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Gambling addict jailed for setting lottery machine on fire

A gambling addict set fire to a lottery machine after the store's owner refused to let him borrow money to buy more tickets. He has been jailed for four years.
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Communist Manifesto publications on display in Shanghai

An exhibition of different versions of the Communist Manifesto, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, opened in Shanghai on Monday.
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Roads to be closed due to cycling race in Chongming

On Friday, the section of the G40 Expressway that links the island to the urban area from Gaodong to Chenhai toll gates will be closed from 10am to 1pm.
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Showcasing vintage furniture with a global twist

The monthlong Haipai Vintage Furniture and Artwork Exhibition showcases some 4,000 pieces of antique Shanghai-style furniture.
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Anting museum drives history of automobiles

After unmanned vehicles hit the headlines, the rapid development of the technology came as something as a surprise.
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Read all about it – the most beautiful books in the world

What is a book? A key to wisdom; a ladder of human progress; a guide to life or a teacher … but for Artron, a leader in the printing industry, books are also works of art.
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Ricciardo takes Bull by the horns

It may be premature to call it the end of an era of Mercedes domination but Daniel Ricciardo's thrilling win for Red Bull marks a clear shift in the Formula One landscape.
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Fertile soil cultivating art, culture

AN art festival has kicked off in the historic Dachang Town, in north Shanghai's Baoshan District, to present art performances and promote the town's cultural heritage.
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Americans are voracious readers

The Americans have replaced the Japanese as the largest group of foreigners to borrow books from local public libraries, according to the Shanghai Library.
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From blazing sunshine to a deluge

With the hottest day of the year on Sunday, a deluge yesterday and cooler weather ahead – Shanghai is riding a temperature roller coaster this week.
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