Signal glitch hits Shanghai Metro Line 2 during morning rush hour

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Signal glitch hits Shanghai Metro Line 2 during morning rush hour


Senior official of north China's Inner Mongolia under investigation

Bai Xiangqun, vice chairman of the government of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, was under investigation over alleged "serious violation of discipline and law."

Trump says Mnuchin, USTR to travel to China for trade talks in days

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will travel to China in a few days for trade talks.

China attains most of its environment protection targets for 2017

China has attained most of its environment protection goals for 2017, according to the country's ecology and environment minister.

3 Chinese tourists killed, 8 wounded in highway traffic accident in Egypt

Three Chinese tourists were killed and eight others wounded on Tuesday in a traffic accident on Egypt's Cairo-Alexandria highway north of the country.

China outlines roadmap for deep space exploration

China is planning four deep space exploration missions before 2030, including probes to Mars, asteroids and Jupiter.

China to launch new Earth observation satellite in May

China is to launch Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite for Earth observation, at the beginning of May.

Tax reform targets health care, small firms

Tariffs on all imported anti-cancer drugs will drop to zero from May 1.

Network involved in illegal trade of ammonium nitrate will face trial

Ammonium nitrate, which can be used to make explosives, is under strict control in China.

China to establish second-phase national IC fund

Overseas investors are welcomed to attend, with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology saying that the industry needs global cooperation. 

Tickets for 21st Shanghai International Film Festival on sale soon

Tickets for the upcoming 21st Shanghai International Film Festival, to be held from June 16 to 25, will go on sale online and at local cinemas next month.

Hongkou Indoor Stadium to reopen after renovation

The Hongkou Indoor Stadium, covering some 1,000 square meters, had its wooden floors replaced during the two-month renovation.

NYU Shanghai launches new masters programs

In cooperation with New York University Stern School of Business, NYU Shanghai has launched two new one-year masters programs.

China mulls establishing special financial court in Shanghai

China is considering the establishment of a financial court in Shanghai to deal with finance-related commercial and administrative cases in the city.

Chinese lawmakers mull punishment for people who 'glorify wars of invasion'

Chinese lawmakers are reviewing a draft law to protect the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs, vowing to punish those who "glorify wars of invasion." 

China plans to give 'people's assessors' bigger role in court

A second draft of a law on "people's assessors" was submitted to China's legislature for review on Wednesday, suggesting to grant assessors a bigger role in court.

Driver straps 9 huge tubes to trusty Santana in hopes of saving freight costs

A cheeky driver from Taicang City in Jiangsu Province strapped nine large plastic tubes to the sides of his car to save on freight charges, reported.
Art & Culture

Exhibition explores dialogic space and the unknown

The latest exhibition at the Rockbund Art Museum, "Walking on the Fade Out Lines," is showcasing artworks from the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection.

Supermarket copycat ordered to pay over 1.3 million yuan in compensation

Bailian GMS, a copycat of Bailian group's supermarket chain Hualian GMS, was ordered to pay more than 1.3 million yuan(US$206,231) in compensation.
Art & Culture

Language reveals its strength of character

Linguist Li Shanchuan and his business partner Huang Hui are trying to help people rediscover the origins of Chinese characters through their cultural platform, Cool Character.