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President hails progress at Beijing meeting

CHINESE President Xi Jinping said yesterday that he expects military relations will become a major stabilizing factor in Sino-US ties. Xi...


Attacker gets life for killing of graduate student from China

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced in California to life in prison for the murder of graduate student from China. Andrew Garcia...


Airport’s record passenger traffic

MORE than 5 million passengers — a record — traveled through Pudong International Airport this summer. The airport’s frontier inspection...


Car plates removed to get drivers to pay up

A suspect has been detained for blackmailing car owners by stealing their vehicle plates and then trying to sell them back to their...


Xuhui telephone booths to be turned into libraries

XUHUI District will turn its hundreds of outdated telephone booths into miniature libraries, electronic booths and other cultural venues,...


Ambitious agricultural park for Fengxian

CONSTRUCTION has started this week on a massive “agricultural art park” along Huangpu River in Fengxian District. The plan is to turn...


China to beat solar power installed goal

CHINA will exceed its target for installing solar power as costs decline and transmission becomes more efficient, UBS said yesterday. While...


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Listed firms halt trading on Unicom investment

Several listed firms stopped trading yesterday because they are involved in investing a huge volume of private...


Lufthansa eyes buying most of Air Berlin’s aircraft

GERMANY’S Lufthansa is considering buying a majority of insolvent Air Berlin's aircraft, two people familiar...


Ping An Insurance’s net profit climbs 6.5% in H1

Ping An Insurance (Group) Co, China’s second largest insurer by market value, said yesterday net profit rose 6.5...


Alibaba sees Q2 revenue surge 56%

ALIBABA Group said revenue in the second quarter surged 56 percent to US$7.4 billion amid strong growth in its...


US industrial production rises despite drop in autos

US factories increased production in July, despite a sharp decline in output of autos and parts, the Federal Reserve...

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Xuhui telephone booths to be turned into libraries Xuhui telephone booths to be turned into libraries

XUHUI District will turn its hundreds of outdated telephone booths into miniature libraries, electronic booths...


Car plates removed to get drivers to pay up Car plates removed to get drivers to pay up

A suspect has been detained for blackmailing car owners by stealing their vehicle plates and then trying to sell...


Airport’s record passenger traffic Airport’s record passenger traffic

MORE than 5 million passengers — a record — traveled through Pudong International Airport this summer. The airport’s...


Trio held for book sale scam Trio held for book sale scam

Three suspects have been detained for illegal reproduction of books since early last year that they then sold via...


Heatwave set to return next week Heatwave set to return next week

NEXT week, the city will have a break from rain, but the mercury may soar, forecasters said. The hot, sultry days...


Expo offers a glimpse of tomorrow Expo offers a glimpse of tomorrow

FOR those who want to have a glimpse of future technology applications in daily life and get their hands on some...

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 »





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Chinese debut for ‘Red Chamber’ opera

“Dream of the Red Chamber,” an opera adapted from one of the most famous Chinese novels and commissioned by the...


Car plates removed to get drivers to pay up

A suspect has been detained for blackmailing car owners by stealing their vehicle plates and then trying to sell...


Airport’s record passenger traffic

MORE than 5 million passengers — a record — traveled through Pudong International Airport this summer. The airport’s...


Trio held for book sale scam

Three suspects have been detained for illegal reproduction of books since early last year that they then sold via...


Heatwave set to return next week

NEXT week, the city will have a break from rain, but the mercury may soar, forecasters said. The hot, sultry days...


Expo offers a glimpse of tomorrow

FOR those who want to have a glimpse of future technology applications in daily life and get their hands on some...

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Returning to Shanghai, with a passion

SUPER efficient Metro, more orderly queues for trains, much improved air quality: these are some of the changes...


Seaweed: the next best thing to dining by the coast

WITH its salty, fishy taste, seaweed brings the flavor of the ocean to the dinner table. Kelp and nori are popular...

World

A few drops of water enhances whisky taste

Ignore the snobs, because most experts agree: a few drops of water enhance the taste of whiskies, from well-rounded...


Paris terror suspect to stand trial in Belgium

Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam was yesterday ordered to stand trial in Belgium over a shootout with police...


3rd minister caught in dual nationality ban

A THIRD Australian government minister revealed yesterday she might have been unlawfully elected to Parliament...


Ruling over damages on ruined holy sites

Judges at the International Criminal Court ruled yesterday that a former Islamist rebel who was jailed for wrecking...

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ONE Championship Shanghai debut set for Sept 2

The ONE Championship will hold its inaugural Shanghai event on September 2, organizers announced yesterday....


Kittel moves to Katusha

German sprinter Marcel Kittel has left Belgium’s Quick Step-Floors and signed a two-year deal with Swiss cycling...


Nadal, Pliskova win amid upsets

Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds at the Western &...


Spurs star Leonard arrives today on 1st China visit

SAN Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard, the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player in the Spurs’ 2014 title run, will visit...


Thai teen Saranporn grabs 1-stroke lead in Beijing

Saranporn Langkulgasettrin put herself in position to claim her third win of the China LPGA Tour season yesterday...


Matthew replaces Pettersen for Europe at Solheim

Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she fueled at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy...


Dortmund firm on Dembele

BORUSSIA Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke yesterday rubbished claims by Barcelona general manager Pep Segura...


New Barca blow as Suarez ruled out for a month

Troubled Barcelona was dealt a new blow ahead of the start of the La Liga season when Luis Suarez was ruled out...

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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