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Cab firms look at turning taxis into mobile billboards

CITY taxi companies are looking at carrying adverts on the bodywork of their vehicles to offset the cost of introducing new cars. Shanghai Dazhong Taxi Co — one of the city’s “big four” taxi companies ...

Natalie Ma | August 28, 2014, Thursday

Newsstand owners hope mail service will deliver for them

CITY newsstands have begun offering mail services in an effort to diversify as sales of newspapers and magazines decline. Passers-by can buy prepaid envelopes and boxes, and drop off mail for delivery ...

Zhao Wen | August 28, 2014, Thursday

Ex-students ‘trying to avoid repaying loans’

MANY former students of local universities are dodging repaying student loans, even though they are now earning, a local court said yesterday. The district court in Yangpu, where top city universities ...

Yang Jian | August 28, 2014, Thursday

Senior hurt in Metro escalator fall ‘told no elevator available’

AN elderly wheelchair user suffered suspected broken ribs in a Metro escalator fall, after it is claimed she was wrongly told that there was no available elevator at the station. But metro operator Shanghai ...

Ma Yue | August 28, 2014, Thursday

Police hold 19-year-old over grandfather’s death

A 19-YEAR-OLD student has been held after his grandfather was fatally stabbed and his mother seriously injured during a family dispute, police in Hongkou District said yesterday. The mother, who suffered ...

Ke Jiayun | August 28, 2014, Thursday

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More hospitals to be foreign funded

More hospitals to be foreign funded

FOREIGN investors have been given the green light to set up wholly owned hospitals in Shanghai and six other province-level jurisdictions, the government said yesterday. The decision reflects China’s ...

Cai Wenjun | August 28, 2014, Thursday

Making a splash saving water

Making a splash saving water

Wang Xueda, 81, shows how to use a “water-saving tank” yesterday at a residential community in Changning District. Wang devised the facility in 2005 after a water purifier was installed in his community. The purifier was welcomed by residents as it generated clean water but was found by Wang to also waste a lot of water. So he made the tank to collect waste water which could then be used in washing clothes or cars. Some 50 such facilities had been installed in 10 communities in the district, saving some 8,000 tons of water a year. ...

August 28, 2014, Thursday

Hotel hails cabbies ... with noodles

Hotel hails cabbies ... with noodles

Peter Clarke, general manager of Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai, offers noodles to a taxi driver outside the hotel yesterday, the 16th anniversary of the hotel opening in Shanghai. To celebrate the occasion, Clarke and hotel employees gave away 1,600 bowls of noodles to taxi drivers outside the hotel to thank them for helping serve the guests. In China, eating noodles is one of the must-do things to celebrate a birthday. ...

August 28, 2014, Thursday

Parking solution wins university contest

Parking solution wins university contest

A student demonstrates his parking system with a cellphone at the National Undergraduate IoT Design Contest today. The winning team created a solution to finding a parking space in a garage. Fifty teams participated in the final, which was held at the Minhang campus of Jiao Tong University. The contest attracted more than 500 teams from universities nationwide. The goal of the contest was to discover potential professionals in the Internet of Things sector. ...

August 27, 2014, Wednesday

Three hurt in gas blast

Three hurt in gas blast

Torn curtains and broken window frames hang from a residential building on Guanlong Road, Putuo District, yesterday after it was hit by a gas explosion. Three people suffered minor injuries and multiple apartments were badly damaged when the blast happened in a second floor unit about 5:20am. Authorities are investigating the cause of the explosion. ...

August 27, 2014, Wednesday

Stars ready to shine at arts festival

The 16th Shanghai International Arts Festival will run from October 17 to November 16, its organizers said yesterday.As well as about 45 stage performances,...

Zhang Qian | August 27, 2014, Wednesday

Homes wanted

Anyone looking to adopt a pet should contact either Jaiya’s Animal Rescue (JAR) or Best Friends, both of which find homes for rescued animals and are known to Shanghai Daily. For more details,...

Zhou Yubin | August 27, 2014, Wednesday

Kids explore nature at Roots and Shoots camp

August 11, 2014, Monday

Nippon Paint launches brand-renewal effort in China

May 27, 2014, Tuesday

SSIS Brings IBCC to China

May 14, 2014, Wednesday


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