Shadow puppetry delights holiday

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Shadow puppetry delights holiday


Nation

China releases white paper on facts and its position on trade friction with US

China published a white paper to clarify the facts about China-US economic and trade relations, demonstrate stance on trade friction with the US, and pursue reasonable solutions.
World

Trump says second Kim summit may happen soon

US President Donald Trump said he expects a second summit with Kim Jong Un to take place "quite soon" as he returned to the UN to trumpet a turnaround in ties with the DPRK leader.
Nation

'Hong Kong National Party' now illegal group

The government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region yesterday banned the so-called "Hong Kong National Party," which advocated "Hong Kong independence."
Metro

Complaints galore during festive holiday

The city's market watchdog said it received more than 400 complaints during the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, which ended yesterday.
World

Russia set to boost Syria's air defenses

Russia announced it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria, a week after Moscow blamed Israel for causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria.
World

Golden handshake merger is world No. 1

Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold agreed yesterday to buy Africa-focused rival Randgold Resources to create a global industry champion worth US$18.3 billion.
World

Farmers fear living in poverty as EU moves to ban palm oil biofuel

Europe is one of the world's biggest palm oil consumers. About half of the palm oil used last year in Europe was for biofuels that ended up in gas tanks.
Nation

Mid-Autumn Festival: jubilant time for Chinese

Falling on the 15th day of the 8th month according to the Chinese lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival is the second grandest festival in China after the Chinese New Year.
Metro

Car ad crew punished for disrupting traffic

Four from the crew blocked lanes by driving in a low speed ahead of other cars to clear the way for the rest of the crew shooting the ad ahead.
Event

CIIF, bellwether of manufacturing industry

The  20th CIIF, with both exhibition scale and professional visitors reaching a record high, closed on Sept. 23.
World

New York Chinese communities cruise around Manhattan to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

More than 20 Chinese communities in New York co-hosted a boat tour around Manhattan on Sunday to celebrate the up-coming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.
World

Iran ready to face US and allies over attack

President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday Iran was ready to confront the United States and its Gulf Arab allies, a day after an attack on an Iranian military parade killed 25 people.
World

US to cap green cards for migrants on benefits

The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
Metro

Shanghai-HK high-speed train launched

The first high-speed train connecting Shanghai with Hong Kong left Hongqiao Railway Station at 2:10pm yesterday with more than 1,000 passengers.
Metro

Bachu natural scenery and culture beckon

Bachu County in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region sent a team to promote four of its special tourism routes in Shanghai on Sunday. 
Metro

Festive fun at city parks and attractions

Traditional and cultural activities will be held at parks and other tourism venues in Shanghai to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival falling on Monday this year.
Metro

Luojing farmers celebrate crab, fish harvest

Fishing started on Sunday on locally produced hairy crabs and fishes along with celebrations to mark China's first Farmers' Harvest Festival.
Nation

1.6 billion forest trips expected in 2018

Visits to forest park in China are expected to reach 1.6 billion in 2018 thanks to booming tourism, said an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.
Nation

Whole line of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link put into operation

The whole line of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has been put into official operation, as the Hong Kong section of the line entered into service Sunday morning.
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