The gold that lies beneath your feet

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The gold that lies beneath your feet


China's Su Bingtian moving closer to men's 100m world record

Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian leveled the Asian record of 9.91 seconds at the 2018 IAAF World Challenge Meeting in Madrid on Friday.

Traditional crafts on display in Shanghai

A collection of more than 10,000 artworks of traditional crafts such as jade carving, wood carving and calligraphy, are being displayed at 2018 Craft Industry Exposition.
Company to invest in domestic real estate broker for minority stake

China's real estate service platform operator will invest in domestic housing market broker 5i5j Holding Group Co Ltd, the company announced on Friday.

Car plate price at US$13,517 this month

Shanghai's car plate auction for June concluded this morning, with 209,672 people signing up for the auction of 10,775 car plates, making the success rate standing at 5.1 percent.

Palme d'Or-winning Japanese film screened in Shanghai

Palme d'Or-winning Japanese film "Shoplifters" held a grand screening at the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival on June 23. 

Interest grows on real life on film

Shanghai International Film Festival jury members talk about their approach to making documentaries and the importance of the genre.

Pentagon 'indefinitely' suspends two military exercise programs with S. Korea

The Pentagon said it has "indefinitely" suspended two military exercise programs with South Korea to support agreements between the US President and the top leader of DPRK.

International youth football competition to take place in Shanghai

Sixteen teams of students aged around 17 from 10 countries will gather in Shanghai next month to take part in an international youth football competition.
Art & Culture

Turning the tide on an ebbing art

Musical storytelling, once the mainstay of entertainment, has fallen victim to modern distractions. One performer is trying to revive the old art form and attract young audiences.

More safety education classrooms in city by year end

Educators call for more professionally trained safety education teachers in schools to better make use of the tech-equipped classrooms.

Special screenings of sci-fi movies attract fans

Special screenings of sci-fi movies "Predator" and "Avatar" were held for movie enthusiasts this week during the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival.
Art & Culture

The grand hotel that became a palace for workers

Social changes in China saw two different uses for one of Shanghai's iconic constructions.

Duties of NPC constitution and law committee approved

China's top legislature on Friday afternoon passed a decision on the duties of the NPC Constitution and Law Committee, at the closing meeting of its bimonthly session.

Chinese film takes Asian Talent prize

Chinese film"The Road Not Taken" by director Tang Gaopeng won the Best Film at the Asian New Talent Award of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival on Friday.

Transforming kindergartens in rural China

In 2016, China's Ministry of Education and UNICEF launched a five-year project to improve the quality of rural preschool education in the land-locked Guizhou.

Hainan aims to attract 2 million overseas tourists by 2020

China's southern island province of Hainan has come up with a three-year action plan to make the island a world-class tourist destination.

China, Papua New Guinea pledge pragmatic cooperation

Both Premier Li Keqiang and visiting Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill have expressed the willingness to cooperate more between the two countries in the future.

Where China opens up, hip-hop jumps in

Hip-hop is growing in China, fuelled by influences from the United States and Japan.

1st and 2nd C919s complete further test flights

The first and second prototypes of China's domestically made narrow-body passenger aircraft, the C919, completed additional test flights on Friday in Shanghai and northwest China.