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Airlines change cockpit rules

A French Gendarmerie rescue helicopter flies over the debris of an Airbus A320 yesterday at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes. All 150 people on board died when the plane came down with pilot Andreas Lubitz, 27, at the controls and alone in the cockpit.

Better by design

People consider some of the exhibits at Design Shanghai 2015, a four-day event that opened yesterday at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. About 300 galleries and designers from home and abroad are represented at the show, with marble tables by British architect Zaha Hadid and ceramics installations by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders among the key exhibits.


China stresses security in bid for Olympics

CHINESE officials said yesterday that they can provide a secure environment for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as International Olympic...


Collector open to return of Buddha of stolen statue

A PRIVATE collector who has a “mummy Buddha” statue in his possession says he is willing to give it back to a Chinese village if it...


Airlines change cockpit rules

THE co-pilot who crashed his plane in the French Alps had received a sick note from doctors showing he suffered a health condition...


SKorea firms set to benefit after AIIB membership

SOUTH Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment...

Taiwan ‘in favor of joining’

World

Beat that, Optimus Prime

Beat that, Optimus Prime

(From left) Robot-developer Yorichika Nishijima, Toyota Motor’s Fuminori Kataoka...

District Special

Spring has sprung in Jinshan’s giant gardenRecommended tourism options

District Special

CULTURAL tour: Agricultural Tools Museum — Donglin Temple — Fengjing Ancient...

Sports

Hanyu charms crowd, leads short program

Sports

OLYMPIC men’s champion Yuzuru Hanyu skated at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center...

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Adjusting land inventories to meet local conditions

CHINA has urged local authorities to adjust land supplies based on their situations in a bid to revive the country’s...


Hopes for property boost lift investors

SHANGHAI stocks edged up higher yesterday as investors were hoping for policymakers to give the Chinese property...


Mutual funds allowed for HK shares

CHINA will allow mainland mutual funds to invest in Hong Kong shares through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect,...


Alliance for ‘Belt and Road’ plan

A business alliance was formed yesterday in Shanghai to facilitate China’s “Belt and Road” initiative. ...


Tesla to ‘localize production’ of electric vehicles in China

TESLA Motors founder Elon Musk said yesterday his company plans to “localize production” of electric cars in China...


Records set as ‘new normal’ kicks in

ABB (China) Ltd, an arm of Swiss power and automation group ABB, has set records with its 2014 revenue exceeding...


Dow to split business in Olin deal

DOW Chemical is breaking off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal with Olin Corp valued at US$5...


Japan’s inflation comes to a halt

A sales assistant looks at clothes next to a sales sign at a shopping district in Tokyo. Japan’s annual core consumer...

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Art exhibition center, sales house to open at riverside

A new exhibition space will open on the west bank of the Huangpu River in 2018, local authorities said yesterday....


Cyclist killed by truck

A man was killed yesterday and his wife was injured when the electric bike they were riding was hit by a truck....


Switch off, join in, go green

GOVERNMENT buildings across the city will turn off their landscape lighting between 8:30pm and 9:30pm tonight to...


Man donates bone marrow

LOCAL man Chen Xiang on Thursday donated bone marrow to a 3-year-old boy suffering from leukemia in Fujian Province....


Hainan train security lifted

PEOPLE using the K511 train service from Shanghai South Railway Station to Hainan will be required to go through...


Car parts stolen

A 32-year-old man has been detained on suspicion of stealing more than 300,000 yuan (US$48,300) worth of spare...


Expo store opens

THE China Corporation Joint Pavilion at the World Expo 2015 yesterday launched an online shop selling tickets and...

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Drivers of cars that don’t have Shanghai license plates now face being banned from the city’s most congested roads after next month, officials with the city traffic watchdog said yesterday. Cars with non-local plates are already banned from elevated roads downtown during the morning (7:30-9:30am) and evening (4:30-6:30pm) rush-hour periods. Do you think the new measure will help ease road congestion? Related story »



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The zodiac animal of China’s coming Lunar New Year has caused much confusion in the English-speaking

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With Valentine’s Day drawing near, local authorities are removing love locks attached to railings

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National

Discovery sheds light on ancient diet

Chinese archeologists have found the oldest processed wheaten food remains ever unearthed in the country, indicating...


Taiwan looks into falsely labeled foods

Health authorities in Taiwan are investigating how food products made near Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant...


Former police chief charged with murder

A RETIRED police chief in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has been charged with murder, the Supreme...

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Feature

Mexican pianist defies simple labels

WITH black curly hair and lively bright eyes, 56-year-old Mexican pianist Hector Infanzon has a slightly naughty...


Discovery will produce more China content

DISCOVERY Networks Asia-Pacific has recently announced a three-year collaboration with the China Intercontinental...


Outsider’s inside knowledge

When 20-year-old Jaime FlorCruz arrived in the hot steam of Beijing on August 21, 1971, the Filipino student leader...

World

Arrest in nun rape case, says official

Indian police have made their first arrest over the rape of an elderly nun that has shocked the country, a senior...


Lee death inspires mixed reactions

A LEE Kuan Yew bun or figurine? The death of Singapore’s founding leader on Monday has spawned unusual tributes...


Saudi leads airstrikes in Yemen

Warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck Shiite Muslim rebels fighting to oust Yemen’s president yesterday,...

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Li Na to battle Serena again for top award

ACE tennis star Li Na wants to be remembered as “crazy, tough and brave” as she bids to become the first Chinese...


Sharapova surprised in Key Biscayne

MARIA Sharapova is 0-5 in Key Biscayne finals. This year her loss came at the start. ...


Tearful Park sorry for failed dope test

Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-hwan made an emotional public apology over his failed doping test yesterday,...


Brazil stuns France in Paris friendly

BRAZIL handed France its first defeat since the World Cup when a perfectly executed second-half performance earned...


Stop moaning, Bernie tells teams

FORMULA One supremo Bernie Ecclestone told teams to stop moaning and focus on improving after complaints rocked...


Embattled Renault threatens to quit F1

ENGINE-MAKER Renault said it was considering quitting Formula One after its previously successful partnership with...


Ibra defends ref outburst

PARIS Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic yesterday defended himself following a remarkable outburst earlier...


Pang, Tong in hunt as Canadian pair soars

PANG Qing and Tong Jian’s almost flawless performance put them in a good enough position to at least fight for...

Oddly Enough

US couple gets married around the world, holds 38 weddings in 83 days

AMERICAN couple, Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard, have come up with the ultimate way to celebrate their love:...


US woman: Stomach pains led to surprise birth in shower

A woman stepped into the shower this week to help ease the discomfort of stomach pains. She emerged holding a newborn....


Elephant trapped in mud dramatically rescued by JCB in Kenya

AN exhausted young elephant was rescued from a mud pit in Southern Kenya after spending 12 hours trying to escape,...



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