Historic area finds new life with help from private businesses

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Historic area finds new life with help from private businesses


Warm and wet, but too early for plum rains

Warm and humid days are in the forecast this week, but plum rain season is not here yet, according to forecasters.

Whodunit? Criminal forensic lab welcomes local sleuthing fans

After seeing these real-life labs, I now understand that it's not as easy as I imagined ... It makes me admire the ingenuity of our police force.

China's industrial profits up 15% in January-April

Profits of China's major industrial firms saw steady growth of 15 percent for the January-April period, data showed on Sunday.

Low rents used to target top talent

Downtown district governments are offering low-rent apartments to attract professionals to cap the city's ambition to become a scientific innovation center with global influence.

Cosmetic product woes rise

More than 1,200 cases of cosmetics adverse reaction were reported in the city last year, up 11 percent from 2016, with cosmetics bought online the No.1 source. 

Chinese vice president pushes for closer partnership with Russia

During his stay in Russia's "northern capital," Wang reaffirmed China's readiness to strengthen cooperation with Russia and called for a global effort against trade protectionism.

Trump says looking at US-DPRK Summit on June 12

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he is looking at the Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on June 12.

Irish referendum voters overturn abortion ban by decisive margin

More than 66 percent of voters in what has been a traditionally staunchly Catholic country backed repealing the constitutional ban on terminations.
Foreign views

No worker left behind by AI, only if we try

Economists predict that technological change will eventually create as many jobs as it destroys. But there will be significant hurdles along the way.
Chinese views

In this age of the endless selfie, who are we really?

Are you the same person online as you are in real life?

Autistic children invited to try A320 simulator

The practice, or a kind of behavioral intervention, aims to help the children gain social and communication skills. 

Report focuses on Shanghai's job market

High salaries are attractive but high living expenses deter some of the job seekers.

Air quality in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region improves

Air quality in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region improved in the first four months of 2018 compared with the same period of last year.

125-year-old jeans sell for nearly US$100,000

A pair of 125-year-old jeans has sold for nearly US$100,000, setting a record for vintage denim, US media said on Saturday.

FAW-Volkswagen, Ford to recall imported vehicles in China

China FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd and Ford (China) will recall over 20,000 imported vehicles in China over safety concerns, according to the country's customs authorities.

China-developed heavy ion cancer treatment system enters clinical testing

Heavy ion medical accelerators developed by Chinese researchers entered clinical testing for cancer patients in northwest China's Gansu Province this month, researchers said.

Kids gather for push-bike showdown

Three hundred young riders took part in the Skoda Heros National Push-Bike Race, the first cycling event of the 2018 Shanghai Amateur League for children.

Tie the knot the traditional way in Jiading

Ten couples wearing traditional Chinese costume tied the knot at the Confucian Temple in Jiading District on Saturday with ancient ceremonial rituals followed. 

Over half of Chinese singletons looking for partner with matchable wealth

A total of 54.8 percent of single Chinese of marriageable age are looking for a partner with matchable wealth, according to a survey released by China Youth Daily recently.