Dust off your scarves: Shanghai is in for a cold snap

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Dust off your scarves: Shanghai is in for a cold snap


Foul play, overworking not factors in 14-year-old Russian model's death: Shanghai police

Her body showed no evidence of violence, and poison tests for ethanol, hypnotics, and other common drugs returned negative results.

Amended rules to regulate securities trading

China will implement the amended securities rules starting January 1, 2018.
Foreign views

The dark underbelly of China's dancing grannies

One of the first things many foreigners coming to China notice and enjoy are those dancing grannies, but most are unaware of the dark underbelly of the seemingly innocent affair.

Tuberculosis outbreak in Hunan

 A tuberculosis outbreak in central China's Hunan Province has recently drawn public attention.

Shanghai teams to battle for CFA Cup title

Shanghai SIPG and Greenland Shenhua will compete in a two-leg Chinese FA Cup final with the first leg to be held at Hongkou Football Stadium on Sunday.

Frustrated driver blocks road to let old woman cross

A driver in Pan'an, Zhejiang Province blocked two lanes for an elderly woman at a zebra crossing on Wednesday after seven other drivers refused to stop and let her cross.

German firms go cool on China expansion: survey

The poll found 57 percent of companies do not plan to expand next year, but are optimistic on their earnings outlook.

Jianpu shares gain after US$180m IPO

The online financial services platform is the latest in a growing number of Chinese firms listing in the US.

Woman's head wedged in safety fence

A woman in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province got her head stuck in a safety railing she tried to climb over while crossing the road illegally yesterday.
Art & Culture

Decades of changes seen through art

With age comes wisdom and insight. Six artists, who have seen the ups and downs of China, are holding an exhibition at the Shanghai Exhibition Center.

Shanghai entices visitors at travel expo

Shanghai offers a glimpse into its enchanting landscape, culture and people at the China International Travel Mart which kicks off in Kunming, Yunnan Province today.
Art & Culture

Innovative theater troupes breaking down the walls of convention

Pushing back the frontiers in life has always been a challenge to the arts – and the innovative 13th ACT Shanghai International Theater Festival intends to do just that.

The big spending party is over, long live Chinese consumerism!

The Singles Day shopping extravaganza, as predicted, was bigger than ever. What's left for consumers as well as merchants to think about before the next shopping season? 

Xi Jinping and his era

President Xi Jinping has led socialism with Chinese characteristics to a new era, a new era for entire humanity, as we stand together at the crossroads of new development paths.

Germany's Wacker plans US$24m expansion in China

The company sees great potential in high-end chemicals as China's economy grows and demand for quality increases.

Metro Line 17 close to test runs starting

Construction on Metro Line 17 will finish by the end of year, when test runs will take place.

Arts center offers free admission ahead of revamp

Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center is offering free entry this weekend. The center, which has three theaters will be under repair till the spring of 2019

Mugabe meeting SA delegation as talks continue to end his rule

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was meeting with a South African delegation at the state house in Harare as negotiations pushed for a resolution to the political turmoil.

Schools, hospitals and government departments told to sort out their garbage

Staff at these institutions should sort rubbish at their offices and catering areas and reduce the use of disposable items. They will have to comply by the end of this year.