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Jack Russell Meg named Britain's oldest dog thanks to a diet of Peppa Pig pasta and gluten free fish fingers

Jack Russell, Meg, pictured with her owner David Abrahams, has been named Britain's oldest dog after reaching 113 in dog years. --Daily Mail

88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held in New York

People attend the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the United States, Nov. 27, 2014.

‘Robot waiters’ found in Zhejiang

A server robot delivers food at a restaurant in Cixi, east China's Zhejiang Province, Nov. 27, 2014.

Do you think we ordered enough ?

People tuck into a huge hotpot yesterday during the Hotpot Culture Festival in southwest China’s Chongqing. The pot used to cook the massive meal was more than 1 meter deep, had a diameter of 10m, weighed 31 tons and was large enough to accommodate 56 diners simultaneously.


Beijing passes bill to ban smoking in all indoor public places

Beijing adopted an anti-smoking legislation on Friday, vowing to ban smoking in all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport...


Death sentence for cult members in E. China upheld

The Shandong Higher People's Court on Friday upheld the death sentence of two Church of the Almighty God cult members who beat a woman...


Cold front to sweep north China

A strong cold front will sweep across north China bringing with it a sharp drop in temperature, the National Meteorological Center...


Local governments urged to improve road safety

LOCAL governments have been asked to take measures to improve road safety, especially in rural areas, according to a circular issued...


People

Artist searches for answers to big social issues

Artist searches for answers to big social issues

For many art lovers, the name Hu Xiangcheng doesn’t ring a bell but is a highly...

Opinion

Leading program explores challenges and strategies in achieving sustainable growth

Editor’s note: Over 130 participants from 37 countries attended a program held on the Singapore campus of the IMD (International...

Transport

Ningbo handles 16.9m TEUs of containers

Transport

A cargo vessel docks at a terminal in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Province....

News Feature

Those with rare ‘panda blood’ unite to help

News Feature

“How much blood do you need?” Wang Yong asked on his mobile phone, while handing...

Biz Hub
BNP Paribas opens second branch in FTZ

French bank BNP Paribas has opened its second branch in Shanghai’s pilot free trade zone to further expand its...


Chengshan to take control of JV with Cooper

A JOINT venture founded by China’s Chengshan Group and US-based Cooper Tire &...


Pressure on ECB as eurozone lending contracts ...

Lending to eurozone households and firms contracted further in October, keeping up pressure on the European Central...


SWIFT: Yuan now accounts for 11.2% of payments value

The yuan was used for 11.2 percent of total payments value between China and the rest of the world last month,...


CGN opens books for planned HK float

CGN Power Co, the Chinese mainland’s largest nuclear power producer, opened its retail books yesterday for a Hong...


Financial reforms on a roll in 2014

China continued with financial reforms in 2014, opening markets and cutting costs, a central bank official said...

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Local university team wins prize in Solve for Tomorrow competition

A team from China East University of Science and Technology in Shanghai won the top prize in the data transmission...


New app lets Metro users report crimes

Metro users will soon be able to report crimes and service problems on the network via a smartphone application,...


Crackdown on abortion clinics to start soon

The Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission said yesterday it will crackdown on illegal clinics that tell...


Woman held for assault

A WOMAN is serving a three-day detention for slapping a doctor at Renji Hospital in the Pudong New Area on Wednesday....


LV wins compensation

Two people were ordered to pay 750,000 yuan (US$122,000) in compensation to Louis Vuitton to cover economic losses...


Congestion to worsen

Congestion on the city’s roads and Metro network is expected to increase next month due to seasonal factors, traffic...

Latest Poll

The average air quality in Shanghai was “good” or better on 239 of the 304 days through the end of October, the city’s environmental protection bureau claimed recently. According to official figures, 78 percent of the days in the period had either “excellent” or “good” air quality, up from 73 percent in the first 10 months of 2013, it said. What do you think about the claims? Related story »



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Two-wheeled Segways and electric unicycles have been banned in the city’s subway stations due

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The giant floating Rubber Duck artwork created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman will take

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National

Beijing Metro fares to soar ... to 3 yuan

The cost of traveling on public buses and subway trains in Beijing will rise on December 28, the city’s transport...


Beijing Metro fares to soar ... to 3 yuan

The cost of traveling on public buses and subway trains in Beijing will rise on December 28, the city’s transport...


Gates Foundation targets smoking in China

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a social media campaign in China to raise public awareness...

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Feature

Determined, talented, he sets musical standard

Born as the ninth child in an average working family in the 1960s, trombonist Hao Jie knew since childhood that...


Park Hotel represents Hudec’s crowning achievement

In a 1933 cartoon by famous artist Zhang Guangyu, two country bumpkins were speaking against the backdrop of the...


Artist searches for answers to big social issues

For many art lovers, the name Hu Xiangcheng doesn’t ring a bell but is a highly regarded figure within the art...

World

6 killed in Afghan attack on UK embassy vehicle

A SUICIDE bomber rammed his explosives-packed car into a British embassy vehicle in Kabul yesterday, killing one...


Video puts US shooting in spotlight

Video of US police officers shooting dead a 12-year-old black boy with a replica gun seconds after confronting...


Police say India ‘rape’ girls killed themselves

Two girls found hanging earlier this year in northern India committed suicide and were not gang-raped and murdered...

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Sports
A sport left heart-broken by Hughes’ death

The cricket world was in mourning yesterday following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died...


Contractor can’t believe helmet failed to foil tragedy

More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain Nari Contractor...


Coe enters IAAF fray

Two-time Olympic middle-distance champion Sebastian Coe yesterday declared his candidacy for the top job of the...


Brandao gets 1-month jail term for headbutt

Brazilian striker Brandao has been handed a one-month jail sentence along with a 20,000-euro (US$25,000) fine for...


Italy’s Messina coaches Spurs past Pacers

Assistant coach Ettore Messina guided San Antonio over the Indiana Pacers 106-100 on Wednesday, becoming the first...


Daring fix keeps Chinese boat in hunt

Frenchman Kevin Escoffier effected a mid-race repair, dangling 15 meters above deck, to keep Dongfeng Race Team’s...


Atletico, Arsenal advance in style

Striker Mario Mandzukic scored a hat trick as Spanish champion Atletico Madrid thrashed Olympiakos 4-0 to reach...

Oddly Enough

Cuban couple keeps rodents called hutias as pets

SOME people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets. But in Cuba, where a larger, more exotic rodent runs wild, Ana...


Indian baby born with four arms and four legs dubbed God Boy

A BABY boy born with four arms and four legs is causing panic in the streets of Baruipur, east India, as locals...


Why are seals having sex with penguins?

ON a remote island in the Indian Ocean, researchers have spotted fur seals sexually harassing and coercing king...



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