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Shanghai Daily,上海日报


No more unlicensed rides on scooties

A foreigner riding a scooter is stopped for inspection by police yesterday. Unlicensed scooters and mopeds are no longer allowed on Shanghai streets from this month with riders facing a fine of between 50 yuan (US$8.20) and 200 yuan. Unlicensed bike owners have been given a grace period of four months to apply for the license plates....

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Man held for illegal book sales, publication

A 28-YEAR-OLD man who illegally published comic books and sold them online has been charged with selling unlawful publications, prosecutors in Baoshan District said yesterday....

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Porn-showing cyber cafes shut down

Minhang District police have shut down unlicensed net cafes which screened pornography videos and allowed minors.Under Chinese law, minors are banned from Internet bars....

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Free walks of the city during tourism festival

LOCALS and tourists will not have to pay for walking tours of the city during the Shanghai Tourism Festival from September 14 to October 6....

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Fuel gets cheaper as global crude prices fall

Fuel prices in Shanghai will be cheaper from today after China announced a cut in prices on the heels of falling global crude oil rates....

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Elderly couple donate apartment for cause

After having donated 400,000 yuan (US$65,090) to rebuild a school in Shaanxi Province five years ago, an elderly Shanghai couple have taken the act further.Bi Yuanhong and Mao Yi, in their 80s,...

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Girl, 10, stays calm during burglary

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl is being praised for showing great maturity by staying calm during an unsuccessful burglary attempt at her house in Baoshan District. In a program aired on Shanghai Television, the ...

September 2, 2014, Tuesday

Making sure of mooncakes

People line up at a mooncake store on the city’s Nanjing Road yesterday. Sales of mooncake coupons have dropped by more than 40 percent as a nationwide clampdown on corruption has shrunk group purchases, producers say. Compared with previous years, cheaper products are gaining popularity. The mooncake is a specialty for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls next Monday. — IC...

September 1, 2014, Monday

4 lanes along the Bund off limits for traffic

Four of the 10 lanes on the road along the Bund will be closed for the construction of a tunnel extension.Construction of the southern extension of the Bund Tunnel will start later this month,...

September 1, 2014, Monday

Fines for scooters and mopeds without plates

starting today, owners of scooters and mopeds without license plates will be fined between 50 yuan (US$8.20) and 200 yuan.For those seeking to apply for temporary licenses,...

September 1, 2014, Monday


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