Society


Over 2m bike riding offenses punished

RUNNING red lights, giving illegal lifts to adult passengers, and cutting across traffic lanes are some of the major causes of bike accidents causing injuries and deaths this year, Shanghai traffic police ...

November 17, 2017, Friday


Surge in complaints about shared bike firms

SHANGHAI Consumer Council has received a dramatic increase in complaints in the period from January to October. More than 7,100 complaints — up from 68 over the same period last year — were made about ...

November 17, 2017, Friday


Don’t bring your food to Disneyland

VISITORS to Shanghai Disneyland cannot bring any food to the theme park. The park’s operator said it has updated its rules, which are now consistent with other Disney operations in Asia. Before, food ...

November 17, 2017, Friday


Schools and hospitals to sort out own garbage

ALL Shanghai schools and hospitals, as well as government authorities and their subsidiaries, will be included in a compulsory garbage sorting scheme by the year end, greenery authorities said yesterday. Staff ...

November 17, 2017, Friday


Water, water everywhere

Workers examine a ruptured underground water pipe in Hongkou yesterday. Police closed streets to traffic around the area. Witnesses said water sprayed up to 4 meters high. More than 70 residences and shops nearby were reported to have been flooded by the rupture....

November 17, 2017, Friday


Calls to save compound linked to the Northern Song Dynasty

APPEALS are being made to save a historic residential compound from an urban renovation project in rural Pudong’s Gaohang Town. The compound, known locally as Cao Villa, once housed the descendants of ...

November 17, 2017, Friday


Dramatic arts center offers free admission

SHANGHAI Dramatic Arts Center is offering free admission from today to Sunday. The move comes ahead of the center's first major renovation since it relocated to its current location at 288 Anfu Road 17 ...

November 17, 2017, Friday


Sackings after probe into Ctrip nursery scandal

THE head of a nursery at Ctrip headquarters in Shanghai, surnamed Zheng, has been detained and Ji Daqing, editor-in-chief of the magazine that ran the facility, removed from his post, local authorities ...

November 16, 2017, Thursday


HIV prisoners respond to new approach

THE behavior of prisoners with HIV at a Shanghai prisoner holding center has been transformed after an AIDS section was set up at the jail last year. Prison officials said the number of cases of misbehavior ...

November 16, 2017, Thursday


Over 90% of waterways are clean

MORE than 90 percent of polluted rivers and creeks in the city have been cleaned up, the city’s water authority announced yesterday. The remaining waterways are scheduled to be declared clean by the ...

November 16, 2017, Thursday


 

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