News / Metro

Metro Line 5 south extension on track to open this month

The south extension of Metro Line 5 has passed its technical evaluations and will start operation by the end of this month, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group said.
News / Nation

Xi presides over meeting on economy, anti-corruption

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presided over a meeting of the committee's Political Bureau Thursday.
News / Nation

Financial service center opens in China-SCO cooperation demonstration area

A financial service center opened Thursday in the demonstration area for local economic and trade cooperation between China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
News / Nation

China continues to promote compulsory education equality

The Ministry of Education will continue to promote enrollment equality and enhance the quality of education at schools with weak resources, an official said Thursday.
News / Nation

New Beijing airport to promote use of renewable energy

Renewable energy will account for over 10 percent of the total energy consumption of Beijing's new international airport when it starts operation next year, local authorities said.
News / Nation

China holds national memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

China held a national memorial ceremony Thursday to mourn the 300,000 victims of the Nanjing Massacre committed by Japanese invaders after the fall of the Chinese capital in 1937.
News / World

Ankara train crash leaves 9 dead, 47 injured

Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital on Thursday, officials said.
News / Viral

Women's wears fruit helmet to skirt new law

A woman in China's Sanya was recently filmed wearing a fruit shell as a helmet in an attempt to get around the city's new law introduced this month.
News / Viral

Bloated baby girl has kidney stones removed

A baby girl in China's Sichuan Province went to hospital after becoming bloated. It turned out she had kidney stones.
News / Metro

'Body in freezer' killer appeals death sentence

The appeal trial of convicted murderer Zhu Xiaodong opened on Thursday at the Shanghai Higher People's Court.