Publishers lure readers at annual book fair


Publishers lure readers at annual book fair


China's vice commerce minister to visit US on trade issues

A Chinese delegation led by Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen will visit the US in late August to talk about bilateral economic and trade issues.

Typhoon heads toward Shanghai

Shanghai was put on a blue typhoon alert, the lowest on a four-tier system, at 8pm yesterday as Typhoon Rumbia heads toward eastern China.

China allows foreigners to trade A-shares next month

China has approved regulation amendments, allowing qualified individual foreign investors to open securities accounts to trade A-shares next month.

Resident sends breakfast to policewoman who started work early

A woman in Huainan of Anhui Province voluntarily brought a bowl of beef soup, a typical local breakfast, to a policewoman who started work early on August 13.

Trump revokes former CIA chief Brennan's security clearance

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan, a fierce critic of the president over Russia.

Photo exhibition shows city's colors through the eyes of the public

Over 100 photos taken by residents and expatriates are being exhibited at the city's urban planning exhibition center along with three other exhibitions about the city's planning.

Fish bone removed from esophagus of toddler

Doctors of Shanghai Children's Medical Center removed a fish bone from the esophagus of an 18-month-old toddler. It was the 12th foreign object aspiration emergency in 30 days.

Interactive children's drama to be staged in Shanghai

The English-language play is popular in North America for its fun and interactivity.

Putin says Russia ready to strengthen ties with China

Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country is willing to improve strategic communication with China and strengthen bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership.

Dramatic rise in interest in the Czech Republic

Consul General Richard Krpac has seen a tenfold increase in the number of visas issued to people from China

China to revaccinate more children subjected to substandard vaccines

Health authorities will re-vaccinate more children who used substandard DPT vaccines, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.

Typhoon Bebinca makes landfall in south China's Guangdong

Typhoon Bebinca, the 16th this year, made landfall around 9:40pm on Wednesday in Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province.

Death toll soars to 48 in Kabul education center bomb blast

Up to 48 students were killed and 67 others injured in a suicide bomb blast targeting a private educational center in Dasht-e-Barchi locality of Afghan capital Kabul.

White House says US not to lift tariffs on Turkey even Brunson released

The White House said on Wednesday that the US will not lift sanctions on Turkish steel and aluminum products even if detained American pastor Andrew Brunson is released.

Final straw for Jing'an's 'Urban Fox'

Popular installation is removed from district's sculpture park after four years.

China marks Japan's WWII surrender

A peace assembly was held in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, yesterday to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II.

Job fair for graduates of foreign universities

A job fair was held yesterday in Shanghai for Chinese students who studied at universities in the UK, America and Canada.
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Ethnic Chinese from abroad ask: Who am I?

Chinese culture, customs and ways of thinking will inevitably leave an indelible mark on these children as many of them spend their formative years in the country.