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People of Miao ethnic group celebrate Spring Festival in SW China

66th Berlinale International Film Festival opens

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Speed limits at local expressways due to heavy fog

HEAVY fog this morning slowed down traffic in and out of the city as a few major expressways adopted temporary measures to prevent...


China renews blue alert for cold front

CHINA'S national weather observatory on Friday renewed a blue alert for a cold front that will bring low temperatures and gales to...


S. Korea denounces DPRK's freezing of assets at joint factory park

SOUTH Korea's official in charge of inter-Korean affairs on Friday denounced the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for its...


Scientists detect gravitational waves 100 years after Einstein's prediction

IN a historic announcement, scientists said Thursday they have for the first time directly detected the existence of gravitational...


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Maestro reflects on ‘universal language’

Maestro reflects on ‘universal language’

Riccardo Muti, the 75-year-old Italian maestro known for both his talent and...

World

1 killed as crane falls in Manhattan

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Emergency crews survey the scene yesterday after a massive construction crane...

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Shining example of green energy

Business

Light bounces off solar mirrors at the Noor 1 Concentrated Solar Power Plant,...

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Home prices increase 31% in 2015

SALES of new homes by floor area rose 12.8 percent last year to 20.1 million square meters, the Shanghai Statistics...


Total spending on advertising down by 2.9%

ADVERTISING expenditure fell 2.9 percent year on year in 2015, with a dip in traditional media sales weighing heaviest...


US creates 151,000 jobs in January

ABOUT 151,000 jobs were created in the United States in January, a deceleration from recent months as firms shed...


COSCO to bid for Greek rail network

CHINA’S COSCO is expected to make an offer for Greece's rail network after earlier becoming the sole bidder...


Toyota lifts earnings forecast on strong Q3

Toyota has raised its full-year earnings forecast after its third-quarter profit rose by almost 5 percent as a...

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Broke welder ‘targets ATM’ Broke welder ‘targets ATM’

A migrant welder who allegedly attempted to steal money from an ATM by cutting it open early yesterday morning...


Residents reach for library cards Residents reach for library cards

SHANGHAI residents are increasingly voracious readers, according to the latest figures from the Shanghai library....


Police prepare for New Year worshippers Police prepare for New Year worshippers

POLICE say they are prepared to deal with the large crowds of worshippers expected to descend on the City God Temple...


Missing man found dead on mountain Missing man found dead on mountain

A Shanghai student who went missing last month during a trip to Huashan Mountain in Shaanxi Province has been found...


Blanket of pollution under sunny skies Blanket of pollution under sunny skies

THE smog blanketing the city yesterday is likely to persist and possibly worsen today under sunny skies, say forecasters....

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The 2016 Chinese New Year falls on February 8, and it includes a week-long holiday. How will/did you celebrate it?





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Taiwan quake death toll rises to 55

THE death toll from the earthquake that struck southern Taiwan on Saturday had climbed to 55 as of 7:30 a.m. on...


The road home seldom easy for China’s workers

XU Shan has abandoned her plans to fly home for the Chinese Lunar New Year. It will be her third New Year holiday...


Party brings ‘red envelopes’ into digital age

The Party has found a new way to court technology-savvy web users, setting phrases by President Xi Jinping as the...

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Music is ‘real life’ for traveling performer

AT 74, pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim is still as passionate as ever when it comes to performing. Born...


Finding an appropriate home for the city’s history

EDITOR’S note: Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters....


Maestro reflects on ‘universal language’

Riccardo Muti, the 75-year-old Italian maestro known for both his talent and toughness on the podium, believes...

World

Brazil will send Zika samples to US for testing

Brazilian officials say they’re sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the United States, a move...


Air crew punished for celebrity karaoke

India’s Jet Airways has grounded five of its crew members for allowing a Bollywood singer to perform over the in-flight...


Winner of US$63m could lose

The winner of a California Lottery jackpot has apparently let the US$63 million slip away....

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No mercy for Kobe in Cleveland farewell

LeBron James spoiled Kobe Bryant's Cleveland finale on Wednesday as the Cavaliers cruised past the Los Angeles...


Liverpool owners scrap ticket hike, apologize to fans

Liverpool's owners on Wednesday apologized and scrapped controversial plans to hike Anfield ticket prices after...


Chelsea, PSG owners eye Beckham MLS buy-in: report

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, Paris Saint Germain's Qatari owners and a Chinese group are among investors looking...


Barca set unbeaten record to see off Neville's Valencia

An under-strength Barcelona set a new club record of 29 games unbeaten to progress to the Copa del Rey final with...

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Crocodile takes a swim in Florida swimming pool

A resident of the Florida Keys found a surprising visitor Thursday in his swimming pool: a more than six-foot-long...


A blending of architectural styles?

Photo taken on Dec. 6, 2015 shows the exterior of a building complex with both Chinese and western architectural...


‘Lump’ found in local woman's spleen was actually a fetus

SURGEONS at Renji Hospital yesterday removed a woman’s spleen after discovering that a mysterious lump inside it...


Uninvited guest welcomed to enjoy honey feast at village apiary

A wild giant panda showed up inside an apiary Tuesday afternoon in a village in Sichuan Province and did not leave...


Lawsuit filed in US on behalf of monkey who snapped selfies

US animal rights activists filed an unusual lawsuit on Tuesday on behalf of a macaque monkey who snapped selfie...



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