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TransAsia boss bows in apology

Emergency teams work beside the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222, which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwan’s Penghu island last night. At least 47 people were killed in the disaster.

China Eastern puts Wi-Fi on the sky on trial

A China Eastern Wi-Fi login page is seen on a tablet during a test flight between Shanghai and Beijing to try out the new service onboard. The Wi-Fi is free during the trial period, which runs till September, but the carrier and China Telecom will charge a fee during regular commercial flights.

Police probe switch of flags on famed Brooklyn Bridge

A white flag flies atop the west tower of New York’s Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday. Inset: New York City Police officers lower a white flag flying atop the Brooklyn tower of the bridge.


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48 dead, 10 injured in Taiwan plane crash

Forty-eight people have been confirmed dead and 10 injured in a Taiwan plane crash Wednesday, the airliner said in a statement Thursday...


Police hold 5 Husi employees

FIVE employees of Shanghai Husi Food Co who were implicated in the meat scandal were detained yesterday. The quintet includes the company’s...


Netherlands receives first victims of MH17

THE bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the Netherlands yesterday...


Matmo hits Fujian, but no reports of injuries

TYPHOON Matmo churned ashore in southeastern China yesterday and was downgraded to a tropical storm, while the death toll from last...

Bullet train services suspended

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In Italy, wines are small and personal, big and commercial

In Italy, wines are small and personal, big and commercial

HIGH-QUALITY wines can be found everywhere in an increasingly competitive global...

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Hospitals dealing with jump in patients as temperatures soar

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WITH scorching summer temperatures, local hospitals are reporting an increase...

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Kwok happy to work for Peanuts

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Hong Kong singer, actor and UNICEF ambassador Aaron Kwok holds on to a furry...

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Mayor sees foundation for reforms, innovation

SHANGHAI’S economic growth stabilized in the first six months, paving the way for more administrative innovation


Market for private jets takes off despite challenges

WHEN a Chinese customer asked for the interior of his new Bombardier Challenger 850 jet to be covered with pricey


Apple posts 28% rise in China sales

APPLE Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, but sales surged 28 percent in China


Car buyers get pre-pay option via mutual fund

Tmall and a number of automobile dealers yesterday said they will offer car buyers a pre-pay model through the


Capital inflows no cause for alarm

CHINA will be able to withstand pressure from foreign capital inflows in the second half of this year as the economy


Premier vows help for small businesses

PREMIER Li Keqiang yesterday pledged to take steps to give more financing support to the real economy while keeping


Trade of services expected to accelerate

CHINA’S trade of services is expected to reach US$660 billion by 2015 and US$1.2 trillion by 2020, becoming an

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Police hold 5 Husi employees Police hold 5 Husi employees

FIVE employees of Shanghai Husi Food Co who were implicated in the meat scandal were detained yesterday. The quintet


Hospitals dealing with jump in patients as temperatures soar

WITH scorching summer temperatures, local hospitals are reporting an increase in the number of patients. Zhongshan,


Security beefed up for buses

SHANGHAI police is beefing up security at bus stops and public buses after a series of bus fires across the country.


China Eastern puts Wi-Fi on the sky on trial

CHINA’S first flight with Wi-Fi service could achieve video conversations, albeit with an average speed of 2 megabytes


Confusion over museum’s old signboard

AFTER complaints from troubled tourists, authorities are finally waking up and changing a signboard that directed


Shanghai’s forest cover rises marginally to 13%

Shanghai’s forest coverage reached 13.13 percent by the end of last year compared to 12.58 percent in 2012, the


Body wash fails test

A BATCH of Hazeline body wash and a batch of Auchan body wash failed tests for net quantity, the Shanghai Quality


Typhoon Matmo to offer relief from heat

THERE may be some relief from the sweltering heat as the weather forecasters are predicting wet day today and for

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On Sunday night, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration ordered the Husi Food processing plant in Jiading District to suspend operations following the broadcast of a Shanghai Television news program that claimed it used out-of-date meat. The company supplies several global fast food brands, including McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut, so who do you think is to blame for this latest food safety scandal?



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A MAN who indecently touched a woman’s thigh on a subway train in Shanghai was kicked out of

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Fine dining has soared to new heights, literally. A local hotel unveiled its restaurant in

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Officials accused of entrapment in man’s suicide note

A MAN who claimed he was falsely accused of operating an illegal motorcycle taxi service committed suicide earlier


Matmo hits Fujian, but no reports of injuries

TYPHOON Matmo churned ashore in southeastern China yesterday and was downgraded to a tropical storm, while the


TransAsia boss bows in apology

A TRANSASIA Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on a small island


Kwok happy to work for Peanuts

Hong Kong singer, actor and UNICEF ambassador Aaron Kwok holds on to a furry friend yesterday, as Charlie Brown,

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In Italy, wines are small and personal, big and commercial

HIGH-QUALITY wines can be found everywhere in an increasingly competitive global market, though at times those


A look at systems, with expert’s analysis

MANY people, impatient with slow effect on weight loss from regular exercise and healthy eating, turn to short-term


Eating up quick-loss diets

LOSING weight seems to be a lifelong mission for many girls. As an alternative to the traditional way of eating

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Netherlands receives first victims of MH17

THE bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived back in the


Police probe switch of flags on famed Brooklyn Bridge

POLICE are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge’s two towers


Adele’s 2-year-old son wins damages for photos

British singer Adele has accepted a five-figure sum in damages on behalf of her 2-year-old son from a paparazzi


Americans out in force for Booker

THE Americans have arrived in force for Britain’s Booker literary prize. Five United States-based writers are on

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Vorm, Davies to Spurs in Swansea swap for Sigurdsson

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR signed Dutch international goalkeeper Michel Vorm and Wales defender Ben Davies fromSwansea City


United says it’s ready to spend big

MANCHESTER United is prepared to break transfer records in order to give new manager Louis van Gaal the players


Loew to stay as Germany coach

GERMANY’S World Cup-winning coach Joachim Loew remains committed to leading the side through to the European Championship


Majka claims 17th-stage victory

POLAND’S Rafal Majka yesterday won the 17th stage of the Tour de France in a late breakaway on the last of four


LeBron’s neighbors get cupcake apology

LEBRON James has sent cupcakes to neighbors of his home in Akron to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement


Barcelona signs defender Mathieu from Valencia

BARCELONA says it has signed France defender Jeremy Mathieu on a four-year contract with an option to extend it


Bolt unhappy over Gay doping ban

Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a “bad message to the sport”, after American sprinter Tyson

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Blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska. KNOM reports


Divorce cakes that are such a very tasteless way to celebrate

THE party was in full swing when Emma Hurley cut into her ornate cake. Her two young sons were eager to get their


Shocking! Baby born after lightning strike sports static-straight hair

KIMBERLY Gordon was delivered by emergency Cesarean section a year ago after her mother was struck by lightning



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