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Party held on trains to celebrate upcoming Duanwu Festival

First Apple Store in southeast Asia opens in Singapore

Races and poems for Dragon Boat Festival


Xi stresses green development

XI Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has called for more efforts to push green development...


China launches advanced satellite navigation positioning system

CHINA on Saturday launched a national satellite navigation and positioning system. It is the largest in the country and boasts the...


Helping man and nature to live together

IN an urban sprawl the size of Shanghai, tracking wildlife mainly means tracking birds. It’s a major undertaking carried out by wildlife...


3-footed jinchan brings fortune

THREE-FOOT toad, or more widely called jinchan (golden toad), is a propitious mythical animal that brings fortune. The golden toad...


Hoffman: I try to improve daily, but I don’t

AFTERNOON Mediterranean light pours into an open doorway where Dustin Hoffman sits, grinning. He will turn 80 this summer and his...


Fan Li: the man who laid a honey-trap with Xi Shi

THERE are an estimated 4.6 million people surnamed Fan in China, ranking the 51st in terms of population. Fans account for about 0.73...


Why did whales grow so big, so quickly?

SCIENTISTS think they have answered a whale of a mystery: How the ocean creatures got so huge so quickly. A few million years ago,...


‘Baywatch’ remake raunchy, but fails

OF this, dear moviegoer, rest assured: Dwayne Johnson’s biceps still ripple and glisten in the sunlight. So do his triceps, pecs, abs,...


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China Eastern nurtures ‘Aerial Silk Road’ connectivity

CHINA Eastern Airlines, which operates 131 international routes to 45 cities in 21 countries located along the...


China mulling opening futures trading

CHINA is considering allowing foreign investors to trade domestic crude oil and iron ore futures as part of financial...


Shorter negative list for investment

WITH a shorter negative list for foreign investment, China has made a further step in opening up its vast market. A...


Lenovo sees profit, warns of price stress

CHINA’S Lenovo Group, the world’s largest personal-computer maker, reported a return to profit yesterday but said...


Chinese group buys condom producer

A Chinese consortium is buying Ansell Ltd’s condom division, the world’s No. 2 condom maker, for US$600 million,...

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University and museum link up to protect heritage University and museum link up to protect heritage

SHANGHAI Jiao Tong University signed an agreement yesterday with the Palace Museum to carry out cooperation in...


Skin-care products blamed for allergies Skin-care products blamed for allergies

NEARLY three-quarters of cosmetics allergy and inflammation cases reported to Shanghai Food and Drug Administration...


Sunday is peak holiday day on the railways Sunday is peak holiday day on the railways

THE city’s railway stations are expected to handle at least 1.5 million passenger departures from tomorrow until...


Chance to see how key labs operate Chance to see how key labs operate

KEY science laboratories and research centers in downtown Xuhui District will open to public free of charge over...


Police act over zebra crossings Police act over zebra crossings

TRUCKS and hired buses that don’t give way to pedestrians on zebra crossings are being targeted by Shanghai traffic...


B&Bs set to open in watertown soon B&Bs set to open in watertown soon

SHANGHAI’S first licensed bed and breakfast project will open to the public in a trial operation in a Pudong watertown...

Latest Poll

The shared-bike craze has gripped many Chinese cities. While people enjoy the convenience brought by the traditional mode of transport, the two wheelers have also become a headache for urban management. Sidewalks are occupied by heaps of messily-parked bikes. Worse, some people are carrying passengers on the single-seat bikes! Authorities have now banned bikes in some downtown areas of Shanghai. What do you think? Related story »





National

Platform looks to boost TCM quality

AN online regulation platform for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has opened in Anguo City, Hebei Province. The...


China to deliver 18 million new homes to run-down urban areas

CHINA is expected to secure the full delivery of a three-year, 18-million new homes development program for run-down...

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A taste of Old World style from the New World

ISACS is the founder and CEO of EnjoyGourmet, a leading gourmet digital (www.enjoygourmet.com.cn) and print media...


Localities lend names to foods

WHEN traveling to new places, sampling local food is one of the best and most delicious ways to understand a different...

World

3D printed rocket takes off in NZ’s space foray

ROCKET Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, yesterday launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered,...


‘Fidget spinner’ has US, European teachers in a spin as tempers fray

IT was supposed to calm nerves, relieve stress and improve concentration but a new anti-fidget toy spreading fast...


WB: Nations ill-prepared for pandemics

MOST of the world is failing to invest enough money to prevent the potential global spread of disease that could...

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CFA clamps down on club spending

CHINESE Football Association introduced new policies to control the high-profile purchase of footballers by domestic...


Europa League raises its value

JOSE Mourinho had just been repeatedly tossed into the air by members of his backroom staff when the jubilant Manchester...


Liverpool leads Asia Trophy line-up in HK

LIVERPOOL and Leicester City will compete for the Premier League Asia Trophy along with Crystal Palace and West...


England ax for Rooney

ENGLAND’S record international goalscorer Wayne Rooney has been left out of Gareth Southgate’s squad for next month’s...


Siegemund ruled out

STUTTGART Open champion Laura Siegemund has sustained a right knee injury and will miss next week’s French Open,...


Irving, James fire Cavs past Celtics

KYRIE Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers battled to a 112-99 victory over...


Chelsea cancels victory parade after blast

CHAMPION Chelsea cancelled Sunday’s English Premier League victory parade saying it was “inappropriate” after the...

Native Title Act changes stuck amid stand-off between major parties

Native Title Act changes the Government declared urgent in February will not pass Parliament until...


Morrison reveals company tax cut 'blowout'

The Federal Government's full company tax plan will cost the budget more than $15 billion per...


Spirit of Tasmania crash in Melbourne could have been avoided: report

An accident which saw the Spirit of Tasmania II crash into a pier at Port Melbourne with 120 passengers...


Former PM John Howard 'uneasy' about bank tax

Former prime minister John Howard has expressed concerns about a multi-billion-dollar hit on Australia's...


Extra $2b for poles and wires has Premier hinting at budget boost

NSW Government says it has raised billions of dollars more than expected from the privatisation...


Who will bear the cost of the bank tax?

Opinion is divided over who will bear the costs of the Government's new bank tax, but it can...

 

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