Measuring up as a global hub of scientific innovation


Measuring up as a global hub of scientific innovation

Art & Culture

Colorful past masked behind luxury apartments' bland facade

The gigantic, simple-cut Taixing Apartments on Nanjing Road was once called "a luxury apartment house" by renowned Shanghai architectural historian Luo Xiaowei.

Where there's a will there's a way

Residents who registered their wills at the China Will Registration Center Shanghai branch have been trending younger with more people under 70 doing will registration.

Abuse inquiry at early education center

An early education organization outlet in Pudong has been suspended from operation, with two staff members put under criminal coercive measures for suspected child abuse.

Genetic technology helps couple have healthy baby

A healthy baby girl was born on Thursday in Shanghai with the help of genetic technology to avoid inherited disease.

Tank is full of art exhibitions

Six years in the making, the much-anticipated Tank Shanghai will officially open  with three exhibitions on Saturday on the Xuhui waterfront.

City slashes ports red tape

Shanghai has introduced a range of measures to cut fees and speed processing for imports and exports.

China pledges stricter supervision over school food safety

China pledges stricter supervision over school food safety, according to a newly issued food safety regulation.

Opening the single cell door

Advanced single cell analysis is an emerging way of developing new drugs, scientists have reported at the Queenstown Molecular Biology Meetings in Shanghai.

Big drop in burglary reports

About one in four residential complexes with access control have installed smart security systems.

Tencent profit dives, hit by govt gaming freeze

Tencent said its profit suffered a major blow in the fourth quarter, dropping 32 percent to 14.2 billion yuan (US$2.09 billion) after gaming revenue came under pressure. 

Chip import boom highlights need to develop local production

Chip imports hit a record US$320 billion last year, underscoring the huge potential for an expansion of local production.

Shanghai bourse breaks 3,100

Stocks edge up after Fed signals no more rises this year.

Pregnant woman seized for smuggling bladders of protected fish

Shanghai Customs has seized 122 bladders of an endangered fish from a pregnant passenger at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

Escaped horse situation stabilized

Nine horses took a midnight trot along a suburban Shanghai street.

Two Chinese Earth observation satellites put into service

Two Chinese Earth observation satellites, the Gaofen-5 and Gaofen-6, were officially put into service on Thursday after completing in-orbit tests.

Chinese mother-in-law turns villa garden into vegetable field

No, her foreign son-in-law is not ok.

China taking lead in promoting use of clean vehicle technologies: UN official

Chinese companies and government have taken the lead in promoting the use of cleaner vehicle technologies around the world through partnerships with national and city authorities.

China, US to hold new rounds of trade talks in Beijing, Washington

China and the United States will hold their eighth round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing from March 28 to 29, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

Blizzard closes over 10 expressways in China's northeast province

A blizzard has hit China's northeast province of Heilongjiang, forcing more than 10 expressways to close on Thursday.