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Skywalk slots into place

Workers wait as a crane lifts a 40-ton steel beam into place in a skywalk that links landmark high-rises in Lujiazui yesterday morning. The 543-meter overhead passage will enable subway riders from Metro Line 2 to avoid crossing streets of heavy traffic to reach the Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai ifc Mall, Shanghai World Financial Center and other iconic buildings after they get off at the Lujiazui station.

Islamic State claims to behead second US reporter

Left: U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters August 20, 2014.

China's Peng Shuai into US Open semi-finals

Peng Shuai of China hits a return to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their quarterfinals match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 2, 2014.

Storms cause chaos at airports

A lightning bolt flashes through the Shanghai sky last night. — Huang Yihuan

Help needed by baby girl who can’t grow

Baby Yuanyuan in the arms of her mother.


London accused of HK ‘interference’

CHINA once again voiced opposition on Tuesday to foreign interference in Hong Kong's affairs. Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang reiterated...


Museum unveils memorial to 13,000 Jews

A MEMORIAL was unveiled yesterday at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum to acknowledge the 13,732 people who fled Europe to escape...


French biker detained for saying ‘non’ to police

A FRENCHMAN who tried to flee from a police checkpoint on an unlicensed scooter on Monday has been detained, officers from Huangpu...


Red Cross dismisses its ‘fire marshal’

A WOMAN who had fought to restore the reputation of the Red Cross Society of China for three years after the Guo Meimei scandal has...


Travel

Symphony of sound in your own backyard

Symphony of sound in your own backyard

Insects can be found everywhere, even in big cities like Shanghai. Most insects...

Consumer

Drug contract may see advent of CMO

Consumer

Germany’s Boehringer Ingelheim yesterday signed an agreement to manufacture...

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Jing’an street routes for joggers proposed

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After getting off work at nearly 8pm, Lisa Tseng had a salad and a turkey sandwich...

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FTZ to unveil reforms for national use

Shanghai’s pilot free trade zone will unveil more than 36 reform measures that can be applied across the country...


Shanghai’s land market plunges

SHANGHAI’S land market snapped a one-month rally and plunged in August amid sluggish sentiment among real estate...


Drug contract may see advent of CMO

Germany’s Boehringer Ingelheim yesterday signed an agreement to manufacture biopharmaceuticals for Beijing-based...


Meizu’s new phone set to trigger battle

Meizu Telecom Equipment Co’s launch of a new flagship smartphone model yesterday is likely to trigger another round...


Chile and China urged to boost investment

China and Chile have a strong and rapidly growing trading relationship but the Chilean ambassador yesterday urged...


Rumors of forced JVs ‘unfounded’

The European trade body in China said the government is not planning to force foreign auto parts suppliers operating...

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Storms cause chaos at airports Storms cause chaos at airports

OVERNIGHT thunderstorms led to the cancelation of about 80 flights, and delays to 175 others at Shanghai’s two...


Public hearing debates consumer law draft

LOCAL people were yesterday given the chance to challenge a draft amendment to the consumer rights protection law...


Skywalk slots into place

Workers wait as a crane lifts a 40-ton steel beam into place in a skywalk that links landmark high-rises in Lujiazui...


4 jailed for selling fake drugs

FOUR people have been sent to prison for selling counterfeit medicines and health tonics online, the Shanghai Food...


Losing gambler runs amok

A MAN who tried to set fire to a games room before stabbing an employee, hijacking a taxi and crashing it, has...


Metal balconies rust to nothing after just 2 years

THE residents of an apartment complex in Minhang District are living in fear after a young girl almost fell through...


Museum unveils memorial to 13,000 Jews

A MEMORIAL was unveiled yesterday at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum to acknowledge the 13,732 people who fled...

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AN airline passenger who arrived in Shanghai from New York to find items worth 30,000 yuan (US$4,967) had been stolen from his luggage will receive just US$30 per kilogram for his loss. The traveler was one of three passengers on the same China Eastern Airlines flight earlier this month reporting thefts from their luggage. The carrier said the compensation is in line with the ?international civil aviation convention? for missing luggage on international flights. What do you think? Related story »



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Vendors at the city's iconic red newsstands are finding it increasingly difficult to eke out

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On Sunday night, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration ordered the Husi Food processing

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Help needed by baby girl who can’t grow

THE family of a 13-month-old girl who suffers from an undiagnosed medical problem and has gained just 5 grams since...


Big reward offered for leads to ‘cop killers’

POLICE in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province are offering a reward of 100,000 yuan (US$16,250) for information...


‘Doctor’ stands trial in Henan for giving deadly drink to uni student

A MAN went on trial yesterday charged with the use of unauthorized medical treatments that caused the death last...

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Surprising and soothing SEouL

South Korea’s hyper-efficient capital doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations....


Symphony of sound in your own backyard

Insects can be found everywhere, even in big cities like Shanghai. Most insects like it warm, thus the summer and...


Jing’an street routes for joggers proposed

After getting off work at nearly 8pm, Lisa Tseng had a salad and a turkey sandwich and quickly got dressed for...

World

Nationalist gains in Scotland vote has UK worried

A POLL showing support for Scottish independence at its highest ever level threw the fate of the United Kingdom...


Thai-born twins’ abuse reignites surrogacy debate

An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate...


UK drops warrant for ill boy’s parents

United Kingdom prosecutors are withdrawing the arrest warrant in the case of a British couple who took their 5-year-...

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Sports
China's Peng Shuai into US Open semi-finals

UNSEEDED Peng Shuai of China swept past Swiss teen Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday to reach the US Open semi-finals....


No reheated soup, but plenty of leftovers for Serie A

AT various stages during the transfer window, Juventus hoped to sign Chileforward Alexis Sanchez and prolific Colombian Radamel...


Barca ‘window’ bliss but Ronaldo fuels Real row

Barcelona congratulated itself yesterday for a job well done in the transfer window, while rivals Real Madrid was...


Schweinsteiger named captain

Bastian Schweinsteiger was named Germany captain yesterday, replacing the retired Philipp Lahm.The 30-year-old...


Gordon, the last survivor of timeless test, dies at age 103

The world’s oldest test cricketer Norman Gordon, who was the last survivor of the timeless test, die in Johannesburg...


Schild calls it quits with slalom fame

Austrian ski queen Marlies Schild announced her retirement from the slopes yesterday saying she had “lived a dream”...


Gallacher gets McGinley nod for Ryder

Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher were named as Europe’s wildcard picks for this month’s Ryder Cup...

Oddly Enough

Taking ice bucket challenge at South Pole!

Two British scientists, Malcolm Airey, 27, from Glasgow, and Chris Walton, 43, from Weymouth, Dorset, have taken...


Parents of rare disease boy praised for their devotion

DOCTORS from a leading American hospital have praised an 11-year-old boy’s parents for the care they’ve given their...


Man climbs through hole in a wall to steal cash from China Post

A man climbed through a hole in the exterior wall of a China Post outlet yesterday and stole about 40,000 yuan...



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