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Jiaolong conducts scientific research in SW Indian Ocean

China's deep sea manned submersible Jiaolong conducts a scientific research in the southwest Indian Ocean, Dec. 21, 2014.

Christmas to the sound of saxophones

No sleigh but a motorcycle and sidecar for Santa Claus as he gets ready to set off with one lucky child in Shanghai yesterday. More than 30 people dressed up as Santa to drive to a special school that enrolls autistic children, and take them on a tour of Shanghai as an early Christmas gift.

Having fun, chilling out

Visitors admire colorful ice sculptures at the Ice Town, an indoor ice-themed playground, which opened at the weekend at the Shanghai Italian Center, the former Italy Pavilion during the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. Other attractions include ice bumper cars and ice slides.


China mulls National Security Law

CHINA'S top legislature started reading a draft national security law on Monday, which aims to be a "comprehensive, overall and fundamental...

China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs
China mulls better protection from ads for minors

Real estate registration rules issued

The State Council, China's Cabinet, has issued provisional regulations on real estate registration, according to a statement released...


Future food safety offenders may be locked up

THE draft revision to China's Food Safety Law, tabled for its second reading on Monday, toughens penalties on offenders by imposing...

Chinese legislature revising law to tackle smog

Nominate top expats at Shanghai Daily website

SHANGHAI Daily readers are being asked to nominate and vote for expats who they consider to be among the most influential people in...


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Wanda to compete with Disneyland

Wanda to compete with Disneyland

Chinese real estate tycoon Wang Jianlin said his Dalian Wanda Group will compete...

Nation

Fish fly at festival

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Fish try to make their escape from a box during the Charlson Lake Fishing &...

World

Gunman made online threats before killing police officers

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A GUNMAN who vowed online to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police...

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Tyco sees innovative technology as strategy to expand in China

Tyco, the world’s largest fire protection and security company, entered the China market in 1983....


Online sites expand in rural areas

China’s leading e-commerce giants have stepped up expansion of online retail business in rural areas in hopes of...


Investment advice service

BNP Paribas Investment Partners, the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, last week opened an investment advisory...


Health insurance JV starts

CHINA Pacific Insurance Co’s joint venture with Allianz Group started operation last week to meet the growing need...


New security measures

Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration will pilot new security measures within the pilot free trade zone from...


App among top 10

The inspection and release system launched by the Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau ranked among...

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Minus 4 as winter extremes on the way Minus 4 as winter extremes on the way

TEMPERATURES will plummet to minus 4 degrees Celsius in parts of Shanghai today with the arrival of dongzhi — the...


24-hour helpline for relationship advice

A 24-HOUR helpline was launched at the weekend to help ensure that the course of true love runs that bit smoother...


Tomb sweeping traffic jams

POLICE have warned of congestion on city roads today as residents visit cemeteries to sweep the tombs of deceased...


Mini spies in the classroom strain relations

EDUCATION has long involved monitoring the activities of students. Now there is a new twist. Parents are equipping...


Nominate top expats at Shanghai Daily website

SHANGHAI Daily readers are being asked to nominate and vote for expats who they consider to be among the most influential...


Passage link for railway station

THE Shanghai West Railway Station is set to get a new lease of life with the opening of a major underground passageway...

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The average air quality in Shanghai was “good” or better on 239 of the 304 days through the

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Two-wheeled Segways and electric unicycles have been banned in the city’s subway stations due

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National

High-speed link through karst country

The construction of China’s first high-speed railway running through the country’s southwest karst regions was...


2 held over online terror attack rumors

Police in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have apprehended two people alleged to have spread...


China grapples with foreign pests invasion

Giant African snails happily munch on vegetables in south China, one bite from a red fire ant from Latin America...

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Feature

Loads of choices highlight winter TV season

The winter TV season looks like a winner. A wide range of genres including reality TV, talk shows, insight news...


French film devotee wins prestigious award

Wang Fang, associate professor and director of the Institute of World Film at Shanghai Normal University, has been...


Global premiere of 2014 Budweiser responsible drinking mini movie

The 2014 Responsible Drinking Campaign officially kicked off at Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower on December 7....

World

Aussie mother charged with murder of 8 kids

The mother of seven of eight children killed in Australia was charged with their murder yesterday, police said,...


TV station gets record fine in Turkey

Turkey’s television regulator has handed a record fine to a popular game show for a segment where husbands were...


Hindu group vows forced conversion

The head of India’s most powerful Hindu group vowed to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive...

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Bloodied Skrtel earns Liverpool point

A bloodied and bandaged Martin Skrtel headed home a last-gasp 97th-minute equaliser to earn Liverpool a 2-2 draw...


Ronaldo unveils own sculpture

World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his home town of Funchal on Madeira yesterday to attend...


Marseille edges Lille to end year atop Ligue 1

Olympique de Marseille will lead Ligue 1 into the two-week break thanks to Michy Batshuayi’s half-volleyed winner...


Villarreal goes 5th after blanking Deportivo for 7th straight victory

Villarreal registered its seventh consecutive win in all competitions to move above Sevilla on goal difference...


Goergl stars in super-G as Vonn crashes

Elisabeth Goergl beat Anna Fenninger by .05 seconds to lead an Austrian 1-2 in a women’s super-G race in Val d’Isere,...


David tops El Weleily for 8th world crown

Nicol David extended her record of world titles to eight on Saturday when she saved four match points to overcome...


Mavs ease past Spurs in winning Rondo debut

Rajon Rondo tallied six points and nine assists in his Dallas debut as he helped lead the Mavericks to a 99-93...

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Philippines' Malabon Zoo celebrates 'Animal Christmas Party'

An orangutan dressed in Santa Claus costume hugs Filipino-Chinese zoo owner Manny Tangco in front of reindeers...


Ancient farmhouse unearthed in central Israel

An Israeli archaeologist works on the excavation site of a 2,800-year-old farmhouse in the the city of Rosh HaAyin,...


Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing. The unidentified lover in the central...



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