The last of the musical dinosaurs shuffles toward extinction


The last of the musical dinosaurs shuffles toward extinction


Five-star hotels get a 'clean-up' call

At least eight top international hotels, including five from Shanghai, apologized yesterday after their unhygienic room cleaning practices in China were exposed online.

China and US resume talks on trade dispute

The two sides are "maintaining close contact" following a November 1 phone call between Xi and Trump, said ministry spokesman Gao Feng.

Negative list for investment has plenty of positives

The new version will take effect after approval by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council.

Waterway cleanup flows smoothly on

The city aims to restore 85 percent of polluted waterways by 2019 and strives for a complete elimination by 2020.

Unleashing the power of the dog app

Shanghai residents will soon be able to register their dogs and make appointments to vaccinate them on an app.

'City Brain' turns online in northwest downtown

One of the first "City Brain" smart urban management systems was launched in Putuo on Thursday.

Shanghai mayor pledges support for private businesses

Shanghai mayor Ying Yong has pledged support for private enterprises, responding to calls from the central authorities to beef up support for the private sector.

China Southern to bail out of SkyTeam

The airline said it will leave the SkyTeam airline alliance at the start of next year to meet the needs of the company's own development strategy.

Never without their smartphones: a global revolution

At a finely decorated studio, in a schoolchild's bag in Kenya, whether fighting deadly diseases or studying forestry, the smartphone has become ubiquitous in just over a decade.

Australian unique bark paintings displayed in Shanghai

A collection of bark paintings by Aboriginal people from Australian went on show Thursday at the Shanghai Natural History Museum.
Art & Culture

Solo exhibition telling a story

A solo show by Chinese painter Liu Ye is in full swing at Prada Rong Zhai, a century-old house on Shaanxi Road N. 

EPL to unveil VAR from next season

The top leagues in Spain, Italy and Germany are already using VAR, which allows disputed incidents to be reviewed with the use of video replays.

Saudi FM denies crown prince's link to Khashoggi case

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister insisted that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "absolutely" had nothing to do with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Xi arrives in PNG for state visit, APEC meeting

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Port Moresby Thursday to pay a state visit to Papua New Guinea and attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting.

DPRK's top leader supervises newly developed tactical weapon test: KCNA

Kim Jong Un, top leader of the DPRK, visited the testing ground of the Academy of Defence Science and supervised the test of a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon
Chinese views

Expo role in promoting global Shanghai

Sponsoring the event would result in paradigm shift in terms of the city's functional positioning, spatial layout, regional interactivity, and branding.

China issues white paper on cultural protection, development in Xinjiang

The State Council Information Office on Thursday issued a white paper on cultural protection and development in Xinjiang.

Cash to help listed firms get through tough times

A bailout fund of 10 billion yuan (US$1.44 billion) for listed private enterprises in Shanghai will be completely set up by the end of this month.

Harsher punishments for destroying protected historic buildings

People who destroy protected historic buildings in Shanghai will face more severe punishments, the city's urban planning administrators said on Thursday.