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Trump commits troops to war in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump committed American troops to an open-ended war in Afghanistan, a decision the Afghan government welcomed...


Ex-lawyer tells of his rumors shame

JIANG Tianyong, a former Beijing-based lawyer, confessed to inciting subversion of state power when he stood trial in Changsha, central...


Fukushima’s ice wall nearing completion

FUKUSHIMA’S operator yesterday started freezing the last section of a US$320 million ice wall designed to combat widespread water contamination...


Terror group planned huge bomb strike

AN alleged member of an Islamist group that carried out the Barcelona van attack told a Spanish court yesterday that the group had...


South China on alert for 13th typhoon to arrive this year

THOUSANDS of people were evacuated yesterday in parts of south China ahead of the arrival of Typhoon Hato, set to make landfall today....


Crackdown on the taxi cherry pickers

CHERRY picking is one of the most common violations committed by taxi drivers, particularly at the city’s airports, train stations...


In the city of celebrated gardens, little gems hide

SUZHOU is a bit of old hat as a tourist destination. Visiting the city’s famed classic gardens is commonly on every to-do list for...


Biz Hub
China Mobile offers new data packages

CHINA Mobile will offer more data and favorable price packages to 20 million users in Shanghai from Friday as it...


Chinese eye luxury spending splurge

CHINA’S luxury online spending is set to account for 13 percent of the total luxury expenditure by 2021, nearly...


Electric auto JV set for bright future

FORD Motor Co said yesterday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese car manufacturer Anhui...


SOHO China sees net profit climb in H1

SOHO China, which owns and operates the largest co-working space chain in Beijing and Shanghai, said yesterday...


Shanghai trade with US robust

SHANGHAI customs said it has seen trade with the US outpace the rise in overall trade in the first seven months...


VR sales hit 10% of global level

CHINA’S virtual reality market notched up sales of 80,000 units in the second quarter, accounting for 10 percent...

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Opera house in North Bund will recall the city’s Broadway era Opera house in North Bund will recall the city’s Broadway era

A new Broadway-style opera house will be built in the North Bund area in Hongkou District, an official said yesterday....


New skywalk for Yangpu town New skywalk for Yangpu town

A skywalk will be built in Xinjiangwan Town, Yangpu District, the city’s top planning body said. The pentagon-shaped...


Polar bears, penguins and whales coming to Pudong Polar bears, penguins and whales coming to Pudong

SHANGHAI citizens will be able to see polar bears, penguins and white whales at an ocean park soon that is scheduled...


Pyramid scheme busted with 20 detained Pyramid scheme busted with 20 detained

A young man who escaped from a gang’s den has led to 20 suspects being detained for allegedly running a pyramid...


English math books all the rage English math books all the rage

ENGLISH versions of a popular Shanghai math learning-aid book series “One Lesson One Exercise” sold like hot cakes...


It ain’t half hot Mum in this city It ain’t half hot Mum in this city

WHO says it’s autumn? Chushu, the Chinese solar term denoting the end of summer, fell on Wednesday. Yet the mercury...

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

Consumers go online to see their food grow

One spring, Li Mingtong, a university student in Changchun, capital of the northeast China’s Jilin Province, paid...


New skywalk for Yangpu town

A skywalk will be built in Xinjiangwan Town, Yangpu District, the city’s top planning body said. The pentagon-shaped...


Polar bears, penguins and whales coming to Pudong

SHANGHAI citizens will be able to see polar bears, penguins and white whales at an ocean park soon that is scheduled...


Pyramid scheme busted with 20 detained

A young man who escaped from a gang’s den has led to 20 suspects being detained for allegedly running a pyramid...


English math books all the rage

ENGLISH versions of a popular Shanghai math learning-aid book series “One Lesson One Exercise” sold like hot cakes...


It ain’t half hot Mum in this city

WHO says it’s autumn? Chushu, the Chinese solar term denoting the end of summer, fell on Wednesday. Yet the mercury...

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An alternative version of pingtan promises to thrill the audience

Pingtan artist Lu Jinhua will present an innovative performance on Qixi — the seventh day of the seventh month...


The legend of Afanti lives on in exhibition

A large-scale theme exhibition is being held to honor Afanti, one of China’s most famous cartoon characters, at...

World

Indian court bans instant Muslim divorce practice

INDIA’S top court yesterday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly....


Human remains found inside US ship

DIVERS searching for 10 missing sailors on a US destroyer that collided with a tanker off Singapore have found...


7 firms to help fight diabetes in Singapore

SEVEN major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in...


US-led strikes to isolate IS in Raqqa kill over 170

More than 170 civilians have been killed by US-led strikes on Islamic State in Raqqa city in the past week, a spike...


Pakistan’s peace call

PAKISTAN yesterday called for peace in Afghanistan and pledged to work to eliminate terrorism after a blistering...

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Sports

Slick SIPG puts Evergrande on the brink in Asia

SHANGHAI SIPG seized control of its AFC Champions League quarterfinal clash against its Chinese Super League rival...


Zhang upsets Kvitova at New Haven

PETRA Kvitova’s final tuneup for the US Open ended with a 2-6, 1-6 loss to Zhang Shuai of China in the first round...


Raikkonen signs 1-year extension with Ferrari

KIMI Raikkonen has signed a one-year extension to his contract at Ferrari and will race with the Italian Formula...


Chinese GP set to extend deal with Formula One

A NEW deal to keep the Chinese Grand Prix in the Formula One calendar has been agreed in principle and will likely...


Barca sues Neymar for US$10m over contract breach

BARCELONA is seeking at least 8.5 million euros (US$10 million) from Neymar for breach of contract, the club said...


Rooney eyes England return

HE scored another landmark goal, he raged at the referee, he tackled back, and covered every blade of grass for...


Frenchman stuns Lee at worlds

FRANCE’S Brice Leverdez pulled off the first shock of the BWF world championships by defeating men’s second seed...

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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