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City looks to bring secondhand car plates sales into auction system

City looks to bring secondhand car plates sales into auction system

SECONDHAND car plates are set to be included in the city’s auction system as currently they sell privately for almost 50,000 yuan (US$8,070) more than new ones. While new plates cannot be sold for three ...

Ma Yue | July 25, 2014, Friday


Man wins mystery account theft claim

A MAN who had more than 100,000 yuan (US$16,142) taken from his bank account has won a claim against the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the Jing’an District People’s Court said yesterday. ...

Ke Jiayun | July 25, 2014, Friday


4 retailers detained for selling spy cameras

FOUR digital device shop owners were each given three months detention for selling spy cameras, the Xuhui District People’s Court announced yesterday. The court said one of the shop owners, surnamed Cui, ...

July 25, 2014, Friday


Owner of crowd-funded kindergarten duped

A MAN who turned to crowd-funding to fulfil his dream of opening a Chinese culture kindergarten has seen the project turn into a nightmare. Qiu Zhixin has called in police after discovering that the school ...

Zhao Wen | July 25, 2014, Friday


Jail for mother who cut off son’s fingers

A MOTHER who cut off three of her son’s fingers during an argument with her husband was sentenced to 18 months in prison for intentional injury, the Qingpu District People’s Court ruled yesterday. The ...

July 25, 2014, Friday


Man charged with girlfriend murder

A 59-YEAR-OLD man alleged to have killed his 56-year-old girlfriend with a kitchen knife over affairs has been charged with murder, the Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate Prosecutors’ Office said yesterday. ...

July 25, 2014, Friday


Bullet train services hit by Typhoon Matmo

A TOTAL of 22 bullet trains scheduled to depart from or pass through the Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station were canceled yesterday due to the influence of Typhoon Matmo, the railway authority said. This ...

July 25, 2014, Friday

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Corrupt officials punished harshly, city's chief prosecutor says

Corrupt officials punished harshly, city's chief prosecutor says

A total of 16 bureau directors in Shanghai have gone on trial for corruption in the last five years and more than half have been sent to prison for at least 10 years, the city's chief prosecutor said ...

Yang Jian | July 25, 2014, Friday


City plans to ban burning straw, leaves and rubbish to cut air pollution

City plans to ban burning straw, leaves and rubbish to cut air pollution

Shanghai will ban burning straw, fallen leaves and rubbish in an effort to reduce air pollution, according to a new draft of the city’s air pollution prevention law approved by legislators today. The ...

Yang Jian | July 25, 2014, Friday


3 firefighters faint battling blaze at petrochemical base

3 firefighters faint battling blaze at petrochemical base

Three firefighters fainted while battling a blaze after a wastewater container exploded this morning in Shanghai’s Jinshan District, xinmin.cn reported. The explosion occurred at 10:36am at a petrochemical ...

Deng Kajia | July 25, 2014, Friday


US ambassador congratulates Chinese students on visa success

US ambassador congratulates Chinese students on visa success

United States Ambassador to China, Max Baucus, met six Chinese who were granted student visas this morning at the US Consulate General in Shanghai on Nanjing Road W. during his visit to the city. Baucus ...

Zhao Wen | July 25, 2014, Friday


Wastewater container explodes in Jinshan District

Wastewater container explodes in Jinshan District

A fire is seen in an industrial area of Shanghai’s Jinshan District this morning. A container used for disposing wastewater exploded at 10:36am. It contained 500 tons of light distillate oils and 5,500 tons of water polluted with sulfur. Firefighters rushed to the scene to put out the fire and no injuries have been reported so far. --xinmin.cn...

July 25, 2014, Friday


Exhibition set to go with a bang

Exhibition set to go with a bang

Artist Cai Guoqiang creates a painting “The Bund Without Us” by exploding gunpowder yesterday at the Power Station of Art. The 27-meter-long, 4-meter-high painting depicts a Bund without any tourists. It is part of Cai’s solo exhibition at the gallery that opens on August 8. ...

July 25, 2014, Friday


Points for recycling electronic goods

Points for recycling electronic goods

HOUSEHOLDERS who take old and unwanted electronic gadgets to designated recycle boxes can earn e-card points under a new city green scheme. The Shanghai Commerce Commission yesterday announced the campaign ...

He Yuxi | July 25, 2014, Friday




 

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