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23 injured as Air Canada aircraft skids off runway

A damaged Air Canada Airbus A320 lies in the snow with its nose torn off and what appears to be an engine crumpled under a damaged wing, after it skidded off the runway at Halifax International Airport in Nova Scotia. Air Canada flight 624 crash-landed at the airport in bad weather, and officials said yesterday that 23 people were taken to hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

Spring fun bubbling up

A child and her father enjoy the spring weather yesterday, when the mercury hit 23.4 degrees Celsius. This week will be overcast with rain and temperatures of 17 degrees today, though bouncing back to 26 degrees tomorrow.

Cherry blossoms attract joggers

People jog under cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo yesterday. Many people in the Japanese capital enjoyed the sunny spring weekend.


Deflation warning from central bank

CHINA needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and policy-makers are closely watching slowing global economic growth and declining...


Crash co-pilot may have had detached retina

THE co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina, according to investigators....


World leaders join mourners for Singapore’s former leader

GRIEVING Singaporeans were joined by world leaders yesterday as they paid their final respects to the country’s first prime minister...


Work gets under way on polar ocean park

CONSTRUCTION began yesterday on a massive polar-themed ocean park in the Pudong New Area that is scheduled to open in 2017. Shanghai...


Society

The best and brightest get an inside track

The best and brightest get an inside track

DING Qiliang is a university student keen on probing the use of bioinformatics...

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Pope’s tribute to those killed for faith

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POPE Francis led the world’s Roman Catholics in Palm Sunday celebrations by...

Business

Best Buy set to fortify Canadian operations

Business

BEST Buy Co plans to close some stores and consolidate its operations in Canada,...

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Best Buy set to fortify Canadian operations

BEST Buy Co plans to close some stores and consolidate its operations in Canada, the US electronics retailer’s...


Dufry buys major stake in World Duty Free

SWITZERLAND’S Dufry has agreed to buy a majority stake in World Duty Free in a deal which values the Italian firm...


Apple’s Cook pledges wealth to charity

Apple chief Tim Cook is joining Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and other technology titans who have vowed to donate...


Chinese-bought Pirelli may re-list

THE chairman of China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) said yesterday that he hopes to re-list Italy’s Pirelli...


China welcomes 2 more AIIB applicants

CHINA yesterday welcomed decisions by Denmark and Australia to apply to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment...


CEOs’ reward surges above early estimates

CEOS at large US companies collectively realized at least US$6 billion more in compensation than initially estimated...

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The best and brightest get an inside track The best and brightest get an inside track

DING Qiliang is a university student keen on probing the use of bioinformatics in human evolution studies. That...


Work gets under way on polar ocean park

CONSTRUCTION began yesterday on a massive polar-themed ocean park in the Pudong New Area that is scheduled to open...


City IPR court hears 1st case

SHANGHAI’S intellectual property rights court that opened on January 1 heard its first case on Friday. A subsidiary...


2 killed in bar machete fight

TWO men were killed and five injured in a bar fight in the early hours of yesterday in the Pudong New Area, police...


Car hire theft scam

SEVEN people have been held by police in connection with theft scam in Zhabei District in which a gang hired luxury...


Number-crunching center

A LARGE data statistical science center opened over the weekend by China’s State Statistics Bureau and the Shanghai...


Startup competition

A COMPETITION for entrepreneur startups was launched yesterday at the Shanghai Technology Innovation Center. The...

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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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Spider-Men keeping rail travelers safe

Move over Spider-Man, Miao Yingjiao’s the real thing....


Students have a feast for opera lovers

Watching opera performances can be costly, but a group from
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Brighter future on offer for village doctors

As veteran village doctor Deng Qiandui approaches retirement, he dreams of a pension scheme similar to that enjoyed...

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Choose from variety of looks for spring

As the focus shifts to the great outdoors, dress codes become more relaxed than formal winter styles....

World

Moore insists not racist over Elba remark

James Bond legend Roger Moore has insisted that he said nothing racist about fellow British actor Idris Elba —...


Yemeni factions battle in center of Aden

Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Houthi fighters yesterday...


Thousands march against Tunisia terror

World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians yesterday to march in solidarity against Islamist militants,...

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New No. 1 Nehwal storms to Indian Open victory

Saina Nehwal, badminton’s new world No. 1, trounced Ratchanok Intanon yesterday to win the Indian Open women’s...


Fijians thrill in Hong Kong Sevens win over Kiwis

FIJI produced a trademark flair-filled display to beat holder New Zealand 33-19 and win the 40th edition of the...


Clarke signs off in style for 5-star Australia

Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket...


Vettel wins in Sepang to end Mercedes’ run

SEBASTIAN Vettel showed again that form is temporary and class permanent when the four-time Formula One world champion...


Tiger exits top 100

Former world No. 1 Tiger Woods will drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18...


Late goals secure Euro draws for Netherlands, Italy

The Netherlands and Italy needed late goals to earn draws in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday, while Gareth Bale...


Warriors net West top seed

RICHIE Porte of Australia hung on to his overnight lead to win the Volta a Catalunya yesterday after the race’s...

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US couple gets married around the world, holds 38 weddings in 83 days

AMERICAN couple, Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard, have come up with the ultimate way to celebrate their love:...


US woman: Stomach pains led to surprise birth in shower

A woman stepped into the shower this week to help ease the discomfort of stomach pains. She emerged holding a newborn....


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,...



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