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Remains of Malaysians on MH17 sent back to Malaysia

Malaysian Army soldiers carry coffins during a repatriation ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, August 22, 2014. The first batch of the remains of the Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster returned home on Friday.

Don't disturb pregnant panda: Pilots asked to avoid Edinburgh Zoo

Experts at Edinburgh Zoo have been monitoring giant panda Tian Tian since she was artificially inseminated on April 13. Pilots are being asked to avoid flying over Edinburgh Zoo so as not to disturb animals during their breeding season.

Xi plans boost for Mongolia economy

Mongolia’s President Tsakhia Elbegdorj (left) gestures to Chinese President Xi Jinping as they inspect an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the parliament building in Ulan Bator yesterday. Xi’s twoday visit is aimed at deepening economic ties.

Holy transformation

A select group gets a sneak preview yesterday of the new-look Holy Trinity Church on Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District. A 20 million yuan (US$3.25 million) restoration program began in 2007 and was completed this month.


Court sets man of death row free after 8-year legal battle to prove his innocence in poisoning case.

FUJIAN native Nian Bin was released today after an eight-year legal battle to prove his innocence in a poisoning case. The 38 year...


15 jailed for harvesting, selling dozens of kidneys

FIFTEEN people, including doctors, have been sentenced up to 12 years in prison for illegally harvesting and selling more than 50 kidneys...


Suspect in East China bus arson caught

Police have caught the suspect of a bus arson which have left one passenger dead and 19 others injured in east China's Shandong Province....


Health officials nominated for Ice Bucket Challenge

A WELL-KNOWN news anchor with China Central Television has nominated the National Health and Family Planning Commission to take China’s...


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Globalized world eases way for translators

Globalized world eases way for translators

Jeremy Cai recently finished reading “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by late...

Society

An exercise in fighting terror

Society

A “terrorist” lies on the ground at Shanghai Railway Station after being “shot...

Sports

Bouchard, Wozniacki upset in Connecticut

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Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki...

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Growth in China’s manufacturing weakens

China’s manufacturing sector saw growth weaken in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world’s second-biggest...


Banks and brokerages pull shares to end lower

Shanghai stocks dipped yesterday as banks and brokerages offset the strong performance of media firms.The Shanghai...


SOHO China profits from revenue rise

SOHO China Ltd, a major commercial real estate developer, said yesterday that its net profit rose by double digits...


BoCom joins single-digit growth age

The Bank of Communications, the fifth-biggest lender in China, saw its net profit grow 5.6 percent from a year...


Beijing to add 120 firms in city’s carbon scheme

The Beijing city government will add 120 companies to its emissions trading scheme from 2014,...


NDRC, SK talk Qualcomm issue

Chinese antitrust officials have met with their South Korean counterparts to discuss violations by US chipmaker...


Lexus to cut spare parts prices by average 26%

Lexus, the luxury brand of Toyota, yesterday said it will cut the prices of its spare parts by 26 percent on average...

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Youth science competition attracts nearly 1,000 teams

Nearly 1,000 teams have signed up for the National Youth Scientific Innovation Competition. It’s also known as...


Shanghai’s traffic jams rated worst in China

Shanghai has the worst rush-hour traffic jams of any major city in China, a survey released yesterday said.According...


Shanghai Marathon gets November date

THE 2014 Shanghai International Marathon will be held on November 2, its organizers said yesterday. As usual, in...


Fog slows Metro trains

Trains running on the overground sections of Metro Line 16 in Songjiang and Minhang districts were forced to cut...


Bomb hoax man given 5 months in detention

A MAN who threatened to blow up a plane after being given an “unsatisfactory” hotel room was yesterday sentenced...


Anhui boy critical after shotgun blast to face

AN 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after undergoing surgery to remove about 90 shotgun pellets from his...


Translation competition

The Shanghai Institute of Administrative Law yesterday launched a contest to translate local government documents...

Latest Poll

AN airline passenger who arrived in Shanghai from New York to find items worth 30,000 yuan (US$4,967) had been stolen from his luggage will receive just US$30 per kilogram for his loss. The traveler was one of three passengers on the same China Eastern Airlines flight earlier this month reporting thefts from their luggage. The carrier said the compensation is in line with the ?international civil aviation convention? for missing luggage on international flights. What do you think? Related story »



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Vendors at the city's iconic red newsstands are finding it increasingly difficult to eke out

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On Sunday night, the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration ordered the Husi Food processing

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National

Xi plans boost for Mongolia economy

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping yesterday proposed an expansion of bilateral trade with Mongolia to US$10 billion a year by...


Doctor praised for keeping working during attack

A DOCTOR has been praised for continuing to give emergency treatment to a patient even though he was being attacked...


Smiles in court as 5 face charges of killing woman in McDonald’s

FIVE members of a banned religious group appeared in court yesterday charged with the murder of a woman beaten...

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Guqin maestro recalls rough start on way to illustrious career

In August 2008, the world’s attention zoomed in on Beijing for the Summer Olympics. During the opening ceremony...


Globalized world eases way for translators

Jeremy Cai recently finished reading “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by late Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia...


Rock ‘n’ roll show journeys back to ‘50s

The “Rock Around the Clock” concert will take a journey back to the golden age of rock ‘n’ roll, featuring songs...

World

Fears as Russia widens McDonald’s probe

Russia said yesterday that it was investigating dozens of McDonald’s restaurants,...


US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

THE charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but...


Freed activist won’t end 14-year hunger strike

India’s most famous prisoner of conscience has walked free after nearly 14 years in jail but vowed to continue...

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Mackay apologizes for 'disrespectful' messages

FORMER CARDIFF City manager Malky Mackay has apologized for sending text messages that were "disrespectful of other...


China's mixed martial artists rising up from the fields

AS he pinned his opponent down and punched him repeatedly in the head, Yao "The Master" Honggang was -- like other...


England braced for Balotelli return

ENGLISH football was preparing to welcome back one of its most controversial characters on Friday amid reports...


Chelsea eager for more success against newcomers

JOSE Mourinho's Chelsea side will attempt to apply early pressure on their main Premier League rivals when they...


United aims to quell fears at Sunderland

MANCHESTER United will go in search of their first Premier League win under manager Louis van Gaal when they travel...


Japan ex-champ blames booze for sex harassment scandal

JAPANESE figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal...


Djokovic could face Murray in US Open quarter-finals

NOVAK Djokovic and Andy Murray were put on a quarter-final collision course for the US Open Thursday while Roger...

Oddly Enough

Man climbs through hole in a wall to steal cash from China Post

A man climbed through a hole in the exterior wall of a China Post outlet yesterday and stole about 40,000 yuan...


His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

HERMAN "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job. Goldman...


Man-bra goes on sale in Japan to help blokes with 'moobs'

GREAT news for blokes with "moobs" - the world's first "man-bra" has gone on sale, the Daily Mirror reported. The...



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