Free services abound for elderly during Chongyang Festival

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Free services abound for elderly during Chongyang Festival


Metro

Song created to popularize senior care profession

The city's first song dedicated to senior care workers was released in Yangpu District on Tuesday to mark the Chongyang festival, which falls on Wednesday. 

Economy

Investments in telecoms, media and tech remain steady

Private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) investment in Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) over the first half of 2018 saw value remain steady, PwC data shows. 
Tech

Auto services platform announces new round of funding

Auto retail services platform Chehaoduo Group, which sprouted from China's largest second hand vehicle retail platform, announced a new round of financing of US$162 million.
Metro

Special teams set up to monitor key aspects of import expo

Six urban management and law enforcement teams serving the China International Import Expo were established on Tuesday and an emergency drill was conducted. 
Metro

Woman who allegedly killed husband 16 years ago arrested

A woman implicated in the killing of her husband 16 years ago has been arrested, according to Minhang District People's Procuratorate.
Tech

Sony moves on blockchain tech

Blockchain is seen as a better way of protecting intellectual property rights.
Nation

Poverty eliminated in another 85 Chinese counties

China announced Wednesday another 85 counties have been officially taken off the country's list of impoverished areas.
Metro

Making an exhibition of high-tech toys

The world's newest toys and child products are on show at China Kids Expo in Shanghai, which opened yesterday (Tuesday) and runs until tomorrow.
World

Japan's Abe sends ritual donation to notorious Yasukuni Shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Nation

China by no means allows forced transfer of IPR: premier

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday vowed to further strengthen intellectual property rights protection, saying that China by no means allows any forced transfer of IPR.
Nation

China finishes drafting law on veterans' welfare

China's Ministry of Veterans Affairs has finished drafting a law on veterans' welfare and is sending the draft to relevant departments for opinions.
Nation

2 top former generals expelled from CPC

China yesterday expelled two disgraced former generals from the Communist Party of China for corruption, saying the pair's disloyalty and greed had damaged the military.
Nation

Hainan FTZ to ease restrictions on foreign firms

A State Council plan maps out the target and scope for FTZ development while identifying key industries that will see fewer foreign investment restrictions.
Nation

Tainted vaccine company hit with US$1.32b penalty

Chinese authorities yesterday imposed penalties totaling more than 9.1 billion yuan (US$1.32 billion) on a company that illegally produced a rabies vaccine.
Economy

CPI up 2.5%, highest since February

China's consumer inflation rose at a faster pace in September to extend the streak to four straight months, but experts believe inflation will remain in a benign range.
Metro

'Self-Portrait of a Dreamer' is here

The widely-anticipated "floating astronaut" sculpture, which will be on display as part of the city's biennial sculpture fair, will be unveiled to the public on Friday.
Auto

Audi agrees to pay US$927m 'dieselgate' fine

Auto giant Volkswagen paid a hefty fine Tuesday to close a German investigation into subsidiary Audi, but the group is not yet in the clear over its years of emissions cheating.
Metro

"Lost and found" for senior residents

In Jiading District, police established a database to include information of senior residents who are considered to easily get lost.
Metro

Worming way to unclogging waste wetlands

Earthworms are helping to solve clogging problems in artificial wetlands used to treat sewage in rural areas surrounding Shanghai.
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