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Figuring out city history of family heirlooms

Some of the figures found by Ivan Macaux in his grandparents’ attic. — Courtesy of Philippe Acher

7 tried in Shandong for arson attack that left villager dead

Five of the seven men charged with a fatal arson attack stand trial yesterday in Qingdao, Shandong Province. One man died and three others were injured when the tent in which they were sleeping was set on fire.

Tensions ease in Ferguson

A demonstrator in Ferguson, Missouri, raises his arms before police officers move in to arrest him on Tuesday. Violent outbreaks have taken place across the St Louis suburb since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on August 9.


Xi pays tribute to Deng Xiaoping

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping yesterday vowed to uphold socialism with Chinese characteristics and China’s independent “path, theory and system”...


Saddened Chan apologizes over son’s drug arrest

JACKIE Chan said yesterday he’s ashamed and saddened over his son’s detention on drug charges in Beijing, and the veteran actor apologized...


Metro appeal after fainting foreigner panic

SUBWAY passengers have been urged to remain calm even if something happens that alarms them — after the sight of a foreigner passing...


Charity in fresh scandal over warehouse use

THE Red Cross Society of China is facing a new scandal after being found to have leased a central government-funded warehouse in Beijing...

Guo could face 10-year prison term

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Youth theater festival puts focus on creativity

Youth theater festival puts focus on creativity

SINCE its launch in 2009, the Youth Creative Theater Festival has put a premium...

Foreign Views

‘Asianization’ of Innovation: China closing gap with US, Europe on R&D spending

FOR a century, the major economies of Western Europe, the United States and Japan have dominated innovation. Today, they...

Entertainment and Culture

Bean there, done that

Entertainment and Culture

British comedy star Rowan Atkinson, best-known for his popular show “Mr Bean,”...

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For some, e-reading makes book fair passé

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Wang Bing is not so enamored of the 2014 Shanghai Book Fair, which closed on...

Biz Hub
Japanese cartels get US$200m fine

A GROUP of 12 Japanese manufacturers of auto parts and bearings have been found guilty of violating China’s Anti-Monopoly...


France vows ‘faster and further’ reforms

French President Francois Hollande yesterday vowed to go “faster and further” with reforms as he seeks to bolster...


Volvo lifts sales view as profit returns

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HKMA defensive after bank’s fine

Hong Kong’s banking authority moved to defend itself yesterday after a New York regulator penalized Standard Chartered...


Suitors short-listed for stake in Sinopec Sales

Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc and China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd are among suitors short-listed...


China fuels world steel output to climb 1.7%

Global steel production rose 1.7 percent in July over 12 months, driven mainly by growth in Chinese output, the...


Deal accesses all Amazon’s sites

Chinese consumers will be able to buy products directly from Amazon’s international websites from the fourth quarter...

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Metro appeal after fainting foreigner panic Metro appeal after fainting foreigner panic

SUBWAY passengers have been urged to remain calm even if something happens that alarms them — after the sight of...


Heroin addict smuggled methadone out of clinic

A DRUG addict receiving heroin substitute methadone at a city clinic hid a little in his mouth on each visit to...


Figuring out city history of family heirlooms

FOR French TV producer Ivan Macaux, bringing his great-grandfather’s 109 vintage figurines to Shanghai will be...


2 clear days ... then thunderstorms

CLEARER weather is forecast for today and tomorrow following recent rainy days, but thunderstorms are set to return...


Brain tumor man faces going back to prison

A MAN released from prison to receive treatment for a brain tumor faces going back behind bars as he borrowed money...


Veg tape warning

SHOPPERS have been warned to be wary of buying vegetables bound with adhesive tape. This are usually industrial...


Porsche vandal held

A MAN who jumped on top of a Porsche and stamped on it during a dispute with the driver of another car after he’d...

Latest Poll

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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National

Xi pays tribute to Deng Xiaoping

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping yesterday vowed to uphold socialism with Chinese characteristics and China’s independent “path,...


ID required for bus tickets in Xinjiang

POLICE and transport authorities in west China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have ruled that people must provide...


Charity in fresh scandal over warehouse use

THE Red Cross Society of China is facing a new scandal after being found to have leased a central government-funded...

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It’s all about light fare, says chef for Brit royals

In the culinary world, Swiss chef Anton Mosimann pulled off the most attention-grabbing event so far in the 21st...


Ceramic artist breaks the mold

The world of Chinese ceramic art rarely changes compared to other art forms. Peng Zanbin is trying to change this.The...


Proper diet is antidote to damp summer illness

Shanghai’s continual summer rain not only robs many people of a good mood but also poses a threat to their health...

World

Islamic State claims beheading of journalist, warns US on Iraq strikes

Islamic State militants posted a video that purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley...


At least 36 die in Japan landslides

At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan yesterday, when landslides triggered by torrential...


Israeli fire kills 20 in Gaza after truce fails

Twenty Palestinians have been killed and at least 120 wounded by Israeli strikes across Gaza since the collapse...

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Lippi storm as Guangzhou falters

Nine-man Guangzhou Evergrande crashed 0-...


Italy federation chief in UEFA racism probe

The Italian football federation’s new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment....


Barca plans CAS appeal after transfer ban upheld

Barcelona has lost an appeal against a decision to ban it from the transfer market for two consecutive windows,...


Ramsey sorry over Besiktas red

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey apologized to the club’s supporters yesterday after being sent off in his side’s...


Meilutyte grabs another gold medal in Nanjing

London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women’s...


WADA chief hails proud anti-doping China feat

The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency yesterday spoke highly of China’s efforts in the fight against doping...


Franklin back woes ahead of Pan Pacs

Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool in Australia to test her injured back yesterday and is...

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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...


His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

HERMAN "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job. Goldman...


Man-bra goes on sale in Japan to help blokes with 'moobs'

GREAT news for blokes with "moobs" - the world's first "man-bra" has gone on sale, the Daily Mirror reported. The...



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