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Weather warning for trick-or-treaters

Weather warning for trick-or-treaters

A woman walks in the rain along Huashan Road yesterday. The heavy showers forecast for today are likely to disrupt alfresco Halloween parties and dampen trick-or-treaters, and are expected to continue tomorrow. Sunday will be overcast, but the sun should return on Monday....

October 31, 2014, Friday


Airport renovation biggest since it opened in 1921

Airport renovation biggest since it opened in 1921

THE Terminal 1 building at Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport is set to undergo its largest renovation since opening in 1921, authorities said yesterday. The main aim of the project, set to start ...

Yang Jian | October 31, 2014, Friday


Cheating probe means anxious wait for China’s SAT students

Cheating probe means anxious wait for China’s SAT students

The United States College Board has said it will delay publishing its latest SAT scores for students living in China and South Korea due to allegations of widespread cheating....

Zhao Wen | October 31, 2014, Friday


Food delivery services in spotlight

IN response to the growing trend for ordering food via online delivery services, the city’s food safety watchdog yesterday issued a warning for consumers to exercise caution. Gu Zhenhua, deputy director ...

Cai Wenjun | October 31, 2014, Friday


Busy day ahead for Shanghai’s snappers

Busy day ahead for Shanghai’s snappers

MORE than 2,000 professional and amateur photographers across the city will today take part in a special event to celebrate World Cities Day. The task for the snappers is to capture the essence of Shanghai ...

Hu Min | October 31, 2014, Friday


Children’s book show offers 50,000 titles

THIS year’s China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair will feature a dedicated area for the public, its organizers said yesterday. Though launched just last year as an industry event, when the ...

Zhao Wen | October 31, 2014, Friday

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Carpets of color

Carpets of color

A woman gets a sneak preview yesterday of one of the displays at this year’s Shanghai Chrysanthemum Exhibition at Gongqing Forestry Park. This year’s show, which runs from tomorrow until November 30, will include 16 colorful installations featuring more than 800 varieties of the flower. ...

October 31, 2014, Friday


Snow Dragon heading south

Snow Dragon heading south

Chinese research vessel Xuelong (Snow Dragon) sets off from Shanghai yesterday on the country’s 31st Antarctic expedition, scheduled to return next April. An important task for the mission is the building of a base station for the Beidou navigation satellite system. The mission will also select a site for an airstrip for fixed-wing aircraft near the Zhongshan research base. ...

October 31, 2014, Friday


Irish, Chinese universities sign deals to strengthen ties

Ireland’s Education and Skills Minister Jan O’Sullivan yesterday ended a weeklong visit to China by witnessing the signing in Shanghai of three agreements between universities and professional groups from the two countries....

Jasmine Zhao | October 31, 2014, Friday


2 restaurants in city parks told to close in fight against extravagance

Two high-end restaurants in Shanghai have been ordered to close for breaking a nationwide regulation banning private clubs and lavish eateries from public parks and historical buildings....

Hu Min | October 31, 2014, Friday


All aboard for Antarctica

All aboard for Antarctica

China's icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, is berthed in Shanghai before departing today on its 31st scientific expedition to Antarctica. The icebreaker will travel over 30,000 nautical miles on its 163-day voyage. China plans to build an aviation network in eastern Antarctica to support field research, transportation and rescue work. — Xinhua...

October 30, 2014, Thursday


Delegation from Dunedin, New Zealand visits Shanghai

Delegation from Dunedin, New Zealand visits Shanghai

SHANGHAI Mayor Yang Xiong met Dave Cull, mayor of Dunedin of New Zealand and his delegation yesterday. Both mayors oversaw the signing of an agreement for cooperation in education. Yang said Dunedin is ...

October 30, 2014, Thursday


Illuminating display

Illuminating display

Lights illuminate the under-construction Shanghai Tower. The 632-meter skyscraper has begun to test its lights on the exterior wall recently, attracting much attention from pedestrians taking pictures. The building is expected to open around the middle of next year. ...

October 30, 2014, Thursday


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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