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Xi calls on Taiwan to unite for peace

President Xi Jinping yesterday called on the people of China’s mainland and Taiwan to unite to safeguard peace, as he met with a Taiwanese...

Wall marks 1945 uprising

Factories and services in slowdown

THE performance of China’s manufacturing and services firms weakened in August, with activity in state-owned industrial companies contracting...


Thai police hold 2nd foreigner in bombing probe

A FOREIGN man described as a “main suspect” in the deadly Bangkok bombing was arrested yesterday, with Thai police calling him an important...


Toxic chemicals must be moved

A HAZARDOUS chemicals company has been told to move containers from three of its yards as they are too close to homes and roads, the...


Travel

Paradise found in beautiful Shangri-La

Paradise found in beautiful Shangri-La

THE misty forests of Potatso National Park in Shangri-La City, Yunnan Province,...

Foreign Views

As bonds of European unity weaken, nations cannot afford to fixate on past ‘glories’

Populism is on the rise throughout Europe, as both economically depressed and prosperous countries become increasingly frustrated...

Real Estate

Average sale price of new homes rises for 4 months

Real Estate

THE average cost of new homes in China rose for the fourth consecutive month...

Nation

If you’ve millions to spare ...

Nation

Sam Shum, senior specialist on Chinese Works of Art at Sotheby’s, examines a...

Biz Hub
US factory activity slips to over 2-year low

US factory activity hit a more than two-year low in August as manufacturers struggled with a strong dollar, weak...


Eurozone jobless rate drop sparks hopes

UNEMPLOYMENT in the eurozone fell to its lowest level for three and a half years in July, raising hopes that economic...


Canada’s GDP off in Q2, slump on horizon

THE Canadian economy shrank again in the second quarter, putting the country in recession for the first time since...


US$9.4b fund to be set up for SMEs

CHINA is to set up a 60 billion yuan (US$9.4 billion) fund to support small and medium-sized enterprises . The...


US auto sales set for best since 2001

The US auto industry powered ahead in August, shrugging off gyrating stock markets to stay on pace for the best...

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Pregnancy checks plea

CITY researchers yesterday called for greater awareness of pre-pregnancy and prenatal checks to reduce the number...


Toxic chemicals must be moved

A HAZARDOUS chemicals company has been told to move containers from three of its yards as they are too close to...


‘Murder’ roommate held over attack

A WOMAN said to have told airport police in Wuhan, in central China’s Hubei Province, that she had murdered her...


Ensuring that veterans are not forgotten

AS China prepares to mark 70th anniversary of victory in the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese...


Mixed weather for 3-day holiday

A CLEAR start but a rainy end is predicted for this week’s three-day holiday to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory...

Latest Poll

A recent report said China Telecom Shanghai has denied claims that it has slowed down connections to overseas websites to encourage customers to sign up to premium services. Frustrations in trying to connect to overseas sites are simply down to large numbers of users and limited Internet resources, insisted the telecoms giant. This follows complaints from customers at the delays trying to connect to sites such as Amazon and Apple’s App Store. What do you think? Related story »





National

Family suffer a devaluation of their own

As global investors get used to the sudden depreciation of the yuan, one Chinese family are reeling from a more...


Taiwan’s porn star metro cards sell out

A SET of Taiwan metro cards featuring a Japanese porn star sold out within hours of going on sale at midnight on...


School refuses to take girl with HIV

An 18-year-old girl has been refused admission to a school in Wu’an, a city in north China’s Hebei Province, despite...

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Feature

Sublime dining by the Mediterranean

IF you are the type who lives to eat, rather than eats to live, then head to Barcelona. The Catalan capital is...


Cheaper admission prices for tourist attractions create the image of a friendly city

THIS week’s Street View takes us to the Shanghai tourism circuit, where several recent headlines are spotlighting...


Higher admission prices prompt fresh grumbling

VISITING several of Shanghai’s top tourist attractions is about to get more expensive as operators avail themselves...

World

Sterilization in Canada ‘widespread’

The coercive sterilization of indigenous women in Canadian health centers during the 1970s was more widespread...


Clinton aware of need to protect data

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the US State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive...


IAEA points out Fukushima failings

A MISGUIDED faith in the complete safety of atomic power was a key factor in Japan’s 2011 Fukushima accident, the...

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Serena, Djokovic roll on, Nishikori bows out

THREE-TIME defending champion Serena Williams launched her quest for a historic title on Monday by overwhelming...


Real blames United for De Gea’s transfer fiasco

REAL Madrid has blamed Manchester United for its failure to sign Spain goalkeeper David De Gea before Monday’s...


Tokyo 2020 scraps logo in latest blow to reputation

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers yesterday scrapped the Games logo over accusations of plagiarism, maintaining that...


India clinches Sri Lanka series

India overcame a gallant century by Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews to win its final test by 117 runs yesterday...


Kobe, Shaq finally bury hatchet over long-running feud

Former Los Angeles Lakers teammates and one-time bitter rivals Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant have buried the...

Oddly Enough

‘Lump’ found in local woman's spleen was actually a fetus

SURGEONS at Renji Hospital yesterday removed a woman’s spleen after discovering that a mysterious lump inside it...


Guinness: 26-year-old cat in US is world's oldest alive

A 26-year-old cat named Corduroy has been named the oldest living cat by Guinness World Records. The cat is owned...


Two-headed cobra finds home in zoo, but needs specialist help to survive

A zoo in the southwestern city of Nanning recently adopted a two-headed cobra. The rare creature has already survived...



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