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Soldiers lost in Korean War laid to rest

Honor guards carry a coffin of a soldier killed in the Korean War at Martyr’s Park in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning Province. The remains of 437 soldiers from the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army killed in the 1950-53 war were flown back from South Korea in March and reinterred yesterday.

Pioneering painter

Chen Cheng-hsiung, a Taiwan pioneer of abstract painting, pictured with one of his artworks during a welcome party organized by Shanghai Daily and the Panaroma Art Co Ltd at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai last night. A retrospective exhibition, featuring paintings created by Chen from 1953-2013, opens at the China Art Museum tomorrow.

Probe launched into US rocket blast

People who turned out to watch the launch of an unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences walk away after the doomed mission exploded on Tuesday night just seconds after liftoff in Virginia, United States. The rocket was carrying supplies intended for the International Space Station.


APEC set to agree anti-graft deal

AN international agreement to fight corruption is expected to be one of the key deals signed at next month’s Asia-Pacific Economic...

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Fudan accused of 'cheating' students after promised payments slashed

DOCTORATE students have accused Fudan University of breaking its promises, after they received living expenses and scholarship payments...


Officials ordered to give up mahjong

Chinese people have been clacking mahjong tiles for more than a century, with some accounts even naming its inventor as the ancient...


19 ambulances on marathon route

TWENTY medical stations and 19 ambulances will line the route of the Shanghai International Marathon on Sunday morning.Ambulances will...


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Room-escape venues ‘like you are in a movie’

Room-escape venues ‘like you are in a movie’

ENTER this room hidden in a residential area of Xuhui District: Every bamboo...

Foreign Views

Forget stereotypes and try behaving better

Dear Yong,What a gentle and wise piece! (“Stereotyping Chinese as spitters is easy,” Shanghai Daily, October 17.)The underlying...

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History of old Bund building revived in rare photos

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THE former British Consul General’s house in Shanghai was an unattractive cement...

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Over 5,000 residents to make way for birds

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The city of Qiqihar in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province is going to relocate...

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ARJ21 starts monthlong trial flights

China’s ARJ21 regional jet yesterday began its monthlong trial flights in more than 10 airports in the country’s...


FAW-Volkswagen posts 2nd large recall

FAW-Volkswagen yesterday launched a recall of more than 270,000 Audi cars due to a faulty airbag, making its second...


BMW fit to take helm at city’s marathon

As the leading runner of the 2014 Shanghai International Marathon to be held this Sunday, BMW is ready to blaze...


Brokerages and FTZ firms lift shares higher

SHANGHAI stocks rose yesterday as investors were buoyed by the strong showing of brokerages and companies related...


Bankcard clearing business to open

China will open the bankcard clearing business to both domestic and foreign investors in an effort to broaden the...


Pepper here to serve you

SoftBank Corp’s human-like robot named “Pepper” is displayed at its branch in Tokyo. Nestle SA will enlist 1,000...

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Illuminating display Illuminating display

Lights illuminate the under-construction Shanghai Tower. The 632-meter skyscraper has begun to test its lights...


Fudan accused of 'cheating' students after promised payments slashed

DOCTORATE students have accused Fudan University of breaking its promises, after they received living expenses...


Cabbies seek license

MORE than 60 unlicensed cabbies have recently applied for jobs with legitimate taxi firms following a crackdown...


Electricity boss probe

The boss of the Shanghai Electric Power Co is under a graft probe, a municipal disciplinary watchdog said yesterday....


Electricity upgrades for 3m residents

ELECTRICITY meters, fuseboxes and cables in some 6,500 old residential neighborhoods are being replaced to reduce...


NYU unveils foundation

NYU Shanghai yesterday unveiled an education development foundation at its new campus in the Pudong New Area. Since...

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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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National

Soldiers lost in Korean War laid to rest

The remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War and repatriated from South Korea were reburied...


Officials ordered to give up mahjong

Chinese people have been clacking mahjong tiles for more than a century, with some accounts even naming its inventor...


Former Postal Bank chief tried over US$56m graft

The former head of one of China’s largest banks and two of his staff went on trial yesterday accused of embezzling...

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History of old Bund building revived in rare photos

THE former British Consul General’s house in Shanghai was an unattractive cement building sprinkled with tiny beds...


Devilish wines go down well on Halloween

I’m amazed how popular Halloween has become in Shanghai. There are countless parties and plenty of young kids dress...


Weekend Halloween activities abound in city

Are you ready for a big Halloween party? Chinese people and expats living in Shanghai are not just satisfied with...

World

Kurdish brothers in arms

A Kurdish Peshmerga soldier reaches out his hand to supporters at the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing in the Northern...


Putin’s spokesman rubbishes US media reports of ill health

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman yesterday ridiculed US media reports that the Russian strongman may be suffering...


WHO says Ebola may be on decline in Liberia

The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a real trend, the World...

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Murray on brink of World Finals after defeating Benneteau

ANDY Murray turned in a clinical performance on Wednesday as he joined Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer and Milos Raonic...


Finally! It’s a Reds goal for Balotelli

AFTER going six weeks without a goal Mario Balotelli was mightily relieved to “finally” regain his scoring touch...


No McIlroy but chasing pack ready to seize chance

Officials at the BMW Masters expressed disappointment yesterday at the absence of crowd-puller Rory McIlroy, but...


Maradona withdraws theft complaint against girlfriend after video leak: report

FORMER Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona on Tuesday withdrew a theft complaint against his ex-girlfriend, after...


Royals on track after Giant Game 6 blowout

PROBABILITY swung in favor of the Cinderella Kansas City Royals after the American League champions routed the...


Lee to take Norway flight for follow-up doping test

MALAYSIA’S world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei, who is reported to have failed an initial doping test, will travel to Norway...


Sweden’s Ingesson dies of cancer at 46

KLAS Ingesson, a former Sweden midfielder who played at the 1990 and 1994 World Cups, has died. He was 46. Swedish...

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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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