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Real boss Perez gifts team jersey to Han ahead of ICC match in Shanghai

One dead as migrants try to storm Eurotunnel terminal again

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French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth

Jia Jia takes record for oldest panda


City suspends all escalators made by producer involved in Hubei escalator death

ALL 90 escalators made by Suzhou Shenlong Elevator Co Ltd that were in use in Shanghai citywide were suspended operation today after...


Flawed design and maintenance, workers' lack of emergency response awareness causes mall escalator death

A design flaw was found in the escalator which “swallowed up” a woman in Jingzhou City in central China’s Hubei Province, according...

Urgent checks after escalator tragedy
Woman dies in cargo elevator

Man who killed 6 during shooting spree sentenced to death

THE man who killed six people including a soldier and injuring four others during only six hours with weapons in Shanghai in 2013 was...


E China airport ordered to suspend operations after flight chaos

A regional branch of China's civil aviation administration decided Tuesday night to suspend operation of a local airport after an incident...

2 officials sacked after flight arson attempt

Animal Planet

In search of Chongming’s scaly residents

In search of Chongming’s scaly residents

DESPITE its somewhat sinister appearance, the Chinese alligator is actually...

Foreign Views

Zero tolerance approach the best way to curb China’s growing narcotics market

Drug syndicates are struggling to create a foothold in China....

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VW rules as world’s largest carmaker

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VOLKSWAGEN overtook Toyota as the world’s largest carmaker by sales in the first...

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Finding art in some surprising new places

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WHEN Shanghai’s two major public art museums moved from the center to the outer...

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Didi Kuaidi chauffeur service in 100 cities

Didi Kuaidi, which came into being after the merger of two ride-hailing applications, yesterday said its chauffeur...


Air China to raise US$1.9b for jet purchase

AIR China Ltd said yesterday that it aims to raise up to 12 billion yuan (US$1.9 billion) in a private placement...


OnePlus bets big on overseas markets

SHENZHEN-BASED OnePlus, which launched a new smartphone in Beijing yesterday, is still betting big on overseas...


China welcomes foreign funds in bond market

CHINA welcomes investment from global central banks, financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds in the country’s...


Gold demand at 6-year low in Q2 as Chinese focus on stocks

DEMAND for gold slid to its lowest in six years in the second quarter of this year as buyers from top consumer...


Steady rise in SOEs profitability in H1

CENTRALLY administered state-owned enterprises performed well in the first half of this year, with better performance...

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Commuter chaos as Line 1 hit by power failure

CHAOS hit the Metro at morning rush hour yesterday after a power failure closed part of Line 1 for almost two hours....


Man charged with 11m yuan porcelain mine scam

A FORMER vegetable grower posed as a prosperous porcelain factory owner to cheat more than 600 people out of 11...


Protein center passes evaluation

THE world’s first comprehensive protein research facility, located in Shanghai’s Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park, has passed...


Trees shade Braille maps from sun

TREES have been planted to shade metal Braille guide maps in parks in Xuhui District, after complaints that they...


City set to bask in scorching temperatures for 10 more days

THE current heatwave is expected to last at least another 10 days, forecasters have said. Temperatures yesterday...

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A short video clip, showing a foreign swimmer plucking a Chinese girl, 4, and dumping her to a neighboring swimming lane in a public swimming pool in Beijing, has lately triggered heated debates in China's cyber communities. What's your comment on the incident after watching the video? Related story »





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Woman dies in cargo elevator

A woman died after getting stuck in a cargo lift in east China’s Jiangsu Province, local authorities said yesterday....


Urgent checks after escalator tragedy

Officials in central China’s Hubei Province have halted the use of escalators similar to the one involved in a...


A nun’s life: pizza and online chats

A PIZZA place in Shangri-la County is Buddhist nun Tashi Yungdrung’s favorite eating place....

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The enduring charms of West Lake

WEST Lake is a famous fresh water lake in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province. West Lake National Park includes...


Hiking the Great Walks on South Island

Several items are essential for exploring the magical Southern Alps mountains that run across New Zealand’s South...


Secretive Turkmenistan’s Silk Road heritage kept under wraps

The towering minaret and mausoleums of Konye-Urgench in isolated Turkmenistan cut striking forms against the desert...

World

One dead as migrants try to storm Eurotunnel terminal again

One man was found dead Wednesday as migrants made some 1,500 attempts to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in a desperate...


Boy who lost limbs to infection gets double-hand transplant

An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest US patient to receive...


No sci-fi joke: 'killer robots' strike fear into tech leaders

It sounds like a science-fiction nightmare. But "killer robots" have the likes of British scientist Stephen Hawking...

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Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back Tuesday at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez,...


Chelsea, Barca sore but ready to defend crowns

Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea and reigning European kings Barcelona exited Tuesday's friendly...


Sharks sign duo, extend Tseng’s stay

The Shanghai Sharks began their preparation for the new Chinese Basketball Association season by announcing two...


Proteas ex-captain Rice dies

Clive Rice, South Africa’s first post-apartheid international cricket captain and a formidable player who never...


Chand eyes Rio after CAS verdict

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will aim to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for...


Beijing answers Olympic concerns

AIR quality and snow conditions are two of the major challenges for Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic...

Oddly Enough

UK boy makes stunning finding about old book he was given as a gift

IN an amazing twist of fate, a schoolboy opened a book and found it used to belong to a 13-year-old of the same...


'Cute black puppies' raised by villager for two years turn out endangered black bears

TWO Asian black bears mistakenly bred as “pet dogs” by a local villager for two years in Yunnan Province have been...


Kitten survives unhurt after being fed through shredder on industrial recycling machine

An abandoned kitten in UK had a lucky escape when the box it had been dumped in was fed into industrial machinery...



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