China mulls higher tariffs on US imports

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China mulls higher tariffs on US imports


China firmly opposes US tariffs on Chinese imports, says Chinese embassy in US

China is strongly disappointed and firmly opposes the unilateral trade protectionist action introduced by the Trump administration against Chinese imports.

Search across an ocean for birth parents

"We would like to let her birth parents know that she is safe, happy and well loved." --- Scott Mack

Science and technology awards highlight excellence across many fields

A total of 271 people and projects won Shanghai science and technology awards, the city's highest honor for science and technology achievements, on March 23.

Automated metro trains pass expert evaluation

Shanghai Metro's Pujiang Line – the city's first Automated People Mover (APM) – has passed expert evaluation during test runs. 

Digital Domain expands its business in VR

Visual effect firm Digital Domain announced today to invest 240 million yuan (US$37.5 million) in 3Glasses to venture into the VR headset manufacturing.

Shanghai stocks cut by 3.39 percent today

Shanghai stocks slumped today to post the biggest decline since February 9 and a weekly fall of 3.58 percent.

Before the wine could cool, an archer slays a beast

Wine is a common beverage as well as a cultural phenomenon in China and drinking wine has been an important social activity since ancient times.

Record low for traffic accident casualties: Shanghai police

Police contribute 2017's results to the ongoing campaign to crack down on traffic offenses which started two years ago.

Flowers blossom in Pudong for Peach Blossom Festival

A pink flower sea is awaiting visitors as the Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival kicks off in the Pudong New Area today.

Couple held for scamming tourists at Shanghai Disneyland

The two suspects allegedly charged tourists money for "Fastpasses" which they didn't have.

Two Chinese crew rescued from inside sand dredger capsized near Malaysia

Two Chinese crew were rescued from a sand dredger capsized in the waters near Malaysia.

Chinese consumers ahead of the pack thanks to local tech

The sophistication of Chinese consumers is already ahead of other parts of the world with the advancement of technology and smartphone applications, industry watchers say.
Art & Culture

Rejected at home, Yang finds fame abroad

Turned down by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Limin Yang flew to the Netherlands to study and later become one of the country's most famous opera singers.

Security platform set up to quell illegal courier activities

Alibaba's logistics affiliate Cainiao Network said it has set up a logistics security service platform to help crack down on illegal activities in the courier industry.

Shanghai's first LED cinema screen debuts

The screening hall, first of its kind in the city, offers a more immersive cinema-going experience for movie buffs.

New reality show to display 'charm' of robotics

Professional robot builders from home and abroad will remotely control robots in arena battles on "Clash Bots."

US suspends metals tariffs for EU, 6 other economies

US President Donald Trump approved on Thursday the suspension of much-criticized tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union and six other economies.

Musical about death promises tears and laughter

Two young Chinese men will sing about their choices in the last few days of life, as the Chinese version of the musical "My Bucket List" hits the stage.

Woman delivers healthy baby girl after 14 miscarriages

A 37-year-old woman who suffered through 14 consecutive miscarriages has finally delivered a healthy girl, setting a record for the East China region, medical experts said.