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China's hospital ship Peace Ark arrives in Fiji

A military band perform on the Peace Ark, hospital ship of China's People's Liberation Army Navy, at Suva Port in Suva, Fiji, on Friday. The Peace Ark arrived in Fijian capital Suva on Friday, kicking off its week-long medical assistance mission in the South Pacific island country.

3D offices arrive in Shanghai

An office produced by a 3D printer stands at Shanghai Zhangjiang High-Tech Zone Qingpu Park yesterday. The building is one of 10 made in just 24 hours by a firm in Suzhou using a machine designed by a Shanghai company.

Empty bucket challenge

A group of people in drought-hit Henan Province stand in front of the Spring Temple Buddha yesterday with empty buckets above their heads and Chinese characters on their clothes that read: “Henan, please say no to the ice bucket challenge,” to deter people from taking part in the global phenomenon. About 19 million people in the area have been hit by the drought.

Macworld Expo in another guise

A visitor experiences an ergonomic computer chair yesterday at the Digital World Asia Expo 2014 in the China National Conference Center in Beijing. The event, which is a continuation of the Macworld Expo, ends tomorrow.

Contemporary art show opens

A woman looks at a painting at the “Wait a moment” contemporary art exhibition yesterday at Cachet Boutique Hotel. Jointly organized by Shanghai Daily and art agency Llamart, the exhibition features a selection of pieces from 10 young artists from different cultural backgrounds.


Get on the train, Xi tells Mongolians

“WELCOME aboard China’s train of development!” Xi Jinping, president of the world’s second largest economy, told Mongolian lawmakers...


Lessons for now as China remembers a great man

TO see how a great man has shaped a country even after his death, there is no better time than yesterday, the 110th anniversary of...


China raises precaution against Ebola

CHINA'S health authorities have stepped up control measures against Ebola in the past week, in wake of continuous epidemic in West...


Watchdog warns against blocking reporting due to press card update

CHINA'S media regulator asked organizations and individuals not to take press card update as an excuse to turn down media's reporting....


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Long-sought NGO targeting suicide to set up

Long-sought NGO targeting suicide to set up

THE first non-governmental organization in Shanghai to combat suicides will...

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Phelps is back with another gold

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Michael Phelps jumps at the start of the men’s 100m final at the Pan Pacific...

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As dialect fades, Shanghai sitcom to start

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SHANGHAI dialect sitcoms used to flourish on local TV screens and influenced...

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Macworld Expo in another guise

A visitor experiences an ergonomic computer chair yesterday at the Digital World Asia Expo 2014 in the China National...


Westland taps dairy taste of Chinese

Westland Milk Products, New Zealand’s second biggest dairy co-operative, expects sales in China to more than double...


Market fixing spurs online info platform

CHINA has seen a rising trend of market manipulation over the past three years that the securities regulator has...


Sales rise for 4 straight months lifts US housing

A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence on Thursday that the...


US video game startup joins Xiaomi to grow

United States video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded it on its home turf.The...


China’s early rice output dips in 2014

China produced 34.01 million tons of early rice in 2014, down 125,000 tons, or 0.4 percent, from a year earlier,...


Likely Mongolian deals boost shares

SHANGHAI stocks rose yesterday as shares related to ports and the Shanghai free trade zone hoped to get a boost...

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3D offices arrive in Shanghai 3D offices arrive in Shanghai

AN office produced by a 3D printer stands at Shanghai Zhangjiang High-Tech Zone Qingpu Park yesterday. The building...


Old Hongkou house saved from bulldozers

AN aging residential property in Hongkou District that once served as a meeting place for Dr Sun Yat-sen and other...


Contemporary art show opens

A woman looks at a painting at the “Wait a moment” contemporary art exhibition yesterday at Cachet Boutique Hotel....


Private sale of license plates set to end

THE sale of secondhand car license plates in Shanghai is set to be consolidated within the auction system for new...


Metro removes ads featuring Jaycee Chan

ALL light box advertisements featuring Jaycee Chan, the son of film star Jackie Chan, have been removed from the...


Nothing but rain on cards for 5 days

TODAY marks the start of five straight days of rain, if the local forecasters are to be believed. The city should...


7 sent to prison

SEVEN people have been sentenced to prison terms of one to three years on charges of theft by the Jing’an District...

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AN airline passenger who arrived in Shanghai from New York to find items worth 30,000 yuan (US$4,967) had been stolen from his luggage will receive just US$30 per kilogram for his loss. The traveler was one of three passengers on the same China Eastern Airlines flight earlier this month reporting thefts from their luggage. The carrier said the compensation is in line with the ?international civil aviation convention? for missing luggage on international flights. What do you think? Related story »



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Vendors at the city's iconic red newsstands are finding it increasingly difficult to eke out

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On Sunday night, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration ordered the Husi Food processing

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Empty bucket challenge

A group of people in drought-hit Henan Province stand in front of the Spring Temple Buddha yesterday with empty...


Former NDRC official probed on suspicion of taking bribes

A FORMER director at the National Development and Reform Commission who oversaw corporate bond issues between 2003-06...


15 sent to prison for trading human kidneys

A TOTAL of 15 people, including several doctors, have been imprisoned for trading 51 human kidneys in 2010, netting...

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Long-sought NGO targeting suicide to set up

THE first non-governmental organization in Shanghai to combat suicides will be launched on September 4, right before...


Suicide among the old rising fast

THE suicide rate among the elderly is increasing, bucking a national trend in China. The rate for people over 70...


Mass fleeing from man who fainted scrutinized

AN incident involving a foreigner who fainted on a Shanghai subway, touching off a stampede of passengers trying...

World

MH17 bodies flown home as Malaysia mourns nationally

CARRIED by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned...


Obama gives ice bucket challenge a miss

PRESIDENT Barack Obama won’t be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money...


German cop on trial for cutting up victim

A German police officer went on trial yesterday accused of murdering a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism...

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Van Persie return boosts United

ROBIN van Persie's return to the Manchester United line-up gives new manager Louis van Gaal some welcome good news...


Wenger wary of Everton exam

ARSENE Wenger admits Arsenal's status as serious contenders for the Premier League title will be given a stern...


Mandzukic hands Atletico Super Cup win over Real

ATLETICO Madrid gained some measure of revenge for their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid by beating...


Mackay sorry for 'unacceptable' texts

MALKY Mackay apologised Friday for "unacceptable" text messages sent while he was Cardiff boss after his former...


'Water hater' Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record

GREAT Britain's Adam Peaty set a new world record of 26.62sec in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships...


Balotelli will not disrupt Anfield dressing room, says Rodgers

LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers insisted Friday no player would be allowed to disturb the "fantastic environment"...


Japanese star blames booze for scandal

JAPANESE figure skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal...

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Man climbs through hole in a wall to steal cash from China Post

A man climbed through a hole in the exterior wall of a China Post outlet yesterday and stole about 40,000 yuan...


His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

HERMAN "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job. Goldman...


Man-bra goes on sale in Japan to help blokes with 'moobs'

GREAT news for blokes with "moobs" - the world's first "man-bra" has gone on sale, the Daily Mirror reported. The...



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