter’s orders

AUTHORITIES in Jing’an District plan to turn part of Xisuzhou Road along Suzhou Creek into a 300-meter running...


Chinese artwork collectors’ city date

SOME 620 Chinese artwork collectors, including some 200 from overseas,...


Lucky escape for drunk man on track

A DRUNK man was taken away by police after lying down on Metro tracks yesterday evening.Officers said that the...

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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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3 charged for using drone for pictures

Three photographers were charged with endangering public security in Beijing after they tried to take aerial pictures...


Guangdong to get tough with officials

China’s southern province of Guangdong is seeking approval for a draft plan that will debar “naked officials” —...


2,800-year-old bear skeleton unearthed

A BEAR skeleton unearthed in central China’s Henan Province may reveal that Chinese people tamed bears at least...


China spacecraft to fly toward moon and return

China will launch a spacecraft in a new lunar mission this week to test technology likely to be used in Chang’e-5,...

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Concert to combine rock, motorcycle culture

Motour Life, the first rock music festival especially for motorists and fans of motorcycles, will be held at the...


Students will dance to ‘Rite of Spring’

Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” is one of the most influential ballet works in history, and on October 28-29, 180...


TCM calls for pre-winter diet changes

The last solar term in autumn, Shuang Jiang (Frost’s Descent), that falls today, heralds the gradual turn from...

World

Snowplow driver says he didn’t see Total CEO’s jet

The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport...


‘Watergate’ scandal Post editor Ben Bradlee dead

Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal which brought...


Pistorius spends first night in cell

Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria,...

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Real makes Liverpool suffer, Wenger gets dramatic birthday gift

REAL Madrid handed Liverpool a 3-0 Champions League reality check Wednesday as Arsenal struck twice at the death...


Goals galore in Champions League

The UEFA Champions League returned on Tuesday with a 40-goal bonanza as Bayern Munich thrashed AS Roma 7-...


Bumgarner, Giants halt Royals with Game 1 win

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason...


Goal-hungry Messi targets El Clasico

Lionel Messi took a step closer to the Champions League scoring record against Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday and now...


Djokovic welcomes baby Stefan

Novak Djokovic is a proud father.The top-ranked tennis player tweeted yesterday that he and his wife, Jelena, were...


Lee’s positive test claim has Malaysians in state of shock

Malaysians expressed shock and disbelief yesterday amid reports that national icon and world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei...


Halep mauls Serena in shocker as Ivanovic sees off Bouchard

Serena Williams was routed 0-6, 2-6 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in Singapore yesterday in one of the most...

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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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