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Saudi pavilion to shut down in October

The Saudi Arabia Pavilion, known as the “moon boat,” will be gone in October. According to the Expo Shanghai Group, the pavilion, which was popular among local residents because of its huge hanging boat ...

June 7, 2016, Tuesday

Sperm whale gets a make-over

CHINA’S biggest preserved sperm whale specimen — weighing about 60 tons — started getting a thorough “bath” which includes dust elimination, crack repair, color retention and anti-corrosion treatment ...

November 26, 2016, Saturday

I am here, find me a name, please!

The first orangutan born at the Shanghai Zoo says hello to visitors as his mother chews a cucumber yesterday. He is now 1 month old. Orangutan — the word means person of the forest in Malay and Indonesian — are on the verge of extinction and there are fewer than 70,000 remaining in the wild. They mostly live on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. About 1,000 die each year due to deforestation to make way for palm oil plantations. The zoo wants the public to name the new-born, whose parents are both from Borneo. ...

November 26, 2016, Saturday

City learns twisted tale of one sensational cube

Erno Rubik, creator of the 3-D combination puzzle, is telling Shanghai the story of the infuriating toy that had to be twisted and turned this way and that to produce the correct finish....

November 25, 2016, Friday

Love story set in war-torn city

A love story set during World War II will be staged at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum by Chinese and international students from Shanghai Theater Academy from the weekend. “White Horse Cafe” tells ...

November 23, 2016, Wednesday

Technology that makes books more exciting

WHEN reading a book about dinosaurs, why not have a dinosaur to hand? The annual Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair launched yesterday shows how this can be done. And interactive fun is the name ...

November 19, 2016, Saturday

Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

Shanghai Disney Resort today holds a birthday party for the well-known Disney character Mickey Mouse, which attracted many fans to celebrate. Mickey Mouse made his official debut in cartoon “Steamboat Willie” on November 18, 1928, and today is Mickey’s 88th birthday. --Dong Jun ...

November 18, 2016, Friday

Beautiful books

Twenty-five titles have been named as winners of the “Beauty of Books in China” award, the event organizer Shanghai Press and Publication Administration said yesterday. The annual event is held to select ...

November 15, 2016, Tuesday

Brad Pitt attends 'Allied' premiere in Shanghai

HOLLYWOOD star Brad Pitt walked the red carpet of the China press conference of his new romantic spy drama "Allied" today at Shanghai Postal Museum. Pitt will also attend the film's premiere tonight ...

November 14, 2016, Monday

Shanghai Disneyland breaks ground on Toy Story Land

CONSTRUCTION has started on a new Toy Story Land at the Shanghai Disneyland as its 7th themed land to open in 2018, the Shanghai Disney Resort said today. Leadership from the joint venture’s two shareholders, ...

November 10, 2016, Thursday


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