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Chinese premier delivers gov't work report

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the government work report during the opening meeting of the third session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2015. --Xinhua

People celebrate Lantern Festival around China

Performers take part in a parade to celebrate the Lantern Festival in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, March 5, 2015. The festival, which falls on March 5 this year, is celebrated on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar New Year and marks the end of the Spring Festival.

Overworked for festival delicacy

Workers make tangtuan, a festival delicacy, at a restaurant in downtown Shanghai yesterday. Most of them have been working overtime to meet the demand ahead of the Lantern Festival today.

Feeling groovy and green

Volunteers take part in an event to promote a low-carbon lifestyle today at Jing’an Sculpture Park. The month-long event encourages residents to choose environmentally friendly transport whenever possible.


China lowers 2015 economic growth target to around 7%

China targeted economic growth of approximately 7 percent in 2015, lower than the goal of around 7.5 percent in 2014, according to...

China to reform investment, financing systems
Less gov't intervention in market: report

China vows to oppose independence of Taiwan

THE Chinese government vowed Thursday to oppose the independence of Taiwan and keep cross-Straits relations on the right course in...

China reaffirms support to HK, Macau development

Wedding planner loses appeal in hairstyle row

THE mohawk may be a favorite hairstyle of football stars but the mother of a would-be bride ditched a wedding planning company after...


Blacklist of unruly air passengers planned

CHINA Eastern Airlines has joined other national carriers in appealing to the nation’s civil aviation regulator to establish a blacklist...


Society

Activities to mark Lei Feng Day

Activities to mark Lei Feng Day

PLA soldiers give members of the public free haircuts on Nanjing Road E. yesterday...

Chinese Views

Chinese toilet shoppers vote with their wallet

Chinese tourists once again lived up to their reputation as shopaholics during this year’s Spring Festival holiday....

World

Lucky escape for passengers

World

Passengers exit from a Turkish Airlines plane soon after it overshot the runway...

Sports

Goulart hat-trick as Evergrande sinks Wanderers

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GUANGZHOU Evergrande striker Ricardo Goulart justified his staggering price...

Biz Hub
China to launch Shenzhen-HK stock link this year

A TRADING link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock markets is expected to receive approval in the first half of...


Shanghai stock exchange plans to launch global trading platform in FTZ

AN international trading platform of the Shanghai Stock Exchange is likely to start operation in the city’s pilot...


Securitization seen to double this year

China’s nascent securitization market may double this year as the regulator simplifies issuance procedures and...


US firms to ease rise in investment

US companies in China will moderate their increase in investment in the country, a survey by the American Chamber...


Quicker rise in service activity signals stability

CHINA’S service activity in private firms grew more rapidly in February, in line with their state-owned counterparts...


UK agrees to sell Eurostar stake

THE British government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London...

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Couple found hanging in grove

A COUPLE was found hanging in a grove in Qingpu District yesterday following a bitter family quarrel that turned...


Blacklist of unruly air passengers planned

CHINA Eastern Airlines has joined other national carriers in appealing to the nation’s civil aviation regulator...


Diesel stealing gang busted

POLICE have arrested 12 suspects for stealing and reselling more than 200,000 yuan (US$30,000) worth of diesel...


City to build 19 emergency shelters

SHANGHAI will build 19 more emergency shelters this year in the event of natural disasters. Local authorities said...


Disney theme parks to test its equipment this year

THE five theme parks at Shanghai Disney Resort will begin testing its entertainment equipment later this year when...


Nod for new tunnel

THE city government has given its approval for a new Jiangpu Road tunnel project that links Puxi and Pudong. The...


OPD section moved

THE Shanghai No.9 People’s Hospital will move its outpatient department next Monday to a new building on 500 Quxi...

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Drivers of cars that don’t have Shanghai license plates now face being banned from the city’s most congested roads after next month, officials with the city traffic watchdog said yesterday. Cars with non-local plates are already banned from elevated roads downtown during the morning (7:30-9:30am) and evening (4:30-6:30pm) rush-hour periods. Do you think the new measure will help ease road congestion? Related story »



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The zodiac animal of China’s coming Lunar New Year has caused much confusion in the English-speaking

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With Valentine’s Day drawing near, local authorities are removing love locks attached to railings

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National

Prince William closes China visit with appeal for end to ivory trade

BRITAIN’S Prince William highlighted his interest in wildlife conservation on the final stop of his China tour...


9 people killed in blaze at trade center

NINE people were killed and 10 others were injured yesterday when a fire engulfed a trade center in southwest China’s...


Child’s death prompts calls for increased protection

A SUSPECTED child abuse case that resulted in the death of a 6-year-old girl has triggered calls for better protective...

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Feature

Where to go when the munchies strike

This city likes to party and do so late into the night....


Japanese fare to put a spring in your step

After the long celebrations for Chinese New Year, filled with festive dishes characterized by rich flavors, big...


Feasting your eyes on dinner date

A dinner date can reveal our fears and insecurities, but I’m still convinced that my companion across the dinner...

World

Boston bombings terror trial begins

Gruesome details of injuries sustained by victims of the Boston Marathon bombings were recounted to jurors on Wednesday...


Documentary film on Delhi gang rape banned in India

A documentary film about the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 has been banned in India over government...


Hundreds of starving koalas killed in Australia

CLOSE to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to...

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Eriksson, Cannavaro cash lifts hope in China

CHINA'S football season kicks off this week with hopes of a resurgence for the beautiful game after former England...


Matic misfortune cannot sour Chelsea win

EVEN news of an unfortunate injury to midfielder Nemanja Matic could not overshadow a victory over West Ham United...


Reja in for Colantuono as coach of Atalanta

Atalanta has hired Edy Reja as coach to replace the sacked Stefano Colantuono....


US could reinstate Phelps for world championships

Michael Phelps may be handed a chance to compete at this year’s world championships in Russia once he completes...


Ancelotti feeling the heat amid Real woes

WITH Real Madrid’s attack losing its potency and the team faltering in crunch games the tide has started to turn...


Goulart hat-trick as Evergrande sinks Wanderers

GUANGZHOU Evergrande striker Ricardo Goulart justified his staggering price tag by scoring a hat-trick for the...

Oddly Enough

Elephant trapped in mud dramatically rescued by JCB in Kenya

AN exhausted young elephant was rescued from a mud pit in Southern Kenya after spending 12 hours trying to escape,...


Paw to paw

According to agencies, the one-year-old Bengal cubs’ apparent dancing is in fact a vital practice of their fighting...


Missing your pet? US firm makes life like replicas of animals

A US-based company, Cuddle Clones, is offering hyper-realistic recreations of animals like dogs, cats, and even...



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