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Exit polls put Merkel on course for 4th term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives were on their way to a fourth consecutive term in office, exit polls indicated yesterday.

Exclusive tour for expatriates in Shanghai

Eleven families from the United States, the United Kingdom and South Korea took part to experience the charm of the city's historical and cultural tourism.

And the winner is ... step forward 248 nominees

The 248 winners were selected from 7,302 local companies and teams for the 2017 Startup competition in Shanghai. 

Shanghai to house base for 30 giant pandas

Construction on the Shanghai base of China's giant panda protection and research center will start next year in Pudong and is scheduled to be finished in late 2019. 

Over 34,000 people flee in fear of Bali volcano erupting at any time

More than 34,000 people have fled from a volcano on Bali island as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

Hopes fade of discovering more survivors 5 days after big quake

Hopes of finding more survivors after Mexico City’s devastating quake dwindled to virtually nothing Sunday, five days after the 7.1 tremor rocked the city.

Shanghai's own opera on display

A garden party combining Shanghai Opera performances and fan painting was held on the Bund on Sunday to promote the city's culture. 
Art & Culture

Exquisite cultural relics chronicle history of Shanghai

An exhibition of cultural relics at the Open House Museum and POA Gallery of Xintiandi is offering visitors an insight into the history of Shanghai.


Shanghai Daily to launch special edition in Pakistan

Shanghai Daily will soon launch a regular special edition in Pakistan with Pakistan Observer, after the two newspapers signed a cooperation agreement in Shanghai on Friday.

Vatican axed auditor for spying on senior officials

The Vatican said Sunday it had been forced to oust its former auditor general — who resigned without explanation in June — because he had been spying on senior officials.

Pellegrini's pitch concerns overshadow Hebei draw in CSL

Third-place Hebei moves onto 46 points from 26 games, two more than Fabio Cannavaro's Tianjin Quanjian after its 1-4 defeat in the derby meeting with Tianjin Teda.

Bangladesh needs big help for Rohingya

Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the UN refugee agency said Sunday.

Inconsistent Milan loses at Sampdoria; Inter, Lazio win

Danilo D'Ambrosio scores the only goal as Inter Milan leaves it late to squeeze past Genoa 1-0 in Serie A  and keep in touch with the leaders, as AC Milan falls 0-2 at Sampdoria.

Wozniacki eyes maiden Slam after retaining Tokyo title

The Danish former world No. 1 needed only 75 minutes to complete the rout under the Tokyo sunshine, capturing her first title of the year after losing in six finals.

Germans start voting for new parliament as Merkel seeks 4th term

More than 61 million German voters were called to cast ballots on Sunday to pick their Bundestag, or federal parliament, on which a new government will be formed.

China renews yellow alert for rainstorms

China's national weather observatory on Sunday continued a yellow alert for rainstorms, as heavy rain is expected in eastern and southern regions.

China's bike-sharing company ofo to increase bikes in London

China's bike-sharing company ofo decided to increase the number of its bikes in London's Hackney following its recent launch in the borough, the company announced Friday.

Solar thermal power project installed seen in NW China

Photo taken on Sept. 23, 2017 shows solar thermal power project installed by Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology Co.,Ltd in Delingha City, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Multi-gene test found effective in predicting Alzheimer's disease

A research team has found that a new test combining the effects of more than two dozen genetic variants does a better job of predicting Alzheimer's disease.