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Football’s Neymar untarnished by transfer scandal

SPORTING earrings, shades and posing for selfies with devoted fans, Brazilian superstar Neymar’s swagger was better suited to the red carpet than a grill­ing from Spain’s highest court on the growing ...

February 6, 2016, Saturday

Superman, Sheriff fight for marketing crown

SUPER Bowl 50 is primed for a symbolic passing of the torch from one generation to the next with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning ready to hand off the mantle of greatness to the Carolina Panthers’ ...

February 6, 2016, Saturday

Philadelphia plan offers hope for newspapers

THE decision to donate Philadelphia’s two main newspapers to a nonprofit organization highlights the deepening woes of big US dailies, but also suggests a possible lifeline for the troubled industry. ...

January 16, 2016, Saturday

Costly way to send the ‘other woman’ packing

MANY women get hysterical if they discover their husbands are having affairs. Yet in ancient China, and to some extent even today, it’s not unusual for men of wealth and power to take mistresses in a ...

October 16, 2015, Friday

Fair draws big names in world literature

THE Shanghai Book Fair opens today at the Shanghai Exhibition Center. The event will bring hundreds of publishers, writers and cultural figures together with throngs of local book lovers. Renowned Chinese ...

August 19, 2015, Wednesday

Bigger may not be better for ‘super hospitals’

JUST before midnight, the pavement outside the glowing high-rise towers of the No.1 Hospital affiliated to Zhengzhou University is littered with slumbering bodies. Splayed on colorful mats or tucked into ...

August 1, 2015, Saturday

Renovation plan for Cangcheng

CANGCHENG, a town with 500 years of history in Songjiang District, is well into a major renovation and restoration project that began after the site was listed as one of Shanghai’s 32 historical and cultural ...

August 1, 2015, Saturday

Registration requirements may have eased, but still present a needless nuisance

EDITOR’S note: Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University. He writes ...

August 1, 2015, Saturday

Looking for new ways to protect old towns

SHANGHAI is considering setting up an association for its old towns in a bid to protect them better, according to experts. China currently has 252 national level old towns, including 10 in Shanghai, and ...

August 1, 2015, Saturday

Debate over unmanned aircraft drones on

A drone smashed into the 35th floor of the iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper in the Taiwan capital last week. The collision caused little damage but a lot of furor. Yang Yunfan, 30, a tourist from the mainland’s ...

July 31, 2015, Friday


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