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Lanterns light up the holidays

Yuyuan Garden which was packed with people celebrating the holidays. The popular tourist attraction is currently hosting a lantern festival, which runs through February 25. Each day between 5:30pm and 8pm more than 50 installations are lit to entertain the crowds. One of the most popular of the illuminated figures is an 8-meter-tall Monkey King, which is based on the central character from the classic novel “Journey to the West.” Other favorites include models of Guan Yu — the legendary general of the Three Kingdoms (AD 220-280) dynasty; Bao Zheng, aka Lord Bao — the personification of justice; and philosopher Confucius. Entry to the garden is free except between February 20 and 22. Tickets cost 50 yuan (US$7.60) for adults and 30 yuan children on February 20 and 21, rising to 100 yuan and 50 yuan on February 22, which is Lantern Festival Day....

February 13, 2016, Saturday


Port officers seize fireworks

Customs officers in Shanghai’s Yangshan Port seized 106.5 tons of smuggled fireworks, equivalent to 12 tons of TNT, last year, the customs office said yesterday....

February 6, 2016, Saturday


Police prepare for New Year worshippers

POLICE say they are prepared to deal with the large crowds of worshippers expected to descend on the City God Temple during the coming Spring Festival. The famous Taoist temple in Huangpu District’s Yuyuan ...

February 6, 2016, Saturday


Residents reach for library cards

SHANGHAI residents are increasingly voracious readers, according to the latest figures from the Shanghai library. The number of card holders grew to nearly 3.8 million from 3.1 million, according to the ...

February 6, 2016, Saturday


Missing man found dead on mountain

A Shanghai student who went missing last month during a trip to Huashan Mountain in Shaanxi Province has been found dead, a relative told Shanghai Daily yesterday. Zhu Xianfeng’s body was found on a hillside ...

February 6, 2016, Saturday


Broke welder ‘targets ATM’

A migrant welder who allegedly attempted to steal money from an ATM by cutting it open early yesterday morning has been detained, Jiading police said....

February 6, 2016, Saturday


Disabled pair sue airline over lost seats

TWO wheelchair-bound men who were denied access to a Juneyao Airlines fight are suing the Shanghai-based budget carrier for discrimination, the Pudong New Area People’s Court said yesterday. The plaintiffs, ...

February 5, 2016, Friday


Man held over assault

A MAN accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend has been charged with intentional injury by prosecutors in Putuo District. The suspect, who was detained last month in his hometown in southwest China’s Sichuan ...

February 5, 2016, Friday


Bus driver forgets his certificate

PASSENGERS aboard a bus bound for east China’s Jiangsu Province had to make a 45-minute detour yesterday when their driver was stopped at an expressway checkpoint for not having the proper documentation. ...

February 5, 2016, Friday


2 held over drowning

TWO men have been charged with causing the death of an electric bike taxi rider with whom they got into a fight. The pair are alleged to have tried to extort money from the 22-year-old victim, who jumped ...

February 5, 2016, Friday




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